Banana Berry “Ice Cream”

Ingredients:

2 bananas, sliced and frozen

1/4 cup pineapple, chopped and frozen

1/4 cup unsweetened almond milk

1 cup, sliced strawberries|blackberries|blueberries

3 tbsp coconut flakes

Directions:

Combine bananas and pineapple in your Vitamix. Blend on high until ice cream consistency is achieved. Add almond milk slowly while blending. You may need more/less milk based on texture. Use berries and coconut flakes for topping!

Servings: 2

Calories: 265/serving

Pineapple/Papaya Shrimp Couscous

Ingredients:

1/2 avocado, diced

1 cup black beans, rinsed

1/4 cup red onion, chopped

1/2 cup papaya, chopped

1/4 cup pineapple, chopped

6 ounce cooked shrimp

1 cup Israeli couscous, uncooked

3 tbsp salsa ( I love the mango salsa from Whole Foods)

2 tbsp cilantro, chopped

Directions:

Cook couscous as directed. Add in remaining ingredients. This dish is delicious warm or cold!

Servings: 2

Calories: 540/serving

 

 

How I Recovered From An Indulgent Weekend

We have all done it and will do it again! Those weekends where you might have drank a little too much or eaten a little too heavy. This past weekend I was celebrating a friend’s birthday party complete with wine tastings and cupcake sampling…not to mention the ridiculous amount of gummy candies! By Sunday morning I was chomping at the bit to get back to business in more ways than one. It turns out, that all the indulging was exactly what I needed to bring me back to center. The weeks of holiday eating, drinking, and celebrating have come to an end. Now it is up to me to heal my body, spirt, and well being.  Check out these healthy living tips to help you bounce back!

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A Few Nutrition, Beauty, and Fitness Picks To Kickstart 2018

Sure sure, it is the time of year for resolutions. As mentioned earlier this week…I am more interested in serving my own needs. From beauty, to the kitchen, and of course fitness I have decluttered my collection and downsized my list of essentials.  I am loving these new finds so much, that I am using most of them DAILY!

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2017: A Revelation

The whole time I thought I was supposed to listen to other experts when it came to my fitness. It turns out, the only voice I really needed to hold value in was the one deep inside. Often I pull inspiration from other industry leaders, influencers, and friends. They provide amazing value with their tips and tricks. Content I thoroughly enjoy scrolling through daily. My hope is that they find value in my content as well.

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Christmas 2017: A symbol of big love, big light, and big adventures ahead.

Christmas 2017 that’s a wrap. Jason snagged this picture around 5:30 on Christmas morning. A little shot of our wonderful Christmas. A simply little tree that seems to symbolize a big love, big light, and big adventures ahead.

Christmas Morning 2017

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