Summer salad-kale,chickpea and feta cheese!

Do you love summer salads?  My husband and I often enjoy a large salad for dinner on a hot summer night. This is our new healthy favorite. Kale, Chickpea and Feta cheese salad Ingredient List 1 bunch Kale, washed & dried or a package of chopped Kale 1 can chick peas, rinsed and drained ¾ […]

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Pina Colada dessert-healthy and delicious!

Pina Colada parfait! Try this delightful combination for breakfast or as dessert. As an added bonus there are 9 grams of protein, which helps us feel full longer. Most women need to eat more protein. Here’s the recipe with step-by-step directions and pictures too! Ingredients: 1 cup of frozen pineapple chunks 2 teaspoons of flaked […]

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My strategies, my struggles – summer!

I want you to know that I struggle too. I have reached some of my health goals but I have to continue to take these little steps to health. Writing this blog helps me stay accountable.  I find the summer especially hard because there is less routine and summer equals fun food! Here’s how I […]

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Smoothie bowl recipe, almost ice cream!

It’s the time of year when I want a sweet cold treat.  I found one that’s healthy too! How cool is that? Smoothies always sound so delicious but I really don’t like to drink my calories. I prefer the hand to mouth experience of eating. So I went on a search for a smoothie recipe […]

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5 benefits of eating your veggies!

This super food is low in calories, high in nutrients, vitamins, minerals and fiber. It comes individually packaged and can be eaten raw or cooked. It’s Doctor approved and recommended. What’s your guess? Fruit? Nope, it’s vegetables! Eating more vegetables is one of the simplest changes we can make to improve our overall health. We […]

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Healthy snack bar recipe!

Craving something sweet? Here’s a recipe for a healthy naturally sweet snack bar! I took some of these bars to share with my friends and everyone wanted the recipe.  That’s the best compliment! Ingredients 1 ¼ cup of black figs 2 cups of nuts (your choice) 1 tsp. vanilla 1 cup of coconut 2 teaspoons […]

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8 Smart strategies for food on the go!

  We all have days when we need fast food. We live a fast life. We need to grab something on the go. I like to write in the snack bar of one of our grocery stores. I love to watch the people and I am so much more productive. I watch the people and […]

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10 TRICKS TO BEAT THE HALLOWEEN MUNCHIE MONSTER

The scariest part of Halloween is the munchie monster that lives in my house. Me! I can pop those treat sized chocolate bars into my mouth as easy as can be. Before I even realize it I’ve eaten 700 calories. That’s the same as eating a double quarter pounder with cheese! WOW! Not good! But […]

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Summer smart eating tips!

Do you find the summer a hard time to stay focused on your healthy eating journey? Here are 20 tried and true tips to use this summer. Tips that really work!   I find summer difficult because there is less routine, more bbqs and summer vacations. A big part of my summer vacation with my […]

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Strategies for summer struggles!

Hey, fellow mountain climbers.  I want you to know that I struggle too. I have reached some of my health goals but I have to continue to take these little steps to health. I am still climbing the Mountain of Health and Well-being.  Writing this blog helps me stay accountable.  I find the summer especially […]

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A common fruit that’s your best choice!

Can you guess which fruit is rated the best? It’s sweet and juicy. It has no fat, 82 calories for a whole cup and as an added bonus it has 3.4 grams of fiber. It’s packed with vitamins and antioxidants. It’s small and round and blue. Blueberries are one of the best fruits we can […]

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Cinnamon maple chickpea nut – snack hack!

Are you ready to try a fun new snack? I saw chickpea snacks in the grocery store but the price was too high for my liking. So I took a look and found a snack hack. Here is the recipe! Cinnamon-maple chickpea nut snack Ingredients 1 can of chickpeas 2 Tbsp. olive oil 2 Tbsp. […]

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