Healthy Eating

Hunter/ Gatherer

Hunter/ Gatherer

Hunter/gatherer over here 🙋🏼🏹🍎 I've been a busy bee today canning all the fruit I picked this weekend while I was up hunting with Killgore Adventures. I know my elk post got a lot of controversy (I was called awful names: disgusting, nasty, a slut, and I even received death threats over it - someone told me they were going to shoot me in the head next time I was walking in the mountains with my fa ...[Read More]

From the Wild to our Home

From the Wild to our Home

Hunting is a tradition my family grew up with, and is a big part of my active outdoor lifestyle. Yesterday I went hunting and shot a cow elk (female elk) and the meat from this animal will feed our family all year. This isn't a trophy elk (it would have had huge antlers if it was), this is an animal that I legally and respectfully harvested in the mountains of Idaho. I like to share photos like th ...[Read More]

Free Podcast with Drew and Lynn Manning

Free Podcast with Drew and Lynn Manning

Check out my recent FREE podcast episode with Drew and Lynn Manning: fit2fat2fit.com/podcast On the podcast I chat about: - Gaining and losing 70 lbs with each of my pregnancies - How to get motivated - How to balance kids, work and your health - How to make healthy eating more affordable And you guys, I shared by most embarrassing moment that no one but my husband knew about. Oh man. Any guesses ...[Read More]

The Best (and easiest) Way to Cook Rice without a Rice Cooker

Rice

This is the way we cook our brown rice and it is so good this way! Ingredients: -4 cups beef or chicken broth (32oz) -1 cup brown rice -1 cup quinoa (or if you don't have quinoa you can just do another cup of brown rice) Instructions: In a medium pan mix together broth, rice, and quinoa.  Turn on your burner and bring liquid to a boil.  Once boiling, stir and then reduce heat to low and cover with ...[Read More]

Baked Flounder with Brown Rice

Flounder Brown Rice

    This is a meal that we make all the time.  I can throw it together faster than I could cook a frozen pizza and it's just a really easy, simple meal. I keep the large bags of wild caught flounder in our freezer (we find them at Sam’s Club) so that I can make this quick dinner in a pinch if I don’t have anything else prepared.  The flavor of flounder is very tender and mild and doesn’t ...[Read More]

Q&A: How Do I Gauge Portion Sizes (Especially When Eating Out)?

Portion Sizes

Members Only Video! Today's Question is from Kylie S. and she asked, “Hey Natalie!  Thank you so much for answering these questions in your vlogs it is really helpful.  My question is about portion sizes.  I struggle with knowing how big or small of portions I should be having on things like carbs, fats, and protein.  I get really confused when I am trying to go out to eat too.  Do you have any su ...[Read More]

The BEST Way to Hard Boil an Egg

Hard Boil an Egg

  The BEST way to hard boil an egg! We boil 18-24 eggs each week, and have tried every possible version out there on how to hard boil eggs. This way, hands down, is the best. The shell never sticks to the egg when you do it this way! Share with a friend who you think might like this tip. PS - Members of my site get a new healthy recipe each Monday.  This week, I shared my absolute favorite He ...[Read More]

The Most Delicious Healthy Egg Salad You’ve Ever Had

Healthy Egg Salad

We had so many extra hard boiled eggs this week after Easter.  I kept using them up by making my favorite egg salad recipe.  Seriously this is such a good sandwich.  I started making this when I was in college and I make it all the time (ps - you can use the same recipe and add shredded chicken (either from a can or make it yourself in a crockpot) for a chicken salad).  The key ingredient here is ...[Read More]

How Do I Get My Spouse on Board with Eating Healthy??

Spouse Eating Healthy

Sarah asks, "I want to start eating healthier but my husband is totally not on board.  Do you have any suggestions on ways that I can get him to eat healthier too?  It's so much harder when he's not on board with me." Check out my response in this week's Tuesday Q&A vlog!   1)  Get at the root and core of WHY you want to change It is my experience that most people are not motivated by sha ...[Read More]

How to Cook Spaghetti Squash (a 15-second video)

Spaghetti Squash2

    How to cook spaghetti squash! 1) Cut squash in half and scoop out the seeds 2) Line a cookie sheet with foil and bake with the skin up at 375 for 40 minutes 3) Once baked, the inside will easily scoop out in strands similar to cooked spaghetti 4) Serve with your favorite spaghetti sauce and enjoy! Share with a friend who would like this! Here is the link for my Easy 30 Minute Homemad ...[Read More]