Are you sabotaging your health journey?

Self-sabotaging behaviors are a coping mechanism. The fear of looking within us to see what is going on.

We use self-sabotaging behaviors as a coping mechanism for fear of addressing what we actually need to fill a void. When you cave in to sabotaging behavior, what you are doing is numbing what you actually desire. You are giving yourself temporary relief instead of working on addressing what is really going on internally. Why […]

Top 8 tips on how to create your workouts a habit

Create a habit that will not allow you to skip your workouts

If you have not been very consistent with your work routine, you are not alone. Here are 8 tips on how to create your workout routine a habit.    It is so easy to come up with excuses and allow them to win. But when you create exercising a habit, it becomes a non-negotiable activity.  […]

Pita Pepperoni Pizza

Who said you can't enjoy all the pizza you want during a calorie deficit

When you are in a caloric deficit, you would say I can’t have pizza – but every recipe can be recreated and this delicious pita pepperoni pizza is to die for.   I love pizza and there are times I crave pizza during my week instead of ordering a pizza and eating a slice or […]

Why food is not the enemy?

Food has been given such a bad rep with so many diet cultures. Food is the not enemy, it is the amount of food we eat.

The food we eat is not the enemy it’s how much we eat of it. Our body doesn’t know from good food to bad food.   Diet culture has given food such a bad rep; from eating low fat, low carb, or high protein. These are all diets that have never been sustainable.   We […]

Black bean quinoa burger

Sometimes you want a vegan option for your meal. This black bean burger is high in protein and very satisfying.

Sometimes spicing up your meals can be difficult or coming up with new recipes.  This black bean quinoa burger is so delicious.  It does take some time to prep and cook, but it is so worth it. Vegan meals may not always be desirable but when you add all the flavor to them you will […]

How to add more protein to your diet?

When it comes to weight loss or muscle gain, adding enough protein into your diet is important.

It is important to add more protein to your diet when it comes to weight loss or muscle gain. Getting enough protein keeps you feeling full longer, especially when you are in a caloric deficit. Calculate how much protein your body needs and divide that into the number of meals you eat daily. By doing […]

How to eat healthy on a budget

Eating healthy on a budget doesn't have to be so difficult. Here are my top 6 tips on staying on budget and still getting all your fruits and beggies.

Eating healthy on a budget is not that difficult.  You have to prioritize what you want long-term.  I hear many times that eating healthy is much more expensive than eating fast food, and in retrospect, yes, that may be true. But if you look at what can be more expensive, long-term buying groceries is much […]

Shrimp Broccoli Stir Fry

When you need a quick and easy meal. My shrimp and broccoli is a must try.

When you are in need of a delicious and healthy recipe, try my shrimp and broccoli stir fry. I love seafood, and shrimps is one of those meals that cooks in minutes. I love pairing this meal with steam white rice.  Cooking my rice in a rice cooker is the best way.  Shrimp broccoli stir […]

Top 5 things I would do if I was starting my fitness journey today

There are so many errors I did at the beginning of my journey. But I was startin over here are 5 things I would do differently.

I’ve learned so much throughout the years during my fitness journey with so many trials and errors. I’ve done so many mistakes along the way. The goal was always to get smaller, and losing weight was the goal for years. Over the last few years, I suffered from many health issues that forced me to […]

Pot roast

Pot roast is this tender meat with tons of vegetables. Perfect for any week night.

This delicious simmering pot-roast, with tender potatoes and carrots is good any day of the week or weekend. Perfect to make in your slow cooker, oven, or instant pot.   I absolutely love a good plate of tender meat with tons of veggies. It is such a comfort meal that you can enjoy any day […]