Delicious, Healthy Cookies!

Like I promised, here is the recipes for my Dairy free, gluten free, sugar free, melt in your mouth, delicious cookies! These are toddler and husband approved and sure to be a staple in your home. You can change them up by adding different mix-ins and using different nut butters. 1 cup nut butter of…

Spot Fat Reduction, Is It Possible?

“Its a beautiful thing to have lungs that allow you to breathe air and legs that allow you to climb mountains, and it’s a shame that sometimes we don’t realize that that’s enough” The last 4 weeks have flown by! It is hard to imagine that my baby is almost a month old! Throughout this…

Are Good Vitamins Worth the Price?

I wrote this up this morning for my Winter Workout and nutrition Group. All about vitamins and how to chose a good one! Happy Friday, Ladies! I hope you are all gaining from this group! If there is anything that you are wanting to know that I have not address, just let me know! Today…

Carbs are so last season (or are they)?!

In a world where there is a new, latest, greatest diet plan around every corner it is hard to decipher what really works and what is just a scam. I have put together my opinion of a few ‘diets’ for you all. Whole 30: The whole 30 is designed to be a 30 day nutrition…

Healthy Fast Food

Here I am, 39 weeks pregnant, sitting in my husbands recliner at 6 am eating banana bread, scrolling Facebook, and putting the finishing touches on my birth plan (that I have finished 10x. and really can you ‘plan’ these things?!). Trying to begin my day with something productive but getting caught in this easy chair….

My Kid Is Missing Out

How many times have I heard the phrase, ‘Your kid is missing out’ in my two and half years as a parent? At least a billion, maybe more! I get it from friends, family, strangers, acquaintances, and especially from other moms. I hear it everyday! I am here to tell you that, yes, my kid…

Calorie Content Vs. Nutrient Density

I was just speaking with a client last night about seeing the difference in calories vs. nutrients. As Americans, we generally have the most diets and ‘eat me i’m low calorie’ foods in our lives (We also have the most processed food, junk food, and fast food. But that is a whole other blog post)….

Give me all the Water!

I get asked a lot what is an easy way to up health levels, energy levels, and mood. My quick answer is always: DRINK MORE WATER! I see a lot of women in the gym, in fitness groups, or just in general that are asking and thinking of ways to get more in. Drinking atleast…

30 weeks

These days are flying by. I have my 30 week check up this morning. 30 weeks! That makes it sound like I am having a baby very soon! Although I still have 10 weeks to go, I am anxiously awaiting the day. I am ready to meet the new little Mr. or Ms. In the…

The Final Push

And, we are back! We had an amazing 10 days in the mountains with family. We hiked (as much as I could get my husband to), ate a lot of good food, picked bunches of berries, and spent some time relaxing. We came home a little sore, refreshed, and full of adventure. One of my…

Road Tripping With a Toddler

And we are off again….. Headed back up to the Mountains for one last summer trip before the farm gets too crazy again. This time my husband gets to come! I can’t wait to get my feet on the mountains and breath in the fresh air. I am now 6 months pregnant but I am…

My Growing Garden

‘If you look at it the right way, you can see that the entire world is a garden’ Growing a garden is something I have done ever since my beginning. My Mother and Grandmother always had gardens. My Great-grandfather had a huge garden and all my Grandmas neighbors did as well. It was just something…