Clean, Low Calorie Kale Dip

Now, its not secret that I LOVE me some kale but something I do keep a secret sometimes is that I also LOVE dips.  I would dip anything into something if I could but I try so hard to stay away from a lot of dips due to the fact that many store bought ones … [Read more…]

Chicken and Veggie Lettuce Wraps

A delicious and healthy recipe that is perfect for those nights your craving Chinese but don’t want to break the diet! Serves 2 Ingredients: 6 ounces organic chicken breast – cooked and diced 10 oz brown rice (1 bag from box of 3 frozen bags) 1/4 cup edamame 1/4 cup diced baby bell peppers 1/4 cup snap … [Read more…]

Blast Fat Now: Tabata Training

If you know me, then you know one of my hobbies (okay maybe obsession is the right word…) is to read fitness magazines and studies, watch videos, experiment, ect.  There is SO much out there, I like to be ahead of the game and be able to personally speak to what works best for me. … [Read more…]

Blast Fat Now: MORE Tabata Training

Trust me once you’ve incorporated Tabata training into your weekly routine, check the scale and then you will be glad for more. These workouts today focus on body weight and polymeric training – all squeezed into a 4 minute circuit of 20 seconds on and 10 seconds off.   In the beginning, don’t try more … [Read more…]

5 Day Clean Eating Cleanse Details

I am about to start my 5 Day Clean Eating Cleanse and am so excited at how many of you have committed to do it with me!  I typically do this plan before I start a new training schedule for a race as it is perfect to do when my running intensity is down so … [Read more…]

My Goals.

Over the past two months, one of the things I have struggles with is defining an action plan for my goals, and sticking to it. Life has been SO beyond busy and it seems every night I go to bed thinking about what I want to accomplish my my fitness/nutrition the next day, and then … [Read more…]

Super Fruit Smoothie

There are not many things better than a refreshing and healthy smoothie on a sunny weekend afternoon.  When I stumbled upon this great fruit and veggie smoothie from Galesburg.com, I knew it would be the perfect addition to my weekend menu.  Of course, I made a few modifications to make it just right for me. ♥ … [Read more…]

Organics: What You Need To Know To Go Organic

We hear so much all the time about “organic this” or “organic that.” In conversations I have with others, it is clear that many people don’t know where to start with organics and why it is so important to go organic in their clean eating diets. Here are a few basic reasons of where to … [Read more…]

Race Day Is Almost Here!

In just two days, I will be running my first race of 2013…The Tri City Medical Center Marathon & Half and I am so excited!!  The race is Sunday morning at 6:15am so naturally, I have been spending this whole week doing my Pre Race Routine and getting my body and mind prepped.  My week has … [Read more…]