Now that the kids are back in school, I wake up every morning at 5:30 a.m. to get my workout in. I love the 30 minutes that I have to myself before the craziness of the morning routine begins, BUT I am not going to say that it is always easy to get up that early in the morning. There are definitely days that I want to hit the snooze button and stay in bed. That is why I am so excited to have Jennifer Voss as my Fit Mom Feature Guest Blogger! She has 5 awesome tips to help you get up and workout.
Last week I posted about a new ancient grain that I tried called Freekeh. I really like this product and I have been experimenting with a few recipes. I came up with a delicious Greek Freekeh Salad and I wanted to share it with you! Continue reading
Hmmmm….What?!? That’s right, I tried Freekeh and it is one of my new favorite grains! You may be wondering what Freekeh is. Freekeh is an ancient roasted grain that has an awesome nutty, chewy texture. What’s more, Freekeh has up to 3 times the amount of fiber and protein as brown rice and is naturally low in sodium and it’s vegan! Not to mention that it is certified organic, Non GMO, and grown in the USA.
So what do you do with Freekeh? So far I have used it in my chicken stir fry and made a Mexican salad with it. Yum! It would also be great in soups, pilafs, salads, chilis, stews etc…The possibilities are endless!
It’s Friday and that means it’s time for another Fit Mom Feature. Today I am happy to introduce you to Aileen Wise Lee from Small Steps of Change. Aileen is a fellow Sweat Pink Ambassador, fitness enthusiast, and fit mom to 4 young children. Her passions are running, coaching families on eliminating processed foods from their diets, and meal planning using wholesome, organic, and responsibly sourced food. Today she is sharing her meal planning tips with us and they are great! You don’t want to miss this!
Let’s talk meal plan and prep! Sunday is the day that I use to meal plan and prep, so I wanted to share my tips on meal planning and preparation. This is a very important part of eating healthy, especially for people who are on the go, working, or busy all day! It will help you stay on track and make healthy choices throughout your day.
We went berry picking over the weekend and we picked over 6 pounds of blueberries! The first thing that my family wanted me to make was blueberry crisp. Well, I used to make my blueberry crisp with sugar…and a lot of it. Eek! I experimented and came up with a healthier alternative and I wanted to share it with you. Continue reading
It’s Friday and I have another amazing woman that I am featuring on my blog. I was so exited when Stephanie from Love Living Whole agreed to do a guest post for me. I love following her fitness and Whole 90 journey. Not to mention that I love checking out her Target and Trader Joe’s finds! Today she will tell you a little about herself and share a delicious recipe for roasted bok choy! Continue reading
I am so excited to start my Friday Fit Mom Feature series on my blog! Today I would like to introduce you to Sarah from A Whisk and Two Wands. I have been following Sarah on Instagram @miss_whisk for quite a while and I love how she is always creating delicious and healthy recipes for her active family. I am constantly inspired by her posts and often run out and purchase products that she features in her recipes. Today she will tell you a little about her life as a fit mom and share a delicious recipe that is a perfect summer treat!
Over the past few months I have been eating a lot of sweet potatoes. I can’t get enough of them! They are a great source of dietary fiber, anti-oxidants, vitamins and minerals and they taste great! I received a Paderno Spiral Slicer as a gift and I immediately wanted to make curly sweet potato fries with them. This has quickly become a family favorite so I wanted to share the recipe with you!