Today I decided to try something new with my smoothies. I've seen people use Avocados in their smoothies, so I thought that I would give it a try, being that I love Avos and eat them pretty much every single day in some way, shape or form. (Tomorrow I will be making Tuna Melts and… Continue reading Avocado, Peanut Butter & Banana Smoothie
I know that for some people, eating healthy is a challenge because they are not sure how to properly shop for the right foods. It is pretty clear that one of the major ways to make sure that you don't eat crap food, is to keep crap food out of the house. But then you… Continue reading 5 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping
So many people have been asking me about Shakeology and why I love it so much. To be honest, and I can only speak for myself, I love the fact that no matter how clean or healthy I try to eat, I know for a fact that Shakeology will always be my healthiest meal of… Continue reading What Can Shakeology Do For You?
Today got off to a late start, so I decided to do a double workout of Les Mills Combat 30 and Core Attack. After my shower I was beat and ravenous. I wanted something that would replenish my body, fuel my body and support the awesome work I just did in my workout. This hit… Continue reading Chunky Monkey Post-Workout Shake
So, I'm not much of a snacker, but when I do, I tend to want something salty and sweet and crunchy. The old Allison would eat Lays Original Potato Chips and Chocolate Chips or Peanut Butter & Jelly with Ruffles. But, things have changed now that I am really focused on eating cleaner and eating… Continue reading Healthy Snack Alert: Apple Nachos!
Right now I have a challenge group running and we are 2 weeks in. Many of the challengers are reporting to be super hungry and they are nervous about eating more since they are trying to lose weight. I love when my challengers get to this point, because they are normally confused as to why… Continue reading Are you fueling your body? 3 Tips to stay Fueled Up!
Many people struggle with it comes to finding snacks that are healthy and low in calories. Here are some of my favorites! 1 Cup of Edamame Pods sprinkled with Himalayan Sea Salt - This is also a great dose of protein, packing 9 grams. Fruit Kebabs - Stack pineapple chunks, strawberries, grapes, and cantaloupe 25… Continue reading 100 Calories or Less Snacks
Today, I had someone tell me that they are addicted to Junk Food and they can't seem to stop eating it. That is when I shared with her that fats in junk food, along with other chemicals in processed foods, trigger our brain to want more of those foods. Yes, we can become addicted to… Continue reading #1 Way To Keep From Eating Junk Food
The past few weeks I've been experimenting with perfecting the Oatmeal Banana Cookies and today I think that I have finally done it! It's to the point that as I am writing this, I am wishing that I had another one in my mouth right now! But I'm resisting, I had 2 and I want… Continue reading Updated Recipe: Oatmeal Raisin Banana Nut Cookies
Today, I came home from an amazing weekend in Chicago speaking and training. When I returned home, I had 3 overripe bananas on my kitchen counter. I remembered my original recipe for the Banana Oatmeal Cookies, so I decided to kick it up a notch! This time around, I added some extras to make them… Continue reading Chocolate Oatmeal Banana Peanut Butter Protein Cookies