On Connecting With Those Around Us

I posted this picture the other day on my Instagram and on my Facebook page along with my ramblings. I honestly didn’t think that the thoughts I added to the photo caption would have such an impact, and was surprised by the number of people who read, liked, and commented. Sometimes I wonder how may…

Clutch Zucchini Banana Bread {High Protein}

  There is nothing quite like fresh baked banana bread. Except maybe fresh baked zucchini bread. This recipe combines both—but it is healthy! The avocado serves as a stand in for the butter/oil that most traditional quick breads call for. The baking mix is high protein. It is also sweetened with stevia, and along with…

”Delt Drop” Workout

This super-set style workout is designed to hit every part of your shoulders—front, lateral, and rear delts. You can do this at home or at the gym. Know one thing for certain… your shoulders will be on FIRE!    If you try this workout, let me know what you think! If you want, you can even…

The Best Way To Cook A Spaghetti Squash

  There are several ways to cook a spaghetti squash, but I have found the easiest to be microwaving. It requires less hands on time, and less time overall than using the oven. It is fairly simple, but if you’ve never done it before, it is definitely a bit daunting. I thought it would be…

A Few of My Favorite Things #1

Just stopping in to share some of my favorite products as of late. I’ll try to start doing this more often!! 😉 No affiliate links, just sharing the love! Flavored Egg Whites There are several companies that make flavored egg whites, but the one I’ve tried and love is MuscleEgg. They have flavors like key…

S.O.A.P. Notes #4 {Psalm 119:114}

Time for another SOAP Notes devotional! If you aren’t sure what I am referencing, see this post for a full explanation of this series! Today’s key verse is Psalm 119:114  S: You are my hiding place and my shield; I wait for Your word [I put my hope in your promise]. O: Sometimes we are…

An Egg-cellent #WIAW 4 + Super Simple Meal Prep

    It’s been a while since I’ve done a #WIAW post! Since I actually had the forethought to take photos of a full day’s eats, I decided I should join the party again after my hiatus. This #WIAW is also a testament to the fact that a meal prep for the week does not have…

S.O.A.P. Notes #3 {Ephesians 3:20}

Time for another SOAP Notes devotional! If you aren’t sure what I am referencing, see this post for a full explanation of this series!   Today’s key verse is Ephesians 3:20 S: [He] is able to [carry out His purpose and] do superabundantly more than all that we dare ask or think to imagine [infinitely beyond our…

1 Minute {Low Carb} Meal, Learning Carb Cycling, +Kitchen Tip!

So I’m currently in a 6 week program designed to help with learning more about carb timing / carb cycling and how to utilize it for optimizing your training and reaching next level physique goals. Carb cycling and timing is something that I have wanted to learn more about for a while now. Even as a highly educated…

Simple Meal {Healthy, Meal Prep, Family Friendly}

Whether you’re looking for a quick and easy family-friendly meal, or something suitable for meal prepping your healthy lunches for the work week, I’ve got you covered! My husband brought me home several locally-grown squash and zucchini the other day because he knows that lately, I just can’t get enough of them! See evidence here. It was such a thoughtful surprise, and since I needed…

“By the Numbers” {Upper Body Push/Pull Workout}

If you’re in the mood to try something new on your next upper body day, I have just the thing! A word of caution though…if you need to do anything with your upper body over the course of the 2 days following your workout, this might not be a good option… Consider yourself warned! This workout left…