I joined a month long fitness challenge at the beginning of January and was surprised to learn that a lot of the girls in the challenge still believed that carbs were bad. And by bad, I mean that they thought they were making them gain weight or hindering their progress of losing weight. I forgot … Continue reading Carbs Aren’t Making You Fat
I think one of the common misconceptions of eating plant-based is that it's expensive. The truth is that yes, it can be expensive if you make it that way. Just like eating a standard American diet can be expensive if you're buying things like salmon, organic foods, name brand items, or pre-made meals, the same … Continue reading How To Eat Plant-Based on a Budget
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As I’ve said many times before in my blog, I loooovvveeee dessert. Sweets are my weakness and I will forever be jealous of those who do not have a sweet tooth. Over the years, I’ve found that having a sweet tooth isn’t all that bad and there are ways that you can satisfy your craving … Continue reading Quick & Easy Healthy Desserts
A little over seven weeks ago, I went plant-based. Yep, that's right. I'm one of those "weird vegans" now. And although I prefer the term plant-based, I think a lot of people view plant-based and vegan as the same thing. There's a few differences, but for the purpose of this post, I'm not going to … Continue reading I’m Plant-Based! Why I Changed My Mind…
Wow, I can't believe it's 2020! Last year seemed to fly by and now it's another new beginning. I always like making New Years Resolutions to reflect on how I want to improve over the year. I think it's important to also make goals throughout the year, but I don't see the harm in making … Continue reading Daily Gem Women’s Vitamin Review
It's finally here, EVERYTHING you could imagine and more in pumpkin flavor! So of course, I had to review something pumpkin-y ;). I've actually been meaning to write this review for awhile but haven't gotten around to it until now. I've used this product for years ever since I discovered it and it hasn't disappointed … Continue reading Nuts-N-More Review
It's Fall and what better way to start off the season than with a pumpkin pie protein smoothie! Personally, one of the few things I like about Fall is all the pumpkin flavored things. I'm a summer girl for sure so this is one of the ways I don't get too sad during the cold … Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie Bowl
One of the recipes I love to make during summer are smoothies! There's nothing quite like a cold smoothie on a hot summer day. Unfortunately, a lot of smoothies you can buy at places like Jamba are loaded in sugar and are high in carbs, fat and calories. When you make them at home, you … Continue reading Mixed Berry Protein Smoothie Bowl
Tracking macros seems to be the popular thing to do now-a-days. All of the fitness influencers are doing it and it looks like a great tool to utilize to get results. But is it healthy? Personally, I think "healthy" is a relatively subjective term so I'm going to start by telling you my experience with … Continue reading Tracking Macros – Is It Healthy?