Dijon Maple Chicken and Veggie Roast

Here’s a one-pan dinner roast that makes healthy eating simple and delicious. Fitness dinners simply don’t get easier to prepare than this. Feel free to use whatever vegetables you have on hand that are seasonal and fresh. Courtesy of RealHealthyRecipes.com Servings: 6 Here’s what you need 1 Tablespoon chopped fresh thyme 1 Tablespoon Dijon mustard 1 Tablespoon pure maple syrup 4 … Read More

Caramel Apple Upside Down Cake

Here’s a slice of cake that won’t mess with your brain chemistry. The wholesome and lightly sweet flavor will satisfy your sweet tooth and power your day with real energy. Servings: 20 Here’s what you need: Caramel Topping: 1/4 cup coconut oil, melted 1/4 cup coconut crystals 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 organic apples, thinly sliced and chopped Apple Cake: 1/3 … Read More

Carrie’s Transformation Story

At first, I joined to simply lose weight. It had gotten out of control and I knew it. I liked the idea of being held accountable because I didn’t trust myself to do anything on my own. As the weeks went on, I started uncovering so many more reasons that had been buried deep inside and I began facing those. … Read More

Senior Fitness Training: Maintaining a Healthy Lifestyle for Years to Come

Making healthy life choices now can have long-term, positive effects on your health and fitness in the years to come. While many younger people work tirelessly to get in peak physical shape, as the years go by, they discover it is harder and harder to find the time, motivation, and energy to take care of themselves. Whether it be a … Read More

Want to shape up for summer? Eat at home.

In today’s fast paced world we consume over 30% of our daily calories away from home. These less-than-wholesome calories are accumulating around our waists and draining our bank accounts. So why do we eat out and shun the kitchen? Simple: convenience. We don’t have the time to toil away over a hot stove. However, evidence is mounting that we are … Read More

The Best Protein Pancakes

Love pancakes?  Then this week’s recipes are for you!  Unlike typical pancakes, these pancakes provide a powerhouse punch of protein to keep you full without lots of fast-digesting, blood sugar crashing carbs.  Try either of these recipes this week with a natural syrup by heating a small portion of berries or other fruit or sprinkle with cinnamon and a touch … Read More

This is better than perfection

Do you follow fitness stars on social media? Their perfect, chiseled images popping up in your newsfeed to give you just the right amount of motivation to get you into the gym…or does it? Striving for perfection doesn’t always work. Quite frankly, perfection is unattainable, and will always leave you falling short and feeling bad about yourself. Instead I like … Read More

Chili powder to kick up the flavor

Chili powder is a great spice blend to keep on hand to add great flavor to a variety of dishes.  It consists of cumin, oregano, peppercorn, and other spices and is used in Spanish, Mexican, Indian recipes and more.  Chili powder is not to be confused with chile powder, which is ground up chile peppers.  This week’s recipes call upon … Read More