Savor Summer Strawberry Salad


A Strawberry Salad to Savor Summer

Teaching my 6am barre classes in the dark again is a harsh reality that summer is almost over. Womp womp womp. It’s okay because, like most, I love the fall. I’m looking forward to lots of pumpkin recipes, colorful leaves, and cozy nights in. However, I’m not quite ready to turn in my watermelon for apples, bikinis for sweaters, or warm evening walks for comfy blankets quite yet! I created a recipe for a delicious, summer-packed salad to savor the remaining weeks of sunshine, iced coffee, and long days. If you watched my recent Q&A Vlog, You know that I’m a big fan of salads with lots of flavors and textures. When deciding what ingredients to use in this summer salad I knew I wanted Read More




New Q&A Vlog – Your Fitness & Nutrition Frustrations Solved!

Well, I’m finally home after my two back-to-back trips to Maui with my Dad and Brother and Chicago to watch R in the US Golf Amateur Championship. Both of the trips were so great and very different. Maui was relaxing, filled with lots of workouts, healthy seafood, protein pancakes, and beach time. If you haven’t checked out my Maui vlog, you’ll want to watch it for a glimpse into my booty workout and a recipe for my 150-calorie, low-carb, gluten-free protein pancakes! This past week in Illinois was an extremely busy, exhilarating whirlwind of golf, family, not so healthy food (hello Chicago pizza), and nonexistent workouts (except for the 4-5 miles of walking each day at the gorgeous Olympia Fields Golf Course)! But hey, it Read More




A Busy Girl’s Guide to Fitting in a Workout

Whether you’re a mom, business woman, student, or anything in between, the majority of us have a lot on our plates. Between work obligations, errands, financial planning, kid duty, nurturing relationships, and having a social life, it’s no wonder that when things pile on the first thing to go is physical exercise. Weeks, maybe months go by, before you realize that your jeans aren’t fitting, energy levels are low, emotions are out of wack, stress levels have skyrocketed, sleep has suffered, and you just feel completely off. And, unfortunately, it’s much easier to get out of habit than to get in it. When you’ve found yourself in a workout rut, the best way to get back into a workout routine Read More




My First Vlog – Maui, a Booty Workout, & Pancakes!

Aloha! I’m in heaven enjoying a vacation in Maui with my dad and brother. Every morning I’ve gotten up early without issue (Maui is three hours behind PST) to pump out some awesome workouts before heading out for beach time, adventures, shopping, and relaxing. All of my favorite things wrapped up into one beautiful island. More of my trip to come in later blog posts!   Funny enough, though, one of the things I’m enjoying most is the extra time I have to produce content for you guys 🙂 – starting with this vlog! Which, if any of you don’t know, stands for a “video blog.” In this vlog, you’ll get a peak inside of my morning routine here in Hawaii, Read More




5 Days to a Flatter Stomach

If you’ve been following my blog you know I’m a big proponent of body acceptance, awareness, and self-love. However, if you are in the gym and eating well to feel your best, you probably want to see a change in your appearance as well. I know I do! And this doesn’t mean you have poor body image. It’s natural for us to want to feel fit, strong, and fabulous! What I don’t believe in is depriving yourself of foods you enjoy eating or spending hours on the treadmill, in the gym, or in group exercise classes to try and achieve an idealized image of beauty that may not be realistic for your body type. A balanced diet full of nutrient-dense Read More