How to Stay Consistent with Health Goals Over the Weekend

During the week, you’ve packed your lunch every day, ate all the meal prepped food you’ve cooked for the week for dinner, avoided fast food, and hit the gym three times. Now, it’s Friday and you feel ready to let loose! Then Monday morning comes along and you’ve realized you’ve regressed on your goals andContinue reading “How to Stay Consistent with Health Goals Over the Weekend”

Review: Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon

While grocery shopping at my local Giant food, I came across this vegetarian bacon that I have never seen before in the refrigerated aisles. Morningstar brand has always been my product of choice when it comes to vegetarian foods. However, I was delighted to try something new when I discovered the Sweet Earth Hickory andContinue reading “Review: Sweet Earth Benevolent Bacon”

Done with Diets: Becoming the healthiest version of you

Honesty moment… I do not like the word diet. I’ve actually made a conscious attempt to remove this word from my vocabulary and willingly chose not to include this term in my 7-Day Modified Keto Vegetarian Meal Plan. People often ask me if my diet is over now that I’ve achieved weight loss. My answerContinue reading “Done with Diets: Becoming the healthiest version of you”

Veggie Tots: The Tater Tot Alternative

Breakfast has always been my favorite meal of the day and the one meal where I willingly eat the most carbs. Therefore, finding a low carbohydrate tater tot alternative at my local Giant food store was the best thing for me since sliced bread. Green Giant’s Veggie Tots Broccoli and Cheese have now become theContinue reading “Veggie Tots: The Tater Tot Alternative”

Low Carb & Oral Health: The Surprising Side Effect

In October of 2018 just prior to my wedding date, it was time to visit my lovely friend “the dentist”. I had planned out my teeth cleaning that way so that my teeth would be pearly white for my BIG day. That same day I found myself with 4 cavities that required fillings and twoContinue reading “Low Carb & Oral Health: The Surprising Side Effect”

Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe

Cauliflower is one of the most versatile ingredients for the Keto Diet. This time it is used for a creamy indulgent Mac ‘n’ cheese. Yes, I know it’s cauliflower but what is the best part of Mac ‘n’ cheese then the seasoning and the cheese cause?! I’ll wait… This healthy low carb Mac ‘n’ cheese recipeContinue reading “Keto Mac and Cheese Recipe”

Top 5 Fast Food Options for the Vegetarian Keto Diet

10 years ago I embarked on the journey of becoming vegetarian during my freshman year of college. Last year, I discovered the keto diet while attempting to slim down for my wedding and have been on/off it ever since. As a young adult and a registered nurse, I live a pretty fast paced life. WithContinue reading “Top 5 Fast Food Options for the Vegetarian Keto Diet”

Why Birthdays Are Difficult for Creatives

In just three days, I will be celebrating my 28th birthday. Despite all I have to be thankful for, I still find myself creeping into the birthday blues every year around April 26th. I find myself consumed with thoughts of “have I reached my maximum potential?” or “what more could I be doing?” So I’veContinue reading “Why Birthdays Are Difficult for Creatives”

Traveling for Cheap: Seeing the World with GroupOn

I recently saw a tweet that stated, “Traveling is not cheap and everyone online on who says so is lying”. I saw many responses in agreement saying that traveling is a luxury to only those who can afford it. I can agree that traveling CAN be extremely expensive. However, it does not have to be.Continue reading “Traveling for Cheap: Seeing the World with GroupOn”

I Dream of WE: You, Me & My Student Loans

On November 4th 2018, my husband and I said “I do” to a lifetime together. Three months in and we are still beginning the process of merging our lives into one, from car insurance policies to retirement beneficiaries. When you add student loans into the mix, things can become…well complicated. Thankfully, my husband came into theContinue reading “I Dream of WE: You, Me & My Student Loans”