After the whole 10-day plant-based diet challenge, I decided I should try to eat more salads. They're super easy to make for lunch with endless topping options, and not to mention, they're extremely nutritious. I hadn't gone grocery shopping in over two weeks since I didn't have to make my own food during the 10-day … Continue reading Recipe: Nuts & Berries Salad
So, last Friday the 10-day challenge came to an end. Not only was I sad because it was the end of getting free food, but I also enjoyed eating healthier and having more energy. I went through biometric testing, and it's hard for me to say whether or not this diet really effected my health. … Continue reading 10-Day Plant-Based Diet Challenge Results
When I'm not blogging, I do marketing for an IT company and a plant-based kitchen, Fred and Ricky's, which includes blogging, social media, email marketing, etc. Through my job, I get the awesome opportunity to be a part of a case study on the effects of plant-based eating over a 10-day period for Fred and … Continue reading 10-Day Plant-Based Diet Challenge
A lot of us live busy lives, but that's no excuse. Lately, I've had to find time in my hectic days to workout, but I've managed. Whether it's waking up early to workout, fitting in a quick workout during lunch or staying up a little bit later than usual, not having enough time to exercise … Continue reading WOTW: In-A-Hurry Circuit
This week, my roommate and I have been preparing for the upcoming weekend. It's finally Mardi Gras weekend and we're so ready to party! Yes, even though I workout and like to eat healthy, I still party and have fun on the weekends. It's good to reward yourself after a long hard week of work. … Continue reading WOTW: Bolder Shoulders
I'm embarrassed to admit that I finally found time to make it to the grocery store. It's been 3 weeks! I'm not sure how often you usually go grocery shopping, but I go once a week. Usually. I try to buy fresh, unprocessed food which doesn't last as long as packaged foods. And I hate … Continue reading 3-Ingredient Recipe: Spinach Chicken Veggie Bowl
As I mentioned in my previous blog post, I'm focusing on becoming a better runner. Increasing my time and speed gradually overtime will definitely help, but diet is a huge factor. I need to make sure I'm getting enough energy without becoming sluggish, and I need to eat the right foods in order to recover quickly
Reading nutrition labels is important not only if you're wanting to lose weight, but also for your general health. Know what to look for the next time you eat packaged foods.