The Best Paleo Apple Bread

16. April 2017 Recipes 0
The Best Paleo Apple Bread
Almond flour is my new best friend when it comes to baking. There are endless possibilities when it comes to almond flour. The texture is better than regular flour, the taste is better and it is Whole30, paleo and gluten free. Because of that I have been experimenting with the flour a lot. I have ...

Tomato Sauce with Roasted Red Peppers

13. April 2017 Recipes 0
Tomato Sauce with Roasted Red Peppers
The Whole30 is a challenging plan but its worth it.  You cut out many food groups in order to find which foods your body reacts well with, and what foods it does not. One problem is that the plan omits many food groups and staples in many people’s diets. One of my favorite meals is pasta ...

Whole 30 Pizza Crust

31. March 2017 Recipes 1
Whole 30 Pizza Crust
When I decided to take on the Whole30 I knew it was going to be a challenge.  Not just because I would miss some of my favorite foods, but because I would miss the variety of foods, and also miss eating my favorites with my family.  I mean who wants to sit down with your ...

Asian Inspired Winter Salad

11. February 2017 Recipes 0
Asian Inspired Winter Salad
Eating healthy in the winter is hard, there are way less fresh vegetables available and all I crave is warm comfort foods.  I want to want the big green salad filled with veggies and balsamic that I crave in the summer, but it just doesn’t work like that.  I have been on a mission to ...

6 Motivational Quotes

10. February 2017 Motivation 0
6 Motivational Quotes
Many of the books I have been reading lately open up each chapter with a different quote, most of them motivating, some funny, and some that send a good wake-up call.  As a read the chapters of the books I always read the quotes, but never really paid much attention to them, I’m not sure ...

My 2017 Goals

08. January 2017 Motivation 0
My 2017 Goals
I am definitely not a fan of the whole “new year, new me” quote, and I am definitely not a fan of quitting all your bad habits all at once.  Unfortunately, that’s what happens to a lot of us this time of year.  We eat our way through December, exercise minimally, and then binge drink ...

What is IIFYM?

21. December 2016 Lifestyle, Recipes 0
What is IIFYM?
So IIFYM stands for If It Fits Your Macros.  You take your current weight, your fitness goals, your activity level and get custom ‘macros’ or macronutrients, which are carbs, fats and proteins.  These macros tell you how many grams of each (protein, carb, fat) you will eat in one day.  As long as you get with-in ...

5 Things You Should Stop (and Start) Doing in 2017

16. December 2016 Workouts 0
5 Things You Should Stop (and Start) Doing in 2017
Here is my list of 5 things you should DEFINITELY not be doing in 2017, and what you should be doing instead.  They are all fitness related, if you are already doing some of them, then even better and if not make sure you start. Stop doing crunches, start doing planks and other abdominal stabilizing ...