• 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…

  • Protein Birthday Mug Cake – A Fail Story

    Ok, you guys. I’ve been dying to make a mug cake (all the cool kids are doing it) and well, I failed. THREE TIMES. I just recently ordered some Birthday Cake protein powder from Muscle&Strength and oh.my.gosh. It’s amazing. Definitely tastes like cake. Or a sugar cookie. A frosted sugar cook. And it has sprinkles in it. WIN. Obviously I need to make a mug cake with it, right?! I should have let the fact that I’m horrible at baking anything be a hint that this wasn’t a project for me. Anyway, I tried a recipe. It looked great! I topped it with some vanilla Greek yogurt and a few extra…