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Kale Shakshuka

You guys, I've been wanting to try this "shakshuka" thing for a while... Shakshuka is a traditional African dish of poached eggs in a simmering tomato sauce...however, thanks to Molly Yeh, I was inspired to try the kale shakshuka version.   See Molly Yeh's original recipe here-- my recipe is adapted from hers.   Enjoy! … Continue reading Kale Shakshuka

Active, wellness

My Fitness Journey

I wasn't always a fitness enthusiast. In fact, I used to use exercise as "punishment" for eating what I deemed "bad".   I don't categorize food as good and bad anymore--food is fuel...but that is a topic of discussion we will save for a later time.  Today, I want to share my fitness journey.  … Continue reading My Fitness Journey

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Kat’s Fitness: Total Body HIIT Workout

Make sure you check out my video tutorial of these exercises. While I typically repeat each round 3 times each and then do 30 minutes-1 hour of cardio (usually dance classes), you can most definitely do 3-5 times per round to get a complete workout. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eUfl4Za2C5E&feature=youtu.be     See full workout instructions in image below. … Continue reading Kat’s Fitness: Total Body HIIT Workout

Active, wellness

Jump-starting Your Fitness Routine

Have you made one of your goals to be more active this year but are having a hard time figuring out where to begin? Today I am going to share with you a few ideas on how to get into the fitness world. Luckily, there are so many diverse options for people of all ages.… Continue reading Jump-starting Your Fitness Routine

Active, food, nutrition, wellness

Ditch the Resolutions

Okay, I know what you're thinking...so hear me out... It's a new year, you wanna make a new you! You write down your New Year's resolutions in an old notebook you have lying around your house and suddenly, you're super motivated for the upcoming year. "I'm gonna work out every day.  I'm going to eat… Continue reading Ditch the Resolutions

Active, adventure, nature, Uncategorized

Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities

By this point, many of you are hopefully enjoying the fall air and colorful leaves...but fall is a GREAT season to set some family traditions. After all, strong relationships are a vital part in well-rounded wellness, so get your family involved in some fall festivities!   1. Take a Hike Regardless of what area you… Continue reading Fun, Family-Friendly Fall Activities

Active, adventure, nature, self love, wellness

Seek Adventure

One important part of well-rounded wellness is the sense of adventure.  Many people have different ideas of adventure...for example... My husband's idea of adventure is going to Carolina Adventure World for a weekend with his buddies to ride dirt bikes 24/7 for 2 days straight. He gets the thrill of excitement and it makes him… Continue reading Seek Adventure