It’s football season again (and my birthday week)! 🙂 There’s no reason to stop celebrating your teams victory (or your birthday) just because you’re living healthy, but constantly overindulging on fatty foods and beer will undo the results that you worked so hard for. Here are my favorite tips for having fun without ditching your diet. 1. Drink water. I know I say this tip … Read More
It’s that time of year again, the return of the pumpkin spice latte! Although I love the taste of the latte, I could do without the high sugar content, calories, and price. Below is a healthier version of a fall coffee classic. 🙂 Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 cup coffee 1/2 cup almond/soy/skim milk 1/2 tsp pumpkin pie spice 2 Tbsp pumpkin … Read More
Fall is definitely my favorite season; I love the chilly temperatures, falling leaves and the change in fashion! 🙂 I’m loving all the bright colors, 90’s inspired cuts and the high top sneakers that are out right now!!!! My favorite fitness clothing and accessories below will help you stay looking hot as the temperatures drop! 🙂 1. A flashdance style sweatshirt. This … Read More
Like most people, I was completely engrossed by the summer Olympics. To me the games highlight the best of the human spirit and the potential that is within all of us! Below are the four principles of success that were reinforced for me by watching the Olympics. 1. Don’t ever quit! When you feel like giving up, I want you to think about Gabby Douglas. Only months … Read More
This pasta dish is DELICIOUS, but also quick and simple to make! Enjoy! Ingredients: 1 avocado, pitted 1/2 lime, juiced 3 garlic cloves, minced 1/8-1/4 tsp salt 2 tsp dried basil 2 Tbsp olive oil freshly ground pepper to taste 2 servings of your favorite pasta Directions: 1. Prepare pasta according to directions on package. 2. Combine avocado, … Read More
I recently wrote about what you need in order to create a basic home gym and this week’s blog is dedicated to taking your home gym to the next level. The following equipment will take up more space, but will help shake up your fitness routine and see results! 1. A balance ball. A balance ball will challenge you and tone … Read More
This salad is delicious and simple to prepare; the perfect meal for a hot summer day! Makes 2 servings Salad Ingredients: 1 romaine lettuce heart, chopped 1 avocado, halved and sliced ¼ cup onion, diced 10 cherry tomatoes 1 cup black beans 2.25 oz can jalapeno infused black olives 1 cup frozen/fresh/canned corn Dressing Ingredients: … Read More
I saw Hot Chelle Rae in concert a couple weeks ago, and they were AWESOME! 🙂 I LOVE the song Beautiful Freaks and it will definitely motivate you to move! Enjoy!