January 2015 archive

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game day meatballs!

While on the subject of healthy Super Bowl snacks, I remembered a BBQ meatball recipe posted by my friend and fellow bikini competitor Trish @spoonsandbells on Instagram-check her out for delicious, healthy recipes, she is awesome!  =) So this is what I’ll be making for the Super Bowl tomorrow. I just made a batch and […] Read more…

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Surviving the Super Bowl

Whatever team you’re rooting for, don’t be a loser on your diet! This weekend will be crazy at the grocery stores, just plan on it, but don’t make that an excuse to mindfully throw all the junk you can find into your cart! Here’s my picks for easy, pre-made snacks that still maintain some nutritional […] Read more…

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Eating out while staying slim

So let’s get one thing straight: I love food. I’m an advocate for clean eating the majority of the time, but I also really love to not have to cook, prep, or think about a meal. And I love dates that involve a restaurant! But a lot of us know that you can completely undo […] Read more…

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mental toughness

I’ve been thinking for some time about why some people are able to lose weight and maintain it, and why others keep failing again and again. There might be various factors. Do they not have sufficient education on proper diet and exercise? How much do genetics play a role? Are hormones off? I think those factors can […] Read more…