HEIDI POWELL

Nutrition

Fit on a Budget: Does Meal Prepping Save You Money?

Fit on a Budget: Does Meal Prepping Save You Money?

It's no surprise that any life change or shift in routine comes with its own cost. The cost of fitness and transformation can be as little or as large as you allow/want it to be. To get those transformation gains while also leaving some extra dough in your bank...

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...

Powell Packed-Approved Quick + Easy Waffle Recipes

Powell Packed-Approved Quick + Easy Waffle Recipes

Two weeks ago, life was go, go, go, and the idea of making a hot breakfast for my kids every morning was laughable, to say the least! Nowadays, I’m making multi-course meals just to pass the time! Kidding…kinda’. But really, staying indoors and slowing life down a bit...

Immune-Boosting Tips to Stay Fit + Healthy

Immune-Boosting Tips to Stay Fit + Healthy

What a crazy week this has been, amiright?! Spring break has an entirely new meaning, especially for those around the country with school closures. If you're feeling panicked about COVID-19, know that you're not alone. What's going on in the world and in our country...

International Women’s Day: Life Lessons for My Daughters

International Women’s Day: Life Lessons for My Daughters

"A mother who radiates self-love and self-acceptance actually vaccinates her daughter against low self-esteem." - Naomi Wolf This International Women's Day has got me thinking pretty hard about my job as a mother, especially when I've been handed the gift and...

Afraid of Fat: The Good, the Bad, and a Loaded Avocado Recipe!

Afraid of Fat: The Good, the Bad, and a Loaded Avocado Recipe!

Avocado, cheese, and peanut butter lovers, I see you. Wondering what these foods have in common besides tasting great? They're all high in good, healthy fats, you know, the kind that help to keep your skin looking hydrated and healthy (🙋‍♀️yes, please!). With all the...

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...

Keep It Simple: My Morning Routine

Keep It Simple: My Morning Routine

Ever feel like your days are impossibly long and you couldn't possibly squeeze in another routine or task? Well, I'm here to tell you that research shows that people with morning routines are more productive when compared to those who just wing it. So maybe, the piece...

Fiber & Fitness: How Fiber Can Impact Your Transformation Goals

Fiber & Fitness: How Fiber Can Impact Your Transformation Goals

Have you ever heard the saying that abs are made in the kitchen? There’s truth behind those words. You can work your booty off in the gym day in and day out, but if your diet and nutrition isn’t following suit, you’re not going to see the results you’ve been working...

Taste the Rainbow: Best Ways to Eat More Fruits + Veggies

Taste the Rainbow: Best Ways to Eat More Fruits + Veggies

How many times have you gone to the grocery store, stacked your cart sky-high full of fresh, yummy produce, ready to conquer a week full of temptation, only to end up letting those apples rot or that lettuce wilt? Well, you're not alone! I...

Meal Prep Magic: Instant Pot = Easy + Quick Meal Prep

Meal Prep Magic: Instant Pot = Easy + Quick Meal Prep

Guys, I want to introduce you to meal prep magic: the instant pot. You know I'm a huge lover of meal prep, aka the weekly hack that saves me HOURS in the kitchen and saves my kids from complaining about dish duty night after night! Ha! Whether you're cooking for only...