Fit Foodie: Carb-like wins! 

Chocolate fudge keto cookies http://www.ketoconnect.net/recipe/keto-cookies/ Keto breakfast bagels http://keto-recipes.com/low-carb-meals/breakfast-menu/keto-breakfast-bagels/ Cauliflower parmesan soup http://ketogasm.com/cauliflower-parmesan-soup-recipe/

Fit foodie: Meal Prep Monday! 

I am still working on finding low carb gluten free staples for meal prep.  It’s definitely coming along!  The fat bombs keep getting better and better as well as we found a soup finally!   The road is not always easy to making something stick but when you get it down… Life is so easy!  […]

Fit Foodie: Trying to make this all work

I love the ketogenic way of eating.  My kids, however, are not totally sold on it yet.  I knew that this was going to be a challenge.  It was when I first started changing our ways over 4 years ago to cleaner eating.  The two bite rule is still in full effect.  You take two […]

Fit Foodie gone keto!

No matter how much I looked at not removing grains and sugar…  I could not seem to walk away from the thoughts of ketogenic/primal benefits for athletes.   One-Pan Pesto Chicken and Veggies Cranberry Sour Cream Blender Muffins Chocolate Butter Fat Bombs Cream Cheese Pancakes (Low Carb and Gluten Free) Pumpkin Cheesecake Cupcakes | Fall […]

Fit Foodie: New Apps (Oops…that’s an old one)

I am testing out new ways to try to continue on with a full month of groceries and menu planning.  We did so well with it all and saved so much money by simply not walking in the grocery stores for more than set items every week.  As of right now, a month after I […]

Fit Foodie: No Spend Month Cooking

This month has been a little tricky.  We have been trying to find what to do with random ingredients left over from previous unmade menu plans.  It definitely was not easy at first.  A lot of these meals are not our normal meals.  I have not included recipes on all of them because we made […]

Fit Foodie: Meal Rotation

After much deliberation with the hubby, we developed a meal rotation that we can be satisfied with repeating.  It is a six week rotation with 4 set recipes within each week.  This allows us to have room for take out when a day is too crazy, leftovers if the fridge is filling up and new […]

Fit Foodie: The summer crazies

With all of the kids back together under one roof, I am hitting the summer crazy point.  We are so very close to school time and goodness does our crazy high grocery budget need it to happen like now.  I swear that all four kids have hit a growth spurt at the same time and […]

Fit Foodie: Exploring new proteins

Now that both the husband & I are training for fall races, we are trying out some new proteins and cleaner recipes.  Recently, it has been a lot of either low ingredient whey proteins or plant based proteins.  I am trying to see how each of them do when being used in recipes for regular […]

Fit Foodie: HELP! All the food must be mine.

I am struggling.  Struggling not to eat everything I see.  Granted the heavy weightlifting and running has a lot to do with that BUT it also has a lot to do with the time of year.  I love all things fresh, grilled, sweet, cheesy, garlicky…food.  Every year I go through this.  Maybe it is how […]