AWESOME, Healthy Chocolate Chip Cookies!

Have you ever tried a recipe of your favorite junk food and it just is not….. good?? I’ve done a few brownie recipes and they just don’t cut it.   HOWEVER, this cookie ROCKS!!  And it’s WAY HEALTHIER than a really cookie!  In fact, I would say I like this better!!!   They are Peanut Butter Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Cookies courtesy of Build your Bite!   Ingredients 1 cup natural creamy peanut butter ½ cup pure maple syrup 1 tablespoon vanilla extract {Read More}

Vanilla Almond Energy Balls

Struggling with low energy while you cut back on sugar? This makes the perfect pick-me-up snack! Vanilla Almond Energy Balls [Recipe below] Ingredients: 1½ scoops Vanilla Shakeology ½ cup almond flour ½ cup old-fashioned rolled oats ¼ cup all-natural almond butter 1/3 cup unsweetened almond milk ¼ cup sliced raw almonds Preparation: 1. Combine Shakeology, almond flour, and oats in a medium bowl; mix well. 2. Add almond butter and almond milk; mix well with a spatula or clean hands {Read More}

My Fitness Journey after 3 Babies!

It’s a JOURNEY every time!! Did you notice that after baby #3 is actually when I got in the BEST SHAPE?! How’s that possible right? A LOT of learning what works BEST!! Both with fitness and nutrition! There are MANY things you can do for fitness and nutrition. BUT there are some things that work better and quicker than others while still being HEALTHY! **Disclaimer, this is a journey! You can’t expect these results in 1 month! Each time it {Read More}

Toddler Tasks

Ever heard of the Montessori way to train your toddler?  A friend of mine takes her son to a Montessori school and has noticed huge improvements in him “taking ownership” around the house.  Here are some tips she said I can share with you! The whole goal of all these little ideas is to make a home in which your toddler can be independent and feel pride in what they are doing. We are all so busy, but taking the {Read More}

My Fitness Routine

Recently I had a few people ask me what I do for my fitness routine so I wanted to share! 1. # of times I workout a week – 5! Now if you’re trying to LOSE weight, I highly recommend you workout 6-7 days/week. Right now I’m in a “maintaining” phase, so I do 5 days/week. The other reason I do 5 days/week, is because it has to be practical for my life and something I’ll stick to! That’s most {Read More}