dancer pose

30 Day Challenges & Yoga Camp

30 day challenges are a great way to get in a routine. When I do something for 30 days in a row, I always expect it the next day. I look forward to it and when it’s over…I just keep going. I want to share with you my recent…

beach with sunset

Vitamin D

Did you know vitamin D is actually a hormone? Hormones can alter genes and good things can happen to your body when they are properly activated. The role of vitamin D in the body is extremely important. Nearly half of us don’t get enough of this important…

banana ice cream with chocolate and walnuts

Healthy Ice Cream

Quick, easy healthy banana ice cream? Not ice or cream, just bananas? How is that even possible? I was skeptical at first as I am not a huge fan of bananas by themselves (unless hidden in bread of course) so you can gather that this might be the…

healthy brownie bites

Healthy Brownie Bites Recipe

I clearly love chocolate. Especially when it’s paired with something nutritious like this healthy brownie bites recipe provides. I am always looking for a snack and craving chocolate (I know, it’s a problem). This is a snack I don’t feel bad about eating and it definitely…

omelet with avocado

Fat Doesn’t Make You Fat

Fat is absolutely vital to consume. Why was there ever a low-fat craze? We are clearly seeing now that low-fat or no-fat diets are not healthy at all. Fats are essential and we need them for many functions in the body, so there is no reason to be afraid…

Healthy fudge pops

Healthy Fudge Popsicles

It’s been hot outside (for Wisconsin anyway) and who doesn’t want to cool off with healthy fudge pops? Whatever you may call them, they are creamy and delicious and perfect for a warm day. Even if you crave ice cream these really hit the spot.  *Mindyfresh is a…

meal plan

Weekly Meal Planning

I am willing to bet that you are so busy that eating well is difficult and takes extra time that you don’t have, just like the rest of us. As it turns out there’s a way around that: weekly meal planning. Creating a weekly meal plan saves time,…

chickpea salad

What’s the Deal with Carbs?

What is the truth about carbs? What are good and bad carbs? Should we eat “low carb”? Lately I’ve been seeing the articles that come out saying all different things about carbs. Let’s drop the good and bad terms and focus on what is nutritious and what isn’t. The truth…

Any Movement Counts

“I don’t have any time”. The number one excuse is that we have no time to exercise. Let’s go over why this is not a legitimate excuse. You do not need to exercise as much as you think. (You just need to eat better!) Try simple walking, yoga, strength…

Cauliflower Crust Pizza

Cauliflower Pizza

I thought this was never going to work but I was pleasantly surprised! Cauliflower crust pizza is skeptical for most, but pretty awesome. If it is made correctly and all the water is squeezed out, you will be left with a crust that can hold together…