Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad

I am mixing it up in the kitchen and I have been trying out a few new recipes. I love this one: protein packed, delicious, energizing and easy (even though there are lots of ingredients)! Servings: 6 Calories: 315 Protein: 33g Carbs: 22.5g  Fat: 9g Ingredients:  Salad: 1 lb boneless skinless chicken breast (cut into… Continue reading Greek Quinoa Chicken Salad


Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.

Body composition is based on more than a number on the scale. Many people can decrease their size without the scale even budging. According to Nichols (2004), One pound of muscle takes up less space in our bodies than one pound of fat. When many people work to lose weight, resistance training is added into… Continue reading Myth: The Scale Determines Your Health and Fitness Success.

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Own who you are and live your fullest life.

Brene Brown, the author of Daring Greatly and The Gifts of Imperfections, is truly one of the most inspiring human beings. Through her writing, she teaches the importance of owning who you are and showing up each day, in every moment, no matter how frightening somethings may be. She reminds us in Daring Greatly that… Continue reading Own who you are and live your fullest life.


Egg-white, Spinach and Tomato Breakfast Sandwich

I do the best I can to get the most volume out of my macros (carbs, fat and protein). I want the most satisfying snacks and meals that take up the least amount of my daily macros and still taste deeee-lish! This breakfast sandwich is a great snack, pre or post workout or, of course,… Continue reading Egg-white, Spinach and Tomato Breakfast Sandwich


Chocolate- Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes

Am I the only one who references Gwen Stefani- Hollaback Girl every time I spell the word banana? This recipe is a great option for breakfast, pre-workout or when you need to satisfy your sweet tooth. Nutrition:  Calories: 328 Protein: 17 grams Carbs: 50 grams Fat: 9 grams Ingredients: 1/2 cup Kodiak Cakes-Power Cakes (buttermilk… Continue reading Chocolate- Peanut Butter Banana Protein Pancakes


Turkey Chili

  Nutrition Information: Servings: 7 Serving Size: About 1.5 cups Calories: 360 Carbs: 31 grams Fat: 9.4 grams Protein: 37 grams Ingredients: 2 tsp. Extra Virgin Olive Oil 2 lbs. 94% Lean Ground Turkey 1- 28 oz. Can of 100% natural diced tomatoes 2- 15.5 oz. cans of black beans, drained and rinsed 2 small-medium… Continue reading Turkey Chili

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Live it up!

I was on the most amazing vacation in St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands and I came across this board. Across the top it said, "Before I die..." Below, everyone filled in the blank with the one main thing they wanted to accomplish before time runs out. Tourists and locals alike filled in all… Continue reading Live it up!