My Must-Have Favorites

I am the epitome of brand loyalty when it comes to products I love. When I find something that makes my life easier, tastier, or comfier – you bet your bottom dollar I’m obsessing over it and telling all of my friends. Instagram is littered with sponsored content and influencers smiling next to teeth whiteners…

4 Reasons You’re Not Losing Fat

Good morning beautiful people! Today I have an extra special treat brought to you by my good friend Christy. Christy has her B.A. in Movement and Exercise Science and Marketing. She’s a certified personal trainer and health/fitness blogger. Follow her here: @Christye.livefit Today she shares with us 4 reasons you might not be seeing the…

Guilt Free Chocolate Mug Cake

You know those nights where you’re craving something yummy like really, really bad? This is the recipe for those nights — or any night… or every night? Be ready to be amazed. Ingredients: 1 ripe banana 1 tbsp. cocoa powder 1 egg 2-3 sliced strawberries Peanut butter – 1 tbsp. Water Instructions: Blend together banana,…

Taco Breakfast Scramble

Breakfast is my thang, but ya’ll already knew that. Why do I have a love affair with the first (and best!) meal of the day? Because there are so many options: waffles, pancakes, eggs, toast, burritos, bowls, oatmeal, cereal, fruit, yogurt, etc. The list could go on and on. My ideal breakfast is full of…

KISS: The Only Diet Advice You’ll Ever Need

Keep it simple, silly. (The true acronym actually uses “stupid” but ya’ll aren’t stupid.) When it comes to nutrition, and health in general, we love to overcomplicate: juice cleanses, fad diets, meal replacement shakes, intricate food tracking, IIFYM, fasting, skinny teas… you get the picture. For some, these may be the answer. For most, they’re…

Unwrapped Egg Rolls

I. Love. Egg. Rolls. And I cannot lie. However, my belly doesn’t love fried foods. So that usually results in me skipping out on the glorious goodness that is the fried egg roll. NOT ANYMORE. This recipe changed my life. It’s a new staple in my meal prep routine and I thought I’d share it with…

Best Friend Gift Guide

It’s that time of year again. Your tummy has been sufficiently stuffed with turkey and all of the toppings and it’s time to start thinking about *gasp* Christmas! Honestly, I couldn’t be more jolly, I mean joyful. Shopping for your best friend can be difficult. The girl deserves the world but you can’t exactly afford…

Deliciously Easy Baked Veggies

I don’t know about you, but I have this awful habit of buying fresh produce in bulk with no plan of how I’m going to actually eat it all. Then a week goes by and my fridge is still chockfull of a random assortment of veggies I should’ve eaten (but reached for the ice cream…

Health Hacks Your Life Needs

Living a healthy lifestyle isn’t easy. It takes dedication, education, and constant re-learning and adjusting. So whenever I can simplify the process – I do. I reached out to a few insanely motivating and dedicated friends of mine to find out, “What health hacks make your life easier?” And now I’m here to share them…

Low Calorie Foods That Fill You Up

We all know the basic premise of weight loss: burn more calories than you eat. Whether you reach this by IIFYM, high-fat low-carb, or some other form of eating – the science is basically the same: you can’t lose weight if you’re eating drastically more calories than you’re burning up. So what’s a hungry girl…

The Skinny on Fat

Fats – the macronutrient sugar companies want you to fear. But are fats really that scary? What are the different types and which should you eat? You’re about to learn all that and more, but please remember I’m not a dietitian nor doctor. If you’re looking for personalized food info you’ll want to check in…

Myths About Carbs

Oh carbs. Public enemy number one. For some reason carbohydrates have become the devil incarnate, especially in the dieting world. However, sometimes I think the true meaning of carb gets lost somewhere between Instagram vloggers and Dad’s old Atkins Diet book. Let’s start at square one. Carbohydrates are a macronutrient, just like fat and protein….