Active, diets, food, nutrition, wellness

7 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Most people try to lose weight at some point in their life...and unfortunately, diet culture promotes quick fixes that do not last a lifetime. If you've ever restricted, yo-yo dieted, over-exercised, or participated in a fad diet--this blog is for YOU! Here are the 7 reasons you're NOT losing weight. You're not setting specific goals.… Continue reading 7 Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

Active, adventure, self love, wellness

Total Body Interval Training

Anyone stuck in a rut with workouts? Here are some exercise ideas to incorporate into your workouts—whether they be at home, at the gym, or at a park! Now that spring is here and the weather is nice, I love to go running but want to get a total body workout in as well...here are… Continue reading Total Body Interval Training

food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Garlicky Spinach Dip

Who loves spinach dip?? 🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️🙋‍♀️ What if I told you I've got a healthy spinach dip recipe?? Using tons of fresh spinach and garlic and instead of mayo or sour cream (like traditional spinach dip), I use nonfat Greek yogurt. Greek yogurt is packed with protein which makes this appetizer more nutrient dense than traditional… Continue reading Garlicky Spinach Dip

Breakfast, food, nature, nutrition, wellness

Shamrock Skewers

No, I didn't take the time to shape my kiwis into actual shamrocks, BUT this is a fun little activity you can do with the fam! So simple, yet so satisfying and a great snack option to add to your St. Patrick's day festivities.     Such a simple little festive treat! How are you… Continue reading Shamrock Skewers

food, nutrition, recipes, wellness

Banana Pops for RD Day!

Happy Registered Dietitian Day to my fellow RD's! This is a fun day in our profession, so I wanted to celebrate by sharing a fun dessert idea with you all--whether you're an RD or not! Making banana pops is a great activity to get the kids involved, too!       Other topping ideas: unsweetened… Continue reading Banana Pops for RD Day!

Active, adventure, wellness

What It Means To Be Healthy

"It's called the South Beach Fat Flush, and all you drink is cranberry juice for 72 hours." - Regina George from Mean Girls This is the world we live in. People going on fad diets, cleanses, detoxes, and fasts to look a certain way. This is what people think it means to be healthy. As… Continue reading What It Means To Be Healthy

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

adventure, nature, self love, spiritual, wellness

Memories at Hill Top Orchard Venue

Happy fall, y'all! Bring on those cooler temperatures, crunchy leaves, and fall fashion! Autumn is my favorite season for many reasons, but more so now because it is the season that I married the love of my life.   If you have been following me for a while, you know that my family just opened a wedding… Continue reading Memories at Hill Top Orchard Venue

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