Healthy Chocolate Breakfast Soufflé {Secret Ingredient Recipe}

This simple breakfast soufflé is packed with protein, fiber, chocolate, and squash…? That’s right! Certainly by now we have all heard of and likely tried a healthier baked recipe using applesauce, zucchini, or pumpkin. So try not to get too weirded-out by the spaghetti squash in this recipe. It has such a neutral flavor. No…

A New Approach to the New Year {ToL #3}

I mentioned on Instagram that I chose a New Year’s “theme” for 2017. I explained here why I chose the theme that I did (#PrioritizedAction). I think it is important to go deeper and share with you the basis for why I choose themes to begin my years now, rather than participate in setting New…

Food Find: Saucy Lips Gourmet Sauce

Happy New Year! Hard to believe it is already 2017… Time flies! In honor of the New Year, I thought it would be fitting to share a new product find with you all. Saucy Lips Foods Gourmet Sauces. Note: No affiliate links included here, but I have included a link to their site so you…

*Home Workout 101* (Part Two): “Stocking” Accessories

I’ll do a follow-up post with some larger items. For now, I thought I’d put together a list of some of the stocking-stuffer sized accessory and ancillary items that I frequently use for my home workouts. It is that time of year…just in case you need some inspiration for your holiday wish list! 😉 Note: These are things…

Information Is Only A Tool

“Stop letting people try to recruit you on to their nutrition team. Create your own team.” -Jade Teda I came across this quote from Jade Teda (one of the founders of Metabolic Effect) on Instagram the other day. I thought it was truth worth sharing. The only thing you *need* to do is whatever works best for…

Action Is A Dividing Line {ToL #2}

Action Is A Dividing Line {ToL #2} The following ramblings were inspired by a comment on my Instagram post by @fitlilbit13 (also check her out here and here!) It just so happens she was good friends with my older sister growing up, but I stumbled on her Instagram (I think via a #basicfitfam hashtag??) without realizing who it was…

Coconut Curry Beef & Power Veggies {Recipe} {Food Finds} {Review}

I did not expect this meal to turn out so amazing. Bonus…it took almost no time to put together! I recently stumbled across Hope Foods Hummus at my local Publix, and couldn’t pass up trying a few of the flavors when I saw them. Kale Pesto and Thai Coconut Curry. Both were excellent. I love…

Chocolate Covered Cherry #BOSS {Recipe}

Question: What is one part fruit smoothie and one part protein shake?   Answer: The recipe for a #BOSS (aka big ‘ole smoothie shake).   🍫🍒For the Chocolate Covered Cherry #BOSS blend: 8 oz milk (I used almond-coconut) 70g (about 1/2 cup) frozen dark sweet cherries handful of spinach 1/2-1 scoop chocolate protein powder (I…

Protein Cream of Wheat

  This recipe actually works really well if you want to make it the night before. You can reheat it, or you can just eat it cold (which is actually how I like to eat it, because I’m down with the #strangebutgood). It’s so simple, but #satisfactionfactor10. Protein Cream of Wheat What you need: 1 packet of the…

My Favorite Protein Powders {Plus Recipe Ideas}

  Of course, most of us would do best to eat whole food sources of protein instead of powders, but there are certainly good reasons to use supplements. That being said, I thought I’d share my favorite protein powders and how I use them. Please note, some links are affiliate links. Those that are affiliate…

Bia Bar Review! {ToL #1}

Disclosure: This is not a sponsored post (I actually have not yet had an opportunity to write one—if you are interested, let me know). I received a box of Bia Bars from the company, however it was not connected in any way to my decision to write this post. (See below for full details). I…