Spice Up Your Morning with this Tasty Dish

Tired of fried eggs?? Eggs Shakshuka is the answer! This will definitely add a kick to your morning and is perfect for the cold weather as well 🙂 Recipe: cut up peppers, onions, tomatoes and garlic and throw into a deep sauce pan with a little bit of olive oil, cook until the onions are completely clear add any kind of canned tomato sauce, let this come to a boil (add hot sauce if you want an extra kick) take off heat and add 4 eggs (recipe for 2 people) pop it in the oven at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes finish it off with pepper, salt and grated parmesan cheese now time to enjoy 🙂 – I also recommend cutting toast into stripes and using them as dunkers to get every last bit of the sauce I hope this spices up your morning!! TGIF xx, FF  ...

Preparing for Formal

Want to look #onpoint and #bomb at your upcoming sorority formal?? Here are a few easy tips to follow to help you looking and feeling your best 🙂 A few days prior eliminate processed foods (fried food, soda, processed meats, chips, & sweets) Cut down on sodium intake Don’t drink carbonated beverages Try not to eat as much gluten- swap the sandwich for a salad loaded with veggies and a healthy protein Some things to incorporate: Drink tons of water (preferably with a lemon) Spend just 10 extra minutes at the gym to get that extra sweat in Make sure you get in that full 8 hours of beauty sleep Eat extra veggies and lean protein The day of formal there are a few foods to stay away from to avoid bloating: dairy apples lentils any salty foods broccoli, cabbage and kale (what a bummer lol) There are also certain foods that will help with bloat: cucumbers bananas papaya asparagus yogurt with probiotics (helps with digestion) peppermint and camomile tea All of these tips will leave you feeling #bomb and #onpoint. Now you’re ready to kill it on the dance floor 🙂 xx,...

Myth about carbs

Many people think you have to cut out carbs completely from your diet to see results- I used to be one of these people, but quickly I realized all of the benefits of them. I’m not saying go eat a loaf of bread after you workout (lol) but it is important to refuel your body with nutritionally dense carbohydrates, not only do they give you energy but also keep you full & satisfied throughout the day! Here are just a few essential ones you should incorporate into your everyday diet: bananas oatmeal quinoa/ brown rice/ farro corn sweet potatoes (not just a plate of fries haha) sourdough or wheat bread legumes Your plate should have 1/4 carbs, 1/4 protein and 1/2 of the plate should be greens   xx, FF    ...

Breakfast under 250 calories

Are you either bored of your usual breakfast or looking for some low calories options? Here are just a few to get you started! 1/2 cup of quick oats with a serving of dry peanut butter (this only has 45 calories a serving vs. 190 calories a serving of peanut butter with added oils) // add in splenda, cinnamon, or honey for a little sweetness 2 eggs any style on a thin bagel (only has 110 calories vs. 370 of a normal bagel) greek yogurt topped with 1/2 serving of granola and 1/2 serving of dry peanut butter shake with 1 cup of almond milk, tbsp of peanut butter and your favorite veggies/fruits oatmeal pancakes!! yes pancakes // 1/2 cup of oats, mashed banana, splash or almond milk or water // top with greek yogurt, peanut butter or fruit slice of toast topped with greek yogurt, bananas, honey and granola  ( this is my favorite 🙂 ) Hope these inspire you & get you out of your breakfast funk !!     xx,...

Essentials for college

Not sure what to have handy in your dorm room to keep you on track? Below are a few essentials to always have 🙂 oatmeal almond milk greek yogurt granola hard boiled eggs veggies hummus fruit kind bars peanut butter all of these are great to have either to make a quick snack or a healthy breakfast (also half of these items you can steal from your dining hall)   xx,...