Mini Veggie Egg Frittata Muffins

Vegetarian, gluten-free Ingredients: 8 large eggs 5 egg whites ½ cup milk, (2%, or whatever you like) 1 finely diced green pepper 1 finely diced red pepper 1 cup baby spinach (roughly chopped) ¼ cup chives, minced ¾ cup finely diced yellow onion ¼ cup crumbled goat cheese (you can sub for feta, cheddar, mozzarella,…

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Overnight Oats

Ingredients: 1 cup rolled oats 1 Tbsp chia seeds ½ cup greek yogurt 1 cup milk of choice 1 tsp vanilla extract 1-2 Tbsp honey or maple syrup   Instructions: Place all ingredients into a large glass container and mix until combined Cover and place into the refrigerator for at least 2 hours or overnight.…

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Planes of Movement and Why They Matter

Most of us have heard of exercises like a squat, a lunge, or a biceps curl. And we often also know the related muscle group, like quadriceps, hamstrings, or biceps. These are great guides to creating a focused workout, but have you ever thought about your workout in terms of planes of motion?   What…

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Mini Mindful Moments: How to Practice Mindfulness Anywhere

Mindfulness matters! Whether you are on your break at work or relaxing in your bed, mindfulness can be practiced wherever you are. Practicing mindfulness gives you permission to fully focus on the present moment. Observe what is going on around you: the people, sounds, environment, and even your feelings. Living in the world today, it…

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Benefits of Working Out Outside

In general, exercise has a wide range of benefits, so does it really matter where you do your workout? Today we have the convenience of satisfying all of our exercise needs inside of the gym. However, is it really all we need? Outdoor exercise can offer many more benefits than indoor exercise. Exercise is known…

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Sleep Debt

“This week has been crazy. I have a huge report due on Friday, and I’ve stayed up late either working on it every night this week. That’s okay, though. This weekend I can catch up on sleep.”  Does that sound familiar? Sometimes life is hectic, and our sleep schedules often suffer. Just like spending too…

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Healthy Sleep: From A to Zzz

Most of us know that getting enough sleep is important. We have watches or fitness trackers that often record the time we sleep or even give us a score for how well we sleep! Even though we know we should get around 8 hours per night, a 2020 survey from the Centers for Disease Control…

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Sweet Potato Fries with Greek Yogurt Ranch

Ingredients for potatoes (makes 2 servings) 1 large sweet potato ½ tsp sea salt ¼ tsp black pepper ¼ tsp paprika 2 tsp olive oil Parchment paper Cooking sheet Ingredients for greek yogurt ranch (makes 10 Tbsp) 1 (5.3 oz) plain greek yogurt 1 Tbsp Hidden Valley Ranch Buttermilk Ranch Mix Instructions for potatoes: Preheat…

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Balanced Eating

When it comes to pursuing a healthier lifestyle, the importance of nutrition cannot be understated. If you’re looking to improve upon your body composition, not only are the calories important, but so are the foods that make up the calories. When structuring a meal or a snack, always try to include all three macronutrients and…

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Banana Based Pancakes

Nutrition Facts (for 3 pancakes): 311 calories, 6.9g Fat, 51.5g Carbs, 12.2g Protein. Vegetarian, opt for gluten free oats for this to be gluten-free friendly Recipe: Ingredients (makes 9 total): 2 medium ripe bananas (best with some brown spots) 2 eggs ½ cup unsweetened almond milk 1 ½ cups old fashioned rolled oats 1 tsp…

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