If you’re anything like me, the hanger is REAL come 3 p.m. (or really any time it’s been 3+ hours since I last ate). My energy dips, I can’t think, I’m grumpy.. and with that, I’m likely to reach for anything in sight as my next snack. To stop this cycle from affecting everyone around me, … More What’s In My Emergency Snack Kit?
Is there anything better than ice cream on a hot day? I could eat it for every meal, every day in the summertime, so I sought out healthy alternatives. These recipes are quick and made with whole, simple ingredients. Cookies and Cream – if you make one recipe from this list, it should be this one. … More Banana Nice Cream: Summer Recipe Roundup
When summer hits, the last place I want to be is inside working on a hot stove/oven. So for most of my summer dinners, I turn to salads. Salads get a bad rap for being boring/girly/lame/you-name-it. But to me, they’re refreshing. Crunchy. Flavorful. Light. Easy. And they’re variable. The options are endless, people! So, salad-haters, … More A week of Summer Salads
If you’ve been here before, you know the core purpose of my fitness journey is to encourage balance and living your best life. And if you’re like most people I know, even once you’ve found that “balance”, it can fall out of whack from time to time. For me, it happened this weekend. I was … More How To: Recover from a Weekend of Overindulging
This weekend I went to a bachelorette party in Deleware. We stayed in Lewes Beach, but also stopped (drank) in Dewey and Rehoboth. It was a blast! I knew I’d be eating out a lot once I got there, so I made sure to at least pack my own snacks for the 6-hour drive. Below … More 7 Healthy Road Trip Snacks
Instagram is my favorite social media platform. Beautiful visuals, short form content, (generally) a positive message. Opening my @healthydoseoflife account first thing in the morning and seeing people’s posts can be a great motivator and help me start my day off on the right foot. I also love to use Instagram when I’m looking for new healthy recipes. … More 10 Instagram Accounts You Need To Follow
Happy Friday! Here are some of my favorite things from this week: Quote: “This has the meaning I have given it”. This sounds like it would make a great mantra when you’re feeling dragged down. Moment: Accomplishing my first ever muscle-up! A week and a half too late for 17.2, but right in line with my … More Friday Faves #2