Cherry Pie Protein Bars

Healthy Cherry Pie Protein Bars

Hi guys! I’m in the process of moving and the majority of my time has been spend building beds, moving boxes, and organizing our stuff. I didn’t realize how much of it we have! How my boyfriend and I managed to fit all of our stuff in a one bedroom apartment with one main closet and one coat closet is beyond me. Now, I’m in North Carolina! So, this week I thought I’d mix it up and feature another awesome fitness and healthy living blogger who knows how to make a mean energy bar! I love her plant-based take on cooking and her recipes are seriously yummy! Another #girlboss and #gymrat who has had an amazing fitness transformation… Bri! Hi Read More

Protein Bars- The Good, The Bad, and the Tasty

Protein Bars – The Good, The Bad, & The Tasty

I remember biting into my first protein bar. It was chocolaty, sugary, and… What’s that?? “Healthy?!” I was hooked. Okay, so maybe I don’t remember the exact first time, but I do remember having a major teenage addiction to the convenience of grabbing a sweet Balance or Clif bar when hunger stroke. What I didn’t realize was, although it was healthier than reaching for a candy bar, it was by no means a viable meal replacement. Okay, so here’s the scoop. There is a time and place for protein or energy bars and there’s also certain criteria for finding one beneficial for your goals. I’m breaking down the good, the bad, and the tasty for picking the best protein bars. Read More

My First Week as a Personal Trainer and 5 Energizing Breakfasts in Under 5 Minutes

Oh my goodness, what a week that was! Oh and look, I’m on to the next! I officially started my personal training job at the Peninsula Wellness Center and I’m absolutely in LOVE with it! Work has always felt like a trap and just a sole means of financial survival. Until now! I sleep, eat, and breathe fitness and I don’t want to stop. I have never been so motivated in my life to put in the hours, hard work, and learning. I have pushed myself far beyond my comfort zone with enthusiasm! Between personal training and teaching Pilates inspired boot camps and Zumba classes at Peninsula Wellness Center, going through teacher training at Carmel Barre, and prepping for my ACSM (the Wellness Center does Read More

The Perfect Energy Bars To Power You Through Your Week But Not Your Wallet!

Happy Monday #fitfam ! Quite a title, right? Well, it needed to get out there! I wanted to add “Gluten-Free and Sugar-Free” to the description of the energy bars, oh and probably chocolate, blueberry, walnuts, and oats as well, since I mean, come on, those things all mean, well, clean, healthy, deliciousness. Did I mention quick and grab n’ go? But, let’s be real, Bloglovin cuts off the titles of articles around 5 words in. Oh, also, crunchy, chewy, sweet and salty would’ve definitely gone in my all-inclusive title. Lets’ see: The Perfect Sweet and Salty, Crunchy and Chewy, Gluten-Free, Sugar-Free, Walnut, Chocolate, Blueberry, Oat, Quick, Grab n’ Go Energy Bars to Power You Through Your Week But Not Your Read More