Pomegranite Apple Steel Cut Oats (in the Crockpot!)

Pomegranite Apple Steel Cut Oats (in the Crockpot!)

Breakfast and I have had a strained relationship as of late. Let’s just be very clear, adore breakfast food, I need breakfast to feel my best, and I know I make better choices when I eat a good breakfast. But these days, my morning consists of breakfast for baby, changing diapers, playing, and not reallyContinue Reading

A Quick Favor? Plus Some Exciting News!

I’m putting together some amazing resources to help you create your healthiest fittest year yet, without the diet crazy. But I need your help. I’ve had a lot of people asking about nutrition coaching lately, and I have some bad news: I won’t be doing one on one coaching from here on out. The truthContinue Reading

Healthy Eating Tips for the Thanksgiving Holiday

If you’re struggling with your relationship to food, you might feel like the Thanksgiving table for you is as dangerous as a fourth of July fireworks stand for a pyromaniac. Does this sound familiar to you? There is so much food everywhere, and everyone is eating a ridiculous amount. Not just the dinner, but theContinue Reading

My post-baby fitness journey: 3 month update

It’s been three months and two days since my husband and I packed up our bags and drove to the hospital at one am. Everyone I knew was certain that it would be a quick labor, but I wasn’t so sure. Well, 19 hours later my little man was born. The 90+ days since thatContinue Reading

If you’re going to eat candy this Halloween

Happy Halloween! Whether you’re taking little ones out trick or treating, headed to a party, or staying home and passing out candy (or staying home and keeping the lights off– no judgement, I’ve done it) I hope you have an enjoyable evening. My little family and I are headed out to a party this evening,Continue Reading

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream

As I’ve said before, I’m a huge fan of real desserts, and rarely try to make “healthier” alternatives if they aren’t likely to taste as good or be satisfying. But this is one of those that tastes as good, or even better than the real thing, so I had to share. I’ve noticed that I’mContinue Reading

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

I just can’t get enough of butternut squash in the fall. It’s an obsession. One of my favorite butternut squash recipes is this amazing soup. It’s like heaven in a bowl. Creamy, sweet, comfort food for sure.  And what’s even better than heaven in a bowl? Heaven in a bowl that is easy and quickContinue Reading

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

Pumpkin Pie Protein Smoothie

Once the weather starts getting cold, I’m as big of a pumpkin fan as the next guy (gal) out there, and this quick and yummy smoothie makes me so excited that its pumpkin time. And just like carrots, the bright orange color lets you know they’re high in antioxidants and vitamin A… except, I’m notContinue Reading

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Butternut Squash and Red Potatoes

Roasted Chicken Thighs with Butternut Squash and Red Potatoes

I wasn’t planning on posting this recipe. In fact, I wasn’t even planning on making this meal. Ok, let’s be honest, I haven’t planned a thing in the past week. Normally I’m very organized about my cooking and meals: every Saturday I plan what I’m going to cook, what I’m going to make for myContinue Reading

Hatch Chili Chicken Stew

Hatch Chili Chicken Stew

If you live anywhere close to the southwestern part of the United States, then you probably understand the hype about hatch chili season. Every fall, the chili peppers start showing up on farmstands and in CSA baskets. I got a bunch myself last week and was super excited to make my favorite enchilada stuffed chiliContinue Reading