All posts by: Lindsey

A Cup of Joe & Day 3

by in Blog Posts, Food & Nutrition December 20, 2020

Originally posted in 2015 and still loving my coffee 🙂 Calling all coffee drinkers! Contrary to popular belief, drinking coffee does have health benefits! Medical News Today tells us that “the potential health benefits associated with drinking coffee include: protecting against type 2 diabetes, Parkinson’s disease, liver disease, liver cancer and promoting a healthy heart.“ It is […]

Post Turkey Workout

by in Blog Posts, Fitness November 28, 2020

Or actually… Anytime. Anywhere. No equipment needed. No excuses. And while we are at it, even though Thanksgiving may be over and we are on to mocha and peppermint, I am still a fan of pumpkin and enjoy pumpkin pie at Christmas time too. With 7 grams of fiber in one cup of canned pumpkin, […]

Thanksgiving Staple

by in Holiday, Recipes November 24, 2020

It is on everyone’s table at Thanksgiving, but if it comes in a pre-packaged bag or container, it might not be what you want to be eating. Especially if the label looks like this:Enriched Wheat Flour (Wheat Flour, Niacin, Reduced Iron, Thiamin Mononitrate [Vitamin B1], Riboflavin [Vitamin B2], Folic Acid), High Fructose Corn Syrup, Onions […]

7 New Prayers

by in Blog Posts, Motivation, Spiritual November 20, 2020

Re-working and re-writing this blog post from the original back in 2018. A few have changed since then. Kendall is not having a birthday in 7 days. We are not about to head out on a mission trip and experience some of the most life-changing moments in 7 days. My most recent pancake recipe does […]

7-Ingredient Protein Pancakes

by in Breakfast, Recipes November 20, 2020

2 eggs1 large ripe banana1/4 cup oats1 scoop vanilla protein powder 1 tbsp raw cacao powder1 tsp cinnamon1 tbsp coconut oilPinch of pink salt (really the 8th ingredient) Combine all ingredients in a blender or food processor.In a cast iron skillet, add coconut oil and pour in batter.Watch for small bubbles to appear in pancakes and […]

Deeeelicious Greek Shrimp

by in Dinner, Recipes November 17, 2020

2 T extra-virgin olive oil3/4 cup finely chopped sweet onion4 garlic cloves, minced1 (28-oz) can organic crushed tomatoes w/ basilsea salt & pepper to taste1 tsp ground cumin3/4 teaspoon dried oregano1/2 tsp crushed red pepper flakes (optional)}1 T raw local honey1-1/2 pounds 16/20 count wild-caught shrimp, peeled and deveined6 ounces feta cheese2 T chopped fresh basil DIRECTIONS:Preheat oven to 400°F.. Heat the olive oil in a cast-iron […]

A Season of Gratitude

by in Blog Posts, Lifestyle November 15, 2020

Repost. **Originally posted in 2013** 2020. Are you feeling like you need to dig a little deeper to stay focused on gratitude these days? Me too. Hopefully, we are all spending some extra time to remain in thoughts of gratitude and thanksgiving, especially with all of the negativity in our world right now. Time to […]

Challenge.

by in Blog Posts, Fitness November 9, 2020

So, this is the year that you decide to step out of the box, to challenge yourself physically, and attempt a feat that you have not before. You sign up for the Warrior Dash (or some alternate “push your body to it’s limits” race) OR currently in this crazy year of crappy COVID, you choose […]

Dessert? Yes please!

by in Desserts, Recipes November 9, 2020

With no added sugar, can I still have dessert? Ummm…absolutely! In fact, I enjoy a small piece of 90% dark chocolate every day 🙂 Some other options are fruit and nuts, chia seed pudding, a small serving of plain Greek yogurt sprinkled with cinnamon OR mixed with PB2 (this makes a delicious creamy peanut butter […]