If you’ve been counting your macros then you probably realize how difficult it can be to hit your targets every day. Sometimes it’s 9:00pm and you still have 40g of protein left. Or maybe you just finished eating lunch only to realize that you already went over on fat for the day. It can be extremely frustrating and challenging to hit your macros spot on. But it doesn’t have to be! I’m going to share with you my #1 tip for how to easily hit your macros every day! But let’s back up for a minute. If you are unfamiliar with macro tracking, please take aRead More →

paleo turkey and vegetable soup

There’s nothing better than a warm bowl of soup on a cold day. And it makes me even happier when the soup is homemade and full of healthy ingredients! And bonus points if it keeps me full for hours! My paleo turkey and vegetable soup hits all of these points and more! It is made with simple ingredients and can be on the table in under an hour! Plus everything cooks up in the same pot, which means less dishes! And each bowl is packed with 25g of protein to keep you full for a while. Double win! Start out by peeling and chopping your potatoes andRead More →

easy 2 ingredient bagels

I grew up working at a small bagel shop, so bagels used to be a staple in my diet. But now that I realize that the average bagel has about 70g of carbs and over 350 calories I sadly don’t eat them that often anymore. However I recently started seeing this easy 2 ingredient bagel recipe all over the internet, so I knew I had to give it a try! After making them just one time, I was hooked! They are so soft and fluffy, and are less than 150 calories (and around 25g of carbs) per bagel! Plus they couldn’t be easier to make! Who knew aRead More →

  If you’re reading this then you have probably heard something about macro tracking (or “iifym” for “if it fits your macros”). You’ve probably heard about someone’s wild success reaching their physique goals while still eating donuts and pizza and ice cream. I bet this even sounds too good to be true…yet here you are doing your research. Good for you! Clearly you’re ready to make a change in your health, and you’re trying to find a sustainable way to do so. And macro tracking just might be the solution for you! If you’re still not totally sure what macro tracking is all about, pleaseRead More →

low carb turkey skillet

This recipe is actually something that my mom created a few years ago. I’m pretty sure she just started throwing different things into a pan and we eventually ended up with a deliciously easy, one pan meal! I love one-pan meals because it’s less work to cook and easier to clean (double win!). This low carb ground turkey skillet is going to be your new go-to meal when you need some healthy in a pinch. I always keep the ingredients on hand! Grab your large pan and spray it with nonstick cooking spray. Add the ground turkey and garlic and cook until it’s no longerRead More →

chicken, zucchini, potato bake

I am so proud of this meal. First of all, it’s delicious, which is super important when creating a meal that the entire family (and super picky eaters) will eat. Second, it only requires a few simple ingredients. Nothing crazy that will require you searching the shelves of the grocery store for hours (who even has time for that??). And third, it all cooks in one pan in the oven. Which means you get to put it in the oven and forget about it for 45 minutes (aka more free time!). Basically, you should go make this chicken, zucchini, and potato bake right now! StartRead More →

If  you’re looking into creating a home gym, then some sort of power cage or squat rack is probably on your list. Once I got my power cage last year, it really took my workouts to the next level! Not sure if you need a power rack? Well here are just some of the awesome things you can do with one: a safer way to perform many barbell movements such as a squats, lunges, and bench most come with a chin up bar for you to do chin ups, pull ups, toes to bar, knees to elbow, etc it serves as a great anchor pointRead More →

taco salad bowls

Salads pack a major punch when it comes to nutrition, however they can get pretty boring, really quick. That’s why I love these turkey taco salad bowls. They spice up a boring old salad, but are still super healthy. They aren’t load with high calorie dressings like you will find at most restaurants, but I promise they are still full of flavor! Plus, they require minimal cooking, which makes these a super fast item to meal prep for the week! So let’s get to it… Start out by browning the turkey in a pan on the stove. Once fully cooked, add the taco seasoning andRead More →

slow cooker chicken parm

Chicken parmesan is probably one of my favorite comfort foods. It doesn’t get much better than mountains of pasta topped with breaded chicken and gooey cheese. However the typical chicken parm dish can be upwards of 1000 calories! So I decided to recreate one of my favorite foods into a healthier version, that didn’t blow your diet. This slow cooker chicken parm is simple to make, full of protein, and low carb. Serve it with your favorite pasta, turn it into a sandwich, or simply serve it with veggies to keep the carbs low. The possibilities are endless! Start out by grabbing all of yourRead More →

20 Minute Core Workout with no equipment!

Having a strong core is a crucial part of your physical well-being. Most people seek out core workouts to help slim their waistlines and tone their abs, however they are also a great way to prevent or reduce back pain! A strong core is the foundation for a strong body. I teach a Core Training class three times a week and I’ve led several different workouts. However I wanted to share one of my very favorites with you all! Here are a few reasons why I love this workouts so much: it targets the entire core (aka. upper abs, lower abs, obliques, and lower back)Read More →