Fitness

What is balance?

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I laugh a little when people ask me how I do it all– juggle family, fitness, and business. Life is a balancing act. You can’t give 100% of yourself to every part of your life. I can’t, you can’t. Some days, certain areas of my life gets more focus than others. Not every day is […]

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Taking a Vacation?

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Here are my 5 tips to stay on track Traveling is awesome, but some how it can totally throw us off on our routine. Here are 5 tips top that have helped me stay on track while heading out of town. Prepare – mentally prepare ahead of time. You’ll be leaving for a few days […]

Food

Sweet Potato Pizza Crust

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and the kids won’t even know! Ingredients: 1 medium sweet potato or yam, cooked & peeled 2/3 cup oats, blended (to act as flour) 1 egg Directions: In a bowl, smash potato with fork. Add oats and egg. Mix together until all blended. Add your own spices. I used garlic powder, and Italian seasoning. Spread […]

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Get D.U.M.B. About Your Goals

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Dream-Driven. Uplifting. Method-Friendly. Behavior-Driven.   I used to set goals that were slightly out of reach or sometimes I didn’t set a goal for the fear that I might fail or maybe I didn’t set a goal because I knew deep down inside I wouldn’t follow through with it. Can you relate to any of these […]

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My Top 5 Tips to Stay Motivated in 2018

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It’s not about being the best. It’s about being better than you were yesterday. If you make a decision, good things will happen. Hitting a goal is similar to the seasons changing. It doesn’t happen in one straight shot, it happens gradually. This year, give yourself permission and grace to truly go for what you […]

Food

Creamy Cauliflower Mac & Cheese

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that your kids will love! Here’s a recipe I made the other night and my kids loved it! and that for me, means success! 🙂 This recipe is for your oven, but I actually cooked mine in our Instapot (which was a Christmas gift)! and it was so easy! Ingredients: 2 cups whole wheat elbow […]

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30-Days of FITMAS Challenge

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A 30-day challenge for anyone December is here and this is the month where I hear a lot of excuses from my clients and even myself. There are presents to buy, holiday travel plans, and plenty of food to consume! Don’t put it off what you could be doing now! Here are the rules: 1. […]

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How-To Stay on Track During the Holidays

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5 tips to help you Here are a few tips that help me combat the Holiday Hustle (especially with Christmas and New Year’s Eve around the corner). Drink water! Staying hydrated is an important part of staying healthy!  It also helps us feel fuller. Try drinking a glass 30 minutes before your meal too! Workout! Stay […]

Fitness

Cranberry Brown Rice Pilaf

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spice up ordinary brown rice Ingredients: 1 cup whole grain brown rice ¾ cup dried cranberries 1 tablespoon butter ¾ cup onion, chopped ¾ cup celery, chopped ½ cup toasted pecans, chopped ¼ cup fresh parsley, chopped ¾ teaspoon poultry seasoning (or Italian herbs) 1 teaspoon salt (leave out if using salted chicken broth) ¼ teaspoon fresh […]

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Happy #NOvember

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Say NO to anything that doesn’t align with you are I received an email about doing what’s called Happy #NOvember which means saying NO to anything that doesn’t align with who you are. When I tell people no, especially my friends and family, sometimes I can feel really guilty. I am working on it, but […]