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June 8, 2017

You know that feeling after you’ve eaten a jar, bag or box of something and you turn it around to glance at the nutrition information thinking “Well, that couldn’t have been more than one or two servings” and then your gut sinks a little as you realize not only did you...

June 1, 2017

I read a quote yesterday as I was mindlessly scrolling through Instagram and at first glance it was something I agreed with. After reading it again and thinking about it a little longer though I became so emotionally wrought for a good ten minutes I swear you could hav...

May 25, 2017

I love snacking! In the morning, in the afternoon, and in the evening I make sure I am always locked and loaded with a couple good snacks. I take the extra precaution to always be ready with food because you really don’t want to be around me when I get hungry…My favori...

May 18, 2017

The sport of bodybuilding teaches many great lessons including but not limited to determination, sacrifice, planning, prioritizing and hard work. It teaches you how to get by in life with a little less than what you’re used to and gives a whole new meaning to the sayin...

May 3, 2017

Oatmeal is my all-time favorite. Growing up, my dad would make big batches with brown sugar and cinnamon before weekend soccer games and I would load my bowl with even more brown sugar and bananas--keeping me full and energized throughout my entire soccer game. As I ha...

April 26, 2017

I have done a lot of experimentation with my diet and the different foods that I put in my body. There have been a lot of ups and certainly many downs (as I’ve mentioned in previous posts, if you haven’t read them go read!) and while some of those theories I tested out...

April 21, 2017

Sleep, stress, food and movement. The four pillars of health. Normally when something is awry in our lives we can break it back down to these four things and see where the missing piece is. Are we getting enough sleep, preferably no less than 7 hours a night? Are we ma...

April 17, 2017

I can't think of anything worse than dry and tasteless meat...I mean really. Nothing is worse to me than a sad dry chicken breast with absolutely no flavor. And trust me, I had my time of being scared of anything that added flavor: salt, honey, sauces, dressings, oil,...

April 13, 2017

I can distinctly remember in fifth grade my best friend at the time always calling me the human garbage disposal. Why? Because I ate anything and everything anyone put in front of me. My best friend was notorious for never finishing her lunch and she would leave it to...

April 9, 2017

I’m all about food. I love breakfast, lunch, dinner and all the snacking that happens in between. Sometimes I think there is a direct correlation to the satisfaction of a meal and my happiness and many of my fondest memories are from a dinner table surrounded by the pe...

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