Guilt Free Chocolate Covered Salted Caramel Fudge

Can’t believe how simple these were to make. I’m talking 4 ingredients simple. I probably could have done a better job with the presentation…but hey who is complaining about messy fudge these days?   Ingredients: 15 pitted medjool dates 1/2 cup  tahini A little salt 1 cup dark chocolate (or chocolate of preference), melted   […]

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Gooey Grain-Free Maple Pumpkin Cookies

Taking pictures of food you make is more fun than I thought! And these taste just as good as they look! I was craving a Starbucks pumpkin scone and then slapped myself and said NO. So I stumbled upon this grain-free cinnamon pumpkin cookie with maple glaze recipe by Ambitious Kitchen and gave it a […]

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My kind of “date” night

I love this date for several reasons. It’s SUPER simple and you can do it up several different ways. I chose to use peanut butter with this one but you can TOTALLY use almond butter if that’s your thing. Sweet. Savory. And Simple. You can also make as little or as many as you want […]

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Protein Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites

Oh my gosh….if you LOVE cookie dough like me and are looking for a healthy alternative. HERE IT IS! My husband only eats unhealthy sweets and I tricked him with these! No added sugars…packed with protein…and covered in chocolate! YUM. Let me know if you try them! The great things about this recipe is that […]

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Vegan Chocolate Coconut Protein Shake

Sometimes all you have to do is make minor adjustments to see big changes. Are you craving a milkshake? Well….ditch 1,000 calories of pure sugar for this 330 calorie healthy shake. I used Blessed Protein’s Chocolate Coconut pea protein powder for this one! Ingredients: 1 scoop Blessed Chocolate Protein Powder 1/4 cup low fat vanilla […]

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The Ultimate Play Pen

Talk about having to do some research on this one LOL… Ryker just started crawling a day ago, and I’m pretty sure he could have seriously injured himself a DOZEN times already! A play pen is a must if you need to get some chores done around the house, make dinner, take a call….you name […]

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Importance of Finding Gym Time

I never knew how much I could love….until my baby boy was born. Yes…I am attached to this little boy with all my heart and soul. When he was born I didn’t leave the house for 4 months. I was breastfeeding (and I still am full time) but I feared he would be uncomfortable leaving…I […]

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Healthy Pumpkin Oatmeal Cookies

It’s pumpkin season, and I don’t mess around. These are a great alternative to your typical sugary oatmeal cookie. You can use chocolate chips….but I just like to finish them off with a small dollop of almond butter and one dark chocolate covered almond as pictured below 🙂  Ingredients: 1/2 cup coconut sugar 1/4 teaspoon […]

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Chocolate Paleo Pumpkin Cake

These are great for heavy leg days! These delicious paleo pumpkin cakes are all natural, no added sugar, dense, and extremely filling. They are a great pre-workout snack or post workout snack…and even a great breakfast option for those of you who love sweet things in the morning like me! It’s all about balance. You […]

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Losing the Mommy Weight

Truth is….two months after I got into the best shape of my life I became pregnant with my first baby. A true blessing. My little boy is the best thing that has ever happened to me. But my body was unforgiving. I gained all of the weight back I had lost when I competed in […]

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