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Meal Mondays: Teriyaki Salmon

Hey Fit Family!!!  One day I was walking through Wegmans and you know how they have those nice ladies handing out food samples?  Well this lady handed me a taste of the salmon with teriyaki and I was sold!  I went home and made this recipe for my family and my mom was in town visiting and was highly impressed.  I shared the recipe with her ...

Meal Mondays: Homemade Veggie Chili

Hey Femme Fitale Family!!!  If you've been catching me on Instagram then you know I recently purchased a Nutribullet 900 which I am extremely excited about.  What came with that awesome purchase was a healthy recipe book and that is where I found this delicious recipe.  I tweaked it to my liking but the basic recipe came from the Nutribul...

Featured Fitale Melisa Tate

  FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). MT:  My name is Melisa “Melu 2.0” Tate. I work for Girl Scouts as an Outreach Specialist. My passions are helping people in their transformation process and event planning. My hobbies are swimming, running, & trying fun workout ...

“Femme Fitale Fit Club” Eat Clean Live Happy Box

  I'm too excited to have my Infusion Water Bottles featured in the Eat Clean Live Happy Subscription Box box offered by Homeshed Kitchens.   Homeshed Kitchens is a Maryland-based artisinal catering company who believes in eating clean and living happy.  Everything they make is handmade, farm fresh and absolutely DELICIOUS.  I ...

Meal Mondays: Shrimp Zoodles Marinara

Hey Femme Fitale Family!!!  I'm here to share a delicious recipe I am sure you and your entire family will love.  This recipe is sort of like a pasta recipe but with no carbs or gluten because the pasta is made with vegetables!  Zucchini to be exact. I won a Paderno Spiralizer in a giveaway by Urban Naturale.  Once I won it I couldn't ...

Featured Fitale Camille Reed

FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). CR:  My name is Camille Reed. I am the owner of Noire Salon, a natural hair beauty salon in Silver Spring. I am also a mother of two children, aged 7 and 4. FFFC: What sparked your weight-loss journey? CR:  I had a major health crisis ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Green Passion Power Smoothie Review

I had a day off and didn't feel like cooking breakfast so after dropping the kids off at school I decided to catch some breakfast at Panera Bread.  I know they tend to have fairly healthy breakfast choices such as their steel cut oatmeal with blueberries and granola (sounds yum right) and such so I stopped on in. [Tweet "Check out my ...

5 Essential Ingredients Found In a Healthy Diet

Understand the 5 essential ingredients to a healthy diet. Healthy eating is rather simple in theory but a bit tougher in practice. Getting all of your ducks in a row when it comes to calories, macronutrients and how they all work toward a healthier you can be somewhat of a juggling act with no end in sight. It doesn’t have to be this ...

Environment-Friendly Eating Tips

Photo source: Wikimedia.org Are you sick of all the chemicals they load your food with? Do you want to eat clean food? Have you made up your mind to start eating environment-friendly? It is a tough and long process, which requires lots of research, preparation and perseverance. There are loads of things to consider in order to become more ...

Featured Fitale Stephanie Maguire

FFFC:  Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.).  SM:  My name is Stephanie Maguire. I am a 26 year old fit mom to a bubbly six year old boy. I have been in the fitness lifestyle since my teens and took it all the way to college where I graduated with a BS in Exercise Science. My hobbies ...

Surprise! Unhealthy is Now Healthy

Can you believe what was once unhealthy is now healthy?  Scientific studies are being conducted on thousands of items of food that we consume every day.  Some of these studies show how these once deemed unhealthy foods are not as detrimental to your health as initially thought. Below are just a few examples of what was once considered an ...

Unknown Bad Eating Habits that are Making You Gain Weight

Have you been trying hard to lose those extra calories or the extra flabby fat that can be seen around your belly? Are you strictly following the diet plan and the workout routine that is given to you? Many people make sure that they do all of this but still fail to get proper results that they might be expecting. It is rightly said; Gaining ...

How To Combat Stress Eating

I had the pleasure to speak with certified nutritionist TaVona Denise of So Fit Ladies about the causes and triggers for emotional and stress eating.  Many of us tend to eat even when we aren't hungry.  Why is that?  In this discussion we explore: 1.  Why we eat when we aren't physiologically hungry 2.  Ways to manage those emotional ...

Meal Mondays: Farm Fresh Fit Meals by Homeshed Kitchens

  I don't know about you but between workouts, family, work, etc. there is very little time to prepare nutritious meals that is satisfying.  Many times I try to cook on Sundays only to get maybe 2 dishes out of the effort that no one in my household wants to eat more than a single day.  I don't know where these people are from ...

How To Eat Clean + Interview

I had the pleasure to speak with Robin Marion of Velvet & Steel Fitness, LLC about the elusive subject of eating clean.  I remember when I first heard of eating clean.  It was 2008, I started working out with a new personal trainer and I was completely clueless about what it meant or how to eat in that fashion. Fast forward to 2014 after ...

Meal Mondays: Panera Bread Thai Chicken Flat Bread Review

  I went to the dentist and was so hungry afterewards decided to stop by Panera Bread downstairs and pick up some lunch.  I figured Panera Bread has healthy choices since they have non-GMO, non-antibiotic produce and hormone-free chicken.  Since I was hungry their Pick 2 menu was right on time. I wanted to try something different ...

Meal Mondays: Flying Avocado Cafe Southwestern Wedge Salad with Chicken Review

  I'm so excited to be sharing this review of The Flying Avocado Cafe and their Southwest Salad with Chicken with you all.  This cafe is less than two miles from my home and is very unassuming but OMG, the food is delicious.  I used to hate to read about other cities having juice bars, health bars, heck even OXYGEN bars but my town ...

Featured Fitale Veronica Spriggs

FFFC: Please introduce yourself to our readers (i.e. your name, occupation, hobbies, etc.). VS:  Hi I’m Veronica Spriggs. I began using my real name on the internet after some advice from a mentor of mine. Before that I was very commonly known as Vivarant. I still use the screen name as well because after almost 10 years it too is very ...

Meal Mondays: 40-Clove Garlic Chicken

I was stalking ...ahem looking at some food sites and found this delicious looking garlic chicken recipe on Damn Delicious.  Damn Delicious is a food recipe site by Chung Ah and the woman knows how to throw down in the kitchen.  This garlic chicken recipe is just one of delicious creations featured on her site that just makes you want to ...

Meal Mondays: Sticky Bourbon Chicken

I was stalking ...ahem looking at some food sites and found this recipe on Pinch of Yum.  Pinch of Yum has a delectable food site with recipes that will make your mouth water.  This dish in particular looked so delectable I just had to try it myself.  The name alone sounds delectable and I am always searching for new recipes to serve to my ...