It’s natural for us to want to better ourselves and even healthy to start the year off on the ‘right foot’ at the beginning of the New Year. A resolution can be the start to a great success story or the beginning of a new life. This spark that can lead to great things if… Continue reading A SMART way to New Year
Ingredients 1lb lean ground turkey 1/2 cup diced onions 1 Tbsp avocado oil 1 can refried vegetarian beans 32 oz turkey broth 8 oz diced tomatoes 2 oz green chilies 8oz tomato sauce 1/2 Tbsp cumin 1 tsp adobo spice 1/2 Tbsp cilantro 1Tbsp imitation sour cream Optional: top with tortilla chips Directions: Sauté onions… Continue reading Taco Turkey Soup Recipe
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Everything in moderation, however there are times when we need to break habits such as when the afternoon potato chip fix becomes a daily occurrence. In this instance we often set a goal to not eat fill in the blank food until we drop a few pounds or get past our cravings. Now often we… Continue reading Weight Loss Tip: Smart snacking.
Research shows that people can under report their food intake by up to 50%. So instead of consuming 2,000 calories a person might be consuming 3,000. This may be the cause of your dreaded plateau in your weight loss program. Begin tracking your food by writing down everything you eat, portions, and calories. At the… Continue reading Weight Loss Tip: Track your food.
Do you have a difficult time finding a protein shake with natural ingredients that also tastes good? Believe or not, liquid egg whites actually make a great base for a protein shake. You can add any flavoring, fruit, or veggies to change up the taste and nutritional needs. Below is one of my favorite recipes,… Continue reading Breakfast Protein Smoothie Recipe
An important aspect of mental health is mindfulness, as I may have stated in previous blog posts. What is mindfulness? It is the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something.
In light of this, recently I have had, what seems like, ten thousand thoughts running throughout my mind. Needless to say, it has been very difficult to stay focused and relaxed.
Believe it or not, many of us feel this way a lot of the time. School work begins to pile up, plans for the future are being made, and there are endless tasks to complete. When life seems too heavy, it is hard to take time to reflect on what we are learning, feeling, or thinking.
Lately I have had a difficult time with this. I can hear God speaking wisdom and comfort into my spirit, teaching me a valuable lesson. However, too often the…
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Chicken Tortilla Soup
I no longer diet, try to lose weight, or worry about my size.
Meal prep can be a pain but also a necessary key to staying on track with a nutritious diet. I rarely prep for a whole week because I become bored of eating the same thing and waste the food.
Summer is quickly approaching so many turn to weight loss programs to find their beach body.This is not always a bad thing. Some weight loss programs teach us how to eat a nutritious diet and exercise.Others help us lose weight, but fail to show us how to live a healthy lifestyle and we gain the weight back. It’s a familiar story.