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Berry-licious Salads

When it comes to food, nothing says “summer” to me like berries (OK, and ice cream … and tomatoes and basil).  I love berries so much that when I developed a temporary allergy to them at 2-years-old, I convinced my unknowing grandmother that the only thing I was willing to eat was a bowl full…

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500 Rep Circuit Workout

Are you sticking with the 30-day squat challenge?  I am, and I’m definitely feeling it from time to time – awesome!  If you’re participating, you know that today is a squat-rest-day, but I’m not going to let you off the hook that easily :).  I’ve created a new circuit workout with no squats required ……

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Exercise and Work

Due to yesterday’s beast of a post on how to cook for a group, I’m going to keep today’s Motivation Monday relatively short.  Enjoy! We all know that work makes it more difficult to stick to a healthy lifestyle – it can mean rolling out of bed far earlier than you’d like to fit in…

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7 Tips to Cook for a Group (and actually enjoy it!)

I love cooking because it allows me the opportunity to relax, unwind, and think about the delicious food I’m about to eat.  I also love talking about nutrition and sharing my knowledge and opinions with others who are trying to be healthy.  So, cooking healthy food for a large group of people (all with very…

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Orange Almond Protein Muffins

Lately, I’ve been drooling over recipes for summery, fruity muffins – they’ve been popping up on blogs, on Pinterest, and in magazines, and I was determined to create some for myself.  I’m the first to admit that I love a good muffin, but some readily available options are deceptively unhealthy (take Dunkin’ Donuts’ Coffee Cake…

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