Lahb Turkey

                  This dish is traditionally ground chicken or pork. Lahb chicken is a popular Thai salad dish that originated from the northeastern part of Thailand.   Ingredients:  Lean Ground Turkey,   For each 1 pound Portion: 2 cups Chicke

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LESS Does Not Equal MORE (Calories and Metabolism)

How often have you heard you need to restrict your calories, eat less, reduce your fat intake and eliminate your carbohydrates in order to be successful at weight loss? Your body’s basal metabolic rate is an estimated amount of nutrients your body needs to perform at its current weight given a cer

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When to Say “NO” to your Trainer

It happens every day.  Trainers give their clients recommendations for their diet and/or exercises that are not actually in the best interest of their client’s health.  This scenario seems far too common today considering “Health” is the primary motive for hiring a trainer in the first place

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The Truth About “Fitness”

I am a 100% natural competitive female bodybuilder. I have been in the fitness industry for my entire professional life; going on 8 years now. In my experience there are many things I have come to “know” to be true about fitness. However, we all tend to “think” these truths don’t apply to

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Cinnamon Protein Pancakes

I love these pancakes for breakfast.  Sometimes I have them for lunch or dinner instead of breakfast with some turkey sausage links.  It’s delicious. INGREDIENTS: 1/2 cup Kodiak Cakes waffle mix 1 scoop of Dymatize Elite 100% Whey cinnamon bun protein powder (You can use vanilla protein powd

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Curry Coconut Chicken

INGREDIENTS: boneless skinless chicken breasts 1 chopped onion 1 can undrained diced tomatoes 2 tablespoons of curry powder 1 can light coconut milk DIRECTIONS: Costco sells this really yummy curry powder.  It’s so delicious.  Makes some great chicken dishes.  In your crockpot throw in a bu

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Eggs, Sweet Potato and Veggie Frittata

Yep, I’m still eating this for lunch.  It’s so easy to make and you can manipulate the ingredients VERY easily to make it fit your macros. INGREDIENTS: Onions Zucchini Bell pepper Sweet potato Egg whites Olive oil DIRECTIONS: Cube your sweet potato and boil it to desired softness.  Cho

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Be Realistic

I want to be uplifting for others.  I want people to say “if she can do it so can I.”  Because you absolutely can.  I’m not saying I look glorious but I have been able to find a healthy balance with food and physical health.  I also feel like I have a realistic expectation of [

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Chocolate Cake a Healthier Version

So, I know this isn’t the best picture of the cake I made for my son but I wanted to share a little secret that I always do for my cakes.  I’m sure some of you have already heard of this and already do it.  This is just a box of chocolate cake mix.  The […]

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Slow Cooked Chicken Picante

Delicious and nutritious, and as always, super simple!  I love my crockpot.  Best invention ever! INGREDIENTS: 2lbs frozen chicken breasts 1 can tomatoes with green chilis 2 tablespoons taco seasoning 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 1 small sweet yellow onion 3/4 cup matchstick carrots 1 can black be

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