Lately, I’ve received a lot of questions asking how and what I ate to lose 25 pounds back in 2015. And the short answer is: everything! 🙂 Now, I know that’s not specific at all and probably not helpful, so I thought I’d share a few more details. I do want to preface this post by saying…… Continue reading So, how did I lose 25 pounds?
Kyle and I have gotten into the whole “Taco Tuesday” routine – I make him taco boats (similar to regular tacos), and I make myself a taco salad. I love sharing my meals on my Fitness/Health Instagram account (@elizabeth_healthy_life), and I often get asked what I put in my taco salad. There are so many ingredients,…… Continue reading My Famous Homemade Taco Salad
One of my favorite ways to refuel after a workout is to drink a cold protein shake. There are so many different ways to make shakes and I think I’ve finally perfected mine! Protein shakes are a fun way to experiment – throw in new vegetables (I recently started adding cucumber), try a new flavor of protein powder…… Continue reading Post-Workout Shake
Kyle and I went to my parents house in CT for Easter weekend. I made Cranberry Feta Pinwheels as an appetizer and they were delicious! I found this recipe from The Girl Who Ate Everything. Ingredients: 3/4 cup dried sweetened cranberries 8 oz. cream cheese (I used light cream cheese) 3/4 cup crumbled feta cheese 1/4 cup…… Continue reading Cranberry Feta Pinwheels
Every year growing up, my mom would make a holiday treat for all her friends. Some years it was lemon cookies, other years it was biscotti, but one year she made Kahlua Fudge and it was a hit! Since moving into an apartment of my own, I started making holiday treats for my friends and colleagues.…… Continue reading Kahlua Fudge
As we enter into the holiday season, there are temptations to veer off the “healthy eating track” around almost every corner. Temptations such as pie, candy, bread, holiday drinks, alcohol.. Plus, the fact that it gets dark before 5:00pm doesn’t help. So, how can you stay motivated during the holidays? Below are a few tips/tricks…… Continue reading Staying on Track During the Holidays