How to Make a Healthy Snack Drawer for Kids

How to Make a Healthy Snack Drawer for Kids Are your kids like mine? Do they gravitate to the goldfish crackers, muffins, granola bars and other sugary snacks? From my experience, it’s better to teach your kids when they are young how to choose the right foods. The older they get the harder it is. […]

Home Workouts After Foot Surgery

Home Workouts After Foot Surgery Many of you have asked how I have been doing since my Cartiva Implant Surgery last November. It’s hard to believe that this time last year I had just scheduled my first appointment with my surgeon to see if this procedure was even a viable option for me. And it’s[…]

Sugar Addiction; Is that a real thing?

Sugar Addiction; Is that a real thing? Melissa, “I am struggling to lose weight! Ever since I turned 40 I can’t seem to get my nutrition under control! Oh who am I kidding, this started long before I turned 40! I never got my baby weight off! The box of oreos and chips keep calling[…]

How to make Chick-Fil-A Frosted Key Lime Dream Healthy

Have you tried the NEW Chick-Fil-A Frosted Key Lime Dream treat?  I have. And I might just be in trouble since key lime happens to be one of my favorite desserts.  Since I try to steer clear of dairy, I got curious about how my home made frozen key lime treat full of 70+ superfood ingredients compared[…]

HELLO FRESH; Chicken Pineapple Quesadillas

HELLO FRESH Home Delivery with  Chicken Pineapple Quesadillas Recently I started trying out the home delivery food service, HELLO FRESH. You’ve probably heard of it. And you may have even tried it for yourself. Many of my clients struggle with: MEAL PREP, COOKING, and being on such a busy schedule (sound familiar?) so I thought[…]

Meal Prep for Success

As a mom, I understand the struggle of meal prep. Meal prepping for success wasn’t an easy concept for me to learn. But once I learned a few tricks it made it much simpler. The clients that I work with also once struggled with meal prep. Why? Because they are also busy moms. Because it[…]

Natural Cold Remedies: Fight a Cold like Singers do!

Natural Cold Remedies: Fight a Cold Like Singers do! Losing your voice is like breaking a leg for a singer or teacher. It completely handicaps you from doing what you love. As a singer and teacher myself, I have experienced vocal loss on many occasions. Damage to your voice from over use, polps, or cysts[…]

Shakeology, weight loss, mom, diy

Shakeology Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries

Shakeology Chocolate-Dipped Strawberries Strawberries and Chocolate. What could be better? You can enjoy this treat of shakeology chocolate-dipped strawberries for any special occasion; anniversary, birthday, or special holidays, like Valentines.  This healthy treat is the perfect way to finish off a romantic dinner with your special someone. But these aren’t your average chocolate dipped strawberries.  These[…]

Slow Cooker Apple Chicken

Slow Cooker Apple Chicken I love slow cooker meals. Or as we like to call them in the south “crock pot” meals! Slow Cooker meals are the perfect way to actually enjoy a family dinner when your busy mom life gets out of control with sports, choir practice, piano, church activities, and the list could[…]

moms, fitness, health, sleep

Energy Boosting Tips for Busy Moms

Energy Boosting Tips for BUSY MOMS What’s the one thing we ALL need more of as busy moms to stay alert and energetic throughout our day? It’s probably the ONE thing you LACK the most. What am I referring to? SLEEP! Yes, sleep affects so many aspects of our lives. As moms, we get up early[…]