Air Fryer Popcorn Fail 😩 But Made It Work The Old Fashion Way

So I ran across a recipe showing how to pop my popcorn in an air fryer…🙄🙄🙄 So simple, right?!?! I figured I would try it for success. ☺️ So I placed them in the air fryer and turned it on for the appropriate temperature and time. Once the time ran out, I cut the airContinue reading “Air Fryer Popcorn Fail 😩 But Made It Work The Old Fashion Way”

#FitspirationFriday Moves

Here is an example of a regiment I do to get my heart rate up after my weight lifting routine (especially after upper body). These exercises will work the full body and you will definitely feel it. Since I’m starting my maintenance mode, I keep my cardio to a minimum at the moment. I doContinue reading “#FitspirationFriday Moves”

Did Someone Say Dinner?!?!

Let’s just say it’s so worth it! ❤️ Try the healthy recipe below. Baked Salmon with fried cauliflower rice Salmon (flavor your meat with spices to your liking) 🤤 Salmon marinade ingredients:Sesame OilOrganic Granulated Brown SugarCinnamonLiquid Aminos Cauliflower ingredients:Bag of frozen cauliflowerLiquid AminosSesame OilEggsPeppersChopped Carrots & Mushrooms Directions:Pour eggs into heated pan with sesame oil.Continue reading “Did Someone Say Dinner?!?!”

12 Foods That Don’t Cause Weight Gain

One piece of advice often given to dieters is to eat until you reach satiety — that is, until you feel full. The problem is that different foods can have vastly different effects on hunger and satiety. For example, 200 calories of chicken breast may make you feel full, but it could take 500 caloriesContinue reading “12 Foods That Don’t Cause Weight Gain”

How to Make A Healthy Blueberry Smoothie

By: Well Plated (Erin) Blueberry smoothies are good for you, and this one also includes the perk of being completely and totally delicious. It’s bursting with fresh blueberry taste, yes, but what really sets this Greek yogurt blueberry banana smoothie apart is that its flavor is reminiscent of a slice of fresh blueberry pie withContinue reading “How to Make A Healthy Blueberry Smoothie”

My Reason Behind A Healthy Slate

It’s been a year since I started my blog! I’ve learned to celebrate the small victories and appreciate everything in life. I always try to look at all situations in a positive light. As some may know, I wrote about the time I had brain surgery back in 2016 and I’m here to share more about the experience. I am an acousticContinue reading “My Reason Behind A Healthy Slate”

Air Fryer Egg Rolls

BY MYFITNESSPAL’S RECIPES If you’ve been disappointed by baked egg rolls before, be prepared to be delighted by air-fried ones. The dry, constantly circulating air gives the wrapper a shatteringly crisp texture. If you can, aim for vegan egg roll wrappers (Nasoya is an easy-to-find brand), which get particularly crispy. Active time: 19 minutes TotalContinue reading “Air Fryer Egg Rolls”

Your Quick and Easy 1-Week Core Workout Guide

BY SHANA VERSTEGEN Your “core” is much more complex than the infamous “six-pack abs” which refer to the muscle group known as the rectus abdominis. Dozens of muscles make up the core musculature, which has three-dimensional depth and creates or resists movement in all planes of motion. Proper core strength and function can contribute to:Continue reading “Your Quick and Easy 1-Week Core Workout Guide”

5 Strategies For Eating in Moderation

By Coach Sam Eating in moderation sounds simple enough in concept — eat only until you feel satisfied. Despite its simplicity, many individuals (possibly even you) struggle to keep their calorie intake moderate, especially when they’re around delicious, indulgent foods like pizza, pasta, and sweets. Now, some diet “experts” will tell you that you shouldContinue reading “5 Strategies For Eating in Moderation”

5 Ways to Overcome Food Guilt

BY BRITTANY RISHER Our relationship with food can be very complex, especially if we struggle with body image issues. Guilt and shame are two emotions sometimes linked to food that can result in negative eating habits. Although the two are similar, there are distinctions between them that are important to understand to develop a healthierContinue reading “5 Ways to Overcome Food Guilt”

The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee For Weight Loss

BY LAUREN KROUSE While the potential health benefits of coffee are well-known — sharper cognition, lower risk of developing chronic conditions like dementia, and Type 2 diabetes, even a longer lifespan — exactly how coffee might affect your weight-loss plan is a little more complicated. As it turns out, scientists are still sorting out the pros and cons of upping your coffeeContinue reading “The Pros and Cons of Drinking Coffee For Weight Loss”

The Best Workouts For Your 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond

By: Kevin Gray As we age, our bodies change, so our training and nutritional plans should change, too. When we’re younger, we’re more resilient and better able to compensate for muscle imbalances and for skipping warmups and cooldowns. As we age, smart training becomes more important — not just for feeling good, but also for health and longevity. DuringContinue reading “The Best Workouts For Your 30s, 40s, 50s and Beyond”

Your Go-To Cleansing Guide for That Post-Halloween Candy Binge

By LiveWell Labs Everyone has been there at least once in their lives. You’ve overindulged, and now you feel miserable. While you wish you could take it back, you’re stuck with a yucky feeling from too many treats. The day-after-Halloween candy-hangover is a force to be reckoned with. While you can’t undo your choices, you can takeContinue reading “Your Go-To Cleansing Guide for That Post-Halloween Candy Binge”

It’s A Snack Attack

By: Yours Truly You know one of the best ways to prevent from grabbing your favorite snacks late at night? The answer is very simple…… STOP BUYING THEM AND BRINGING THEM HOME! It’s harder to access food that you don’t have. If you are anything like me, I’m not leaving the house late night forContinue reading “It’s A Snack Attack”

5 Diets and 5 Recipes For 35-Minute Dinners

BY DANIELLE OMAR, RD Cooking healthy homemade meals that comply with various diets — from low-carb to vegan — doesn’t have to be time consuming. That’s where focusing on just a few ingredients — think lean proteins, fiber-rich veggies and satiating fats — coupled with easy cooking methods such as one-pan roasts and stir-frys comes in handy. These five meals clock in under 360Continue reading “5 Diets and 5 Recipes For 35-Minute Dinners”