I don’t know about you, but right now I have more apples than I know what to do with! We went apple picking twice in September and between the 4 of us we picked over 13 pounds of apples! I have been making apple crisps, applesauce, and apple muffins in an effort to use them all up. Today I want to share a recipe for the Maple Walnut Apple Crisp that I made for my family. It was a hit! My husband and BOTH kids gobbled it up and asked me to make another one! Continue reading
I loved Sloppy Joes as a little girl! It’s one of those comfort foods that can instantly bring you back to your childhood. Last week I shared a recipe for Turkey Sloppy Joes in my Free 5 Day Fitness and Nutrition Group and today I want to share it with you! This recipe comes straight from the Fixate cookbook written by Autumn Calabrese (the trainer who developed the 21 Day Fix and 21 Day Fix Extreme programs). This recipe is healthy and my entire family gave it two thumbs up!
Are you a coffee lover like me? If you are, you will love the new Café Latte Shakeology. It’s smooth, creamy, and tastes just like a fancy blended iced coffee drink, but has less caffeine, calories, fat, and sugar. Plus it doesn’t contain any artificial colors, flavorings or pesky preservatives! Instead it’s jammed packed with superfoods, protein, amino acids, probiotics, digestive enzymes, antioxidants, and a ton of vitamins and minerals to fuel your body. With every shake, you are getting the nutritional benefits of Shakeology PLUS all of the deliciousness of coffee! A win, win in my book! Continue reading
Have you tried Manitoba Harvest Hemp Heart bars yet? These bars are made with Hemp Hearts and other tasty ingredients and each bar has 10 grams of plant-based protein, 10 grams of omegas, and 4 grams of dietary fiber. They are a great “grab and go” snack to pack in your gym bag, purse, and/or lunch box to help keep you going throughout your busy day!
Are you a peanut butter lover like me? If you are, you need to try these healthy Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip muffins. Fellow fit mom and owner of Blissful Eats, Nicole Culver, shared her recipe for these peanut butter chocolate chip muffins with me. Since I love the combination of peanut butter and chocolate, I was super excited to try these. They are delicious, made with healthy ingredients, and kid approved! Today I am sharing the recipe with you (with her permission of course!) and I hope you give them a try!
Tis the season for buying holiday gifts for our friends and family. I wanted to share some of my favorite fitness “must have’s” for all of the fitness lovers on your list. You may even want to grab a few for yourself! Continue reading
It’s that time of year for baking Holiday cookies and I am super excited to share this cookie recipe with you. These cookies are gluten free, dairy free, soy free, and free of refined sugar. But they are not free of taste! Plus they are made with ingredients that you probably have in your kitchen and you don’t even need a hand mixer to make them! Perfect for busy moms looking for a quick healthy snack for their kids (or themselves!). They are also a great gluten free cookie to bring to your next cookie exchange party.
Do you love the fall? It’s the perfect time of year to really get outside and have fun together! The hot and humid weather is behind us, but the frigid cold temperatures haven’t arrived yet. So before we are stuck in the house for the winter, get out and get moving! So what do we do for fun in the fall? Here’ s 7 of our favorite family activities.
I love peanut butter! It is actually my weakness! It is an easy way to add extra protein into my diet and it tastes delicious in shakes, dips, baked goods, oatmeal, and just about anything else you can think of! The peanut butter lover in me was so excited when I was given the opportunity to test out and create recipes using the Peanut Butter & Co’s powdered peanut butter, MightyNut. Continue reading