Weekly Meal Prep and Weigh-in {April 23rd, 2018}

Hallelujah the sun is finally shining in Buffalo, NY!! Woohoo! Yesterday, I actually went for a run outside  and spent a few hours enjoying the sunshine with Mike and some friends – it was a glorious day. I can’t remember the last time I was outside for that long. October, maybe? Spring is finally here Continue reading →

17 Convenience Foods I Use on Meal Prep Day

One of the biggest complaints I get from people about meal prep is it takes too much time. A couple years ago I wrote a post on the 5 things I do to keep meal prep simple. Each tip still rings true today, but there’s one more I’d like to add – I’m not above Continue reading →

Rotisserie Chicken: 7 Ways to Use this Cheap Bird on Meal Prep Day

One way I keep meal prep day simple is by picking up a Rotisserie chicken to use in recipes. Sure it’s easy to throw chicken in a crockpot to make buffalo chicken, Mexican chicken, salsa chicken, or basic shredded chicken but there are some weekends I don’t have the time or don’t feel like cooking Continue reading →

Weekly Meal Prep and Weigh-in {April 16th, 2018}

It’s weekly meal prep and weigh in time! I CAN NOT believe that it’s April 16th. Do you know what else I can’t believe? That I’m looking out my window right now seeing SNOW and sleet. The weather in Buffalo, NY has been horrible. It truly feels like spring or summer will never get here. Continue reading →

7 Super Smart Ways to Create Healthier Food Habits When You Have Zero Time

Here’s the thing…we all have to eat. Whether we’re crazy busy, or have tons of time on our hands, there needs to be time during the day when we eat. So it’s not a matter of whether or not we eat it’s what we choose to eat in the time we have. Therefore, the goal Continue reading →

Weekly Meal Prep and an Announcement {April 9th, 2018}

Hey hey! I hope the start of April is treating you well. Over here, in Buffalo, NY, Mother Nature has not been kind. We had a HUGE wind storm last week and it’s been snowing on and off since the 1st. UGH! It feels like the warmer weather will never be here. Last week, it Continue reading →

Weekly Meal Prep and Weigh In {March 19th, 2018}

WHAT….A….WEEK! Let me just say this. Sunday was great! Even after going out for St. Paddy’s day on Saturday I still had the energy and motivation to stick with all my routines. I prepped food for the week, did laundry, straightened up, looked over my calendar, and some of my other Sunday habits. Needless to Continue reading →

Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Shells {Lightened-up}

Spinach and Artichoke Stuffed Shells takes your favorite creamy dip and creates it into one of the most fabulous comfort food recipes ever. Top it with delicious Tuttorosso San Marzano Style chopped tomatoes and you have a complete flavor that’ll have everyone coming back for seconds. Oh, and did I mention this is lightened-up? Yep! Continue reading →

Weekly Meal Prep and Non-Scale Victories {March 13th, 2018}

Hey there! I’m going to keep this meal prep post short and sweet – or at least try too – because I have a to-do list a mile long and only about 2 hours left to get work done! Seriously, where does the time go every day? Before I get to my meal plan I Continue reading →

My Completely Honest (and Unapologetic) Instacart Review

Instacart is an online grocery delivery company that is completely changing the way we grocery shop. All you need to do is place an order, then someone does all your shopping, and within a couple hours (or a timeframe of your choice) your groceries will be delivered to your doorstep. It is the perfect solution Continue reading →