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No Sugar In September Challenge

Hey Fitness Family!! Can you believe the Summer is ending and the kids are either back in school or headed back in another week or so?  It’s all good because we can all get excited about the Fall season and all of the amazingness that comes with it like: Pumpkin picking Trick or Treating Thanksgiving Feast Beautiful Fall ...

Meal Monday: Blue Apron Review

PIN ME!   Hey fitness fans!  I'm at it again with a new product review of a premium meal subscription box called Blue Apron.  Before I get too deep into the review let me say Blue Apron was gracious enough to send me a complimentary box to try for the purposes of this review and all opinions and comments are my very own. First let me ...

Meal Mondays: Honey Sriracha Lime Brussels Sprouts

I can't take credit for this delicious recipe.  My co-worker shared her favorite vegan recipe with me since she doesn't eat meat.  She says she prepares this for family and friends and it is always a SMASH at any party or get together.  She graciously shared her recipe with me and now I am sharing it with you. [Tweet "Learn how to make ...

How To Juice in 5 Easy Steps

Disclaimer:  All produce shown in these photos are compliments of Farmivore.  This post contains affiliate links. If you have been reading this blog for a while then you know I am a serious JUICER!  From my partnership with Farmivore since June 2014 to  always searching and trying out new juicing recipes...I have been hooked.  I ...

Meal Mondays: Ruby Sipper Juice Recipe

Check out and try out this delicious Ruby Sipper Juice recipe.  I recently started receiving fresh organic produce from this amazing company called Farmivore (http://farmivore.com) and have been indulging in some very delicious juices I would not have thought to make on my own.  This is pushing me outside of my comfort zone. [Tweet "Make ...

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 ...

Kale Delight #Juice Recipe

Anyone who knows me knows I LOVE juicing and all of its benefits.  I will juice a nice blend of veggies and fruit.  I am starting to tip more on the side of more veggies than fruit so reap even more fuel and health benefits.  With that said here is my latest concoction which tastes LOVELY!!!!  If you decide to try it I think you all will ...

Simple Green Smoothies’ 30-Day Green Smoothie Challenge

Did I tell you I can be hyper and therefore entered THIS challenge along with participating in my own? I found this site last year and TOTALLY love Jadah and Jen!  Their recipes are easy to make, not overly complicated, are healthy for you and simply AMAZING!  Yes I said it.  From one mean green smoothie drinker (moi) I can say they are on ...

Omega VRT350 Juicer

Yeah baby - it came today!  My new Omega VRT350 Juicer.  I have been wanting one for a while and finally purchased it.  I have a Breville Juice Fountain which has served me well but it is a centrifugal juicer and this new one is masticating.  From all of the online reviews, I understand there is a major difference and curiosity got the best of ...

FFFC Idol – Chef Ahki

I first learned of this phenomenal person through my girl Jamila Crawford's Facebook page site.  Jamila and I went to Cedar Grove High together in Ellenwood, GA and owns EarthCandy which is ultra chic and FLY!!! She is an amazing person as well and an awesome chef to the stars and rockers alike.  She will be featured next.  Once I ...

How You Doing?

I made it through 3 days of boot camp this week and 1 personal training session with Heather!  Hallelujah!!!!  I did have some foul ups on the diet front but trust me - boot camp yesterday and this morning definitely made me pay for it. Let's check out my workouts for this week so far: Monday Day 1 of boot camp and we were placed in the small ...

Ninja Blender Product Review

Product:  Ninja  NJ600 Pro Blender Price Point:  $70 - $100 Purchase Outlets:  Amazon.com, Target, and Walmart Review I'm visiting with my mother and she recently purchased a Ninja blender from Belks here in South Carolina.  This is her way of stepping up her blender game in order to blend more fruits and vegetables for smoothies and ...

FFFC January Challenges: Everything But The Kitchen Sink

January is a wonderful month you know why?  Because everything feels like a big do-over!  You get to start the year off right and fresh.  It is also the month people tend to recommit to a healthy way of living.  Promises abound rededicating to exercise, eating right and cutting out or at least minimizing the bad habits picked up over time, ...

Gimme A BEET Juice Recipe

Everyone who knows me KNOWS I love me some beet juice.  Yes ma'am!!  It provides nutrients such as folate, potassium (to help me with these Charlie Horses), beta carotene and a wealth of others nutrients and benefits.  It also is excellent for energy and waste elimination.  Yup I said it - it makes you GO but in a very good way.  So let's ...

FFFC #Challenge #24: No fried foods

This week's challenge is no fried foods Monday - Friday.  That means no french fries, fried chicken, fried zucchini, fried mushrooms or anything cooked in high heat with batter in any kind of oil such as olive oil, sunflower oil, peanut oil, canola oil, Crisco, etc. Your arteries will thank us.  You can have food that is steamed, broiled, ...

Fountain of Youth #Juice Recipe

This juice contains all of the fruits and veggies I simply enjoy to consume otherwise.  There are so many minerals and vitamins, this is bound to put a little pep in your step and keep it going at ANY age.  Age is a mind thing, but this juice, when consumed regularly, is guaranteed to make sure your body stays informed about the age you think ...

Yummmm #Peppers!

You need some peppers in your life.  My co-worker brought in a bunch of these delicious and beautiful peppers from her church's garden.  See how wonderful God is?  If you are good to people, they will be good to you right back!  I love fresh produce.  Check it out and let me know if you can tell what types of peppers I have in my stash! Ha...

Junk Food Facts

I know the no junk food challenge is well...challenging for many of us especially since it is all around us.  It is also very affordable and cheap so temptation is very tempting.  Next time you consider partaking in junk food think about these images.       Stay strong and fill your body with more real food every day ...