For my first few months of Stay At Home orders, I actually lost weight. That is, even though I was sitting just feet from my kitchen most of the day. But now that we're over a month in, I'm starting to get kind of food-focused. And I'm really craving sweets. Truth be told, I don't keep that many sweets in my cupboard. If I have them, I'll eat them. Keeping them out of the house is essential for … [Read more...] about Healthy Chocolate Peanut Butter Cup With Banana
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.Nut butter can be a great treat for kids. Hey, but it can also be pretty phenomenal for us adults too. Nut butter contains vitamins and minerals. Plus, it's packed with healthy fats. Not to mention it’s a good source of vegetarian protein. But buyer beware. All nut butters aren’t the same. So it’s important to educate yourself as a consumer. Look at the ingredients label before bringing this … [Read more...] about Which Nut Butter Brand is Healthiest?
It can seem like your taste buds will suffer as you start to eat cleaner. So that’s why I love condiments. They're a gift of guilt-free flavor for your taste buds. Many of them are lower in calories. Most don’t have bad-for-you fats. The majority aren’t high in cholesterol. And they can liven up your taste buds. But before we go over my favorite healthier condiments, keep one thing in mind. … [Read more...] about 12 Healthy Condiments to Liven up Clean Eating
This one is dedicated to my husband, Joe. Who rarely reads my blog and will probably never see this. But whose quest for a better quality coffee creamer has been a big discussion point in our house lately. He’s been trying to cut back on dairy, while simultaneously trying to cut back on sugar. Ouch! That creates a big creamer conundrum. Because dairy is the most usual solution for your cup … [Read more...] about 6 Healthier Substitutes for Conventional Coffee Creamer
I used to search for the most complicated answer. As if something being difficult made it worthy. Like when I would turn up the tension all the way on the Exercycle, thinking barely being able to move the pedals made me badass. Or when I did that speech without my notes. (hint...it didn’t go well.) But I’ve since learned that the simple answer can sometimes be the best answer. And that’s why I … [Read more...] about Healthy Raspberry Banana Ice Cream
In my quest to help you enjoy a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle, I want to add more content about things that help me enjoy healthy living. As I often talk about, I’ve struggled in my past with emotional eating, extra weight and low self-esteem. And one of the things that paved my health journey was discovering great products and tools that make healthy living fun. So this week, I’m going to … [Read more...] about What’s My Diet Friendly Mystery Treat? My Review!