green bean casserole, holiday recipe, green beans, healthy eating

Healthy Green Bean Casserole

Healthy Green Bean Casserole Does your family love green bean casserole for Thanksgiving or Christmas? You know the one! The recipe grandma use to make with the Campbell’s Cream of Mushroom Soup? If you are looking for a “cleaner” version of the traditional recipe, here is one I found from Autumn Calabrese’s new FIXATE COOKING SHOW only[…]

How to Survive the Thanksgiving Dinner “Fix” Style

How to Survive the Thanksgiving Dinner “FIX” Style See if this scenario sounds familiar to you.  Every Thanksgiving or Christmas, you intend on eating healthier through the holidays. You start out with 1 slice of meat, a small portion of stuffing and or potatoes, and veggies, and you even skip the gravy and bread. However,[…]

apples, breakfast, dessert, healthy recipe

Apple Crisp; Dessert or Breakfast?

Apple Crisp; Dessert or Breakfast? As a coach, I am always looking for new recipes for my challengers.  This one immediately caught my eye when I saw it. Why? Because it only has 4 ingredients, requires little prep time and looks like it would be great as a healthy dessert or even breakfast.  In fact,[…]

How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte

How to Make a Pumpkin Spice Latte It is time for Fall Season again! So you know what that means? It’s time for all things Pumpkin Spice! I personally love Fall, and I enjoy anything with a hint of pumpkin, including the Starbucks Pumpkin Spice Latte.  But I also know that one of my favorite fall drinks is full[…]

5 Tips to Start Losing Weight Now

5 Tips to Start Losing Weight Now Do you struggle with losing weight? Maybe a few tips would help you know where to start? When it comes to losing weight there are no magic pills, wraps or formulas.  Losing weight and feeling better is about changing your habits and creating a new lifestyle. I know as[…]

How to Make Chicken and Riced Risotto

Chicken and Riced Risotto Since I am currently testing a new nutrition plan, I am testing several new recipes with my family. Chicken and Riced Risotto is a new recipe on this plan, but one you can enjoy without all the guilt of traditional risotto. Why? Because of traditional rice this dish is made with[…]

slow cooker| chicken recipe|asian food| healthy

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Drumsticks

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Chicken Drumsticks Every busy mom needs go-to, quick and simple recipes for family dinner.  I enjoy using my slow cooker to make family dinner easier on my busy schedule. This is a simple Asian inspired dish that I discovered from the book Paleo for Beginners by John Chatham. It’s a meal you can[…]

Cranberry-Orange Chocolate Shakeology

Even during the holiday season you want to enjoy a tasty treat. I get that! That’s why I love my go to “healthiest meal of the day” called Shakeology! Even during the holiday season of treats, I can make Shakeology taste like a treat without sacrificing added calories or weight gain.  This delicious recipe is[…]

Why Women Can’t Lose Weight, Part 2

As I shared last week with you, “Why Can’t I Lose Weight?” is the question I get asked most often by busy moms of all ages.  But throw in the fact that you are now over the age of 35 and you’ve just made losing weight even harder.  UGHHHHH! I know, right? Why is that[…]

Why Can’t I Lose Weight, Part 1

“Why can’t I lose weight?” This is the number 1 question I hear from busy moms, especially over the age of 35. I get asked this question at least a couple of times a week. So I decided to do some research of my own and figure out why women specifically have such a struggle[…]