How Important Is It to Count Macros?

Macronutrients, or macros, are the amount carbohydrates, proteins and fats that should be consumed daily as part of a healthy diet. The amount, usually listed in grams, is based on your height, weight, age and fitness goals. Losing weight is easily attained by following the 80/20 rule: 80% diet and 20% exercise. Ever hear theContinue reading “How Important Is It to Count Macros?”

Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken

Chicken is an excellent source of protein and can be cooked or seasoned in so many ways! My recipe for slow cooker shredded chicken is crazy easy, and makes meal prep a snap! All you need is fresh chicken breast (I use organic), a slow cooker and the seasoning of choice! Shredded chicken can beContinue reading “Slow Cooker Shredded Chicken”

Quality Calories In a Healthy Diet

It’s no secret that keeping calories under control is most beneficial for a healthy diet. I’m sure you’ve heard talk of quality calories in a healthy diet but what are they exactly? Read on, and I’ll explain it, as well as give helpful tips on how to get the most out of the calories consumed!Continue reading “Quality Calories In a Healthy Diet”

Easy to Make Vegetable Broth

Vegetable broth is a great addition to soups, rice, pasta, etc., adding a light flavor, very little to no calories and plenty of nutrients! This easy to make vegetable broth doesn’t require special kitchen appliances or even a trip to the grocery store! When cutting veggies for any meal, save the scraps in a plasticContinue reading “Easy to Make Vegetable Broth”

Three Awesome Appliances for Clean Eating and Meal Prep

It’s no secret that one of the easiest ways to be healthy is to change your diet and watch what you eat. It’s a change of mindset and developing a habit that sticks. Isn’t there a quote that says something about making small changes leads to great things? Anyway, I have three appliances that IContinue reading “Three Awesome Appliances for Clean Eating and Meal Prep”