• We’re All About Kombucha

    If you haven’t seen this iconic health spritzer all over social media, then you might actually be living under a rock. In all seriousness, kombucha has gained a lot of attention over the last year, and for good reason! It’s a fizzy, slightly vinegary, and yet a kind of addicting elixir that’s jam packed with gut happy probiotics. If you…

  • Growing My Own Microgreens!

    If you’re following me on social media, you’ve probably seen some of my insta-stories all about my microgreens! This grow kit was highly recommended by Lee Tilghman (@leefromamerica ) who is a freaking nutrient & plant goddess, so I absolutely had to buy one for myself. I thought it would be fun to talk to you guys about what microgreens are…

  • Loving Your Heart + Heart Book Review

    The Importance of Keeping Your Heart Healthy with Nutrition The heart is one of our most important organs, it’s job is to supply our bodies with blood, oxygen, and vital nutrients. It’s also responsible for removing harmful and toxic wastes from our bodies so we can stay in tip-top shape. Although we would like to think our hearts can play…

  • New Favorite Foods & Things

     New + Better For You Products! It’s been a while since I’ve sat down to share with you a few foodie things that I have been loving. And lately, it seems like my entire food world is changing! I have to be honest, I never thought I would be interested in holistic nutrition. Reason number one being, it was never taught…

  • HelloFresh: Rustic Ragu Beef & Herbed Couscous

    Rustic Ragu Beef & Herbed Couscous Hello, HelloFresh! I have always been curious, skeptical, yet respectful of food delivery subscriptions. I think it is a genius idea and perfect for anyone who doesn’t have the time to grocery shop or learn how to cook and eat a bit healthier. I personally love going to the grocery store (weird, I know)…

  • High Protein Snacks That You Can Find at Any Gas Station

    Perfect For When You’re In A Pinch Let these gas station gems keep you feeling fuller, longer & ready to tackle your day Whether you’re stuck in the car for a long road trip, running late to class, or even just finished a killer workout – these four high protein snacks will keeping you feeling, and looking, your best. Ok I get…

  • Top 4 Winter Skincare Products

    A Healthy Body = Happy Skin My favorite skincare products for dry winter skin Skincare is something that many of us overlook when we think about improving our overall heath, but your skin can actually tell a lot about your health! I’m sure you’ve heard the expression,

  • Healthy Happenings: For The Skinny Fat Girls

    “I’m trying to make a difference to those who keep getting knocked down. I know you’re sick of being heavier and not fitting into your skinny jeans. I was too! It’s time to take a deep breath and get ready to kick some ass.” | For The Skinny Fat Girls

  • Healthy Happenings: The Buff Pastry Shop

    I hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving! I ate a lot of food and took a lot of naps. It was so nice having the weekend off and just being able to lay around, see family, and take a break from everything. If you read my last post, you probably already can guess what this is going to be about. I’ve…

  • Favorite Kitchen Accessory: The Crockpot 

    Why Having A Crockpot Is Magic And My Favorite Recipes So Far Whether you’ve just left home for another year of college or signed a lease for your very first apartment, you have officially pardoned ways with your nightly home cooked meals. There’s something so exciting about being on your own, planning your own meals, and eating what ever you would like.…

  • Nutrient Timing Review

    In my last post I mentioned that I had just purchased the book Nutrient Timing: Future of Sports Nutrition by Drs. John Ivy and Robert Portman. Knowing that this book was going to take some time and attention, I wanted to wait until I was done with my first summer term  to start my reading and highlighting binge. I’ve never been one…

  • Sunday Steal: Asian Cashew Chicken Salad

    This weekend was full of ‘on the go’ moments and as many of you know, Wendys always has my back. This salad was perfect for after a workout and before our Saturday ‘good good’ meal. The Asian Cashew Chicken Salad was better than any salad from Panera.. yup I said it. It was filled with edamame, fresh cucumbers, and red bell peppers.…