are they as bad as the health industry say they are? First, let’s define what a processed food is. The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), defines processed food as any raw agricultural commodity that has been subject to washing, cleaning, milling, cutting, chopping, heating, pasteurizing, blanching, cooking, canning, freezing, drying, dehydrating, mixing, packaging or other procedures that … Continue reading Processed Foods
WARNING! You will NOT want to open another store bought spaghetti sauce after making this easy, healthy and extremely delicious Spaghetti Sauce with a WARNING! What you're gonna need: 1 TBSP Olive Oil 1 Medium Onion, chopped Minced Garlic (to your liking) 2 Cans of fire roasted tomatoes (get organic if you can) 1 small … Continue reading Spaghetti Sauce Recipe
Early one morning I was on my walk just praying and talking with the Lord. I was specifically talking to Him about my lack of self-discipline in some areas of my life. While I was walking and talking the Lord lead me to Leviticus 11:44 "Be holy because I am holy." Thus the words "Holy … Continue reading What Does A Woman with Holy Discipline Look Like?
“God has not given us a spirit of fear or timidity, but of power, love and self-discipline.”2 Timothy 1:7 When I think of the word discipline, I associate it with words like: boundaries, restriction and limits. The rebel in me is not too keen on the thought of boundaries and apparently I’m not alone in … Continue reading A Holy Discipline
A Prayer For You As your trainer, your coach, your friend I want more than anything for you to be healthy- spiritually, physically and mentally. The intent of this week’s blog is to bridge the gap between our physical wellbeing and our spiritual well-being. Having said that, I couldn’t think of a better way … Continue reading Monday Morning Motivation (3 M’s): Week 1
“The Lord is my portion, therefore I will put my hope in Him.” Lam 3:24 For me a healthy lifestyle was not at all encouraged growing up- mostly due to the lack of knowledge and money. I lived on highly processed and fast foods. I recall eating vegetables and fruit mostly at school and … Continue reading My Portion, My Provision- He is Enough!
I am what people in the fitness industry call a, yo-yo dieter. Yes, ME. If left to my own devices, I would be on a different diet and workout regimen each week. There have been times that I didn’t even wait for the week to end before switching over to something else. After I was … Continue reading ALL FOR THE WRONG REASONS
Who doesn't love a good meatball? Not only are these delicious, but they are super easy to make and I really appreciate the convenience of these little guys. This recipe holds the magic ingredient to making turkey moist and juicy. To see how I make them check out my recipe below. Ingredients: Lean ground turkey … Continue reading Turkey Meatballs
I'm excited about this new year. I happen to love the start of a fresh year- for me it's always been a time for new beginnings. Each year I start by writing down things in my prayer journal that I would like to accomplish over the next 12 months. I scan through my list periodically … Continue reading Wake Up & Dream Big