Lean In

The thing you’re resisting might be the very thing you need the most. If something bumps up against your comfortable bubble, how do you respond? I’ll be the first to admit that I usually want to respond by pushing it away. But I’m learning to pause and check myself more. The truth is, comfort zones…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Cut Da Carb Turkey Hot Dogs! 🌭

Got another easy lunch idea coming your way featuring Cut Da Carb flatbread and Applegate turkey hotdogs. See this post for a pizza recipe! Macro shown include the toppings listed. Nutrition info and ingredient labels for the hotdogs and Cut Da Carb flatbread shown if you swipe. See notes below for variation ideas! See this…

Focus on Fundamentals First

When novelty wears off, or things appear (key word appear) as if they are not working, it’s tempting to jump ship for something shiny and new. Have you had these thoughts? 💭 “I just need something different in order to get motivated again!” 💭 “I haven’t seen that before; maybe it will work better—and faster—than…

Kaci’s Friday Find — Cut Da Carb Flatbreads!

I’m definitely late to the game on these, but I now understand what all the hype was about! I figured I would share in case anyone else out there was on the fence about trying them! These wraps are minimal ingredient, low calorie, and low carb (even keto friendly), but quite large (12 in x…

🐘 Let’s Talk About the Elephant In the Room 🐘

Let’s talk about the elephant in the room. If there’s a problem big enough to cause a pain point, and the pain point is something you truly want to change, it’s usually only tolerated for one of two reasons… Either it’s decidedly ignored despite causing pain, or it’s not even noticed and understood as the…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Oven “Fried” Okra!

Growing up, one of my favorite side dishes was fried okra. It (or green bean casserole) was always on the menu when I got to choose my birthday dinner. Definitely not the healthiest, but so delicious! This #MacroFriendly #LowFat version will satisfy the craving without busting the calorie bank. 🥣 Ingredients:👉🏼15 oz frozen chopped okra,…

Just Because You Can Doesn’t Mean You Should

Why? Although there’s a few exceptions to the rule, generally speaking, any solution that creates an additional problem in the process of resolving one shouldn’t be considered a viable option. What does this have to do with our health goals and habits? Glad you asked! Just because you can do something to move toward your…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Best-Ever Burger Recipe!

Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the cost of publishing future books too! I have many ideas on my…

Macro Friendly Mondays — Blue Cheese Burger on Protein Bread!

Blue cheese gives you all the flavor for some pretty sweet macros! Just a reminder that my first book, The Savior’s Heart: Lessons of Truth From The Gospel of Mark is now available for purchase here! Ordering your signed copy through my site helps cover the costs it took for publication—and supports my work in the…

Do I Believe In “Sugar Addiction?” {Vlog}

👉🏼Chatting about how the idea of “sugar addiction” is misleading at best, harmful at worst.👉🏼Discussing the concept of pedestal foods and how they can perpetuate the idea of the addictive properties of food.👉🏼Food restriction can lead to just as much bondage as overindulgence with pedestal foods.👉🏼The ultimate goal is freedom from the yo-yo cycle of…

Five Tips for Accurate Macro Tracking

So you’ve been diligent about tracking and your workouts, but it doesn’t reflect in measurements, how your clothing feels, what you see in the mirror, or the number on the scale (remember that changes in some but not others does indicate progress). You don’t understand why you’re not seeing results. You definitely understand the basics,…