Category Archives: Healthy Tips

9 Healthy Halloween Treats – Perfect for Parties!

Halloween is just around the corner!!  I know, I can’t believe it’s October already either (I feel like I say that every time it’s a new month…)  But you all know what Halloween means – candy, candy and MORE CANDY!  And oh man do I love my candy, but I hate the guilty feeling I get after eating a few pieces.  Okay, okay more like the whole bag.  Jeez, way to call me out!  But don’t fret, there is a way to enjoy all of that Halloween goodness without over doing it on the sugar!  In fact, I’ve got a list of 9 healthy Halloween treats that’ll prove you don’t need to stock up on candy to make it a Halloween to remember!

Looking for healthier alternatives this Halloween? Look no further! These 9 healthy Halloween treats are perfect for any party and are sure to be a hit! There's a mix of fruits, veggies, pumpkin flavor, and a twist on a classic candy!

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Healthy Honey Banana Muffins – With NO Added Sugar!

How many of you are searching for that perfectly moist, delicious, healthy muffin?  One that tastes so unbelievable, you wouldn’t even know that it doesn’t have ANY sugar?  Something you can quickly grab in the morning on your way to work?  I’m telling you guys right now, THIS IS IT!  These honey banana muffins are my new favorite recipe and I’m about to show you why!

These healthy honey banana muffins are a perfect choice for a breakfast on the go without any added sugar! They're delicious, moist, healthy and super easy to make!

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4 Tips to Guarantee You’re Drinking Enough Water

It’s not uncommon these days to see someone walking around with a water bottle in their hands.  Even when they’re not working out.  In fact, it’s GREAT that so many people are doing this!  Whether they understand the benefits of keeping their body hydrated, or they’re just doing it because everyone else is doing it, doesn’t matter!  Drinking enough water throughout the day is very beneficial to your health!  But why is it so important and how do I get enough?  Well, let’s dig in.

Everybody these days is carrying a water bottle around and that's great because water is SO essential to your health! It can help your brain, kidneys and so much more! Check out these tips to make sure you're drinking enough water every day!

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Must-Have Pieces for Your Perfect Home Gym (without breaking the bank)!

Anyone else have a love/hate relationship with the gym?  I love going to the gym for the variety of equipment. Most of the time though, I hate the gym because I have to get dressed, get in my car, find a locker, work out, possibly talk to someone, or share a piece of equipment, cool off, get back in my car, drive home… you get the point.  Having a home gym resolves all of those issues.  How much easier would it be to simply walk downstairs to your basement and do a complete workout??  I can tell you from experience, much easier!  But Kathleen, you say, a home gym is expensiveeee.  And yes, it definitely can be.  Which is why I’m here to help.  No matter your budget, you can create your own personalized home gym and effectively work out day in and day out.

Hate going to the gym? Create your own home gym! It doesn't have to be fancy and expensive, in fact you just need a few "must-have" items! And I promise they won't break the bank!

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How My Fitness Routine Has Changed Since Having a Baby

When you’re pregnant, EVERYONE (literally everyone) tells you how things will never be the same!  (That and you’ll never sleep again, which come on, that’s so not true!)  And yes, things do change.  Your routine of waking up, eating, getting dressed, showering, pretty much doing anything, changes.  But you make it work.  That’s just what you do.  And if living a healthy life is important to you, then you make that work too and adjust your fitness routine!

A lot of things change when you have a baby, and your fitness routine is no different. See how I adjusted my schedule through my son's entire first year and a few tips on making fitness a part of your life even when you have a new addition!
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