Tag: weight loss

Matcha Coconut Fat Bombs (Vegan, Gluten Free)

Matcha Coconut Fat Bombs (Vegan, Gluten Free)

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m late to the matcha party (really late when you consider that the Japanese have been consuming matcha for thousands of years). Despite the many green smoothie concoctions I consume on a weekly basis, matcha has always been intimidating…

Creamy No Fruit Smoothie

Creamy No Fruit Smoothie

I’m all about smoothies for breakfast. Not only are they an easy way to start the day packed with good nutrients, but it also takes decision making out of the equation when you’re pressed for time and much more likely to grab something unhealthy out of…

The Truth About Superfoods

The Truth About Superfoods

I’ve been known to go on a scavenger hunt of health food stores in search of a certain superfood. The other day I spent $15 buying Herbamare (an herb-infused salt – yes, salt) on Amazon, when I could have bought it at Whole Foods for $7. The only difference?…

The Most Important (and Overlooked) Weight Loss Tool

The Most Important (and Overlooked) Weight Loss Tool

Guess what one of the most important factors in weight loss is?! Hint: it’s not food or exercise. Give up? It’s sleep. Yes, sleep – and most of us aren’t getting enough of it. Reading this you may think I’m crazy. I mean, how can…

Vegan Peanut Butter Mocha Protein Smoothie

Vegan Peanut Butter Mocha Protein Smoothie

I have a confession to make. One that goes against the female stereotype and makes my mom wonder if I was switched at birth and not, in fact, her biological daughter. I don’t like chocolate. Seriously, chocolate is NOT my thing. When given the choice…

How to Make Meal Prep Easy

How to Make Meal Prep Easy

Do you ever see those healthy and fit looking people on Instagram with all their #mealprep posts and think “I wish I could do that!” You CAN. Promise. Before I started meal prepping consistently, I came up with plenty of excuses for why I couldn’t…

Roasted Root Vegetable and French Lentil Salad Meal Prep (Vegan, Gluten-free)

Roasted Root Vegetable and French Lentil Salad Meal Prep (Vegan, Gluten-free)

When you think of a salad (as if a salad were a prominent part of your daily thoughts), I bet you don’t typically think of it as a winter meal. This recipe changes that. How? Well, as it turns out, a salad is more than just…

Why meal prep? I’m knocking down your excuses not to.

Why meal prep? I’m knocking down your excuses not to.

Many people think of meal prep as a lofty dream. It seems like a good idea, but not something they could actually DO. I get it. The idea of prepping a full week of meals can be overwhelming. I’ve heard all the excuses, in fact, I’ve…

How to Stay on Track With Your Goals – Even When You Feel Like Giving Up

How to Stay on Track With Your Goals – Even When You Feel Like Giving Up

Guess what? You already took the first step. The fact that you clicked on this post means that no matter how much you feel like giving up or can’t remember why you wanted to reach your goal in the first place, part of you still…

Clean Almond Butter Fat Bombs

Clean Almond Butter Fat Bombs

Despite their not so appealing title, these almond butter fat bombs are the BOMB! (I seriously couldn’t help myself). What are fat bombs? Fat bombs are high fat, low carb snacks. Wait, you want me to eat a snack that is filled with fat? Yep, I…