How To Help Your Kids Become More Nutrition Savvy

You’ve made it a point to start reading labels. You’re incorporating more fruits and vegetables. You’ve cut out some of your go-to packaged snacks. That’s awesome. Keep it going! But, if you’re a parent, now’s the time to get your kids (no matter what age) involved in the transformation you’ve got going on. Childhood obesity…

45 Day Renew You Challenge Starts January 8

We were overwhelmed with the results people got last year during our 45 Day How Fit Can You Get Challenge, so we decided to do it again! Our next challenge, the 45 Day Renew You Challenge, starts January8. It’s the perfect way to kick off 2018. Pre-order is officially open!  Join the challenge, and who…

Micro Goals For Macro Fitness Success

I want to lose 50 pounds. I want to do yoga 5 times a week. I want to run a half marathon. Those are major fitness goals. They are valiant goals, and are worthy of all the work it requires to reach them. But, those goals are heavy. They can stress you out when you…

Bulk Shopping Is Your Best Friend

Do you find yourself just walking past all of the big bins of unpackaged goods at the grocery story? If you do, don’t feel bad. I did it for years. Then, one day, I finally got my life and decided to take a stroll through the unknown aisles. I kept it simple on my first…

How To Store Your Greens

Have you found yourself going to the grocery store multiple times in one week simply because you let your greens go bad? Slimy greens are a no-go, and if you don’t store them properly, that slime will creep up on you fast! I know. I have been there, and done that. For me, it always…

Exercise For Physical And Mental Well-Being

This post is sponsored by Palmer Lake Recovery. Thoughts and opinions are my own. Exercise is powerful. Getting your body moving can do so much for you, not just on a physical level, but mentally as well. Doing some type of physical activity can shift your mindset and bring you up on some of your…

Why Wait Until January To Work On Your Fitness Goals?

Getting in shape has to be the number one New Year’s resolution. How many times have you or someone you know claimed it as your goal for the year?  There’s nothing wrong with making that your New Year’s resolution, but why do you have to wait until January 1? Why not start now! 2017 is…

Quick And Delicious Banana Pumpkin Smoothie

Ingredients: 1 frozen banana 1/4-1/2 cup pumpkin puree (depending on how think you want your smoothie) 1 cup cup almond (or other plant) milk 1 handful of ice 1/8 tsp vanilla extract 1 tsp honey (optional) Cinnamon (if desired) Pumpkin pie spice (if desired) Directions: Combine all ingredients in a blender, and enjoy! Makes 1…

Banana Pumpkin Oatmeal

If you like pumpkin, you’ll love this! Ingredients: 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/4 cup pumpkin puree 1 banana, sliced 1/8 cup walnut pieces Cinnamon Honey   Directions: Cook oats as you normally prepare them. Once cooked, place oats in bowl, and top with pumpkin, banana, walnuts, cinnamon and honey. Enjoy!

Why I’m Plant-Based

So why are you plant-based? It’s a question Djuan Means gets almost every day, and for good reason. One of his hashtags on Instagram used to be #MeatEater, and we’ll leave out the ounces of steak he used to showcase on a weekly basis. He was like  most people and loved meat. Plain and simple….