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5 Common Habits That Are Scarier Than Halloween

5 Common Habits That Are Scarier Than Halloween

Gather 'round, goblins and ghouls. It's time for a tale more terrifying than the spookiest Halloween story! So grab your loved ones and turn ON all your lights—this is one scary story I don’t recommend reading alone in the dark! This terrifying tale is about the top...

Healthy Meal Prep Tips: How to Make a Time-Saving Sheet Pan Dinner

Healthy Meal Prep Tips: How to Make a Time-Saving Sheet Pan Dinner

Does this scenario sound familiar? You've been up since 5 am, carted the kids off to school, rushed between meetings, stopped by Starbucks, called into another conference call, picked the kids up from school, dropped them off at a variety of different activities, and...

Pumpkin Spice + Everything Nice: 5 Favorite Healthy Pumpkin Spice Swaps

Pumpkin Spice + Everything Nice: 5 Favorite Healthy Pumpkin Spice Swaps

Who says pumpkin spice season isn't a holiday? We wait all year for those magical little baristas to pull that sweet gooey goodness out for the first Pumpkin Spice Latte of the year. Let's be honest, it's the most magical time of year. That first sip of your PSL and...

Breakfast Casserole Recipe

Breakfast Casserole Recipe

With a few simple tweaks to your morning routine, like meal prep, you’ve got the perfect breakfast casserole ready for the days when rolling out of bed can feel like a struggle and…

Bye, Bye Bland: Top 5 Herbs & Spices to Flavor Healthy Meals

Bye, Bye Bland: Top 5 Herbs & Spices to Flavor Healthy Meals

You guys, I hear it all the time: “But eating healthy is so bland!” This is such a common misconception. Eating healthy does NOT have to be bland and boring; it can actually be VERY tasty, and more importantly, SUPER easy. The trick to making "boring" foods...

The Best Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake I’ve Ever Had

The Best Chocolate Peanut Butter Protein Shake I’ve Ever Had

Chocolate and peanut butter lovers rejoice because I am sharing what is literally the best chocolate peanut butter protein shake I've ever had. EVER. And serious kudos to Marley and me for coming up with this creation because guys...it's a good one. [envira-gallery...

Get Fired Up! Top Tips to Create a Healthy Family BBQ

Get Fired Up! Top Tips to Create a Healthy Family BBQ

School may be back in session, but the summer season isn't quite over yet, friends! I am fully committed to soaking up every last ounce of sunshine I can before fall officially kicks in...although, let's be real, living in Arizona means we practically get a year-round...

Breaking the Brown Bag Blues: Healthy School Lunch Ideas!

Breaking the Brown Bag Blues: Healthy School Lunch Ideas!

At last, temperatures are dropping, summer is coming to a close, and in nearly every part of the country, school is back in session. With every new school year comes a laundry list of activities: lengthy homework assignments. martial arts, gymnastics, and dance class,...

Maple Glazed Donut Protein Shake

Maple Glazed Donut Protein Shake

A donut a day keeps the doctor away! Maybe not, but a donut every now and then sure does make us happy. 🍩 Do-nut ditch those donuts. Instead, put a real live donut—yes you read that right— into a blender, add some protein, and you've got a delicious and macro-friendly...

Fast Food Survival Guide: Snacks and Meals on the Go

Fast Food Survival Guide: Snacks and Meals on the Go

With summer in full swing and four kiddos on my heels, I will be the first to raise my hand and admit my self-inflicted mom guilt in falling victim to the unhealthy grab-and-go life. It's just too dang easy to do sometimes. But if I'm being honest, I have to admit...

Eat Your Veggies: Fun Facts + Fave Recipes

Eat Your Veggies: Fun Facts + Fave Recipes

Okay mom, you were right. I think that marks the 723rd time I've had to say that...this month. I know I'm not the only one who couldn't leave the dinner table 'til all their leafy greens were down the hatch, and I know I'm also not the only one who rolled my eyes,...

How to Overcome Fitness Plateaus

How to Overcome Fitness Plateaus

Q: What does your weight loss transformation and a good poker tournament have in common?? A: You win at both by playing one card at a time. That's right. If I ever decide that a career change is in the cards for me, 😉 you'll be able to find me on the World Series of...

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...

A Powell Twist on Thanksgiving Dinner

A Powell Twist on Thanksgiving Dinner

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I get a lot of questions about how to enjoy this Day of Gratitude without breaking your calorie budget! Never fear, though, help is here. 🙂 Today I'm sharing our Powell Thanksgiving family favorites that will save you...