I’ve talked to a lot of people who think that eating healthy or following a “diet” or tracking macros is only possible when you have a lot of money. They think that there’s not way to eat all of these fancy healthy foods while on a budget But this is where you’re wrong! Being on a budget doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your health goals. It just means you need to be a little smarter about your purchases and plan accordingly! So today I want to show you how to eat healthy & track your macros on a budget! 1. Check for Coupons/Sales ThisRead More →

If you’re just starting out in your weight loss journey, it can be extremely overwhelming to think about all of the changes you “should” make. Honestly the reason most people are unsuccessful is because they think they need to overhaul their entire diet at once. They think they need to “eat clean” for all 3 meals, cut out all snacks, and exercise 5-7x a week all at once. Of course that’s overwhelming!! You’d maybe stick with it for a few weeks, but then it would get too challenging and you’d give up completely. So let me tell you a little secret…you don’t need to make all ofRead More →

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It is almost 2019, and you’ve probably started to think about your New Year’s Resolutions. Am I right? Most people set themselves up for failure by committing to huge New Year’s resolutions that are almost impossible to achieve in a year. For example, “I’m going to workout everyday”, or “I’m going to completely eliminate sugar, dairy, and gluten”, or “I’m going eat zero carbs”. While these might sound like great health-conscious goals, you need to stop and think about how huge of a life change this would be. So instead, this year I want you to focus on setting achievable resolutions. Here’s an example of fourRead More →

With the Holidays starting in just a few short weeks, it’s time to start thinking about what to get all of the special people on your list. Instead of stressing on “the perfect gift”, check out the list of the best health & fitness gift ideas! You’re sure to find the perfect item for any fitness enthusiast on your list! Fitmark Bags Fitmark Bags are the perfect solution for anybody who works out at a gym. However these are more than just your average gym bag! They make bags that fit all of your workout stuff PLUS school items (like laptops) for those fit studentsRead More →

We’re right in the middle of football season, so I thought I’d do a recipe round-up of some healthier football party and tailgating foods! And don’t worry, even the pickiest of eaters (aka…men) will love these recipes! They won’t even know they’re healthy! Skinny Buffalo Chicken Dip Sweet Potato Skins BBQ Baked Chicken Wings Air Fryer Chicken Wings Mini Pepper Nachos Crockpot Sweet Potato Turkey Chili Buffalo Chicken Nuggets Black Bean Dip  Read More →

Now that Thanksgiving is officially over, it’s time to start thinking about the holidays! And with the holiday season comes a ton of holiday parties and get-togethers! If you only have one party on your calendar, then its only to indulge a bit. But if you have multiple parties each weekend, then it might be smart to make some healthier choices. Just because it’s the holiday season doesn’t mean you need to gain a bunch of weight! Here is a list of 10 healthy holiday party food ideas that are both delicious and won’t ruin all of your progress! Dark Chocolate Clusters Baked Salmon CakesRead More →

If you’re currently tracking your food intake or focusing on macros, then you know that technically no food is off limits. However it’s not exactly fun to blow through all of your daily fat and carb allowance in one meal, leaving you drinking protein shakes the rest of the day (I’ve been there…it’s not fun!). So I’m here to show you some simple ways to make any recipe “macro friendly”. Enjoy all of your favorite foods without blowing all of your macros on one meal! Pre-calculate the Macros for the Original Recipe The first step is to calculate the macro breakdown for the original recipe.Read More →

The idea of meal prepping can be completely overwhelming and daunting…I get it! Sometimes even just the thought of it can be exhausting! So I want to help make it as easy as possible for you! Maybe you’re reading this because you want try meal prepping for the very first time. Or maybe you’ve been prepping for a while and want to find out ways to make it more efficient. Either way, keep reading! I’m about to share with you all of my meal prep tips & tricks that I’ve learned over the last 5 years of prepping! If you’re a completely newbie, I recommendRead More →

One of the biggest struggles that most people face today is a hectic and crazy schedule. Being so busy all of the time makes eating healthy a real challenge. It can become so easy to choose less healthy foods just because they are quick and convenient. These less-than-ideal food choices put us on the hamster wheel of experiencing low energy, weight gain, and potential health problems. But it’s time to break that cycle! Here are my top tips for  how to eat healthy on the go… When You’re Not Home While you might fill your house with healthy food options, this doesn’t help you muchRead More →

  These days most people know that protein is an important macronutrient. It helps us to build and repair tissues, aids in digestion, provides the structure for hair, blood, and muscle, helps transport nutrients, and more. There are different brands of protein powders all over the stores, and I’m sure at some point you wondered if you should buy it. So do you need to use a protein powder? Or is it only for serious athletes? Let’s find out! Protein in your Diet First, start off by taking a look at your diet. Protein is found in things such as meat, seafood, dairy, tofu, nuts,Read More →