My Ultimate Comfort Food

It is definitely that time of year where we start wanting more of those foods that warm your tummy, your kitchens, and your hearts… Exceeeept …Those foods tend to come with the addition of a little something around the waist as well. Somehow comfort food became an equivalent to heavy food. WHAT?! Comfort food is justContinue reading “My Ultimate Comfort Food”

Recipe Recap: A Fall Festive Weekend

It has been a FULL ON pumpkin-y, halloween-yĀ weekend in this house! We are in full swing of celebrating the flavors of this season and I am beyond in love. šŸ™‚ If you haven’t already seen, fall is my favorite season. I am absolutely that stereotypical fall girl who consumes pumpkin everything … AND I LOVEContinue reading “Recipe Recap: A Fall Festive Weekend”

Humpday Giveaway! … Go Nuttzo

HAAAPPPY HUMPDAY šŸ˜€ Over the past month, if you follow my IG account, you have seen posts of this awesome new nut butter I am head over heels for. I serendipitously (that’s my favorite word by the way heehee) discovered my new favorite nut butter at the Tri Rock Expo before my race on LaborContinue reading “Humpday Giveaway! … Go Nuttzo”

Workout Wednesday: Saving “Grace”

If you are familiar with the Crossfit world or some of the common benchmark workouts done in Crossfit, you have probably heard of “Grace” … If you haven’t I will explain the workout. 30 clean & jerks. Done for time. Yupp. That’s it. Sounds pretty manageable right? Well the goal of it being to workContinue reading “Workout Wednesday: Saving “Grace””

Stepping Out of the Gym: Your Fitness Level May Be Affecting More Than You Think

A general misconception about fitness is its relation, or believed lack thereof, to other parts of our lives. Many people talk about their “fitness life” or “gym life” as if it is something that is completely separate from their … what “actual life”? … HUH? So the things you do in the gym don’t countContinue reading “Stepping Out of the Gym: Your Fitness Level May Be Affecting More Than You Think”

Stop Fighting Food!

I have something that is really exciting to share with you today. It is near and dear to my heart because it speaks directly to the person I used to be… Have you ever experienced any of the following? ā€œFeeling crazy around foodā€ (i.e. obsessive thinking about food, dieting, ā€œhealth,ā€ etc. on a regular basis) Emotional Eating (i.e.Continue reading “Stop Fighting Food!”

Green Dranks: Super charge your morningsĀ 

We have all heard the saying you are what you eat. How about you are what you drink?      How many of us have rushed days? How many times have you maybe finished a day and realized you should’ve had more greens than you did? How many of you struggle to make sure youContinue reading “Green Dranks: Super charge your morningsĀ “

Are You #LJInspired?

Over the last 5 days Fit Approach and Lorna Jane have hosted an AMAZING Instagram challenge in celebration of the new Lorna Jane book “Inspired” – get the hashtag? šŸ˜‰ I have thoroughly enjoyed this challenge because it is so fundamentally different from most fitness IG challenges. In fact, it took a community of fitContinue reading “Are You #LJInspired?”

Restoration and Fitness

Everything we see and everything we hear on television, social media, the wonderful world wide web or from our trainers and coaches and training partners or fitness idols… Everything revolves around pushing ourselves to ourĀ absoluteĀ limits. Pain is progress. Right? I mean at the very core of it the muscle burning and day after soreness isContinue reading “Restoration and Fitness”

Au Naturale

To be in a natural state. That is how I usually am. If you know me, you know that you can probably count on one hand the number of times you’ve seen me really decked out in makeup. Like REAL done up. Yeah. That usually happens only on holidays or special occasions. My poor boyfriendContinue reading “Au Naturale”