Weight Loss and Alcohol

The dreaded reality of how alcohol effects your results when training to lose weight, build muscle, or burn body fat and tone. This topic is one that is often neglected as it is quite unpopular, but the reality is alcohol significantly impacts body composition and can prevent you from achieving your desired results…if you overindulged. [...]

{Sugar Addiction}

Sugar addict? Not me... well, you may be...and just not know it... There are many ridiculous myths about nutrition. Simply google ‘weight loss’ and you get 10,865,398,629 answers…yet, they are all apparently just the right one for you, or your magic answer. The idea that losing weight must involve willpower, counting calories and cutting out [...]

Stir Fry

This is a great recipe for an 'a la minute' mid week dinner... meaning I would prepare all ingredients with food prep and store uncooked. When you are ready, simply cook rice and veggies in the skillet and add your proteins and seasonings. If you want to save on dishes, cook the egg first and [...]

Chicken Veggie Poppers

These are a great high protein snack on-the-go or can be served as a meal with salad or roasted veggies. The cilantro really gives the recipe a refreshing taste, so these are not dense like a meatball. I am a fan of spice, so I typically eat these with a dollop of Sriracha, but it would be [...]

Broccoli Salad

I have tried it with vegan mayo and do not enjoy it as much. If you are doing a vegan version I recommend using a unsweetened coconut milk yogurt in place of the mayo. Photo credit: Only From Scratch [amd-yrecipe-recipe:45]

Crock Pot Sweet Potato Chili

This is not your typical tomato based chili. This is anti-inflammatory friendly and packed with nutrients to support gut health such as bone broth, sweet potatoes, and avocado. One of the toughest parts of anti-inflammatory diet is the removal of nightshades including spicy peppers /spices (which make up most of the chili seasonings), so this is a good [...]

Sloppy Joes

Can you remember the last time you had a sloppy joe? I can't... until my friend Stef told me about a whole 30 sloppy joe recipe... and it. is. good. Kind makes you feel like a kid again :) The recipe is heavily adopted from PhysicalKitcheness, but I have tweaked it a bit and I really like [...]