Fourth of July Party Popsicles – Red, White & Blue

Just imagine you’re sitting outside on a nice soft picnic blanket watching the beautiful fireworks going off against the dark sky.  The only things keeping you cool on this lovely summer day are these refreshing popsicles.  Red, white and blue ones of course. Maybe you’re celebrating with a backyard cookout surrounded by friends and families. …

3 Easy Steps to Calculate Calories

When it comes to getting healthy, there’s always a conversation about how to calculate calories.  Specifically, how many calories are needed for optimum performance, energy, strength, or simply living daily life. There are so many calculations out there based on body mass index (BMI), age, weight, how much exercise you do, how active you are,…

Cool Down with Refreshing Smoothie Bowls

Some of the best ways to cool off this summer is by making “cooler” foods, especially popsicles, smoothies, and smoothie bowls. Whether you’re sipping bellinis on the beach, floating in the pool, or relaxing under the sun in your backyard, these smoothie bowls are perfect for a nice cool breakfast or a refreshing snack. Take advantage of this summer’s seasonal fruits…

Book Review: ROAR

Book Review ROAR: How to match your food and fitness to you female physiology for optimum performance, great health, and a strong, lean body for life. Find the book on Amazon here. The author, Stacy Sims, PhD., is an exercise physiologist and nutrition scientist who specializes in the differences between men and women. Her running…

Meatballs

After following a Paleo Lifestyle, Meatballs weren’t on the menu due to ingredients like bread crumbs and milk. Total bummer! That’s not gonna fly in my book! This recipe is now completely clean, gluten-free, and dairy-free.  Not to mention the added bonus – VEGETABLES are hidden inside.

Why Slowing Down is the Single Best Way to Improve Health

I bet you big money you don’t spend time reading this whole article. Why do I know this? As a blogger, I have to assume no one reads the whole article, but instead simply skims over the bold items and looks at pictures. So the fact that I’m writing an article about slowing down, in…