Nourishment

Getting Your Kids To Eat Their Veggies!

Believe me, you’re not alone if you feel like you’re fighting a battle you can’t win when trying to get your children to eat their veggies! I made all of my daughters baby food from scratch thinking this would create a lifelong love for greens. Ummmm…Nope! Halloween killed that idea! Her first taste of processed… read more

Clean Snacks

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about snacks. One of the keys to staying lean is eating five to six times a day, which requires some snacking. Below are some good snack ideas and some, not so good, ideas.  Good 1. Unsalted/raw nuts and seeds (I always have a bag in my glove compartment and… read more

A Clean Alternative For Pasta

Pasta has become somewhat of a staple food for many Americans because it’s fast, cheap, easy to make and it tastes good. I used to make spaghetti at least twice a week. Now I have a new type of spaghetti that I enjoy.  Spaghetti Squash is an easy and healthy alternative to any type of pasta.… read more

Clean Eating Swap!

Ready, Set, Swap!!!  So many people have said to me lately that they just don’t have time to cook clean. We all live busy lives, believe me I understand that.  A great way to combat this issue is to make your friend time, your cooking time, and swap meals! Everyone is responsible for cooking one… read more

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

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

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