Healthy Snack Guide

The key to avoiding unhealthy choices is having healthy snacks on hand.  I always get hungry between meals, so I like to make sure I prepare. If I’m not prepared I will more than likely end up grabbing something that isn’t very healthy. Follow along for some of my favorite healthy snacks to keep onContinue reading “Healthy Snack Guide”

Black Bean Brownies

Today I decided to try a healthy guilty pleasures recipe…black bean brownies. If you like dark chocolate you will love these! I was worried they would have a black bean taste, but there is no hint of black beans. Follow along for this super simple delicious recipe. Find the full recipe here: https://joyfoodsunshine.com/black-bean-brownies I madeContinue reading “Black Bean Brownies”

Favorite Gadgets

Below are my favorite gadgets for staying healthy! I use these weekly. What are your favorite kitchen gadgets to use? I love my cold press juicer! It extracts so much more juice than my old juicer and it keeps more of the nutrients than centrifugal juicers. The cold press juicer does take a little bitContinue reading “Favorite Gadgets”

Set Your Intentions

In Pure Barre the instructors always talk about setting your intentions. Setting your intentions is very important on the journey to wellness. You need to set your goals and set your mind on completing them. You need to realize that most difficult tasks are mind over matter. Recently my power went out right before IContinue reading “Set Your Intentions”

I just want to feel the love…

Below is a very raw and emotional post… For years I have always felt like nobody notices me. Every time I’ve thought about doing negative things like going overboard with healthy eating or have had depressing thoughts, I have felt all alone with nobody to share with. My sister shared that she does notice. SheContinue reading “I just want to feel the love…”

Meal Prep – Week of March 1st

Raw Chicken Wings Korean BBQ Marinade Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Powder Greek yogurt Almond/Coconut Milk Apples Bananas Napa Cabbage Cucumbers Grapes Kale Ginger Oranges Carrots Mangoes Bell peppers Above is my grocery list for the week. I like to focus on whole ingredients. A very large majority of my grocery list is fresh fruits andContinue reading “Meal Prep – Week of March 1st”