• 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!…

  • What to eat before and after your workout!

    Do you know what to eat before and after your workout? This is a popular question from people just starting out in their fitness journey.  Getting your diet on point is a science and any custom to you plans should be created by a registered dietician/nutritionist (remember that!) but there are some general tips and tricks I can share with you to get you started! What To Eat: Before – Carbs! Carbs are your friends. I know you’ve heard that carbs are bad and should be avoided if you want to lose weight but I promise, you want a little carbs in your life. Carbs = ENERGY. Good carbs (whole…

  • Hearty Turkey Chili in the Crock Pot

    We haven’t done a recipe here in a while! I think it’s time. It was super cold here a week or 2 ago. Of course, back to 70s by the time I get around to making turkey chili. Oh well. I know it’s still cold in a lot of other places so y’all can enjoy this hearty, warm meal! Crockpot Turkey Chili   What to do: Dig out your crock pot and spray with cooking spray. Cook 1-1.5 lbs lean ground turkey in a large pan and dump into crock pot.** Cook 1 chopped green pepper and half a chopped yellow onion in the pan until they start getting burny bits…