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  • The Pros and Cons of Weighing In Everyday.

    Should you weigh yourself every morning? When working towards a fat loss goal the question arises of how to best utilize the scale. Do you step on everyday, meticulously tracking the ups and downs? Do you jump on it once a week, keeping your mind off the number most days? Or do you skip the scale altogether and simply navigate your transformation using the markers of how you organically look and feel? Here’s a closer look at each method: The Everyday Method:There’s a large school of the thought that says in order to lose the most weight in the shortest amount of time you must get on the scale everyday. Weight yourself at the same time, preferably first thing in the ....

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  • Start Your Day With THESE Mighty Muffins!

    The Mighty Muffins Breakfast is arguably the most important meal of the day. Not only does this first meal break the fast that your body has been in overnight, it is your first opportunity to influence how the rest of your eating for the day will go. If you choose to eat a sugar-fueled breakfast then chances are high that you’ll continue to make poor food choices for the rest of the day. These Ham and Chive Egg Muffins are the perfect blend of protein, fiber and flavor to start your day off right. Make a big batch on the weekend to provide days of on-the-go breakfasts for your busy workweek. Enjoy! What you need Servings: 12 10 eggs 2 Tablespoons coconut cream 1 Tablespoon ....

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  • 4 Steps to Help You Quit Junk Food

    How to quit junk food There is no denying that junk food tastes good. There’s a reason for this – the food companies actually formulate each bite for maximum craveability with a specialized balance of sugar, fat and salt. But while junk food tastes satisfying…it’s detrimental to your fat loss results. Wondering what exactly classifies as junk food? You’re in good company, especially these days as many junk foods are being deceptively marketed and packaged as healthy choices. Here’s the rundown on what classifies as junk food: Junk food has little to zero nutritional value Junk food is processed and packaged Junk food is high in sugar, fat and ....

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  • Stay Warm with this Low Carb Chicken Tortilla Soup!

    Low Carb Chicken Tortilla Soup A bowl of this homemade soup is a wonderful meal to enjoy during the holidays. It’s low carb and filled with protein and veggies to power your day and curb your cravings. Best of all it’s made in the slow cooker, so preparation is quick and easy. Most tortilla soup recipes contain ingredients that are high in carbs, like tortilla strips and rice. In this recipe I’ve removed these ingredients and filled in the gaps with high fiber cauliflower rice. What’s great is that you get all of the tortilla soup flavors that you love without the extra calories. What you need Servings: 6 2 organic, free range chicken breasts 1 (28oz) ....

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  • Healthy Holiday Party Dip - Dill and Smoked Salmon

    Healthy Holiday Party Dip Most of the time creamy dips are packed with calories and fat – but this one is low in fat and high in muscle-building protein! How’d I do that? By using plain Greek yogurt and mixing in delicious, smoked salmon, that’s how! This dip is fantastic to serve with company, rather than chips and salsa. By slicing fresh veggies instead of using grain-filled crackers or chips, you’ll be saving yourself the guilt while enjoying delicious, creamy and crunchy goodness! Enjoy! What you need Servings: 4 1 cup Greek yogurt 4 oz. chopped smoked salmon 1 teaspoon dried dill weed or 1 Tablespoon fresh dill weed 4 Bell peppers, sliced ....

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  • 3 Things To Remember On Your Fitness Journey!

    3 Things To Remember On Your Fitness Journey! Just because it’s the holidays doesn’t mean your fitness goals no longer matter. If you lose sight of your fat loss goals entirely this month, you’ll have a seriously rude awakening come January 1. I have a better idea for you…let’s keep you focused on your fitness goals while making room for some fun this holiday season. This means that you’ll need to learn how to indulge with control. While that may sound like an oxymoron, it IS possible to let loose and enjoy without throwing away the results you’ve worked so hard for. Here’s how to stay fit this holiday season: Holiday Fitness Tip ....

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  • Healthy, Hearty Chili for Game Day!

    Game Day Chili Cold days call for warm, hearty comfort food and, today I have the perfect recipe for you. This Meaty Comfort Chili has all of the warmth, flavor and comfort that you could ask for in a healthy dinner. This recipe tastes even better the next day! What you need Servings: 12 6 oz. hot turkey Italian sausage, loose 1 yellow onion, chopped 1 cup chopped green bell pepper 1 Tablespoon garlic, minced 1 lb ground beef 1 jalapeno pepper, chopped and seeded 2 Tablespoons chili powder 2 Tablespoons coconut sugar OR honey 1 Tablespoon ground cumin 3 Tablespoons tomato paste 1 teaspoon dried oregano ½ teaspoon freshly ground black pepper ¼ teaspoon salt 2 bay ....

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  • 3 Ways To Fight on Holiday Weight Gain!

    Fight Holiday Pounds The holidays have arrived with all the high-calorie food and drinks of the season. It’s really no wonder why most of us gain weight during the next five weeks. Sweet temptations are everywhere. Holiday cookies, gingerbread houses, pumpkin pies, and more. Even healthy foods like sweet potatoes and green beans are somehow transformed into high-calorie dishes that will make you want to do nothing but fall asleep. And don’t forget the drinks. Eggnog and alcoholic beverages are loaded with calories. Want to fight these holiday pounds? #1) Remember the Reason for the Season Sure, the holidays bring indulgent foods and drinks, but friends, gatherings, and ....

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  • Playing The Fitness Long Game

    Playing The Fitness Long Game There are two distinctly different approaches to losing the fat and getting into amazing shape. One of these approaches works. (Every. Single. Time.) And the other approach fails. (Every. Single. Time.) I call these the Fitness Short Game and the Fitness Long Game. Let’s find out which game you’re playing… Fitness Short Game:Those who choose to play short are looking for the quick fix. They are looking for the program that will give them dramatic fat loss results in the shortest amount of time. They want results, they want it NOW, and they don’t play to stick with it. This is the instant gratification crowd. Fitness Long ....

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  • Need a Quick Lunch? Turkey Wrap for the Win!

    Need a Quick Lunch? Turkey Wrap for the Win! Today I’m sharing a healthy recipe with you that will please your taste buds while taking you one step closer to achieving your fitness goals. This wrap is perfect to pack for lunch or makes a quick and healthy dinner. It’s ready in a flash, tastes amazing, and is filled with lean turkey, veggies and whole sprouted grains. Try it today, but don’t be surprised if you get hooked! All of that hard work that you put into your workouts can quickly and easily be lost on unhealthy eating – which is why it’s so important to enjoy light, protein-filled meals like this one. What you need Servings: 1 1 sprouted ....

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