DRINK YOUR TURMERIC!

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You, Recipes

TURMERIC!!!! Your mind is likely racing both with how to pronounce this foreign looking word and you are probably confounded with what it means and why my whole daily blog is devoted to it! TUR – MUHR – IC…there it is, close enough! Now you know how to say it. Let’s dive deeper. Turmeric is … Read More

LOOK INTO YOUR FUTURE!

#MotivationalMonday, #TransformationTuesday

It’s a New Year. You’ve likely set a New Year’s Resolution. Lose weight? Be a better parent? Cook healthy meals for my family? Volunteer more often? Regardless of your goal, we all seek personal improvement. But, how many times have you stopped right there…You  started with the thoughts of best intentions, and now you are left riding … Read More

HEALTHY NEW YEAR APPETIZERS!

#WednesdaysWeCook

Hooray! The Holiday are behind us and it’s time to get our health (and scale!!!!) back on track, right?… WRONG! You forgot New Year’s Eve, yet another excuse for overindulging on carb and fat-filled appetizers and desserts laden with sugar. Yes, we have one more Holiday to go. You’re likely in a conundrum like most. You … Read More

PEANUT BUTTER AND JELLY BARS

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dessert Recipes, Recipes

Last week, I was walking down the frozen section of our grocery store, when the children’s instant meal options jumped out at me as if Santa himself were standing in the aisle. Please keep in mind that I make weekly shopping lists according to our meal plan for the next 5-7 days. This being the … Read More

THE PERFECT PRE-DATE HOLIDAY APPETIZER

#ThirstyThursday

Last night, hubby Mark and I ventured out for a Holiday date night. My mind raced with the unhealthy food that might cross my mind and my palate. For a clean and healthy eater, this can be a scary occasion, especially at our local Bonefish Grill. Visions of Bang, Bang Shrimp, fancy cocktails, and Jamaican … Read More

PERFECTLY ROASTED CHICKEN

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dinner Recipes, Recipes

NEED A FAST MEAL? Roasted Chicken…there’s really no easier, faster, and fuss free, clean dinner  you can prepare for your family. During these busy weeks, I am constantly looking for options that keep my eye on the prize:  a stress free evening with my family while keeping health intact. These are few and hard to come … Read More

COMMIT TO HEALTHY!

#MotivationalMonday

We think about the type of person we’d like our children or grandchildren to become, but this is typically limited to their career, marriage, and general life and happiness. How often do you hear someone say, “I really hope my children have great nutrition and lead an active lifestyle so they’ll be healthy?”…Probably never! This … Read More

CLOTHES MAKE THE RUNNER!

#FitnessFriday

As we head into the Holiday – and equally important running season, please take note: Your clothes matter, especially when working out… …And, I don’t just mean for looking your personal best, though that’s also important! Let’s dive in…but first I must clear the air right out of the gate. I am not paid to endorse any … Read More