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…
This shelter-in-place order has got me testing out new recipes in the kitchen and I'm not mad about it! I wanted to make a vegan dessert that you didn't have to bake since it's getting hot here in Northern CA and I didn't want to heat up the house by turning on the oven. These … Continue reading Vegan No-Bake Chocolate Coconut Cashew Bars
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
We've all heard it before, losing weight is simply calories in versus calories out. But if losing weight is this simple, why does it seem like so many people struggle with it? Why are obesity and health problems associated with being overweight so prevalent in our society? While losing weight may be as simple as … Continue reading How to Lose Weight – The Not So Simple Truth
Most of us have heard that losing weight or achieving your fitness goals is significantly easier when you prep your meals for the upcoming week, but there are also a ton of other benefits to meal prepping that you shouldn't overlook. First and foremost, you'll have healthy snacks/meals on hand and available. While eating healthy … Continue reading Benefits of Meal Prepping
As someone who started their fitness journey over 3 years ago, there were a lot of mistakes I made. Over the years, I've realized what those mistakes were and am on a mission to help other people avoid the same mistakes I made. Below are a few common fitness mistakes that I see a lot … Continue reading Common Fitness Mistakes