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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How to Get Your Chocolate Fix on a Diet

I am so glad it is 80 degrees today! Sunny, not a cloud in the sky is how I like to live my days. I took Rhett on his first stroller ride without his car seat. He wasn't really sure if he should sit up more or if he's supposed to sit back and chill. Overall, I think...

Fitness Challenge Day 1 + What’s for Breakfast

Hi Guys! How was day 1 of the 30 Day Fitness Challenge for Women Over 40? Don't be discouraged if it was hard. The first day is always tough. Stick with it, next week this time you will feel it become a little easier. The flip side to the exercise is your nutrition....

30 Healthy Snacks for Women Over 40

  Snack heaven, that's what this is. These healthy snacks are perfect for women over 40. I am ready to eat every one of these delicious snacks right now. Being healthy doesn't mean starving. It is important to reduce serving size when needed, but eating sensibly every...

Gluten Free Beef Stew

There are 3 things I love about Fall and Winter: comfy warm clothes, hot chocolate and comfort foods like this gluten free beef stew. Sometimes it is a struggle to find good comfort foods that fit into your healthy lifestyle. This gluten free beef stew fits both as it...

Thanksgiving Week Recap + Upcoming 30 Day Fitness Challenge

Hi Everyone! Hope you had an awesome Thanksgiving! We had a great one, albeit super quiet with our extended family 2000 miles away this year. *sad, sad face* Andrew's turkey and gravy stole the show once again this year. If you have not grilled a turkey on your BBQ...

3 Ingredient Healthy Cranberry Sauce

When I say turkey, you say gravy. When I say turkey, you say stuffing. When I say turkey, you say cranberry sauce, but not the canned sauce you grew up with! The turkey is definitely the star of the show at our house on Thanksgiving, but really, where would the turkey...

Healthy Gluten Free Apple Crisp

Feeling like you are missing out on some of your favorite Fall desserts due to a new diet? Well, not anymore. This delicious Healthy Gluten Free Apple Crisp will satisfy your sweet tooth and send you back for more, guilt free. One thing I love about living in NC is...

High Protein Healthy Hot Chocolate

As soon as jackets come out, I am ready for hot chocolate. This is a perfect cloudy cold day for a cup of healthy hot chocolate. Hot chocolate has been a favorite of mine since I was a child. It really doesn't get much better than curling up on a sofa with a cup of...

Pumpkin Cranberry Oatmeal Bar

Oh yes. It's the oatmeal bar that tastes so good it can't be healthy for you but it is healthy oatmeal bar. I saw this recipe on Fitnessista and just had to give it a try because it looked so good. This is easy and quick to whip up. I made this in a few minutes that I...

What is the Best Tasting Protein Bar for Women Over 40?

For women over 40, or any age for that matter, the selection of protein bars available is mind-boggling. There are only about a million different protein bars to choose from when standing in the aisle. Okay, maybe not a million, but so many it can be overwhelming to...