3 Tips for Built in Calorie Control!

  1. Satiety- mindfulness. Be aware of how much you’re eating. Slow down – sometime we eat so fast we don’t give the brain the signal that we are actually full. Eat to about 80% full. One tool that I use is how my belly is feeling. The pressure the stomach feels once you reach fullness. There is no denying …

Create Healthy Habits, Not Restrictions!

Diets call for rules and restrictions – no this, no that – no bread, no fruit, don’t eat after 5, etc… Learning how to eat for YOU takes some investigating- some detective work. Dieting is easy and a short term solution with an expiration date. A long term solution is changing habits, that will last a lifetime – changing one …

Lunch Made Simple – Like How You Eat!

[Lunch made simple!] Like how you eat! Simple, satisfying, sensible, enjoyable, tasty, and nourishing! Nutrition doesn’t have to be complicated! I use my own ‪#‎AMEN‬ protocol to navigate my daily nutritional goals. This photo includes a few of my go to staples for nutrition. Protein, veggies, fruits, and carbs. I adjust my carbs according to my activity level. Higher carbs, …

5 Fitness Friday Favorites – Battle Of The Protein Bars

Hey guys! I’m back with Five Fitness Friday Favorites – Battle of the Protein Bars! I love me a good protein bar! Like many, Quest is one of my favorite brands – particularly the Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough flavor followed by the Cookies and Creme one! Mmm good! This week, I want to review 5 different bands of bars for …

Five Fitness Friday Favorites 4th Edition

Hey y’all! Happy Friday! I’m back with my 4th installment of Five Fitness Friday Favorites! ‪#‎FFFF‬ I hope you like them! Make sure you get up sang and dance with me! Enjoy! 1. GymBoss Timer: A good little gadget to add to your fitness collection. I have the Mini Max version. You can set and save several intervals, it has …

Taco Tuesday

So who doesn’t love a good taco? I love tacos. I could probably eat them everyday. There are so many ways to make tacos. I’m not a big cooker and when I do I look for simple and easy recipes. I’m trying to get better but it’s like pulling teeth and nails. I’ll take it one meal at time. This …

Have your Cookie and Eat It Too!

Cheat Meals….cheat days…..treat meals or whatever you call them! I don’t know where that dang term came from, or where it started. I used to say it too. It didn’t really enter my vocabulary until I started prepping for physique competitions. As a matter of fact, I didn’t even get one cheat meal or a cheat day during my first few …