FANTASTIC FOOD & PRODUCT FINDS, INSPIRATIONAL POSTS, THE RECIPE REMIX

Memorial Day Healthy Cookout Alternatives

The Memorial day weekend is the first official holiday weekend that kicks off all of the BBQ cookouts, picnics, family/class reunions, and travel plans taking place this summer. Here are a few of my healthy alternatives to your traditional barbecue staples you can place on your grill along with preparing some nutritious and delicious side… Continue reading Memorial Day Healthy Cookout Alternatives

INSPIRATIONAL POSTS

Beyond the Loss: Breaking the Stigma of Depression and Suicide Paperback

  by Kellie Fitzgerald  (Author), Kimberly Bayne (Author), Jody Doty  (Author), Mary Kay Elsner (Author), Kathleen Grun McCarthy (Author), Susan Harlow Schott (Author), Almetria Turner (Author), Lisa Van Slyke (Author), Denise Wisdom (Author), Annette Rochelle Aben (Afterword), Renae Sauter (Afterword), Mary Canty Merrill Ph.D. (Foreword) $10.00 I lost my best guy friend to suicide in the middle of my weight loss journey. I wrote a small short story about our relationship and our last encounter. This book is for… Continue reading Beyond the Loss: Breaking the Stigma of Depression and Suicide Paperback

INSPIRATIONAL POSTS, TODAY'S FITSPIRATIONAL MEME

Freedom Friday: Speak over your Life.

Freedom Friday: Speak over your Life A few weeks ago, I asked the question what is the one word and/or proverb you wanted to speak over your life that would help change and shape the course of your life over the next 365 days. Last year, it was the Year of Yes and the Year… Continue reading Freedom Friday: Speak over your Life.

INSPIRATIONAL POSTS

Healthy Thanksgiving Tidbits: Be Intentional. Plan your Holiday Spread so your Weight doesn’t Spread.

For whatever reason, some families around Thanksgiving end up celebrating 3 or 4 holidays at once with it being Memorial day, Easter and Thanksgiving all wrapped up into one. By Thanksgiving afternoon, people will begin to post plates piled high with bbq ribs, fried catfish, spaghetti, lasagna, turkey, dressing, cranberry sauce, macaroni and cheese, potato salad,… Continue reading Healthy Thanksgiving Tidbits: Be Intentional. Plan your Holiday Spread so your Weight doesn’t Spread.

CASSEROLES, INSPIRATIONAL POSTS, SIDE DISHES, VEGETARIAN

Healthy Thanksgiving Tidbits: How to make Candied Yams and Sweet Potato Casserole Healthier.

Let's face it, there's no great recipe or miracle that will make that sweet syrupy goodness we call candied yams taste like mom's or will make you go into a diabetic coma after eating it, but there is a way to make a great mashed sweet potato casserole that will still quench some of your… Continue reading Healthy Thanksgiving Tidbits: How to make Candied Yams and Sweet Potato Casserole Healthier.