It has been a crazy (AWESOME) past week so I thought it would be fun to do a recap post!
In our society I swear everyone is on a diet, in the pursuit of balance, trying out a new lifestyle such as whole 30, paleo, keto, sugar free - or something else! I do solemnly believe you have to find what is right for you - and it may take some "dating around" to find a lifestyle that works for you. and it has to be something that you can LIVE with for life. SURE you may have to clean up your eating for a bit and have some discipline...but long term...deprivation only leads to yo-yo dieting - and those ups and downs have ONE thing in common ... emotional relationship with food.
I have FINALLY been making an effort lately to actually MAKE some of the millions of recipes I have saved on Pinterest...are you too guilty of saving all these awesome looking things...and then never making them? ha! I'm totally Guilty. As. Charged.
I created these last week for a work brunch and being they are such a quick, easy and family friendly meal and a non meal plan wrecking recipe - I needed to share!
I'm so honored to be featured over on Wendy's blog Moore Ways to Wellness this week and I'm sharing the recipe there!
I'll link to her site below but first a bit of a sneak preview...
lots of pics, links, food, coffee and puppy parent life!
My MK purse was MEESSSYYY so I did a purse clean out - and I know now that I truly AM the snack lady! The nurse/on the go life has me all over the place in my schedule and snack bars have become a go to when hanger strikes and I can't any other "real" food.
What I found in my purse:
dark chocolate pretzel bar thins
Shakeology Cafe Latte
Rx Bar (chocolate sea salt)
Quest Hero (caramel pecan)
Nature Valley bars (chocolate pretzel and cashew sweet and salty)
Oh Yeah ONE bar (blueberry cobbler)
dog treats (yeah...it's true)
Thought it might be fun to do a snack bar review!
I put off getting an air fryer for probably over a year...thinking it would just be another "fad" appliance and I would probably never use it. I HATE clutter so I'm picky. But after thinking about it for what seemed like FOREVER curiosity got the best of me and Target put out of a good sale. And I've never looked back! So far it's found its place on the counter and I thought I would share a few tips, tricks and "recipes" I have made so far!
Whether it's working full time outside the home a 9-5, 12 hours nursing shifts that vary, or staying at home with your crazy kids it's HARD to fit in a workout too! Most days especially when our LIFE feels like our workout! Some days DO call for rest, but being active is what keeps you active and the benefits of exercise definitely show itself into all areas of your health: physical, emotional and into your family life as well - and with your crazy schedule it CAN be done! Today on the blog I'm featuring FIVE of my top tips for fitting in some time saving tips for making it all work for you.
Bringing back a few recipes, food ideas and what I've been loving lately in the kitchen in hopes to inspire you too!
Cookie and Treats Baker. R.N. Nutrition Nerd. Runner. <3 Coffee. Fitness. Foodie. In pursuit of finding my own kind of balance...
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