Ingredients 1 Tbsp olive oil, butter or ghee 1 onion sliced 1 ½ lbs ground free range turkey 2 Tbsp chili powder 1 Tbsp paprika 1 Tbsp cumin 2-4 cloves minced garlic 3 medium sweet potatoes, chopped into 1/2 inch chunks, you can leave skin on 2 cups water 4 cups chicken broth or bone broth 1 small can black beans ¼ tsp cayenne or red pepper flakes to taste Salt and pepper Top with pumpkin seeds Di ...[Read More]
If you exercise on a regular basis, then sweating may already be a part of your life. But if you’re one of those people who hate to sweat, it’s time to rethink your position. Turns out that sweating offers some real health benefits!
Weight loss can be tricky; what works for some may not work for you. I get it! It can be frustrating when you see a friend lose weight with less effort, while you have a hard time at it. It’s true that age, metabolism, and food play a key role in weight loss, but there are missing pieces too! Regardless of diet and lifestyle habits, these key factors make a huge difference. It will surprise ...[Read More]
Almond Joy Bars Ingredients For the crust 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon coconut flour 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon tapioca flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup melted ghee or coconut oil 1/4 cup maple syrup pinch of salt For the coconut layer 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1/3 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract For the chocolate layer 2 cups mini ch ...[Read More]
Have you been doing a ton of crunches & ab exercises, but feel like your belly fat is not going away? WHAT you eat & HOW you eat it will determine what your midsection looks like.
Do you miss your morning oatmeal? This quick keto oatmeal recipe can be easily prepared in just five minutes. PLUS….it’s sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and has zero oatmeal in it!
Who else is lovin’ this summer heat wave?! With this extreme heat we need to find ways to cool off…maybe by jumping in a refreshing pool or indulging in a cold treat! You may be thinking that you need to restrict summer treats that you love just because you’re trying to lose weight.
Spring is definitely in the air and I’m feeling that urge to get my butt in gear! Just because I’m a seasoned athlete and fitness professional doesn’t mean that I do not feel that need to amp it up in the gym too! For the past few months my motivation in the gym has plummeted due to a couple of injuries and simply not feeling it so I decided to try different styles of workouts to see how my body a ...[Read More]
My name is Monica and I am a mother of three. Having three children certainly keeps me active but I was finding that my weight was gradually increasing and I found my self-esteem deteriorate as a result. That is when I decided to join Karen’s fall fitness challenge on Facebook. I thought to myself “what do I have to lose!” Not knowing what to expect, I was quickly taken back and overwhelmed by the ...[Read More]
Are you looking to lose some weight? Are you feeling bloated and sluggish after the summer? Do you want to blast five pounds or lose those pesky five that you gained over the summer? I have the solution to losing those five pounds this week.
You have probably heard the term “cortisol” before. It’s usually used in reference to stress and body fat. But what is cortisol?
For over 20 years I have worked closely with thousands of women to help them achieve their highest health potential. I noticed three common mistakes that they shared that were keeping them from improving their relationship with food and their body.