Healthy Foods for Kids

Easy Buffalo Chicken (video)

Buffalo Crockpot Chicken

  In this Members Only video, I show you exactly how I make this super easy buffalo chicken recipe.  This is a staple in our house and one I make every other week or so. ---------------------

Healthy Banana Pancakes

Pancake with Quest Bar bites added

This morning while making banana pancakes for the kids, I added a cut up Quest Nutrition cinnamon roll bar to my pancake. So. So. Good. Try it and let me know how you like it!   Banana Pancake Recipe (single serving) 1 banana, mashed 4 egg whites 1/3 c. oat flour Splash of almond milk Dash of cinnamon   Mix ingredients together and cook like regular pancakes. This makes 4 small pancakes ...[Read More]

3 Healthy Breakfast Ideas that Your Kids Will Love: Guest Post from Lynn Manning!

Lynn Manning

I became online friends with Lynn Manning a while back and I love following her blog and reading her posts.  I love how she shows a real-life approach to helping women stay fit and healthy, and she does a great job showing how she manages her nutrition and exercise all while balancing a business and taking care of two young girls.  Here is a little bit of info about Lynn: "My husband (Drew Manning ...[Read More]

Healthy Taco Bowl!


Does anyone else love taco bowls? I do! They are so quick, tasty, easy, and you can make them low-carb if you need to. This recipe is a heck of a lot cheaper in ingredients then what you pay at Chipotle, and I can whip this up in 3-4 minutes.  I usually use either grilled chicken that I cook in bulk or ground turkey breast that I season with taco seasoning. I make this often for lunch or a mid-mor ...[Read More]

James Wilson Guest Post – Being an Example for the Little Ones

James Wilson

Today is Day 22 in my 30 Days of Blogging Challenge.  I can't believe there are just 8 blog posts left in this challenge!  My 30th post will probably be some reflection on what I have learned and taken away from this challenge.  To learn more about this 30 Day Challenge and to see the other topics you can click here. I am so excited for today's guest post!  I got to know James Wilson two years ago ...[Read More]

Guest Blog from Valerie at Live Fit Journey! Fun Sandwich Ideas for Kids

Sandwich Kabobs

I am so excited for this blog post.  I've become online friends with Val over at  We both did Jamie Eason's 12-Week LiveFit trainer together back in 2011 and had a chance to meet at the 2012 Arnold Expo.  Her story really resonated with me because she was an athlete in college, put on weight after having her first baby, and wanted to get back into a healthier lifestyle for ...[Read More]

Halloween: My Favorite Holiday!

Mandarin Oranges

Since we are just a month and a half away from my favorite holiday ever, I thought I would share with you some of my favorite ideas I've found off online that I want to try this year for Halloween!  If you want to read more about my 30 day blogging challenge and see a list of topics for each day, you can do that by clicking here. If you aren't following me on Pinterest yet, then click here to see ...[Read More]

7 Ways To Help Your Kids Eat A Healthier Breakfast!

Yes, please!! 7 ways to help your kids to eat a healthier breakfast – some awesome ideas in here from a fit mom of two young kids. #nataliehodson

Day 3 of my 30 Days of Blogging Challenge! Sorry for the website issues earlier. I had a temporary restriction put on my website because of some heavy traffic and optimization/caching issues. My host server told me it would be an ‘easy’ problem to fix and when I opened up the link with the instructions to fix it all the code looked like a foreign language to me. Luckily I have an awesome brother w ...[Read More]