5 Healthy Holiday Foods

The Holidays are best known for warm gatherings, festive outings, and, of course, FOOD. I’ve done a little research to find some of the healthiest and most festive holiday foods to add to your dinner table or party menu this season! Healthy Holiday Foods 1. Cranberries These festive red berries do more than add color …

Holiday Fitness Tips You Won’t See Anywhere Else

With Thanksgiving coming up and Christmas only a month away, the most festive time of year is here! With the holiday season comes family gatherings and other social commitments. For the fitness fanatics and health nuts this time of year can be more stressful than fun. Cakes, cookies, and other sweets seem to be everywhere taunting us. …

Healthy Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins

If there ever was a #basic girl who loved all things pumpkin…it’s me.  I just can’t help it. Something about fall (my favorite season) and delicious pumpkin treats makes me all heart-eyed.  The problem?  Most pumpkin treats aren’t exactly healthy.  Pumpkin breads, cakes, and muffins are usually loaded with sugar and when eaten in excess, which is …

HIIT Workout To Get In Shape Fast

This HIIT workout requires no equipment and will leave you feeling like a boss. HIIT workouts are my favorite.  Why?  Because they are fast, effective, and work incredibly well thanks to a little physiology term called EPOC (excess post-exercise oxygen consumption) . What the heck does EPOC mean?  It means the more intense of a …

Relationships and Wellness: How They Connect (And Why It’s Important)

When it comes to health and wellness, relationships may seem completely unrelated.  At least that was the case with me until recently. Of course, my relations with family, friends, and peers are priceless to me, but I failed to make the connection of how relationships influence my overall wellness. I admit it’s quite sad and …