“If you fail to prepare, you prepare to fail.”
We have all heard that statement. And it could not be more true than when it comes to food.
I know that I make smarter, better choices when I have taken a little bit of time to make ready vegetables and meals, so that when I am hungry, I can reach for something healthy over the bag of chips! Continue reading
This weekend, one of the gyms where I work hosted an open house, which included a live alligator, an awesome DJ, tons of amazing raffle ticket prizes, free classes (my 20-minutes of kickboxing was off the hook!!!), vendors and one of our owners, Anny, griddling some Protein Pancakes! Continue reading
Last week, Monday, was the one year anniversary of the Pulse Nightclub massacre in Orlando.
Right after the tragedy, people came out in droves to donate blood for the injured. Continue reading
For as long as I remember, my mom & grandma have made No Bake Cookies. If you aren’t familiar, they are yummy chocolate-peanut butter-oatmeal cookies that require no baking!
Before we moved to Florida, my grandma would always have a batch for me when I would visit! And my mom would get in on the surprise, too! No matter which house I was at, I always had my favorite cookies at hand! Grandma always made sure I took a couple for my travel day, too! Continue reading
When you read that title, you may have thought that I was going to write about me + Chris! Well, while it is true we are a power pair, of sorts, I am actually going to share some information on foods that, when paired together, do double duty in health benefits! Continue reading
How might you upscale boxed cake mix and pre-made frosting, you ask? Continue reading
I am again inspired to make a healthy treat. Yesterday, I dug into store-bought tortilla chips and gluten-free cookies. (Yes, they are gluten-free, but not sugar and calorie-free. And I ate all 12 in one day!!) Continue reading
I had a can of Goya coconut milk that I was dying to use! A quick search on the interwebs of some other ingredients on hand, voila!
I popped into Target this morning to peruse the clearance and decided to treat myself to a coffee at the Starbucks (gold card-carrying coffee addict, right here!). Just a tall dark roast that I “doctored” up with a couple raw sugars, a bit of half & half and some of that vanilla powder in the spice shaker (tip: take the lid off and dump as much as you like! it’s way easier that way!!). Continue reading