Cacao Protein Bites

The other day I wanted something chocolatey but not too sweet. I also wanted something that had a little bit of protein! These cacao protein bites were the perfect combination! Unlike other protein bites that use dates as the base, these use nuts so they aren’t as sweet. Cacao is the key component here. Cacao…

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Keeping My Soul Sane

Good morning! So far school has been good but I can tell that the stress of it all is going to slowly creep up on me. I have been trying as hard as I can to take one day at a time but that is kind of hard when you are staring at 5 different syllabi…

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Self-Care Saturday

Happy Weekend! Classes begin on Monday and although I am already involved in a Chemistry class online through the community college, I wanted to make my last Saturday of “freedom” a good one. So, I present to you…. SELF-CARE SATURDAY! This morning I woke up at 9 am (a rare occurrence since I am usually up…

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Food Lately: Whole 30 edition

Hi friends! Lately my mom, dad, and I have been doing the Whole 30 diet…I hate even saying the word “diet.” Basically you eat REAL food. No dairy, legumes, grains, alcohol, or sugars. Just real, basic food. The reason I am doing it is because I thought it would be a great way to test…

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Birthday Waffle

I had a wonderful 21st birthday! It was filled with a super tough workout with my mom, a movie with my brother and sister, drinks at Novo Dolce with my family, wine with Barrett at The Derby, and of course…this waffle! I am starting Whole 30 today since my Crossfit gym is doing it. Instead…

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Whole 30 Green Smoothie

First of all, I know what you’re thinking… “A green smoothie…in January? When it’s really cold outside?” I know, I know! But if you’ve been like me at all then you’ve had a sore throat, a cough, a sneeze, and your nose won’t stop running. Are you like that at all? Second of all, are…

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Goals > Resolutions

Let’s talk resolutions GOALS. I have thought about this a lot over the past couple of days. Someone at work asked me if I had any resolutions for the new year and I hadn’t really put much thought into it. After thinking about it, I realized I didn’t want to have any resolutions. When I…

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Meal Prep Monday

Happy first Monday of the year! Today my mom found some organic turkey on sale at Kroger so I decided to roast up some vegetables to go with it and make a meal prep post out of it! First, my mom sautéed the turkey and seasoned it with salt and pepper so that we could…

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