How Much Does Exercise Impact Our Mental Health?
I believe this pic shows the happiness I feel from crossing finish lines.
Nutrition Hacks for the Holiday
If you’ve worked hard to find your groove in the healthy lifestyle scene and don’t’ want to be derailed, here are some nutrition hacks for the holidays. Blowing your eating regime on the big day can often roll over to the weekend, the next week, or the entire season. The holiday season is too long…
Easy Vegan Pumpkin Pie Fudge
When thinking of easy and fun treats that suit the season, these seemed to fit the bill. These Easy Vegan Pumpkin Pie Fudge squares are simple, extremely easy, fast, and yummy – that’s if you like pumpkin. I made this for an open house, and as I was making it and deciding how to serve…
Broccoli and Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dressing
This Broccali and Chickpea Salad with Lemon Dress is super easy and a great summertime dish.
Summer Spaghetti Salad
Summer Spaghetti Salad is one of my favorite summertime dishes! This dish travels well in a reusable sealed container and stays fresh for days making it perfect for camping, picnicking, or a day on the water. As we prepared for July 4th festivities, I started thinking of what I particularly wanted to see on the…
Are There Benefits to Lemon Water?
Have you wondered if there are benefits to lemon water or if the claims are simply popular myths? Here is my simple, non-professional answer. Independently, both water and lemons are wonderful for our bodies, so YES, there are benefits to drinking lemon water. We don’t need studies to prove all of them. Again, this is…
Fitness & Nutrition: Are Your Goals Merely Wishes
The first quarter just ended, so I’m reflecting on some of the fitness and nutrition goals I set at the beginning of the year and am wondering if they were goals or merely wishes? I’m not a fan of New Year’s resolutions because I’ve never stuck with one. I do believe in goals though, as…
Cucumber Hummus Bites
Hummus is a staple in our house, and while we enjoy it with chips sometimes, veggies are our favorite, which makes these Cucumber Hummus Bites perfect! I was inspired to spice up one of our go-to snacks when I saw a mini hummus phyllo bite recipe. This is just a simpler version, and because you’re…