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Here’s Why Eating Foods That are in Season is Better for Your Health AND Your Wallet

Health experts and chefs alike often say you should eat seasonally, or include foods in your diet that are grown at the same time of the year you eat them.  For example, that means squash in the summer and fall, and artichokes in the spring.  Eating foods that are in season is more than just a trendy food movement, it …

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Sinfully Healthy Chocolate Cupcakes

In case you already didn’t know, TODAY IS NATIONAL CHOCOLATE CUPCAKE DAY. I have literally been waiting all year for this day! Obviously, I’m just kidding. However, I do enjoy chocolate cupcakes (or anything chocolate, lets be real here). They bring me back to my birthday parties when I was a little girl. Mama used to make the best homemade chocolate …

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Healthy Hacks

When you hear the word “healthy eating”, what pops into your mind? Steamed broccoli, bland chicken, fruit? Or maybe your mind automatically thinks eating healthy is some kind of crazy, fad diet. However, this isn’t always the case. Healthy eating isn’t black and white, it’s more important than you may think. Having a nutritious diet boosts energy levels, builds muscle, …

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Nutrition Myths Debunked

Every time I pick up a fitness magazine or watch the news, there seems to be a new diet that everyone is following. This food is bad, this one is good, don’t eat this one after 7:14 p.m. on a Tuesday in October. With so much information out there, it’s hard to figure out what’s the truth and what’s just …

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Guilt-Free Apple Pie In An Apple!

Fall is here and it’s time for some of the seasons signature favorites, including apple pie! How does the quote go, an apple pie a day keeps the doctor away? There’s a fun and guilt free way to enjoy this fall favorite. This is perfect for holidays, events, and gatherings. Keep this on your mind when thinking of solutions for …

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Diets Are Not One Size Fits All

And I repeat, diets are not one size fits all. When I say diets I am talking about nutrition in general. If you go into a room filled with 50 people and ask each individual what they think is the best or healthiest way to eat, I’m sure there will be at least ten different answers to that question. You …

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Banana Bread – Revamped and Recharged

Something amazing yet extremely detrimental happened this past weekend: my roommate made banana bread. Now, I’ve had a fair share of this delicacy over the years – so I know banana bread. 0But this banana bread was on the next level. It was moist, dense, sweet, and oh-so-sinful. I’m drooling just thinking about it. However, due to its excessive amount …

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Water Infusions For Tasty Twists

Do you not drink enough water per day, or drink enough and want to find some new ways to spice it up? There are many different fun and nutritional ways to add to your water according to your mood or how you’re feeling that day. Feeling Bloated? Try adding some lemon, ginger, and mint to your water. Lemon has a …

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A Quick Guide To Post Workout Snacks

post workout snacks

What you eat before, during, and after a workout is super important. Not only do you need to be fueled for peak performance during a workout, but also it’s important to eat well after one to aid in muscle/total body recovery. The general rule of thumb (unless you’re training for something overly aggressive like a half or full marathon) is to …

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5 Healthy Food Blogs you MUST visit

When most people hear the words “Healthy” and “Food” in the same sentence, they imagine “boring” things chicken and steamed broccoli (personally, I love both of those things. But to each their own!) But healthy meals don’t have to be boring and bland! Over the years I have found a ton of websites that continually post recipes that rock my …

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