Hey all! I wanted to give you a simple and well-rounded breakfast with eggs this week, so here we go with our teacher-friendly, budget-friendly meal! This egg bake contains plenty of protein and healthy fat, + a side of sweet potatoes for some healthy, slow carbs. (Note: this does not contain dairy, but you can … Continue reading Easy Egg Bake w/ Sweet Potatoes
This week’s #teacherfriendly option is for those of us who prefer a lighter option in the early morning. For many years in HS, college, and even when I started teaching, I was always a firm believer in getting in breakfast first thing. And for many people, this probably works! But as someone who struggled with … Continue reading My “Go Get ‘Em Latte”
CALLING ALL TEACHERS! Happy Monday! Starting today, I’ll be sharing some easy, QUICK & budget-friendly meal-prep ideas, inspired by my experience as a teacher! While I am no longer in the classroom, I can’t deny the stress that teaching can bring, and how strongly I feel about providing teachers with resources that will make their … Continue reading Yogurt + Raspberry Overnight Oats
Making my own rules, breaking up with sugar, and trading in "moderation" for precision.
Walkin' on Sunshine We left off in my last post around 2010. Life was good! I had discovered the Low-FODMAP diet and was finally experiencing some clarity regarding my IBS symptoms. Most of the bloating and cramping that had plagued my every time I ate (for years!) was beginning to fade away. I had a … Continue reading How I Changed My Diet: Part II
In a previous post, I talked about How I Got Pumped About Fitness. I mentioned that around that same time, I also started focusing more on my food and nutrition. In this 3-part series, I'll go a bit more in depth about the small steps I took over time to change my diet and really … Continue reading How I Changed My Diet: Part I
"If you think you can, or if you think you can't, you're right" ~ Henry Ford The Evolution of Success Starting anything new is challenging. Whether it is a new hobby, fitness routine, diet, habit, etc.....stepping into the unknown is tough. So, what makes someone successful in these situations? Why do some people seem extremely … Continue reading M-I-N-D-S-E-T, that’s the way we spell Success!
The Impetus Picture this: it's May of my freshman year of college, and despite my best efforts, the Freshman 10 or 15 have creeped their way in. While I had always been super active in Middle School & High School -- rushing around to classes, playing sports, taking dance for gym credit, and bopping around … Continue reading How I Got “Pumped” About Fitness
Something about cooking made me feel creative. I’m hardly an artist, but cooking gave me an opportunity to take chances and experiment; and even if I messed up, it was never that bad. Cooking with my mom also made me feel productive and accomplished, and gave me something to take pride in....