Kaci’s Friday Find — Incremental Weights!

Kaci’s Friday Find is a way for me to share something I feel is useful, valuable, interesting, or new that will make healthy living / practicing healthy habits easier, more effective, and / or enjoyable!   I ordered these incremental / fractional weight plates off of Amazon and have absolutely loved them! You can add…

A Few of My Favorite Things #8 {Protein Bars}

First, let me address the elephant in the room… I am intentionally leaving out Quest Bars because I feel like everyone already knows about them. Ok! That being said, I am asked quite often about what types of protein bars I consume and which I would recommend. In an effort to make it easier for…

Recommended Recipe: Adapted Eats Broccoli & Sun-dried Tomato Meatballs

Shout out to Maggie of Adapted Eats (Instagram page @adaptedeats) who created the most amazing meatball recipe I think I’ve ever tried! You guys have got to try these and follow her blog for more healthy, delicious recipes! This got added to my list of favorite meal prep recipes! You can that Pinterest Board here….

Panda Express {First Time Experience + Wok Smart Review!}

Preface: This post is in no way associated with Panda Express, and I was not compensated for sharing my thoughts! I’m sharing because I realize that the vast majority of people would like to have more information regarding making healthy choices when they dine out and are looking for restaurants that offer healthy options, especially…

Holiday Gift Guide 2018

It’s that time of year! Are you as lost as I usually am when it comes to good gift ideas? I’ll do my best to point you in the right direction! Click the title link to go to the product detail. I have included gifts that assist with healthy living and/or have a growth-oriented focus. But,…

Cereal School Review

I wanted to share a review of a new food find today! The Cereal School low carb, high protein cereal!!     Update 7/29/19 Three things! First, a HUGE thank you to Laura G. who sent me a bag of the new formulation of the fruity flavor to try—at her own shipping cost! Seriously, that…

Recommended Recipe: Dashing Dish’s Pizza Chicken Salad

Who doesn’t love PIZZA?!! My lunches for the last week were so good, I had to share! I is no secret that I love Dashing Dish recipes! I made the Pizza Chicken Salad for my lunches at work, and it was amazing! Plus, so much healthier than pizza! If you are looking for another healthier pizza…

Exciting News!!

I have mentioned before about how much I love my membership to the site Dashing Dish. I have been a member since May of 2013! Katie’s site was one that inspired me to start my blog, and I am so excited to share that I have been working with Katie and the team at Dashing…

A Few of My Favorite Things #4 {Savory Snacks}

When the snack monster hits, have no fear! Healthier options are available!!       DNX Bars: A different approach to the protein bar with these whole food-based bars. Kind of like jerky, but also not in that they aren’t super salty. They can be pricy, but if you sign up for their emails, they…

The Supplements I Take Every Day

I have made the rounds with supplements over the last few years. I’ve tried all kinds of things recommended by bodybuilding experts, my own nutritional background knowledge, and based on the recommendation of my personal medical providers. For those that don’t know, I have a B.S. in Dietetics / Food Nutrition Science and am certified in…

A Few of My Favorite Things #3 {Healthy Beverage Swaps}

Growing up, I drank A LOT of soda and sweet tea. I totally get that it is a hard habit to break for people. For those that find it difficult to break the habit of drinking soda or sweet tea, and who also don’t care for plain water, I wanted to offer some healthier alternatives….