Curb Your Cravings CPM’ers …

Curb Your Cravings CPM’ers …

Do you ever feel like you are constantly feeling hungry and nothing you eat satisfies that sensation? It could be some of the habits that you have created in the environment around you that are prohibiting you from ever feeling full.

These helpful tips will give you some insight along with some good tricks on how to really acknowledge a craving and decide whether your body is “really” hungry, or just craving one of the other items I have listed below…..

#1 Drink More Water – Especially in these hot summer months make sure you are getting your adequate amount of water […] Read more

CPM Valentine’s Day Treat ..

CPM Valentine’s Day Treat ..

With Valentine’s Day approaching what better way to surprise the ones you love with some delicious brownies! These brownies are delicious and will leave that special someone feeling extra loved this Vday!

They are really easy to make and don’t take a lot of ingredients ….

Red Velvet Brownies

Ingredients

Brownies Batter:
1/2 cup grass-fed butter (melted)

1/2 cup dark cacao chocolate chips

1 scoop of chocolate or vanilla whey protein powder

1/2 cup of coconut palm sugar

2 large eggs

1 tsp vanilla extract

1/4 tsp salt

2 tbsp red liquid food color

1 cup coconut flour

1/2 tsp baking powder

1/4 cup of vanilla coconut creamer

Cream Cheese Frosting:

¾ cup coconut creamer

1 cup greek […] Read more

Fit Chic Super Bowl Recipes ..

Fit Chic Super Bowl Recipes ..

Don’t let this Super Bowl Sunday Get You off Track!

Here are some great recipes to indulge, enjoy, and still stay on track!

A Veggie Platter:

Broccoli, Carrots, Cauliflower, Peppers, Mushrooms, Squash, Tomatoes, zucchini etc…

Buffalo Chicken Wings in a Gluten Free Peanut Sauce

Ingredients

1 lb. chicken wings

2 T. almond butter

1/4 C. hot pepper sauce

1-2 T. wheat-free tamari or hoison sauce

2 t. olive oil

Instructions

Bake wings at 375 degrees for 20 minutes.

In saucepan, melt almond butter heating slowly.

Stir in hot pepper sauce, tamari, and olive oil. If sauce gets too thick, add a little more tamari and oil.

Brush wings with sauce.

Bake for 10 more […] Read more

Perfect “Progress Not Perfection” Recipe …

Perfect “Progress Not Perfection” Recipe …

This is the perfect recipe for Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner!

For all of you that are looking for some new easy delicious recipes this is the one to put in the books!

Ingredients:

2 large sweet potatoes mashed and skin removed

1 tbs coconut oil

10 eggs

1 small onion diced

1 green pepper diced

1 red pepper diced

2 cloves of garlic

1 can of diced tomatoes

1 tablespoon of ghee or grass-fed butter

1 tsp of cilantro

1 cup of full fat canned coconut milk

1 cup of steamed broccoli

1 cup of diced Brussel sprouts

1 6 ounce can of diced green chili’s

1 avocado diced

8 pieces of bacon diced or […] Read more

A Fit Chic Fast Food Guide …

A Fit Chic Fast Food Guide …

I believe people feel like they have to live in a hole and never hang out with friends, go to fun events, or eat out when they are living a healthier lifestyle.

What if you could have the best of both worlds?

All you need is just a point in the Fit Chic direction …

Here are the top 5 items to order when having to go through the infamous Drive in or Run in to a fast food restaurant!

#1 McDonalds: Those Bright Yellow Arches are everywhere .. so have no fear order these three things when you are in a bind, on […] Read more

A Fit Chic Christmas Treat For The Whole Family …

A Fit Chic Christmas Treat For The Whole Family …

This is a very easy recipe that is perfect for that Holiday treat you so desire!

Ingredients
2 tablespoons coconut flour
1/4 cup of almond flour
2 tablespoons of coconut palm sugar granulated sweetener of choice*
1/2 teaspoon cinnamon
1 scoop of vanilla whey protein powder
2 tablespoons of almond butter or sun butter
1 tablespoon of honey
2 tablespoons of cacao dark chocolate chips
1/4 cup vanilla coconut creamer or full fat coconut milk
Christmas Tree Cookie Cutter

Directions:
In a large mixing bowl, combine the flours, sugar, cinnamon, and protein powder.

Add in the nut butter, and honey, and mix until a thick, crumbly mixture remains. Then add the chocolate chips […] Read more

Fix Your Gut ….

Fix Your Gut ….

I have bouts with leaky gut for years and assumed it was repercussions from my Gluten Intolerance but little did I know it could be treated with some simple tweaks and additions in my diet.

When adding gut healing foods .. within a week my stomach felt better than it had in years.

I just made some simple small additions didn’t require a HUGE change but did make a HUGE difference. But within a month of having at least one cultured food at each meal my stomach stopped hurting and my pesky digestive issues went away.

I also noticed my allergies where so much better as […] Read more

Thanksgiving Recipes Fit Chic Style …

Thanksgiving Recipes Fit Chic Style …

Just because it’s Thanksgiving doesn’t mean you have to throw away your health goals either ..

Here are some great sides that are not only healthy but will be the talk of Thanksgiving Dinner!

Sweet Potato Stuffing :

4-5 small sweet potatoes, peeled and cut into 1/2 inch pieces

4 tablespoons coconut oil

2 cloves of garlic

salt & freshly ground pepper

4 celery stalks, thinly sliced

1 medium onion, chopped

8 oz. country style pork sausage

2 large eggs, beaten

1/2 cup chicken broth

4 tablespoons dried cranberries

3 tablespoons chopped fresh thyme

1/2 cup chopped pecans

Directions

Preheat oven to 400° F. On a baking sheet, toss the sweet potatoes with 1 tbsp oil and sprinkle with 1/2 teaspoon […] Read more

20 Things to Know About Being Healthy …

20 Things to Know About Being Healthy …

When we think of “diet” or eating healthy, getting back on track, cutting calories etc … It can be overwhelming, discouraging, and defeating.

I call it “information overload”. So lets break it down and make it simple!

Here is a great list from the one and only Chris Kresser ..

He clearly breaks it down and allows you to see how simple eating healthy can really be!

Don’t treat it as a diet, treat it as a way of life and look to food as fuel .. So how eating quality food will help you feel better all around!

The O-Board Says…

A. Clean and Jerks
3-3-3

B. 4rds
400 run
10 […] Read more

Taco Tuesday!

Taco Tuesday!

Mexican Pizza Recipe

Ingredients:

    1/2 pound grass-fed Ground Beef or Ground Turkey
    1 medium onion, diced
    1 clove garlic, minced
    1 tablespoon chili powder
    1 teaspoon ground cumin
    1/2 teaspoon paprika
    1/2 teaspoon black pepper
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    4 corn tortillas
    1/2 cup Chunky Salsa, or your favorite salsa
    1 cup of shredded raw cheese
    2 green onions, chopped
    2 roma tomatoes, diced
    1/4 cup Extra Large Black Pitted Olives, sliced
    1 avocado sliced and pitted
    1/4 cup of diced cilantro

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350°F.
Place meat, onion and garlic in a skillet over medium heat. Cook until beef is evenly […] Read more

Fit Chic Pumpkin Pancakes ….

Fit Chic Pumpkin Pancakes ….

It is pumpkin season and what better way to celebrate than with some pancakes! Here is the recipe that is easy, fun, and delicious! It is the perfect compliment to the season.

Ingredients:

1 cup of unsweetened vanilla almond milk

1/2 cup of coconut vanilla creamer

1 cup pumpkin puree

1 egg

2 tablespoons coconut oil

1/2 scoop of chocolate whey protein powder

1 1/2 cups almond flour

1/2 cup coconut flour

3 tablespoons brown sugar

2 teaspoons baking powder

1 teaspoon ground cinnamon

1 teaspoon of pumpkin spice

1 teaspoon of vanilla

unsweetened shredded coconut

candied pecans (optional)

2-3 tablespoons of grass-fed butter

Directions:

In a bowl, mix together the milk,creamer, pumpkin, egg, and oil. […] Read more

The Top Foods To Rev Up Your Workout!

The Top Foods To Rev Up Your Workout!

Here are ten foods that will not only get you on the road to feeling healthy and happy, they will make your workouts stronger too! Now you can see how simple changes in your nutrition can lead you feeling fit and chic!

#1 Ginger – Ginger is one the foods with the highest content of antioxidants. Not only does it act as a natural antihistamine and a mild decongestant, it is also great for sore throat. Ginger also decreases joint pain from arthritis, soreness from working out, and blood thinning and cholesterol lowering properties that may make it useful for treating […] Read more

What “Diet” Is Right For You?

What “Diet” Is Right For You?

There is so much information out there. There are so many magazines, blog posts, television shows, etc … that all have conflicting views on what “Healthy” really means. Is it juicing, calorie restricting, no carb, raw food, gluten-free? All of the above or none of them?

The information out there is candy coating the ultimate problem; there’s a reason the word “die” is in diet because it’s not attainable.

For every article you read that says gluten is bad there are ten others that say it isn’t. Some articles say don’t eat after five while others say your body has no time […] Read more

A Patriotic Cookie Pizza

A Patriotic Cookie Pizza

This dessert is a great healthy treat to take with you or serve at your 4th of July event. I am always a big fan of bringing a dessert, especially since I have Celiac’s, I am usually not able to have dessert. Now not only can I have dessert I can have the best dessert at the party!

Ingredients

For the crust:
1 3/4 cups almond flour
1/4 cup of coconut flour
1/2 teaspoon baking soda
6 tablespoons grass-fed butter
1/4 cup raw honey
2 teaspoons vanilla extract

Filling:
2 cups of blueberries
2 cups of diced strawberries
1 lemon
1 can of cold full fat coconut milk
1/2 Tbsp.vanilla
2 Tbsp. honey
dash of cinnamon
Directions:

Preheat […] Read more