Sounds weird doesn’t it? Its actually really good and can be used in so many ways!
Topping for dessert, Substitute for sour cream, spread, savory or sweet. Its great because you can save the calories of the cheese dips or whipped cream but you don’t sacrifice flavor and taste. Continue reading →
“Did you know that simply eating breakfast raises your metabolism by 10 percent? Oatmeal is one of the most powerful breakfast foods of them all. If you are looking to get your body in great shape, you should incorporate this as a staple food in your diet.
Oatmeal is the perfect meal to start your day because it boosts your energy and has plenty of fiber to keep you full and satisfied. Oatmeal breaks down slowly in the stomach, giving you long-lasting energy. It is also full of water-soluble fibers, which play a crucial role in making you feel full over a longer period of time. Studies have also shown that oatmeal reduces cholesterol, maintains blood sugar levels and fights against heart disease, diabetes, colon cancer, and obesity.”
(read full article here)
I knew oatmeal was a healthy food to eat but I always forced myself to like it. It wasn’t until I was broke as hell and had random odds and ends and a huge box of oatmeal in my pantry. I was too hungry not to eat it so I started experimenting.
Turns out you can actually make it taste really good!
I made this post into a video. Its a very simple recipe and is a base for recipes coming up throughout the 30 day challenge. I froze this batch in a few 1cup, 4cups, and ice cube trays. This allows me to use what I need and know exactly how much Im using with out thawing out the whole batch.
Check out how I made it…
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So a friend of mine had said to me that the hardest part of becoming healthy was thinking of healthy things to eat.
Its so easy when your so used to the same things and same old routine. Its hard to crack and think “outside the box”
This Month I’m going to be sharing some recipes for different meals that are healthy AND tasty.
Everyday I will post what I’m doing and cooking for myself to become a healthier happier person. Now I work 6 days a week so If I can cook all these items (and post them) there is no excuse for you to cop out and head to Wendy’s. I challenge you to follow with me and try these recipes out. they are easy and practical.
You CAN do it!
Check out my 31 days to a healthier you challenge (Click)
Helpful tip for this challenge came on Day 8
and day 13
I did it!
As part of my September goals (Click here to see the post), I set myself to run the CIBC run for the cure on Sept 30th…which was TODAY!
I was really nervous last night and this morning. I had knee surgery last Nov. so I never thought I could actually participate in these events…like ever. As I began going to the gym and testing out my ability I came to the realization that I was able to run! In realizing this I decided what better way to start running again than to participate in this amazing event. Continue reading →
Squats are the most hated and the most loved exercises. love…
-tones your legs and lower half
-lifts your bum 😉
-builds mobility and balance
-build muscle to support knees
-one of the most functional exercises for any and every body in real life hate…
-they are hard
-makes your muscles burn like a b*~$h Continue reading →