Food

Healthy nutrition plays an important role in losing weight and being healthy. Weight loss isn’t about not eating, it’s about eating the right foods. You will find recipes as well as research proven information about nutrition to help support a healthy life for you and your family.

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21 Healthy Quinoa Recipes Including Chocolate Cake

If you haven't tried quinoa yet, let me tell you, quinoa is one of the most versatile ingredients in the healthy eating world. I only discovered it in the last couple of years when I was curious about the nutritional difference between couscous and quinoa. Quinoa is a...

Spaghetti Squash and Meatballs Recipe

Spaghetti and meatballs have always been a favorite of mine. Now that my focus is on healthy foods, it doesn't mean I have to give up my favorites and neither should you or your family. So many of our favorite comfort foods have the potential to use alternative...

Healthy Weight Loss Foods that Replaced My Favorite Junk Foods

Healthy weight loss foods are imperative to a healthy lifestyle. When I started on this journey, I didn't realize my eating habits would be changing indefinitely. It was clear that I had to break up with my favorite junk foods, at least until I lost the weight. In a...

How Siggi’s Yogurt Stole My Heart + Siggi’s Giveaway

Have you tried Siggi's Yogurt yet? If you aren't buying Siggi's exclusively yet, then I know the answer is no. Once you try it, there's no going back. Like many women over 40, I still consider myself new to the fitness world...I am only 2-3 years into regular...

Jamba Juice’s Amazing Greens Smoothie Recipe

Jamba Juice and travel go hand in hand for me. I gave their Amazing Greens Smoothie a try recently and yes, it is amazing! When walking through the airport this morning to fly to Los Angeles for the Fitness Blogfest Conference, I knew I needed something for breakfast....

Meal Prepping Tips Even For Those Who Don’t Really Like It

Meal prepping tips from someone who doesn't like leftovers? Here's how you can be prepared and eat food that tastes fresh.     I am totally on board with having fresh healthy food at your fingertips when you get hungry to help prevent spontaneously reaching...

Beginner Treadmill Workout + Mediterranean Turkey Burgers

The right beginner treadmill workout will get you in shape to get in shape. Starting somewhere is better than never starting. It is really common for women over 40 to be really out of shape. I was one myself a few years ago. It's not a reason to give up. Start from...

Quick, Easy, Healthy Summer Salads

Healthy summer salads are a staple at our house, especially during summer. I love the fresh produce summer brings us. Now that I am really trying to focus on the 21 Day Fix nutrition, that means eating more veggies and fruit than I had been. An even better reason to...

Healthy Ice Cream You Can Eat Every Single Day

                    Healthy ice cream seems like an oxymoron or a complete joke, right? Well, it's not April Fools Day and this isn't your local used car salesman's offer. It is true. You can eat this healthy ice cream...

Meal Prep Made Easy + Yummy

Meal prep made easy AND yummy. Anything that says meal and easy in the same sentence is right up my alley. The problem with meal prep for me is I don't like leftovers in general, so the idea of putting several days of meals together to eat all week has never appealed...

Couscous vs Quinoa: Which Should You be Feeding Your Family?

Couscous vs quinoa is a great question for those of us just starting to eat healthier after 40. It was mashed potatoes and pasta as staples until a few years ago at our house. As I have transitioned to healthier meals, couscous and quinoa have made it to my shopping...