Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.

Following a consistent exercise routine has benefits that extend beyond weight reduction and include improvements in cardiovascular, metabolic and psychological health. Today I want to specifically explore the benefits of strength training in women and some common misconceptions around the topic. The most common misconception is that since strength training raises testosterone in men, it wouldContinue reading “Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.”

6 Stress Reducers to use during COVID and Beyond

We all have a little extra stress right now, whether that’s not being able to see family and friends because of COVID, financial stress and struggle, losing loved ones, missing out or postponing life events or even just missing being able to go on a date to your favorite restaurant, this post is meant toContinue reading “6 Stress Reducers to use during COVID and Beyond”

Proper Posture on your Couch

With more people than ever sitting at home with today’s environment of social distancing and some working from their couch, I wanted to offer some tips to prevent back pain, neck pain and headaches to keep you happy, healthy, and pain free during this pandemic. Follow along as we go over the best ways toContinue reading “Proper Posture on your Couch”

Tomato Sauce

Ever wonder what it would be like to make your own tomato sauce? Well do I have a project for you! This tomato sauce is delicious on pasta or as part of our stuffed peppers recipe or this spaghetti squash recipe. If you want an amazing AND healthier version of pasta and pizza sauce thanContinue reading “Tomato Sauce”

Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce

This is an easy lower carb option to traditional spaghetti with meat sauce. This is also a completely vegan option for all my vegans in the crowd (but it doesn’t have to be- feel free to add Italian seasoned ground beef or ground turkey if you’d like!). Check out the simplicity of this spaghetti squashContinue reading “Spaghetti Squash with Tomato Sauce”

Squachos

Of all the low refined-carb weirdness I’ve ever come up with- this is probably my favorite. These are spaghetti squash nachos and they’re actually super delicious…. I know, I was a little hesitant too at first. It came about after a Pinterest fail for spaghetti squash taco boats. Plus they have a fun name! TryContinue reading “Squachos”

Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos

Today I had some extra time so I wanted to throw back to one of my favorite recipes I’ve ever made and see if I could make it taste that good, again…. I introduce chili lime shrimp tacos with homemade tortillas and homemade pico. Tacos are my favorite food and these ones are the absoluteContinue reading “Chili Lime Shrimp Tacos”

Healthy-ish Walking Tacos

Growing up in the Midwest, walking tacos are a small town staple. We have them at football games, at marching band competitions, and basically everything in between. As an adult I sometimes still crave the goodness that is a walking taco (and if you don’t know what that is, it’s high time you find out!).Continue reading “Healthy-ish Walking Tacos”

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut squash soup is a light lunch that is amazing and does not make you feel like you’re going to sack out at any point when you eat it mid day. Another reason to love it is that it has that sweetness of the squash, but then we add things to it to make itContinue reading “Butternut Squash Soup”

7 Smoothie Recipes that will Satisfy your Sweet Tooth

Smoothies are the ultimate lazy girl’s guide to getting healthy. They’re packed with fruits that are full of antioxidants, still have great fiber benefit, are hydrating so good for your skin, and have a ton of nutrients from fruits and veggies! I do a ton of breakfast smoothies and sometimes I’ll even do some forContinue reading “7 Smoothie Recipes that will Satisfy your Sweet Tooth”