Kale has gained a lot of popularity recently and is readily available at most grocery stores. Have you jumped on the kale bandwagon yet? If not, let’s talk about the varieties, the nutrition benefits and a few tips and recipes to get you started with this powerhouse superfood! Types of Kale Green Curly Kale: This is what […]
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Let’s talk eating healthy for a minute…maybe you had a New Year’s Resolution to try to eat more fruits and veggies and need a jumpstart or maybe you just want to make more nutritious meals for your family and looking for motivation. I also had a resolution to starting eating clean and using less processed […]
I always knew I wanted 3 kids. I came from a family of 3 and have a sister and a brother. I wanted two girls and a boy, in that order. So far, I’m on track and have 2 girls! What I did not know, was how much harder it would be. I got into […]
With baby #2 arriving in a few short weeks, I’ve started prepping my freezer again with pre-made meals that should make my life easier to feed the family for the first few weeks. I did this when I had my daughter two years ago and it really helped. Once prepped, freezer meals should last in […]
Some call them running strollers, others baby joggers. They’re an investment and take some time to research and look into what will work for you, baby and the budget. I’m the chapter leader of a free, local running club for moms (East Orlando Moms RUN This Town) with over 500 members, so I went straight […]
It can be all too easy when we’re pregnant and tired (especially in the 1st and 3rd trimester) to want to skip our workout! I’m currently 23 weeks pregnant with baby #2. Sometimes I find going out for a run or heading to the gym just isn’t that easy as it used to be. However, […]
As busy moms on the go, it’s not always easy to eat healthy! You’re rushing from work to pick up one kid at school and drop off one at dance class and the other at soccer, and you’re all starving in the car!
Calling all moms, kids, husbands, best friends, walkers, runners and those who are ready to have a fun day with the family, filled with color and memories! Color Me Rad is coming to Orlando on Sunday, March 30 to the Central Florida Fairgrounds!
I’m in a group with 400 other busy local running moms, and I asked them to share a few of their favorite recipes — specifically, recipes that their families love and that are easy to make and clean up. Here are eight recipes that should please your family, too! They’re divided into 4 categories: Slow […]
As mommas (working or stay at home!), it’s sometimes hard to set aside time for lunch, much less prepare a healthy, nutritious lunch each and every day! And for many women, hearing “healthy lunch” may mean spending big bucks (fresh produce seems super costly sometimes!) but it doesn’t have to! It’s easier than you think […]
It’s that time of year again — time to set new goals for next year! Most people choose to set goals about fitness, diet and healthy eating. There will be lots of new memberships at your local gym and unfortunately, a large majority of these resolutions will fall by the waist-side (pun intended) between the first […]
Is it possible to eat healthy while dining out? Yes and no. There are some “better” choices that can be made if you just do a bit of homework. Before you head out to eat, check the restaurant’s website for their nutrition stats or their lower-calorie options. You can also visit Healthy Dining Finder to […]
Making time for fitness and a healthy diet in your schedule/daily routine is crucial. Knowing where to start is sometimes daunting though! Here are three beginner steps. Before you get overwhelmed though, there’s no need to tackle all three at once! Start with one for a week, and then add another and so on. Once you […]
Legacy Fitness is a gym in Winter Park with a nice, neighborhood feel. Owned and operated by a momma of three, it’s like a normal gym with treadmills, stationary bikes, a mat area, weight machines and free weights, but set apart by their boxing ring and the variety of classes they offer including boxing, kickboxing, […]
Squeeze in a healthy breakfast, a workout AND manage your mornings? It IS possible!! Working out provides mental (releasing endorphins) and physical benefits; getting the proper nutrition in the morning really helps you conquer those long, stressful days. Breakfast is still the most important meal of the day! You should be getting 300-400 calories from […]