Archive for August 2015

Healthy Fancy Burger

These burgers were delicious! Basil from our garden inspired this version of our good old burger. Ingredients: 1 lb lean ground beef pinch of Pink Himalayan sea salt pinch of Fresh cracked pepper 3 slices fresh mozzarella 1 tomato sliced 1.5 pieces of Josheph’s multi-grain flat bread Fresh basil for topping Containers per burger:  1 red, […]

weight loss after 50

Why Oh, Why? Why is it so Hard to Lose Weight after 50? When I turned 50 I noticed that I started gaining weight,  becoming fluffier…quickly.  The pounds kept sneaking on and on until my muffin top became a bakery shelf!  I “tried” to lose weight but no success. At 55 I was in a panic, […]

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Bar

Slow Cooker Chicken Taco Bar Who doesn’t love a good taco bar? You get to choose what you want and using slow cooked chicken taco meat means it is ready when you get home. Prepare your toppings ahead of time and the wait time for dinner will be minimal! If you are following the 21 […]

Healthy Snack

Banana Bites Do you need a fun after school or really anytime snack for you or your children? These yummy morsels are not just for kids! They are quick, fun and healthy. No cooking required! It is a snack kids can easily help make. I tried them out on my two year old grandson and they […]

Healthy summer snack

Fixate Cucumber Hummus Roll-Ups For people trying to eat clean, a pot-luck gathering can be tricky. Not only is eating at one without overdoing it a challenge but deciding what to bring can be a challenge as well. I needed to bring a side dish to a pot luck luncheon. I could always take veggies and […]

Oh Sugar! : Cleaner Substitutes for White Sugar

Oh Sugar! Cleaner Substitutes for Refined White Sugar This family loves their sweets! Although we have cut way back on eating sweets there are times when you just have to have a little something sweet! It is important to keep in mind that no matter what sweeteners you use they should be used in moderation…they […]

Cake with Chocolate Frosting

Fixate Vanilla Cake with Chocolate Frosting You can have your cake and eat it too!  Autumn Calabrese has a vanilla cake with chocolate frosting recipe in her Fixate Cookbook. For those following the 21 Day Fix Meal Plan 1/12 of the cake is equal to 2 yellow containers and 1 1/2 purples.  Not an everyday […]

Healthy Biscuits

Biscuits made CLEAN & they were delicious! We took on the good ol’ biscuit and made it CLEAN but it had to also meet the approval of a 2 year old and a Grandpa. This recipe was a success! These are simple to make. We are currently staying in a rental condo and have to […]

Low Back Pain

The majority of people will have low back pain at some point in there life. I am right there with you. Sometimes it is debilitating and can keep you from performing your daily routine. And it can definitely interrupt your workouts and we can’t have that! So, I am sharing with you the magic exercise […]

21 Day Fix helped me lose menopause weight gain!

Fitness at any age even after 50! “I will not be a fluffy Nana I will be a fit Nana. My only exercise will not be rocking in a rocking chair!” At age 55 that is what I said to myself.  It is when I decided to make a huge change in my life. I […]