Tag Archives: get skinny

7 Steps For the Perfect Beach Body NOW!

There’s some validity to the statement “abs are built in the winter”(I know.. PANIC just set in), but that doesn’t mean we can’t still get started on the path to your perfect beach body now! Here are 7 tips to get you on your way!     7 STEPS TO START YOUR BEACH BODY NOW!! […]

3 Tips To Keeping your Weight Loss Resolution!

    1. BE REALISTIC & SPECIFIC!  ….for example: “I want to fit into a size 6 by April 1st”   2.GET AN ACCOUNTABILITY BUDDY! …pick someone to share your goal with you, whether a friend or through an online forum (or through the Traveling Fig facebook page!)   3. EASE IN! …Don’t shock your body by […]

Healthy & Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread!

Nothing says fall like a pumpkin roll.  I am talking a stick of butter, cup(s) of sugar and block(s) of cream cheese with trace amounts of pumpkin and a sprinkle of cinnamon.  My mouth is salivating just thinking about taking it from the fridge, gingerly unwrapping it from its tinfoil cocoon and cutting a hefty slice to enjoy […]

Comparing Plant Based All-in-One Nutritional Protein Powders

I know I want a plant based all in one nutritional powder.  I know I want it be packed with protein and vitamins and I know I want it to taste good.  Yet every time I go into whole foods, I stand in their protein aisle with my eyes glazed as I study the back […]

How to Maximize your Juice Cleanse!

 What started as a fad diet for celebrities has turned into a nationwide phenomenon, with juice bars sprouting up like wildflowers and home juicers flying off the shelves.  And while juicing can promise wonderful health benefits and can jumpstart a healthy lifestyle, it is not for everyone and can even be dangerous if executed incorrectly.

Easy Get Skinny Tips That Work!

1. if your jaw actually aches after eating granola or nuts.. or anything.. it’s a good sign your body doesn’t want anymore. stop eating. 2. if you nibble while you cook.. cook healthy, then it doesn’t matter if you nibble. 3. if you nibble while you cook but can’t cook healthy because your boyfriend is […]

Get Skinny & HEALTHY: Cleansing Crockpot Recipe

I am not a dietician – just a girl who continually strives to maintain optimal health and a slim waistline. Before starting any diet or cleanse, you should discuss it with your doctor.  That being said, this soup could easily be named “Get Healthy” as well.  The ingredients are superfood powerhouses with some incredible healing […]

Healthy Sweet Potato Mash Recipe

This Thanksgiving, I’m saving my calories for the stuffing and a slice of Mom’s pie — I refuse to let my waist expand for the same ol’ pile of butter and cream mashed potatoes or worse the sugar bomb sweet potato casserole that my aunt attempts to pass off as a vegetable dish!

Healthy Pumpkin Soup Recipe

(AS POSTED FOR CARE-PILOT 11/2013) Let’s talk pumpkin, shall we?  This fall favorite packs a significant source of vitamin A and is high in fiber.  A serving of pumpkin contains over 3 grams of iron, which keeps our immune systems running properly and helps us stay cold-free.  Furthermore, the nutrients that give the vegetable it’s […]

The BEST Healthy Apple Crisp!

(PUBLISHED ON CAREPILOT.COM, NOVEMBER 2013) The age old saying “An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away” holds quite a bit of truth.  Not only are apples rich with antioxidants, they also provide an impressive amount of fiber.  This perfect handheld snack carries Vitamin C, b complex vitamins that keep the nervous system functioning properly, […]