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Healthy Vegetarian Gumbo Recipe

Healthy Vegetarian Gumbo Recipe

If you follow me on Instagram, you saw I posted my vegetarian (technically, it’s pescatarian since I eat seafood) gumbo with cauliflower rice recipe last week. Originally, I found a seemingly simple recipe online and I thought it would be a piece of cake. Three hours and five phone calls to ...

Tips For a Healthier Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Tips For a Healthier Cinco De Mayo Celebration

Source Happy Cinco de Mayo! Which is Spanish for “stuff your face with Mexican food and drink all of the tequila you can until you drop.” Ok, not really, but that’s what most people do. Although it may seem like a good idea,  it’s not the smartest option if you’re sticking to a healthy ...

Is Alcohol Keeping You Fat?

Is Alcohol Keeping You Fat?

Drinking wine while eating a clean diet has been my epic struggle. I can diet all day. I repeat, all day if I can have my glass of red in the evening. It’s my little reward and if I’m on point with my macros. All I need is one glass. But now my fitness progress has stalled and ...

Quick Vegetarian Soup – Trader Joe’s Lentil with Beyond Meat Beef Patties

Quick Vegetarian Soup – Trader Joe’s Lentil with Beyond Meat Beef Patties

I have been super buys and my meal prep has suffered. However, I made this healthy lunch in minutes. You can play around with the recipe by substituting my meatless alternative for real meat or swapping out your green vegetables. Quick Vegetarian Soup Trader Joe’s Lentil Soup with Beyond ...

Crispy Zucchini Chips Recipe

Crispy Zucchini Chips Recipe

Ever since I became a low carber about eight months ago, I’m always on the look out for yummy, healthy, low-carb recipes. When I stumbled across this one for zucchini chips, I had to try it out. It’s really simple. The only downside is they take FOREVER to bake because you turn your ...

Take Charge of Your Hunger

Take Charge of Your Hunger

Hunger. It’s the beast that keeps us from sticking to a diet, it sabotages us when we’ve had a “good” day, week or month… Sticking to a healthy diet does not equate to being hungry all the time. Denying yourself food when you’re legitimately hungry is starvation ...

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

Vegetarian Thanksgiving Feast

As a vegetarian on Thanksgiving, you typically get the odd stares and the concerned glimpses from family members as you approach the dinner table holding a plate without turkey. I’ve been a vegetarian (really, a pescatarian) for almost 3 years now. I never thought I’d stick with it ...

5 Steps to Negate Your Cheat Meal

5 Steps to Negate Your Cheat Meal

  Alex and I have been working hard for the past few months. She’s been training for a marathon and I’ve been trying to whip my body into shape for my latest fitness goal (to be announced shortly). When you’re training hard, a cheat meal is an absolute necessity (to me at ...