Tone It Up Meals: Week 3

Tone It Up Vegetarian Dinner Ideas

I mentioned a few weeks ago that I signed up for the latest Tone It Up challenge and while I'm not following the plan exactly, I'm trying to focus on lots of protein, veggies, & fruit! Here's what a day of Tone It Up Meals looks like: When we … [Continue reading]

How to Make Quinoa in a Rice Cooker

how to make fluffy quinoa in a rice cooker

This blog is all about easy ways to live a little healthier, which is why I'm so excited to share this little kitchen hack with you! I've had a rice cooker for a few years (it was a gift from my sister in law!) and I love it. But I'm kicking myself … [Continue reading]

Healthy Baked Apple Chips

This healthy baked apple chip recipe is almost too easy! You can make these in the oven and have a sweet & crunchy snack!

Ok this almost doesn't count as a recipe because it's only ONE ingredient. But sometimes the best recipes are the simple ones so I couldn't resist sharing with you. I was craving something crunchy but I wanted to keep it healthy so apple chips … [Continue reading]

Tone It Up Meals: Week 2

crunch time peanut butter

After a fun filled Saturday (which you can read about here) I woke up Sunday morning excited to just relax for a bit. After I fetched the paper from the front porch, I settled in with a cup of coffee and ended up not eating breakfast until almost … [Continue reading]

Gymnastics & Life Lessons

Gym Quest Gymnastics Team Meet

This was post was totally supposed to just be a silly recap of a gymnastics meet this weekend but then I started feeling all the feels and I just couldn't dump a bunch of pictures without getting a bit sappy. Here's the thing: If I had signed … [Continue reading]

Peanut Butter Protein Smoothie (No Protein Powder Required)

green smoothie

This recipe made me laugh, because I eat it almost every single day, yet I realized I'd never actually posted the recipe! I've talked about it so many times and yet... I have no recipe to link to! Honestly, this smoothie has gone through various … [Continue reading]

Tone It Up Meals: Week 1

M5 red lentils

I mentioned on Monday that I'm starting the Tone It Up 8 week challenge, so I thought I'd share my meals from Monday, the first day of the challenge! Breakfast was Greek yogurt + blueberries. Nothing new here! I always focus on getting … [Continue reading]

Fitness Goals for 2016

2016 goals

Even though I'm sad the holidays are over, I'm so excited for the fresh start of a new year! I thought I'd share a few of my fitness goals: Follow the Tone It Up Challenge! I've talked about Tone It Up a lot in the past and for good reason! … [Continue reading]

Top 10 Healthy Recipes from 2015

Happy New Year! I thought it would be fun to do a recap of some of my favorite recipes that I made this year, especially since it's the time of year when people are looking for healthy ideas! So here are a few of my favorites: We all love … [Continue reading]

What I Ate: Monday


I meant to give you all a recap of our Christmas but honestly, I did a terrible job of taking pictures. On the flip side, I did a better job of staying off my phone and living in the moment, so I guess it's not all bad! We spent last week in … [Continue reading]