{chocolate coconut protein bars}


Getting enough protein to build lean, strong muscle can be a challenge for anyone; it doesn’t have to be with this easy recipe! All you need is a few simple ingredients and a food processor to whip up wholesome protein bars that you can grab on you way to work, school, or the gym.  Recipe:  […]

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{copycat Quest Bars}


I love a yummy on-the-go snack as much as the next gal but I also insist on eating whole, natural foods. Unfortunately, many protein bars on the market not only cost an arm and a leg but they are packed with brown rice syrup (AKA processed sugar), sucralose (AKA Splenda), and soy protein isolate, which […]

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{3 ingredient banana pancakes}


There’s nothing like a pending tropical vacation to get you motivated to drop some L-B’s.  With a trip to Hawaii only 3 weeks away, I really buckled down this past week and have been very happy with the results so far!  I’ve been exercising and eating healthy as long as I can remember- even when […]

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{coconut bacon}


Coconut. Bacon. Need I say more?! I was intrigued when I first heard about this amazing concoction and started scouring the internet for places to purchase it. To my surprise, I found a ton of recipes that seemed very easy to execute with a few ingredients that I already had on hand.  After some experimentation, […]

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{beet the heat smoothie}


Just in time for the fourth of July, this red, white, and blueberry smoothie is delicious and filled with vitamins! Four simple ingredients make this a refreshing way to beat the July heat while staying fit and fabulous.  Simply blend: 1 banana 1 cooked beet (pssst: you can get them ready cooked from Trader Joe’s) […]

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{no-bake carrot cake truffles}


  #sepgoesveganish! As I get older…not that I’m old by any means ;-)…my motivation to eat well is shifting from looking good to being healthy. I don’t claim to be vegan by any means but I have been focusing my weekday diet on mostly plant based meals.  So far, I feel more energized and have even […]

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{coconut cardamom muesli}

coconut cardamom muesli

A delicious and simple mix of oats, cereal, fruit, and nuts lightly toasted in coconut oil; homemade muesli is the perfect fuel for a busy day. The perfect blend of complex carbohydrates, healthy fats, and protein to jump start your metabolism, stave off late afternoon sugar cravings, and keep you energized all day long! I […]

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