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A Letter To The Girl Trying To Get Healthy.

Fitness

To the girl trying to get healthy,

I know it’s hard.

I know the feeling of not wanting to go to the gym because you’re embarrassed of how out of shape you are.

I know how intimidating it is to walk into that gym for the first time.

I know how frustrating it is to see others eat whatever they want while you sit there with rabbit food.

I know the feeling of wanting to give up— but don’t.

Trust me, I know.

The important thing is that you’re doing something about it. You’ve hit your rock bottom to make that change and I’m betting right now that you’re furious with yourself for letting your body get this way. But shit happens, suck it up and deal with it. You have taken that first step to make change and that’s what matters. You’ve started to give up those sweets, that soda, focusing on intaking more vegetables, and those …

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Vanilla Nut Granola.

Breakfast, Healthy Options, Snacks

Crunchy granola exploding with vanilla and almond flavors. Ditch store-bought, homemade granola is easier than you think! Hi how was your weekend? The past couple months has gotten the best of me. We’ve had plans each weekend without a break– between work, friends/family visiting, game nights– while each incredibly fun and/or productive, it felt pretty nice to have a weekend with no plans or alarms. Confession: I’m granola obsessed. Can’t get enough of it. The other day I  ...

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Skinny Peanut Butter Banana Muffins.

Breads + Muffins, Breakfast

These 150 calorie peanut butter banana muffins taste like the real deal. Sweetened with just honey and mashed bananas! Meet my new favorite breakfast. And snack. And I’m-not-really-hungry-but-I-want-to-eat-anyway-but-not-feel-guilty snack. Hi there! How was your weekend? Mine flew by. I swear it was just Friday. My parents flew in on Thursday and spent the weekend us with us. We enjoyed the beautiful weather (spring is pretty much here in the south!), did a little shopping, broke in  ...

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Roasted Vegetable Pasta.

Healthy Dinners

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine. #StayInWithBarilla #CollectiveBias A healthy, simple, flavorful meal that is ready in just 30 minutes! Happy Wednesday to you! While I’m currently drowning in a massive to-do list that never seems to end before friends arrive, let me show you a healthy and flavorful dinner recipe that I prepared for date night the other week. It’s the kind of carefree dinner that you’ll want  ...

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