Don’t Fall for Marketing: How to Outsmart Food Brands

When it comes to making food choices, you want to know exactly what's what, right? Well the same should go for these processed food items. The truth is that many food companies nowadays like to make their products sound better than they actually…


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12 Benefit Boosting Healthy Food Combinations You’ll Love

Food influences our overall health and wellness in complex ways.  By combining powerhouse healthy foods together, you’re able to truly reap the benefits of not one, but two as they compliment each other and ultimately deliver stronger benefits for…


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Meal Prep – Chocolate Overnight Oats, Salad Jars and Turkey Chili

Meal prepping can really help take your fitness to the next level! I know I really got into shape once I kicked my nutrition into gear. This week I did a combination of overnight oats, salad jars, turkey chili and other snack items. Check out my…


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Meal Prep Monday – Turkey Chili, Spiced Oatmeal & More

Meal prepping is key for me to stay on track during the week with my crazy, busy schedule. I always stock up on Sunday with goodies from Trader Joe's. I'm following the 21 Day Fix Eating Plan at the 1500–1799 calorie level. Each day I eat 4 green…


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Ground Turkey – Taco Style

Ground turkey is one of my favorite meats to meal prep. This Mexican inspired recipe is perfect to eat over a salad or in a tortilla. It's super simple and great to freeze if needed! Ingredients: 4-5 tsp. olive oil 3 green onions 1 cup white……


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Red, White & Blue Recipes to Celebrate the 4th of July

To life, liberty and the pursuit of yummy food! No 4th of July is complete without a couple patriotic recipes. Here are a couple of my favorite red, white and blue combinations to celebrate Independence Day with. 1. Patriotic Oats Nothing says "I…


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3 Ways to Make Ground Turkey Great!

Packed with protein and less fat than most beef, ground turkey is a staple in my diet and goes well with many dishes. Need new ideas for this healthy meat? Here are few of my current favorites. 1. Turkey Burger Veggie Stack Screw the bun! This…


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Festive Treat – Red, White & Blue Ezekiel Toast!

I love playing into holiday themes. That's why I made this fun, tasty treat! It's super simple and a fun idea to save for the 4th of July. Ingredients: 1 piece of Ezekiel bread 2 tsp. almond butter 1/4 cup raspberries 1/4 cup blueberries 1/4 a…


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5 Ways to Spice Up Your Oatmeal

High in fiber and full of nutrients, oatmeal is a great way to start off your morning. But how do you avoid getting bored of this simple food? Here are 5 ways to spice your morning oatmeal. 1. Add a variety of berries to your oatmeal. Not only will…


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Meal Prep Friday – Chicken, Ground Turkey & A Lot of Veggies

Keeping my meals simple and clean since Coachella Weekend 2 isn't far off. Here's a look at what my food looks like today. Meal 1 (not shown): Oatmeal with 1 scoop Chocolate Vega Performance Protein Meal 2: 4 oz. chicken with sweet potato Meal 3: 4…


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