Helpful Tips

Celebrating without Totally Blowing It

Birthdays, weddings, anniversary, Valentine’s Day, The Superbowl, Thanksgiving, Independence Day, Christmas, Graduations, if there is an event… we celebrate! Most of the time we celebrate with food! Cake, cookies, pies, donuts, brownies, cheesecake, pizza, cheeseburgers, you name it…. it’s involved in the celebration. None of these foods are “bad” foods inherently, but it can be a big problem when ...[Read More]

How to Battle the Bloat

Speaking Kindly to Yourself

Bloating is an all too familiar reality for many of us, especially us ladies. Dietary and hormonal fluctuation can wreak havoc on our digestive systems. While occasional bloating is not something to be concerned about, it is also not something we have to live with. Here are some tips and tricks to help reduce overall bloating. Drink plenty of water. Dehydration can significantly affect your bodies ...[Read More]

Tips to Get Your Kid to eat Healthy

Tips for healthy eating with kids

  Confession time.  It has been a real struggle lately to get my daughter to eat healthy.  My sweet little Phoenix Rae is my stubborn, fiesty little girl and I have been really struggling lately to get her to want to eat healthy.   Last night, she sat at the table for almost two hours, sitting stubbornly in her chair with her arms folded because she wouldn’t finish her two bites (we have a tw ...[Read More]

Healthy Snacks Trick

Healthy Snack Trick

My kids wanted mandarin oranges for their morning snack and we were able to peel every single one keeping the peel in one piece! I got my kids to eat a bunch of the oranges because they kept wanting to see how many we could peel like this 😉   I posted this on Facebook and someone told me that these oranges are genetically designed so that kids can peel them easier. Did you know that? Kinda cr ...[Read More]

How to Get your Kids to eat a Healthy Breakfast

Help your kids eat a healthy breakfast

1. Ditch the Donuts. Keeping junk food out of your house will not only save on your grocery bill, but will force your kids to make healthier options in the morning. I loved what Abeer Salam said, “I may not be a mom, but my parents made it very simple: No junk food at home, you either have the eggs and whole wheat toast, lots of fruit, whole wheat pancakes, or nothing at all. You don't need to bab ...[Read More]

The Best way to Lose Fat

The Best way to Lose Fat

I have been asked before what the best way to lose fat is. With all of the different “dieting” techniques floating around it can be overwhelming to know where to start. There are a lot of different people who will try to sell you their program or their specific way to lose fat, but the reality is that fat loss occurs when there is a calorie deficit (meaning you are burning more than you’re taking ...[Read More]

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]

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]