I have been absolutely loving this summer salad recipe recently. I eat it just about every day for lunch. What I love most about this salad, besides the amazing taste, is that I can get a couple ingredients right out of my garden. There is nothing better than fresh veggies in a summer salad. But, if you don’t have a garden, you can certainly pick all of these ingredients up at your nearest grocery store and it will still taste amazing! I really hope you enjoy! [Read more…]
This has been my current go-to salad for the past couple of weeks. I can’t get enough of it! The best part is that it is so simple! I love adding fruits to my salads because sometimes just plain veggies can get pretty boring. If you want to try it, check out the ingredients I use below!
Sweet potato fries are one of my favorite foods and I’ve found a super easy way to prepare them at home so now I can eat them whenever I want (which is basically all the time)! [Read more…]
I am by no means saying I have reached the fitness goals I have set for myself, but these tips have certainly helped me to stay on track. These tips may not work for everyone, but the most important factor in reaching your fitness goals is understanding your body and your needs. Not every diet and exercise regimen out there will work for everyone, but once you find one that works for you, stick with it! Here are some tips I’ve learned along the way to reaching my goal of living a healthier lifestyle.
Dreaming of taking a trip to a tropical island with white sand and palm trees? Me too. But for most of us, we can’t escape the reality that easily. Luckily for you, I have just the treat that’ll help take your imagination to that beautiful island, even if your body is stuck at home. Try this smoothie bowl recipe for breakfast or after a workout as a great way to replenish your body. [Read more…]
It’s finally sugaring season in Vermont and you know what that means . . . maple syrup!! Vermont maple syrup simply can’t be beat, and if you even mention the fake stuff to a Vermonter, you’re crazy. Today I wanted to share with you one of my favorite recipes that uses this amazing ingredient. [Read more…]
Healthy Stir-fry is my dinner choice lately. It’s so delicious and easy to make. Enjoy! [Read more…]
I know going to the gym can be a struggle for some of us most days, but what I’ve learned recently is that getting there is the hardest part. I’ve also learned that you never regret a workout. I know that with our busy schedules it is often easy to make excuses for why we don’t have time to go to the gym, but just remind yourself how good you feel after an intense workout and envision your goals for the future. There are a few things we can do to make getting up an hour early and getting our booties to the gym a little bit easier. Here are my workout essentials: [Read more…]
What’s Valentine’s Day without a little chocolate? Umm . . . basically not even a holiday. Besides, calories don’t count on holidays, right? Right. So, if you indulged in some yummy treats this weekend like I did, don’t feel bad! I’ve got five easy and healthy snacks for you to try throughout this coming week to get you back on track to healthy eating! [Read more…]
So we are officially a month into the new year and so far my resolution to become more committed in my relationship with the gym is still going strong. As far as my commitment to healthy eating goes . . . well we all have some slip ups! It’s all about making the right choices most of the time, and trying to put healthy, nutritious foods into our bodies whenever we can. That being said, I’ve been trying out some different smoothie combinations, and this is a recipe for one I’ve been loving. Smoothies are a great way to pack a ton of nutrients into a tasty snack. For this particular recipe, I even snuck in some greens and I couldn’t even taste them! [Read more…]