“Nice cream” 3 ways!

Just like it sounds- very similar to ice cream but is sweetened with natural sweeteners, and made with whole foods which is speaking my language. The creaminess of the avocado is what gives it the texture that makes it really similar to ice cream. I add protein to mine, and tend to eat it onContinue reading ““Nice cream” 3 ways!”

Lemon Protein Balls

🍋🍋HEALTHY SNACK ALERT🍋🍋Fun fact: My favorite dessert flavor is lemon, so whenever I find a great, healthy dessert recipe involving lemon I have to share it In a bowl:3/4 cup shredded coconut – unsweetened2 tbsp coconut flour2 tbsp honey1.5 scoops FNX Refuel Vanilla Milkshake▪️Mix together Then add:1/2 cup coconut oil2 tbsp lemon juice (or limeContinue reading “Lemon Protein Balls”

Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?

Why is “popping” your own neck (or anywhere in the spine really) bad for you? Some clicking and popping is natural for your body- but make sure you aren’t forcing your joints into unnatural positions. When you twist your own spine or force it to pop there are a few things that are happening. Let’sContinue reading “Is Popping my Own Back Bad for Me?”

FREE Lower Body Work Out

Today’s workout:WARM UP:5 minutes on the bike at 5 resistance20 deadlifts with 10s on the bar STRENGTH:3×10 deadlifts with 25s on the barSUPERSET: side lunges with 25lb weight ACCESSORY:Bulgarian split squats with bar 3×10Leg press circuit:SUMO with both feetCALF RAISES with both feetUNILATERAL PRESSAll x10, repeat 3xKneeling hip thrusters with bar (sit back toward heelsContinue reading “FREE Lower Body Work Out”

Cooking With Cast Iron: the Benefits

You may have noticed that I often recommend sauteing or cooking items in a cast iron skillet. My favorite brand is Lodge (a brand many chefs use). Find their 3 piece set here, or check out the basic skillet here. But why cook with a cast iron skillet? Health benefits of cooking with cast iron:1)Continue reading “Cooking With Cast Iron: the Benefits”

What’s in YOUR fridge?

What’s in your fridge?? Here’s what’s in mine: Every time I go to the grocery store, I try to make sure my cart is a majority vegetables, fruits, meat and eggs.I minimize dairy, refined sugar, refined grains and alcohol and have been gluten free for about 5 years. I also do food prep and mealContinue reading “What’s in YOUR fridge?”

Ice vs Heat and When to Use Them

Is your back sore from working long hours at a desk or computer? Do you have a new injury? Before you reach for that hot or cold pack, watch this video.

Healthy Summertime Swaps

Check out some healthy swap options for these summertime favorites. Please note that it is more than okay to have these foods in moderation, but these swaps can help you kick cravings and help with weight management! See even MORE of my favorite swaps under the picture Hamburger, turkey burger, or chicken burgers in placeContinue reading “Healthy Summertime Swaps”

The Best Way to Protect your Time, Energy, and Emotions

This is a message I have to remember to give myself OFTEN. I am a people pleaser by nature.▪️This is a complete positive in that I’m very empathetic to how others are feeling.▪️This is a positive in that I always want to be of service to others But this also has a down side. AsContinue reading “The Best Way to Protect your Time, Energy, and Emotions”

Zucchini Lasagna

This is a great alternative to traditional lasagna if you are trying to limit refined grains, sugar, are on a gluten-free diet, or are looking to make a healthier substitute. Zucchini is more of a complex carb than your typical white lasagna noodle meaning your body requires more energy to break it down and itContinue reading “Zucchini Lasagna”