• 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…

  • 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…