Healthy Eating

When Is Being Sick TOO Sick To Workout?

Finding Balance

It’s that time of year again where everyone is fighting germs and trying to stay healthy. One question I get often is, “Should I workout when I’m sick?” There is not a clear yes or no answer to this question, however, I have pulled together some resources to help you decide if you can aim for a light workout, or if you need to rest. The best rule of thumb is to do what I like to call, the “neck ch ...[Read More]

My Story Of Diastasis and Postpartum Recovery-Testimonial

Recently a blogger, Living the Sweet Wife, did a review of my Abs, Core, and Pelvic Floor program. To read more about her experience with diastasis recti and her postpartum recovery, go check her out here! "I was actually really surprised that no one had taught me about diastasis or warned me that this was actually extremely common for postpartum mommies. At first, I thought that all I needed to d ...[Read More]

Overnight Strawberry Protein Oats

Overnight Strawberry Protein Oats

I am so excited to share with you another recipe from my new cookbook, Cook Smarter, Not Harder. With all this cold winter weather, it has me dreaming of spring, warmer days, and strawberries! This is a delicious breakfast packed with protein that keeps me full until lunch! What You'll Need: - 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk - 1/2 banana, sliced - 10 strawberries, sliced - 3/4 cup old fashioned oa ...[Read More]

The Pelvic Floor & High Intensity Exercise

The Pelvic Floor&High Intensity Exercise

I love to do high impact/ high intensity exercise. It is no secret that I love running, jumping, and lifting heavy weights. Did you know that those factors alone place me in a higher risk category for pelvic floor dysfunction? You might be thinking.... well you lift weights, doesn't that make everything stronger?... Nope! We wouldn't expect our biceps to get stronger by doing more squats. Likewise ...[Read More]

Clean Eating Beef and Barley Soup

Beef and Barley Soup

I am so excited to share with you another recipe from my new crockpot cookbook, Cook Smarter, Not Harder. This beef and barley soup makes a bunch and is so hearty, fulfilling and delicious! I also do this as a freezer meal. It is easy to prep and freeze to save for those busy nights when you just don’t have a lot of time to spend in the kitchen. What you'll need:-1.5 lbs Beef Stew Meat. Sometimes ...[Read More]

New Year-New Plan, May It Be Your Best Year Yet

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With every new year comes an opportunity to set new goals for ourselves. The fresh slate that a new year represents is always refreshing. It’s the day-to-day accountability and consistency that most of us find challenging. Don’t fall into the same old path and make sure to start the new year off right. This year, instead of focusing too much on the outcome, or the goal itself, focus more on the ac ...[Read More]

Whole Chicken In A Crockpot

Whole Chicken In A Crockpot

I am so excited to share with you another recipe from my new crockpot cookbook, Cook Smarter, Not Harder. Like you, I know how hard it can be to find quick, easy, healthy recipes to feed to your family, especially a dinner that everyone will eat! Here is a sneak peek at another recipe from my book. This whole chicken recipe is so easy and delicious, even my kids eat this! What you'll need: - 1 who ...[Read More]

Easy Crockpot Chicken Salsa

Easy Crockpot Chicken Salsa

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas! It is now that time of year where we start thinking of new year resolutions and a plan to start eating healthy. This is a great recipe for just that! I also start the new year with new goals in mind and a fresh start to stay healthy and active. I am so busy running my business and chasing after my little ones, that finding quick, easy, fulfilling, healthy reci ...[Read More]

Strength, Courage, and Confidence

Strength, Courage, and Confidence

What does it mean to be a healthy, strong, confident, and courageous woman? How do we cultivate the habits and behaviors of lifelong health and strength? We want to be healthy, to be fit, to feel strong, to avoid preventable diseases, and to enjoy each day. Having confidence in our ability to set and reach attainable goals is a crucial marker of success. Self-efficacy is the confidence that we hav ...[Read More]

New Year-New Plan

With every new year comes an opportunity to set new goals for ourselves. The fresh slate that a new year represents is always refreshing. It’s the day-to-day accountability and consistency that most of us find challenging. Don’t fall into the same old path and make sure to start the new year off right. This year, instead of focusing too much on the outcome, or the goal itself, focus more on the ac ...[Read More]