The Farmhouse Barbecue

It all started a little over a year ago: the barbecue obsession. I remember the exact moment when Chad decided to add brisket and smoked meats to our newbie culinary vocabulary. I come from a baking, stove top, and oven basting background. Smoking meats was never apart of that. Whether that’s feminist or fare, it is…

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…

How To Plan Healthy Meals For The Week

Learn to Eat Healthy and Cheap A look into how we plan meals for the week & how you can too Planning out what you’re going to eat throughout the week, is the best and easiest way to make sure your nutrition is where it needs to be Without diving too far into the subject of…

The Rundown on Probiotics

What Exactly Are Probiotics? & Why You Need Them If probiotics aren’t something you incorporate into your daily routine, I hope that by reading this you’ll have a better understanding of why probiotics are so beneficial for your overall health. Our bodies are comprised of trillions of bacteria, many being beneficial for the body such…

Super Seed Oat Muffins

Packed With Fiber + Antioxidants Super Seed Oat Muffins (a.k.a real food) There was a point when my diet only consisted of synthetic protein, sugar alcohols, and high sodium snacks. Anything that “fit my macros” and tasted sugary, was everything that I wanted – regardless of how awful it was for me.  I want to say…

Weekend Moments

Hello March! I feel like it’s been a while since I’ve taken the time to update you all and just talk about whats been going on. I guess the last time would have been when we moved the site, which was about a month ago!  I can’t believe how quickly time passes. And speaking of,  I…

My Go To Breakfast

Because It Is The Most Important Meal And what I go to bed dreaming about I would be lying if I said I don’t go to bed every night, looking forward to tomorrow’s breakfast. And the crazy thing is – I eat the same thing every single day. Okay – kind of You know what they…

Chocolate Strawberry Breakfast Muffins

You Aren’t Dreaming These chocolate strawberry protein muffins are the real deal With Valentine’s Day around the corner, I thought it would be perfect to try out something new on the classic chocolate & strawberry duo. Over the past weekend, while we were doing our normal Sunday shopping for the week, I came across a fresh strawberry…

What Your Diet Won’t Tell You

Forget a New Diet Find and stick to your diet There’s a sense of comfort in trusting a new diet. Comfort meaning trust, and trust meaning hope and expectations. But when that diet falls short and you’re left questioning where it all went wrong – what next?

Full Day Of Eating

A look at what I eat in a day & Why I eat it We’ve already made it through the first week of January, and if you’ve set some healthy resolutions, that means you’re one week into the healthiest you year! YAY! 

New Year Nutrition Goals

I hope everyone had a nice holiday! I’m finally sitting down to write (and hopefully finish) a blog post. We’ve been so busy over the past two weeks with prepping for Christmas, losing a job, enjoying Christmas, finding a job and everything in between. The past week has been filled with family time and great food, which…

Peppermint Protein Shake

The Perfect Peppermint Protein Shake –Santa approved For most of the east, it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! It’s been snowing for the last few days and I think we might actually get a white Christmas this year. And what better way to get into holiday spirit than peppermint everything?

The Best Chicken Noodle Soup

The Best Remedy For Your Stubborn Cold The easiest chicken noodle soup ever What a week it has been! I started coming down with a cold over the weekend and by Tuesday, it was in full effect. With only having a few days off from work to train, it’s crucial that I make those days count.…

The Dish On Carbs

What You Should And Shouldn’t Fear Because we’ve come to fear everything – including fruit For decades upon decades, the low carbohydrate diet has been the center of attention when it comes to proper nutrition and losing weight. And over one hundred years later, we are still pointing the finger at poor ol’ carbohydrate.