• Green Breakfast Smoothies

    It happened, y’all. I drank the Kool Aid…er… green smoothie.  I was very ‘meh’ about the whole green breakfast smoothies thing for a long time. They don’t keep me full, blenders are a hassle to clean, I like to CHEW my food! After admitting to myself that I could probably add more greens into my life and listening to a couple Podcasts talking about the book Body Love* and her Fab 4 Smoothies… I thought I’d give it a try. You guys. It works. I might not follow the Fab 4 recipes to a T. Sometimes I add more fruit or less fat but in general, I’ve been super happy!…

  • Portion vs Serving. What is the difference?

    Losing weight and living healthy starts with a healthy, sustainable diet. You need to learn how much food (and what types!) your body needs to function at its best. This usually begins with learning portions vs servings, what the difference is, and looking at how you are currently eating.  Serving – This is a standardized, measured amount of food that show the specific calorie and nutrient break downs.  Portion – This is however much food you choose to eat.  Learning what a serving size looks like and being able to easily visualize it when making food will make all the difference in cutting back on extra calories! You can either…

  • Sat On Track this summer

    5 Tips to Stay on Track While Traveling

    Hello Summer!  It’s vacation season! Kids are out of school and its the perfect time to hit the road. We just took a 2 week trip in June that included 4 days in the car with the family. Road trips alone make it hard to eat well but then you add in all the good vacation food you come across during your trip! It’s just hard to stay on track when traveling, isn’t it? Today I want to share some tips and tricks that we did, or WISH we did, to stay on track no matter what a vacation throws at you! 5 Tips to stay on track when traveling:…