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Nutrition

Protein Confusion: Your Questions Answered!

Protein Confusion: Your Questions Answered!

Let’s face it—nutrition can be so confusing! There are grams of this, percentages of that, do eat this, don’t eat that, do eat this at this time, don’t eat it at that time...and on and on and on. And since nutrition is pretty much the most important component of...

Shake + Bake: Two Samoa Cookie-Inspired Recipes

Shake + Bake: Two Samoa Cookie-Inspired Recipes

It's the most wonderful time of the year! Yes, I realize that Christmas is over, but I'm talking about everyone's OTHER favorite time of the year: Girl Scout Cookie time! It's hard to avoid this "holiday." Maybe it's your daughter, neighbor, or the girls standing...

Consistency Is Key: How to Make Your Fitness Goals a Reality

Consistency Is Key: How to Make Your Fitness Goals a Reality

Doesn’t it seem like life NEVER slows down?? With four kids—each with their own hobbies and interests, a business to run, and a husband to love, it seems like I am constantly living in chaos, and I know I’m not the only one! Life is just dang hectic. So how do you...

Transform Your Super Bowl Party: Workout + Super Snack Tips

Transform Your Super Bowl Party: Workout + Super Snack Tips

So someone told me there's a football game on this weekend? KIDDING! I may not be the biggest football fan in the world (I'll save that title for Chris), but the inner cheerleader in me LOVES the Super Bowl and ANY reason to celebrate! Let's be real: You can't watch...

Girl Scout Cookie-Inspired Mint Cookie Shake Recipe

Girl Scout Cookie-Inspired Mint Cookie Shake Recipe

'Tis the season for the cutest little girls on the block to visit your house and/or stand outside the supermarket armed with...COOKIES! That's right, it's Girl Scout Cookie season (as if you didn't already know 🍪). About 200 million boxes of girl scout cookies are...

Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake Recipe + A Giveaway

Cinnamon Roll Mug Cake Recipe + A Giveaway

With winter in full swing, dropping temperatures oftentimes bring on the feeling of hunkering down, cozying up, and enjoying some comfort food. To keep it healthy, mug cakes are becoming a staple for the Powell Pack because they're sure to hit that sweet, comfort food...

11 Unhealthy Foods Disguised as Healthy

11 Unhealthy Foods Disguised as Healthy

Have you been eating "healthy" foods but still wondering why you're not losing weight or seeing the progress you're after?! Guys. What I'm about to tell you is going to BLOW your mind! There are SO MANY foods out there that we've been taught are healthy, but they're...

The Best Ways to Kick off 2020 + Find Motivation to Work Out

The Best Ways to Kick off 2020 + Find Motivation to Work Out

Is it just me, or is there something so magical about a fresh start? Even though it means the end of a weekend, I've always loved Mondays! It's a clean slate and an opportunity to start anew, and every Monday morning it almost feels like the possibilities for success...

Mom’s Favorite Breakfast in Bed: 5 Healthy Pancake Recipes

Mom’s Favorite Breakfast in Bed: 5 Healthy Pancake Recipes

In the spirit of Christmas and all things holiday-related, why not give yourself the gift of an amazing breakfast this year?! I know...the idea of COOKING another meal probably doesn't sound like much of a gift, right? Unless you find someone else into doing the...

Holiday Survival Guide: How to Maintain Your Weight During the Holidays

Holiday Survival Guide: How to Maintain Your Weight During the Holidays

Happy, happy holidays! I love this time of year because I get to (hopefully) slow down a bit and spend extra time with family and friends AND...let’s be honest...enjoy all those holiday foods too! But, without a solid holiday transformation survival plan in place, I...

Going Bananas for the Best Banana Bread + Muffin Recipe

Going Bananas for the Best Banana Bread + Muffin Recipe

Now that we've all recovered from our turkey tryptophan-induced comas and the Black Friday craziness, are you ready to eat some more?! Ha. Whether you're trying to get rid of any extra ingredients you may have gone a little overboard on at the store, or you're just...

Holiday At-Home Stepladder Workout

Holiday At-Home Stepladder Workout

Even though the holidays are here, you can still sleigh 😉 your workouts and reach all your transformation goals. When you add your normal daily life to your now seasonal Mrs. Claus duties, it can feel overwhelming to find time to workout. Add those tasty holiday...

St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Mint Cookie Coconut Shake Recipe

St. Patrick’s Day Inspired Mint Cookie Coconut Shake Recipe

Happy St. Patrick's Day! While I may not have a pot of gold to share, I DO have a little something green to pass along. As most people are staying home this year, I'm sharing a green shake sure to get you in the St. Paddy's day mood. This Transform Mint Cookie Coconut...

How to Make Starbucks Petite Vanilla Bean Scones at Home

How to Make Starbucks Petite Vanilla Bean Scones at Home

Starbucks addicts, listen up! I know we may all be feeling the pang of missing our usual daily visit to our favorite coffee shop, eating scones (or marshmallow dream bars), and sipping our favorite miracle energy in a cup, so this post is for you! While social...

Fun “Stay at Home” Ideas for Memorial Day

Fun “Stay at Home” Ideas for Memorial Day

If your Memorial Day is looking a little different this year, you're not alone. Social distancing may mean we can't get physically close to some of our friends and family, but it certainly doesn't mean we can't still honor what this day truly means and remember those...

Grocery Review: How to Choose a Protein Bar

Grocery Review: How to Choose a Protein Bar

If Professional Protein Bar Taste Tester was a job, then I'd definitely be your girl. It's a little unknown fact that I'm pretty much a protein bar connoisseur. I've been there and tasted them all throughout the years. In fact, I don't think there's a protein bar I...