• Life

    Gardening Update

    At the beginning of summer I was inspired to jump into the gardening game. I really like the idea of having a garden with fresh veggies that fit into my fitness and nutriton plan. Buying clean and organic are ideal, but there’s something special about food coming straight from your garden. This year, we planted a few basics in our garden, just to get the feelers out and so far, so good – here’s the post where I shared the beginnings of the garden. We’ve already been talking about more updates we can make to the yard to optimize our gardening space – not only for vegetables but also for some…

  • Cooking,  Fitness,  Recipes

    Healthy Recipes for Easter

    If you’re getting together with family for Easter this week or over spring break, there’s probably going to be a lot of food to eat. If you’re trying to stay on track with a nutrition plan or a diet, then this is probably a dreaded time for you. I’m planning on bringing my own meal to Easter dinner so I know I hit my macros for the day and so I’m not tempted to load up on the cheesy potatoes – though they’re so good! Here are some recipes to prep for Easter with some good macro counts! These recipes are good if you’re bringing just one dish for yourself…

  • Life

    Gardening Goals

    Last spring, I planted my first seeds in a garden hoping to have an abundance of lettuce for salads in fall.  Unfortunately, I was only able to make one salad with those seeds.  My mom always grew flowers and vegetables in her garden when I was growing up, but I never took a liking to it and did not learn her ways.   In the past few years, my interest in gardening has slowly grown along with my interest in cooking and healthy eating.  This spring I’m hoping to make a small vegetable garden on the side of our house to make at least two salads come fall. Jake’s house…