Morning Glory Muffins

This muffins are moist, delicious, easy to throw together and packed full with lots of yummy ingredients making these the perfect snack or breakfast. If you want to make these a bit more healthy, feel free to switch out the coconut oil for apple sauce, but this will make your muffin a bit more dense….

How I Became Someone Who Enjoyed Running

Confession: I hate running. As a child, I’d beg my parents to let me stay home from school on days we had to run around the track or do the pas test in gym class. Later as an adult, I was dragged along on a couple of jogs by friends, who thought overbearing coaching and…

Crock Pot Dijon Pork Chops and Potatoes

Another great cock pot meal, I like to make this ahead of time and have it packed up and ready to bring with me, on the day’s that I know I’ll be staying at work late. The picture above is just of the seared pork chops (without the yummy sauce) for some reason I can’t…

How To Relieve Bloating

Bloating is something that I seem to struggle with almost on a daily basis. Most of my bloating seems to come from my eating schedule (which is not something that I can really change) I work in a busy restaurant, without a weekly set schedule and no scheduled lunch/supper breaks. Sometimes, I go for 6-8…

Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Protein Cookies

I’m always looking for fun ways to add protein into my diet, I’m getting tired of protein shakes and adding a scoop or two into my morning oatmeal. This oatmeal cookies taste just like the real thing, but the added protein makes them a perfect pre-gym or post-gym snack. Ingredients: 2 cups Oats 1/4 cup Good Quality Protein…

At Home Body Weight Workout

This is a quick and easy workout to do if your short on time or traveling. Just warm up for 3-5 minutes with some light cardio or yoga, then repeat each circuit  2-3 times. Cool down with another 3-5 minutes of yoga or stretching. Circuit 1:  Squats: 15 reps Seated Russian Twists: 30 reps, alternating…

Easy Crock Pot Chilli

I love using my crockpot and do so at least twice a week. It’s quick, convenient, and I get to come home from work to a hot and ready meal. Meals like this are my go to’s, I don’t think you could make this recipe any easier and it makes enough for you to have…

The Many Health Benifits Of Spin Class

Spin class is another fad that is taking the fitness community by storm and me along with it. I tried my first spin class many months ago and love it still to this day. Heres some of the reasons why I love it so much, besides the fact that it’s just insanely fun: High-Calorie Burn: One…

Over Night Oats

Oats are something that I eat almost daily, in fact, I can’t remember the last time I didn’t have them in some shape or form for breakfast. They are cheap, quick to make and keep you full and satisfied for a long time, perfect before a workout or before you go to work. Overnight oats,…

10 Foods To Help With Digestion and Gut Health

1: Coconut Oil: Easy to digest fatty acids that boost your energy levels, and help to burn fat as well. 2: Fermented Foods: Are awesome probiotics, improve digestion, and help to lose weight. Use sauerkraut, kimchi, and pickles. 3: Bone Broth: This incredibly rich food helps your stomach to repair cell walls, also contains collagen…

Creamy Mushroom Risotto

This risotto is creamy, delicious and most important of all: easy to make. It’s also, dairy-free, soy-free, nut-free, gluten-free and vegan making it something that pretty much anyone can enjoy. Feel free to switch out the nutritional yeast for Parmesan cheese or just skip that step altogether! This recipe is 2 side dish sized servings,…

Dark Chocolate Health Benefits

Studies show that dark chocolate can improve health and lower the risk of heart disease. Dark chocolate is made using cocoa (cacao) beans harvested from the cocoa tree, it is one of the best sources of antioxidants on the planet. Weight Loss: Dark chocolate is full of MUFAs; studies show eating a diet high in…