Healthy Foods for Kids

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]

Zucchini Tots

I saw this recipe on Pinterest the other day (if you aren't following me yet you should!  Click HERE to see my 'Clean Eats' board).  They looked delicious but had cheese, whole eggs, and italian bread crumbs and I knew I could clean them up even more.  So, I started experimenting in my kitchen and these turned out GREAT!  My 2-year old loved them and I did too!  We will be making these a lot more ...[Read More]

Homemade Healthy Ranch Dressing/Dip

Homemade Ranch Dressing Dip (Makes approximately 7 tbsp.) *NOTE* If you find this is too thick or too thin, you can add more almond milk to make it thinner, or less almond milk to make it thicker. 4 tbsp. unsweetened almond milk 3 tbsp. non-fat plain Greek yogurt (I like Fage 0%) 1/4 tsp. onion powder 1/8 tsp. dried dill 1/2 ts. dried parsley 1/2 tsp. dried chives 1/4 tsp. sea salt 1/4 tsp. black ...[Read More]

Blueberry Protein Pancake Recipe

There are a lot of protein pancake recipes out there, but I really like this one because incorporates only whole foods and is something I can make that my two-year old loves too!  This is one of my favorite ways to eat my egg whites in the morning. Ingredients (makes 1 serving): 6 egg whites ½ cup old fashioned oats 1 tsp baking powder ½ cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk (I like Almond Breeze br ...[Read More]