It’s OK to Crave Comfort Food

  "Stay away from the buffet table! Avoid second helpings! Say no to the cookies and cake!" How often do you hear these voices? Whether they're shouting out loud or whispering in your ear, these thoughts are often self-imposed and, while meant to keep us healthy and accountable, can do more harm than good. Sure, over time, repeat helpings of...

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Taco Frittata With Salsa

I’ve taken the classic frittata and turned it into a tasty taco-inspired breakfast! With a side of fresh salsa, this recipe is sure to satisfy your cravings while providing the vitamins, minerals and protein your body needs. Ingredients Frittata: 4 eggs ¼ cup milk ½ green pepper, chopped ½ small onion, chopped ½ cup Tex-Mex shredded cheese 2 t. butter...

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No Bake Collagen Cookies

No Bake Collagen Cookies

I was experimenting with my food processor recently and decided to incorporate NeoCell Super Collagen. It supports recovery, joint health and is free of GMOs, gluten and sugar. It's the number one protein in your body that keeps your skin supple and helps prevent fine lines and wrinkles while keeping your hair and nails healthy too. So, I decided to...

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Healthy Habits, Healthy Hair

Many years ago, during college, I chopped 10+ inches and donated it to Locks of Love, anticipating that I would "grow it out, donate it...grow it out, donate it..." Yet, it never grew that long ever again. I desperately needed to improve my hair health in order for it to grow. However, in the years that followed, my hair was...

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Chocolate Banana Protein Shake

This protein shake is full of nutrients and vitamins that will help your body recover from whatever stress comes your way.  A healthy diet, high in protein, will keep your immune system strong, help your muscles repair, keep your metabolism running and so much more! Ingredients 1 scoop Quest Nutrition Chocolate Milkshake Protein Powder 1 small frozen banana (break into...

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The Fit Girl Wish List

Whether you've reached a new personal best or are looking for a way to stand out from the rest...this list of my most-loved products (and services) includes everything from leggings to protein bars.  Treat yourself for accomplishing those goals and keep yourself accountable with these favorite fitness finds! Classes Many of us have gym memberships.  We run on the treadmill....

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French Toast Apple Bake

Do you equate brunch to mimosas, stacks of pancakes and powder-sugar-coated donuts? Brunch doesn't have to deter you from all of your fitness and weight loss goals. It's completely healthy to occasionally indulge in a carb-rich, sweet treat. This French toast bake is a high protein dish that’s husband-approved and kid-friendly too! It’s a fall-inspired comfort meal, full of flavor...

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Post Workout Nutrition

Most of us go to the gym, take a fitness class, or head outdoors for a run with a specific goal in mind.  We want to increase our strength, decrease body fat and improve our well being without spending our lives at the gym and our nights preparing meals for hours on end. Over time, we learn that various formats...

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Protein Banana Bread

If you're anything like me, you occasionally buy more bananas than you can eat. Once they've pasted their prime, I typically enjoy freezing bananas and using them to add thickness and flavor to my protein shakes. This time, however, I decided to experiment by creating a protein banana bread. The result? An amazingly healthy, delicious and easy-to-make comfort food! It's...

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