This past weekend, my husband and I were trying to come up a date idea that didn't involve eating or drinking. While I'm usually down for these kinds of dates, it seemed like that's all we had been doing lately. We both wanted to do something a little more exciting (and less calorie dense lol). … Continue reading Active Date Ideas
Going plant-based can be intimidating especially if you've grown up eating a lot of meat, dairy and eggs. I can speak from experience when I say that I didn't know where to start. I did a lot of research before deciding to start my plant based journey and learned a lot along the way. Luckily, … Continue reading How To Go Plant Based – 101
It seems like it's been forever since I've posted a recipe on here! While I've been experimenting in the kitchen a lot this past year, the recipes I make usually don't make it to the blog for one of two reasons. One, they're not the most visually appealing. And two, my husband and I usually … Continue reading Quick & Easy Low Fat Brownie Bites
*Update* You can now use code “LAURA” for 15% off your order! If you've read a few of my previous blog posts, you'll know that I've been on the lookout for a vegan protein bar. That's why I jumped at the chance to try the new Mezcla bars. They are a new vegan protein bar … Continue reading Mezcla Protein Bar Review & Discount
A little over seven weeks ago, I went plant-based. Yep, that's right. I'm one of those "weird vegans" now. And although I prefer the term plant-based, I think a lot of people view plant-based and vegan as the same thing. There's a few differences, but for the purpose of this post, I'm not going to … Continue reading I’m Plant-Based! Why I Changed My Mind…
Wow, I can't believe it's 2020! Last year seemed to fly by and now it's another new beginning. I always like making New Years Resolutions to reflect on how I want to improve over the year. I think it's important to also make goals throughout the year, but I don't see the harm in making … Continue reading Daily Gem Women’s Vitamin Review
It's finally here, EVERYTHING you could imagine and more in pumpkin flavor! So of course, I had to review something pumpkin-y ;). I've actually been meaning to write this review for awhile but haven't gotten around to it until now. I've used this product for years ever since I discovered it and it hasn't disappointed … Continue reading Nuts-N-More Review
Tracking macros seems to be the popular thing to do now-a-days. All of the fitness influencers are doing it and it looks like a great tool to utilize to get results. But is it healthy? Personally, I think "healthy" is a relatively subjective term so I'm going to start by telling you my experience with … Continue reading Tracking Macros – Is It Healthy?
I hope you love Coffee Over Cardio coffee as much as I do!
Growing up, my family and I would go to Costco and stock up on food for the school year. We'd get things like Cheez-its, Goldfish, chewy bars, and fruit cups..basically a lot of processed snack foods and sugary drinks. Because of this, my perception of Costco was that it did not have a lot of … Continue reading Healthy Costco Grocery Haul