30-Day Thigh Slimming Challenge (1 Week Update)

It’s been a week since I started the Bogilates 30-Day Thigh Slimming Challenge. So far it’s been easy and great. I haven’t missed a day and it’s definitely motivated me to want to do a little more exercise. I haven’t done any extra thigh workouts because I want to see how effective this challenge is […]

Health Quote of the Day

Today’s quote was inspired by Leigh Hunt. I love this quote because it validates all the work that I put into being as healthy as I can. It also reminds me to make the healthy choice when confronted with temptation.

30-Day Thigh Slimming Challenge

Today is the first day of summer and I’m pumped and ready for warm weather, cold drinks and shorts…er not so much the shorts. I’ve never been a shorts person. In fact, I own 2 pairs of shorts that I could wear out in public but I rarely do. Last year, I moved to a […]

How to Manage Weight Loss Being a Parent and Working Full Time

One of my friends asked me recently for some tips on how to manage weight loss being a parent of young children. I didn’t want to give her a cop out answer so I told her I would think about it and give her an answer later. This one’s for you Liz. 🙂 This article […]

10-Minute Mandarin Chicken Cauliflower Bowl

I love a meal that I can throw together in 10 minutes or less for those days where I don’t have a lot of time but don’t want to sacrifice my diet. This one is great for lunch or dinner. If other members of your family aren’t quite on board with cauliflower rice, you can […]

Health & Happiness Mondays (Healthy Monday Tips)

I’ve been getting some questions from family and friends on how I stay on track with the changes to my diet. Part of the reason I started this blog is to answer questions and communicate what I do in as organized as possible of a format. One of the ways I like to stay on […]

All Cassava Flour Brands Not Equal

Cassava flour is one of the most popular grain-free flours. It probably comes in a close second to almond flour because of it’s versatility and likeness to wheat flour. It is a little on the pricey side so my first attempt at trying it out was with an economical brand. I followed a recipe for […]


The Round Up on Grain-Free Wraps

I am a BIG fan of wraps because they are so versatile and can be used as a tortilla, sandwich wrap, sliced into chips or crackers, etc. When I first started experimenting with wraps, I thought there was only going to be two, maybe three types I would have to work with but as I […]

The Ultimate Guide to Baking Grain-Free Bread

Switching to a low-carb diet is difficult when you abruptly don’t have a staple such as bread to work with. In the beginning, I lamented the loss of bread, and with no other good substitutes, I replaced it with rice but that isn’t exactly grain-free. I told myself at least it’s gluten-free. As I started […]

How to Get Your Significant Other to Make You a Low-Carb Mother’s Day Dinner

Every year for Mother’s Day, I make my mom a killer Mother’s Day brunch and this year will be no different. However, being a mom myself, I’ll definitely want to take the evening off, kick up my heels and have dinner taken care of for me. My son is 3 years old so he hasn’t […]