Zucchini “Meatballs”

Ingredients: 1 15 ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 3 gloves garlic, minced 1/2 cup oats 1 tsp basil 1 tsp oregano 1/2 tsp sea salt 2-3 TBS nutritional yeast Juice of 1/2 lemon 1 cup zucchini, shredded or finely chopped Directions: Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Combine chickpeas, garlic, and oats in a food…

What Exactly Is Plant-Based Living? 

A plant-based diet is one that centers around plants.  That’s the plain, and simple answer. You can eat any variety of fruits, vegetables, grains, legumes (e.g. beans and lentils), nuts, and seeds while maintaining a plant-based diet. If you lead a plant-based lifestyle, you avoid processed foods as much as possible. You’re technically a vegan,…

Bow Tie Pasta and Kidney Bean Medley

Ingredients: 1 16 oz package organic bow tie pasta (or Farfalle) *I use Montebello* 2 cans dark red kidney beans, rinsed and drained 1 medium onion, diced 1 green bell pepper, diced 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 jar of your favorite organic pasta sauce (you can use an additional jar for more sauce) Directions: Cook…

Change Your Mindset And Exude New Energy

I’m no psychologist, but from personal experience, I know the power of the mind. When I say power, I mean power. Thoughts become reality faster than many of us believe. If your constant mindset is in a state of negativity, that will soon reflect in your day-to-day life. As we enter this new month, the…

Studying Your Own Body For Total Wellness

There is absolutely no one size fits all approach to fitness. We all have different bodies, and because of that we all have to take the time to learn what works and what doesn’t for our own body. That’s the premise behind what we’re building and the workouts we are soon to launch at Boldly…

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…