Goal Blockers!!

Goal Blockers!!
Tis the season to struggle with your weight loss goals! Oh nope it is not Thanksgiving yet at all.So what might actually be an issue so early into the New Year? You know to throw us off of our game of getting "summertime fine?" Glad you asked!It is our beloved nemesis......Girl Scout cookies!! (I'll be referencing girl scout cookie season as GSC.) via GIPHY GSC season has been an issue for your for yearsssssss, and you may not have realized h...

Keep The Momentum Going

It's the Weekend Babyyyy!!! You have been drinking your water, sticking to your meal plan, and being active all throughout the workweek ...and then the weekend arrives and all hell breaks loose. Yeah somehow in just 2 ½ days (Friday after 5pm counts as weekend), we can manage to damage a hard week worth of work. Yes it does happen and I know it because I have lived it before. You know the routine: Get up and get dressedDrink some water and cof...

Broccoli & Chicken Dijon

Broccoli & Chicken Dijon
Simple recipe that is healthy and tasty. The chicken can easily be substituted for any other lean protein that you desire. Enjoy! ...

STOP Justifying…So You Can Grow!

STOP Justifying…So You Can Grow!
One thing that I used to do in my life is justify my bad habits, and I must be honest and say that I did not realize how much it was hindering my growth. Not just my growth with my weight loss, but also my mental growth, relationship growth, financial growth......you get the picture. See the justification of bad habits can impact your entire life because once you get used to making a justification in one area of life, you slowly start doing it in othe...

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup
After having some AMAZING butternut squash soup at Panera Bread, I wanted to make some of my own. I love Panera, but they aren't good for my pockets on a daily basis. I searched the internet for a butternut squash recipe that I would like to try, but I didn't have much luck, so I created my own. This soup is slammin! How do I know, my 4 yr old son tore it up....and he knew it was a vegetable!!! Winning! If it's toddler approved, you know its good. This re...

Why I really don’t use the scale!

Why I really don’t use the scale!
Being a woman can be tough. Being a mom can be tough. Being a wife can be tough. Just living can be tough….like for real. I don’t get mad at the aspect of things being tough, because such is life. What I have found myself getting mad at is me adding things to the equation to make it tougher *le sigh* The scale for instance. This is a tool that in my field it is often used, however; this is one of the things that can be added to the equation in life t

Chicken Arugula Salad

Chicken Arugula Salad
A quick meal is always a winner for me, and especially during the summer time. It's hot and busy, so I live for a simple meal. This Chicken Arugula Salad is simple and tasty, and I'm sure you will keep it in your meal rotation. P. S. - Kids enjoy it as well :)...

Quick Potato Casserole

Quick Potato Casserole
This recipe has plenty of the one thing that I love...CHEESE! LOL Seriously, this is a quick and simple recipe, perfect side dish to most meals you fix. Potatoes can be a great additive to any diet if used properly. Potatoes are a great source of potassium, low in sodium, and can be great in helping with high blood pressure. Give this recipe a try and try not to get addicted! Enjoy! P.S. - Make sure to follow proper portion control!...