Living a Healthy Lifestyle: Where Do I Begin?

"Hey Amanda! Any advice for someone who wants to live a healthier lifestyle?" I get messages like this all the time. Honestly, it's hard to know how to respond. 😮 Every body is different, so what works for one person, may not work well for someone else (i.e., intermittent fasting, keto, macro counting, running, etc.). … Continue reading Living a Healthy Lifestyle: Where Do I Begin?

Healthy Christmas Cookies

In the hustle of the holidays, having a healthy(ish) sweet treat to share at gatherings is key! Festive treats that you feel good while eating and after too. 😘 These are also perfect pre-workout. Enjoy! Chocolate Raspberry Protein Balls (via @cleanfoodcrush) Ingredients 3/4 cup nut butter 1 cup rolled oats 1/3 cup honey 1 tsp vanilla extract 2 scoops … Continue reading Healthy Christmas Cookies

Butter Coffee (don’t knock it ’till ya try it)

One of the biggest things I hear people struggle with trying to do a Whole30 or just eliminate sugar is giving up coffee creamer. For a long time, I used a Califia Farms almond creamer that tastes delish, cleaner ingredients than most, but still had some added sugar in it. I tried to drink coffee black for … Continue reading Butter Coffee (don’t knock it ’till ya try it)

My Go-To Morning Smoothie

This nutrient-dense, sludgy smoothie is my jam just about every. single. morning. Especially during marathon training season, I focus hard on getting in all the nutrients I can to help with recovery! Amanda's Morning Smoothie 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 scoop SFH protein 1 scoop Sports Research collagen peptides 1 tablespoon nut butter (your … Continue reading My Go-To Morning Smoothie

Paleo Sloppy Joe Meat

Sloppy joe meat does not photograph well (lol), but OH. MY. GOODNESS. PALEO SLOPPY JOE MEAT. 🙌🏼💯😍 It's perfect, and great mixed with sweet taters. 💁🏼 Sloppy Joe Meat 1 pound grass-fed ground beef 1/2 a yellow onion, diced 1/2 a bell pepper, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon yellow mustard 3/4 cup organic, sugar-free ketchup … Continue reading Paleo Sloppy Joe Meat