4 Challenges of Long-term Weight Loss and How to Solve Them

This post is by OYS writer Alexis from Trading Cardio for Cosmos. You can also find her on Facebook and Instagram sharing her awesome weight loss tips and motivation!! She’s lost over 100lbs so she has lots to share! As part of my weight loss journey, I have seen hills, valleys, plateaus and more than my share of false starts. Continue reading →

Healthy Baked Coconut Chicken

Skinless chicken breasts coated with shredded coconut and then baked until crisp and delicious. This recipe is easy to make and tasty on a salad, with vegetables, or in a wrap.  Let me tell you this is one of my favorite chicken recipes to date. In the last couple months I’ve been a chicken recipe Continue reading →

Healthy Baked Chipotle Honey Shrimp

Shrimp marinated in chipotle peppers, adobo sauce, and honey then quickly baked to deliciousness. This is the high-protein low carb easy weeknight dinner you’ve been craving. I’m in love with this new shrimp recipe! Originally, I had different ideas for this shrimp but now, for the life of me, I can’t remember what that was. It had Continue reading →

5 Foods That Will Help You Quit Sugar

This post is by OYS writer Melissa. You can read more about Melissa here and see all of her other posts here. Check out Melissa’s blog Nutrition and Wellness for Life. She offers wellness consultation services that focus on helping you eat better and exercise more.  She also has a FB page!! Sugar addiction is a huge topic in Continue reading →

7 Reasons I (You?) Sometimes Suck at Losing Weight

I’ve been on this weight loss journey since October 2010 – that’s a long time. Of course prior to then I tried every fad diet and failed miserably each time. However, in 2010 I found my a-ha moment, created habits and routines I could stick with, and finally got my weight under control. But here’s Continue reading →

Healthy Baked Greek Chicken and Vegetables

Chicken breasts and vegetables marinated in a delicious homemade greek dressing and then cooked to perfection. Feta and Greek olives are added before serving to give this recipe another layer of Mediterranean flavor. Lately, I’ve been all about easy sheet pan dinners. Take some chicken, marinate it, and then throw it on a pan with some Continue reading →

5 Foods I’ve ADDED To My Menus Throughout My -115lb Weight Loss

  This post is by OYS writer Alexis from Trading Cardio for Cosmos. You can also find her on Facebook and Instagram sharing her awesome weight loss tips and motivation!! She’s lost over 100lbs so she has lots to share! I’m a bit of a foodie. For me, my food needs to look good, taste great, and keep me satiated. Continue reading →

Healthy Baked Lemon Garlic Shrimp

Shrimp baked in olive oil, chicken stock, garlic, and lemon to create a delicious quick low-carb dinner. If you’re looking for a delicious super easy recipe that can be prepared ahead of time AND ready to eat in about 12 minutes then this Baked Lemon Garlic Shrimp recipe is for you. Truly, if your family enjoys Continue reading →

4 Ways to Distract Your Mind While Exercising

This post is by OYS writer Melissa. You can read more about Melissa here and see all of her other posts here. Check out Melissa’s blog Nutrition and Wellness for Life. She offers wellness consultation services that focus on helping you eat better and exercise more.  She also has a FB page!! I am one of those lucky people Continue reading →

Raspberry and Dark Chocolate Greek Yogurt Parfait

  I just want to give a big shout out to my friends over at Fiber One™ for sponsoring this super tasty recipe today. Compensation was provided by Fiber One™ however all opinions and views in this post are mine all mine. You can learn more about their brand new Double Chocolate Almond and Salted Continue reading →