It’s Friday I’m in Love with Green Smoothies

Green smoothies. What a WOW way to start the day…or to get a pick-me-up in the lull of an afternoon. I love to blend a base of greens with anything I can think of in my Vitamix to see what immunity boosting concoction I can create! Green smoothies are a super way to get some […]

It’s Friday I’m in Love with….Arnold 100% Whole Wheat Bread

A few weeks ago, I wrote a post on Ezekiel bread. Am I changing my tune? Nope. Not even by a note. The truth is, it’s the BUT, I nod to the fact that for some people, especially those coming off of a diet high in processed foods, it can be a switch from […]

It’s Friday I’m in Love with….Nut -Thins Nut and Rice Cracker Snacks

Crispy, crunchy, crazy good! Introducting, Blue Diamond’s Nut-Thins Nut and Rice Cracker Snacks. I fell in love with these when at the end of my pregnancy with Celia, so the love affair has lasted for 5 years. I’m committed for life. These meet my criteria for great nutrition with around 20% of calories from […]

It’s Friday I’m in Love with…..Frontera Double Roasted Tomato Salsa

Rice and beans is a staple combination in the Hardin household. There’s just so many ways to jazz up rice and beans and I never ever get sick of them. I am happy just to have them about any old way but… I would like to welcome the new addition to our Mexican food repertoire. Frontera Double […]

Congratulations!!! Bob’s Red Mill Contest Winners Announced!!

CONGRATS WINNERS!! The Daybreaker Packages of 1 Gluten Free Muesli and 1 Regular Muesli from Bob’s Red Mill went to Katie Case Kelly Logsdon and Kristine Stein!! Kristine also scored the 1-hour Consult with me!! Check out what these gals said about Bob’s Red Mill Muesli!! “Duuudeee! I am eating my yummy Bob’s Red Mill […]

It’s Friday I’m in Love with….My own tricked out bowl of cereal!!

Breakfast is a big deal. No two ways about it. But it can get b.o.r.i.n.g having the same ole thing every morning. Soooooo, when I read Rip Esselstyn’s Engine 2 Diet, I fell in love with his well-known “Rip’s Big Bowl.” Here’s how the famous vegan triathlete starts his morning. Ingredients:     1/4 cup raw old-fashioned oats […]

It’s Friday I’m in Love with….Raw Balls!

WHO DOESN’T LOVE A GOOD DESSERT? It sometimes amuses me that people are under the impression that just because I’m a big nerdo about health that I don’t like a fun treat on occasion – or even on a regular basis. I.DO. I just try to keep the fam in line with our clean eating whole […]

It’s Friday I’m in Love with…Whole Foods Value Meals

If you’re scratching your head reading the words “Whole Foods” and “value meals” in the same sentence, don’t worry—you got it right. Value meals are no longer just at greasy burger joints! I’m super stoked to share with those of you who don’t know already and am so excited to remind those of you who’s […]

It’s Friday I’m in Love with Mary’s Gone Crackers

Crunchy. Hearty. Seedy. Yummy. I stumbled upon this product several years ago and have made it a staple in my pantry ever since. They are a SUPER CLEAN cracker! Made from organic brown rice, flaxseeds, quinoa, and sesame seeds means they are gluten-free, dairy-free, nut-free, and animal-free. Got food allergies? Get Mary’s Gone Crackers! Vegan? Check out these crackers! Just want […]

100 Burpees

So I walked in to teach my Sculpt and Sweat class yesterday morning only to find one student. Because of vacations, illnesses (and snooze buttons J), it was just me and Ryan, my student who is in his early 20s and who is using my class as part of his preparation for his future Navy […]