Almond Pumpkin Bars You’ll Love. But Be Careful!

almond pumpkin bars

I’m excited to bring back the weekly Thursday posts to bring some amazing resources I know you’ll love!

Today I want to share some absolutely amazing almond pumpkin bars that you’re sure to love!

Now, before I give you the recipe, I want to give you one caveat. (more…)

Easy and Delicious Peanut Butter Banana Protein Smoothie

peanut butter banana protein smoothie

It’s recipe time again, and I’m so excited to share this easy peanut butter banana protein smoothie recipe!

I had been playing around with a few different things and trying to find an “afternoon snack” that would be pretty. I tried various smoothies and shakes from a couple of different places, but most of them have enough “additives” that I didn’t really like the idea.

So, I figured I’d give this recipe a try –

And I sure am glad I did!


Easy DIY Electrolyte Drink – Overcome Agony This Summer

easy diy electrolyte drink

How many times have to finished a hot summer run, bike ride, or workout and noticed – once you dried off a little – that your face and arms are covered in salt?

Just me?

When you sweat, your body not only releases water so it can evaporate off your skin and cool your body temperature, but electrolytes – “any of the ions (as of sodium or calcium) that in biological fluid regulate or affect most metabolic processes” – seep from your pores as well.


Healthy No Bake Cookies That Will Blow Your Mind

healthy no bake cookies

I don’t know where you’re from, but down here in the South, there is a divine decadence that makes an appearance at every church homecoming, pot-luck dinner, and family gathering.

Different people call them by different names – cow patties, preacher cookies, or just plain old no bake cookies – but regardless…

I call them UH-MAZING!


Yummy Chocolate Chip Muffins and SURPRISE! They’re Healthy!

yummy chocolate chip muffins

Who doesn’t love chocolate?

No, seriously. What kind of person doesn’t love chocolate?!?

Just kidding (sort of). Well, I know most of you out there are like me and crave some of that wonderful deliciousness but are trying to cut back on as many “bad things” as possible.

I think I have the solution for you – check out these YUMMY (and “healthier”) chocolate chip muffins!


Tasty Black Bean and Quinoa Salad Recipe

Tasty black bean and quinoa saladI love this stuff!

You HAVE to try out this Tasty Black Bean and Quinoa Salad Recipe!

When you read the recipe, your first thought might not be, “Man! I gotta have me some of that!” but after you try it…Whooaa, Buddy!

Quinoa is a great “replacement” for grains such as rice because it has a similar texture but is also a complete protein. A 1/2 cup serving (which is a good bit) only has 126 calories with 4 grams of fiber and almost 5 grams of protein.

Did I mention it tastes amazing? (more…)