• Nutrition

    Healthy Dinner Idea

    If you know me you know I love grilling for my friends and family. Recently I discovered an awesome marinade for swordfish and paired it with my favorite zucchini recipe. So, if you’re looking to try something new for your next dinner event fire up the grill and try out the following: Grilled Rosemary Swordfish Balsamic Grilled Zucchini Grilled Garlic Bread

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    Wings For The Win

    In the summer time I love to grill! There’s something about how food on the grill tastes and the fact that it’s typically a poolside activity. My favorite things to throw on the grill these days are wings and peppers. Here’s the specifics on my dry rub for wings if you’re looking to try something new at your next pool party: Chicken Wing Dry Rub Recipe 1 LB of Chicken Wings ¼ Cup Brown Sugar 1 tbsp Smoked Paprika 1 tbsp Onion Powder ½ tbsp Chipotle 1 tsp Garlic Powder ½ tsp Ground Pepper Wash and pat the chicken wings dry then throw them into a container with mix of…

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    Slow Cooker Recipes That Beat That Winter Blues

    When winter turns to summer I move from the grill to the crockpot. I much prefer sunny days by the grill but I’ve come to enjoy fuzzy winter socks and crockpot recipes. This year I have been obsessed with three chicken recipes that have been a staple in my weekly meal prep. If you’re looking for a yummy lunch option try one of these recipes out! Cilantro Lime Slow Cooker Chicken Fold up in Almond Flour Tortillas Coat with Roasted Tomatillo Salsa Verde Slow Cooker BBQ Pulled Chicken Use Noble Made Mustard BBQ Sauce Pair with Braised Collard Greens Slow Cooker Buffalo Chicken Use Noble Made Medium Buffalo Sauce Throw…

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    5 Post-Workout Worthy Snacks

    I’m typically really good at planning everything out for the week but post workout snacks tend to slip my mind. When you’re constantly on the move it’s hard to get that healthy snack 30 to 60 minutes after working out to promote muscle repair and restore energy. I know I’m not alone in this so I wanted to share some of my favorite snacks to stash in my gym bag. These solutions might not cover all the recovery nutrition bases but they will survive a week or more in your gym bag and will tide you over till your next meal! Justin’s Peanut Butter & Rice Cakes Melissa’s Coconut Clean…

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    On-The-Go Breakfast Smoothie

    They say weight loss is really 70% diet and 30% exercise. Training requires a certain level of attention to detail when it comes to nutrition. But let’s be real who has time to meal prep every day? I certainly do not! One of my favorite new time saving ticks is freezing my morning smoothies in individual mason jars for every day of the week. A pack of 12 8 oz mason jars are dirt cheap on amazon and make the perfect portion size for smoothies that you can pair with a slice of Ezekiel raison toast and jam. Just pull the jar out of the freezer before you head out…

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    4 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes

    Thanksgiving isn’t just about the bird… The holiday season can be one of the toughest times to stay on track with your wellness goals. Gramma’s green bean casserole and your aunt’s secret gravy recipe tend to warrant a second or even a third helping on Thanksgiving. The reality is there are some amazing healthy alternatives that can give you a fighting chance at staying on track with your wellness goals during the holidays. Set some new traditions this Thanksgiving by finding a local turkey trot, signing up the whole family and include some of my favorite Thanksgiving dishes in the mix:  Paleo Roasted Butternut Squash Soup Garlic Balsamic Roasted Brussels…