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A Favorite Snack Of Mine!

This is one of my favorite snacks! Arctic Zero is a protein whey ice cream that you can find at most grocery stores. I add a dollop of my homemade peanut butter and pretend I just ate something really bad for me. The entire pint has 150 calories and 14 grams of protein, no GMO’s… read more

Spice Up Your Water

Sometimes I spice up my water with a little with lemon, or lemon and mint, and my favorite addition is a simple cinnamon stick.  I drop the stick in my water bottle and add water, and that’s it. If you take your cinnamon stick out of your water bottle at the end of the night… read more

Logic Behind Eating Clean And Exercising

I want us to use a little logic today.  I’ve been hearing this A LOT, “I can eat whatever I want and just work my butt of in the gym and I will lose weight”.  OK… I get that. It makes sense. That’s the old “calories in calories out” weight loss trick. It’s not that… read more

I Finally Got To Put My Real Weight On My DL

What a great day! I got my new DL in the mail today today!! I finally got to put down my real weight! The above picture is five tears ago, two years before my daughter was born. Below is two weeks ago, three years after my daughter was born. I was so excited to get… read more

Finding A Clean Protein Shake

If you want to make sure your protein shake is clean this is what you want to look for. If it doesn’t pass, it’s not clean   You can accomplish eating clean without supplements, but supplements make eating clean easier and more manageable. However, if you’re using supplements that aren’t clean, you’re doing your body a… read more

The Importance Of Accountability Partners

My pastor used to say that it’s easy to skip out on church regularly once you’ve done it once. When you stop going, you start in this down ward spiral. My little sister, Liz, has always said the way to get out of your downward spirals is to find an accountability partner.  The same is… read more

My Challenge Winner!

I’m so proud of the Clean & Lean Challenge winner! Amanda Durnin lost 21 Lb’s and is still kicking butt! Amanda is such an inspiration. She is an extremely busy working professional with very little spare time. She loves her friends and family and made it clear that she doesn’t want to stop going out… read more

If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Aug 19, 2013 I love to eat, I love to cook, I love being social. I promise you, If I can do it, you can do it. There’s absolutely nothing different about me. I just decided that I was going to change no matter how long it took.  I’m just like any other addict, only my… read more

Clean Eating Rules

What does clean eating mean?  First I should explain, that clean eating is not a diet, and does not require calorie counting.  Clean eating is learning to feed our bodies when we are hungry. We feed ourselves in a way that nourishes our body. The goal is to create a healthy body, the side affect… read more

Workout With My Bro

The other day my brother invited me to the gym with him. Based on this comic he created when we got back to my parents house, I don’t know if I will to be invited back to put together another workout for him. Ha! I’m pretty sure I heard him say to my mom, “you… read more