Tomato, Kale and Chicken Soup

INGREDIENTS: 5 vine tomatoes 2 cups kale (torn, stems removed) 2 ears corn (corn removed from ear) 4 cups vegetable broth (I use @pacificfoods) 1 to 1.5 lbs boneless, skinless chicken thighs 2 tsp ground coriander 2 tsp dried basil 1.5 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp dried dill Sea salt and pepper to taste DIRECTIONS:…

Four Week Postpartum Update

Originally posted on Ordered Whimsy. I’ve hit the four week postpartum mark, which is how long I gave myself to be “off of a plan.” By that, I mean I’m just eating intuitively and not tracking anything. I’m probably carb heavy and low on protein. I think I’m pretty close when it comes to calories….

What Is In Season For Spring

We are deep into spring at this point, which means that everything that is “in season” during spring is truly in season right now. Here’s a nice list of the fruits and vegetables that are at peak harvest time during the spring. Apples Apricots Artichokes Asparagus Avocado Belgian Endive Bitter Melon Broccoli Butter Lettuce Cabbage…

One Week Postpartum Update

We’re all about fitness journeys here at Boldly Fit, so I wanted to share my postpartum journey with all of you. I hope to inspire you to do what it takes to reach your own fitness goals. I’m going through the process with you. Any and all questions welcome. Originally posted on Ordered Whimsy I’ve…

Three Easy Ways To Keep Progressing In The Gym

The body is smart. Try as you might, you’ll never see the results you want to see unless you continually challenge yourself in the gym. If you keep doing the same workouts week after week without increasing your intensity, your body will catch on, and those workouts will eventually become ineffective. Don’t believe us? Give…

Journey According To The Rules

“Similarly, anyone who competes as an athlete does not receive the victor’s crown except by competing according to the rules.” ~2 Timothy 2:5 Think about that verse for a minute. Now, think about it in the same vein you would think about developing a healthy lifestyle. This particular passage should help you see that, a…

Red and Green Smoothie

This is a simple and easy smoothie to add to your repertoire. The whole family will love it. Ingredients: 1 banana (frozen is best) 8 strawberries 1 large handful of spinach 3/4 cup unsweetened almond milk 1 tsp honey   Directions: Blend all ingredients together and enjoy! Makes two servings.

5 Ways To Make Smart Food Choices All Day

There is nothing wrong with having struggles when it comes to maintaining a healthy eating lifestyle. If you’re struggling, that means you’re trying, and that’s a step in the right direction! What’s important is that you continue to progress. I came up with a few tips to help you stay on track toward reaching your…

Choose The Right Fat, Don’t Eliminate It

The products are all over grocery store shelves. There are low-fat versions of just about any product you name. It’s marketing at its best. Food companies play upon the fear of fat, then create unhealthier versions of already unhealthy food products to try to make the consumer feel better about eating it and ultimately more…

Ground Turkey Breast, Zucchini and Mushroom Skillet

Busy weeknight? Nothing beats a one skillet meal when you are short on time but still want to keep your healthy eating intact. This ground turkey skillet wins in the simplicity and taste categories. Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey breast 2 zucchini, cut in half lengthwise, then sliced 1 pint mushrooms, sliced 2 cloves garlic,…