It seems like so many people are searching for easy to make, healthy and delicious meal ideas. Whether it’s breakfast, lunch or dinner, finding inspiration to eat clean can sometimes feel hard. Simple to make, healthy dishes are always a request from our fitness retreat guests. We’ve compiled a list of 20 ideas for lunch that are healthy yet still taste great. After all, clean eating should still be satisfying and delicious.Read More
Everyone is juggling a million things in today’s day and age. Work, family, career, relationships, friends, hobbies, school activities and more are filling up calendars. When I talk with guests of at our weight loss retreat and ask what their biggest challenges are, one of them is always time. There is little to no time to prepare food — healthy food at that. When you’re running out the door and running from appointment to appointment all day, it’s hard to even think about stopping to make a healthy meal.Read More
If there’s one conversation that takes place more than any other at our fitness retreat, it’s about food. If you’re like me, you love delicious tasting food but sometimes need a healthier version of your favorites. Most of our guests usually ask for our favorite “go to” healthy cooking sites so they can have ideas for when they head home. Luckily in 2019, there are so many great websites out there dedicated to delicious tasting food that it also really good for you! Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, paleo or just a regular eater, there is something for everyone.Read More
Did you ever love the Nature Valley Oats N’ Honey Granola Bars? I still do! I’m definitely guilty of eating them on occasion and I love the taste. Plus, I love something crunchy in the morning and they definitely provide that. They’re easy and convenient and if I’m in a rush, they’re a quick and easy solution for breakfast.
While they don’t have a ton of ingredients (which is surprising), I still don’t love that they have sugar, honey and brown sugar syrup plus natural flavors (oh – and soy lecithin). I try to keep my food pretty clean and even if you’re not super concerned with food, a natural alternative is always a better one for health.Read More
Time management is the name of the game. Mornings seem to be a struggle to get something healthy to eat for many people. If you’re like me, you don’t want to be slaving over the stove in the morning. You want to be able to make a quick breakfast thats healthy and balanced in as little time as possible.
Breakfast is the first meal of the day and for many people, it sets the tone nutritionally for the day. It’s important to have options that can be made easily but that are also healthy and provide a balance of protein, carbohydrates and fat. This way you’ll start the day off satisfied. These 10 simple breakfast recipes can be made in 5 minutes or less.Read More
The Power Shake! You can pack a ton of ingredients into one glass. These shakes incorporate healthy sources of protein, colorful fruit and/or vegetables, good fats, plus a ton of vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and phytonutrients. And the best part? They’re pretty delicious.
The Power Shake can act as a full meal if you’re on the go or in a hurry, It can be an easy breakfast, a snack and is an easy way to get in some good quality protein. Plus, they’re so easy to meal prep shake bags and store in the fridge or freezer until you’re ready to use.Read More
It is officially Fall and while we’re still experiencing warmer temps down in South Florida at our fitness retreat, the humidity has dropped and we’re able to enjoy lighter air and crisper mornings. With fall comes the inclusion of fall flavors everywhere. Whether it’s pumpkin spice, cinnamon, apple, date or fig, fall flavors are being seen in coffees, protein shakes, dessert and snacks. So to go along with the season and all of the delicious flavors, we decided to create an awesome Apple Pie Trail Mix. It’s packed full of healthy goodness. It is gluten free and just the perfect amount of salty and sweet.Read More
I’m enjoying the freshness of Summer! I’ve been indulging in colorful fruit and vegetables as much as I can. Although I live in Florida, not all of these colorful goodies are in season all of the time so it’s time to scoop them up and make delicious recipes with them.Read More