Showing posts from August, 2015

Bulu Box Review

I was selected as part of a Sweat Pink Ambassador Campaign with Bulu Box. I was not compensated for this post, just sent product. All opinions are my own. 
First, here's a little about Bulu Box from their website: Bulu Box is the first health, nutrition and weight loss discovery box designed to help you feel your best. Each month, you’ll get a custom box filled with a new mix of 4 to 5 premium samples from top brands to try. Every sample is sufficient enough to decide if the product is right for you. Of course, shipping is always free and you can cancel anytime. Here you’ll also get expert tips, tricks and a supportive community of Bulugans just like you! Join the discovery and find a healthier you! 

I think this is another great way to try new products, but I am going to be completely honest and say that it wasn't filled with nearly as much with products as other subscription boxes I've reviewed in the past. 
If you'd like to try it for yourself, you can …

Tropical Smoothie Packed with Protein

Purely Inspired is providing us with protein in exchange for recipes each month. We are not compensated for these posts, just sent product. Today, we are sharing a Tropical Smoothie recipe with you!  Ingredients 1/2 cup PURE drink (pineapple, banana, coconut juice) (can use whatever juice you have at home)  1 scoop Purely Inspired Vanilla Protein 1 frozen banana 1 cup Tarte Mango & Coconut Yogurt    1 teaspoon of cinnamon
Directions: Mix all ingredients in a blender until completely blended. 
Optional: I like to make my smoothies thicker and eat them with cereal and other toppings in a bowl. This time I added cereal and some peanut butter. 

Feel free to be creative and do whatever you want with your smoothie! Let me know what your favorite combo is in the comments below!

#GetYourFreekehOn GIVEAWAY!

I was chosen to participate in the Freekeh Foods Campaign as part of being a Sweat Pink ambassador.  I was not compensated for this post, just sent product and coupons! All opinions are my own. 

First, I wanna give you some info about Freekeh from their website... Because I'm sure you're wondering... Freekeh? What is that? So glad you asked! Freekeh is an ancient roasted grain that is a great improvement to rice or other grains. It has an awesome nutty, chewy texture. We offer it organically in 3 varieties: Original, Rosemary Sage and Tamari. What's more, freekeh has up to 3 times the amount of fiber and protein as brown rice.  Freekeh is also naturally low in sodium and vegan! Here's the legend of how freekeh came to be... Freekeh is a process which means "to rub" in Arabic. They say, Freekeh was discovered by accident over 2.000 years ago in the  Middle East when a crop of young green wheat was set ablaze. Most farmers would sulk over their misfortune, but …

New Things of the Week!

With Jared actually being home for TWO WHOLE WEEKS in a row, I have been soaking in as much time as I can with him, and not blogging as much. Today, we have a few more new things to share with you that we've tried over the past week!

1. Raw by Rae Desserts
OH MY GOODNESS! These little bites are packed full of flavor and awesomeness, that you wouldn't even think you were eating something PACKED FULL OF NUTRIENTS AND HEALTHY FATS TOO! The Cinnamon Roll and Lemon Coconut were the two flavors we tried, and they were PHENOMENAL. We ate them after our dinner, and also as a pre-workout snack. JUST PERFECT! Check them out on their: FacebookTwitter, and Instagram

2. Eukonic Organic Coconut Oil Pills We love coconut oil, but sometimes we are in a hurry in the morning, so this was a great way to ensure that we are getting our healthy fats for our breakfast on rushed days. They didn't have any bad aftertaste and they gave us a little boost of energy as well.  Check them out on thei…

Tropical Baked Oatmeal Breakfast

Tropical Baked Oatmeal BreakfastIngredients:
1/2 cup Truly Tropical Granola
1 tsp coconut oil
1 cup oats
2 ripe bananas 
1 tsp cinnamon
1 tsp. baking powder Spoonful of Peanut Butter 
1) Grind 1/2 cup granola in a food processor or blender. 
2) Mix granola with 1 tsp coconut oil in small bowl. 
3) Spray 2 ramekins with cooking spray and put 1/2 granola mixture in each at the bottom. 
4) Add Remaining ingredients to a food processor and blender and mix for about a minute. 
5) Divide the mixture evenly on top of the granola mixture in the 2 ramekins. 6) Bake at 400*F for about 15 minutes.7) Remove from oven and allow to cool for 5 minutes. 8) Flip baked oatmeal onto a plate and put a spoonful of peanut butter on top!9) EAT!!! 

How to Avoid Getting HANGRY

If you're anything like us, you deal with being hungry quite frequently.

With all the working out we do, we have to eat a lot, so today, we wanted to give you some tips on dealing with hunger and avoiding getting hangry.
1. ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS bring some type of snack with you wherever you go. Ladies, that's what purses are for, right?  2. We like to eat a HUGE breakfast to start our day off on a good note. When we don't eat enough for breakfast, we tend to be cranky and hungrier all day long. Our favorites are Peanut butter and banana toast, some type of oatmeal with peanut butter (when we have more time, we make BAKED oatmeal!) or a huge bowl of cereal and yogurt and peanut butter (our favorite is when we can use an almost empty peanut butter jar and scrape out every last bit of peanut butter with our yogurt mess)!

3. Sign up for FITSNACK to get healthy and filling snacks delivered RIGHT TO YOUR DOOR!  Our favorite snacks from the July box were SkinnyPop, Justin's…