Paleo – Not Just a Diet, But a Lifestyle Change

Truly listening to your body and choosing a lifestyle that you can feel comfortable, confident, and happy with forever is the most important piece of the health puzzle. I follow a Paleo lifestyle on most days, but allow myself to indulge in carb-loaded, cheesy, sugary goodness every so often.

Mango Berry Açaí Bowl

If you haven't already jumped on the açaí train, try out this easy semi-homemade recipe in your own kitchen and I promise, you'll be addicted in no time. Feel free to tweak the recipe to your liking, have fun with it!

3-Meat Paleo Texas Chili

Fall is here! Well, not quite. But in Houston, a few hours a day of 70-degree weather warrants a celebration! So in honor of this "cool" weather tease, I decided to make a big batch of my favorite chili

Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies

Paleo chocolate chip cookies? Heaven, if you ask me. I’m Lauren and I’m a chocolate addict. Well, not as much as my younger self once was… but I am guilty of needing a daily dose of chocolate to keep me sane. So, if I were to pick one of the most difficult things about staying paleo-ish, it would absolutely be the huge lack of sweet, sugary, milky chocolate.

Ragu Bolognese with Zucchini Noodles (Zoodles)

Let's be honest... nothing beats a bowl of pasta piled high and topped with a hearty bolognese and fresh grated Parmesan. Especially when you're obsessed with Italian food like I am. But if you're trying to stay paleo, zucchini noodles or "zoodles" are a nice option to trick yourself into thinking you're eating pasta.

The Start of My Fitness Journey | Lifting Heavy

I've always been moderately fit naturally, but it wasn't until mid 2016 that I started taking my fitness seriously. Body Pump classes at my local YMCA sparked my interest in lifting and once meeting my boyfriend, Johannes, I began to take my workout regimen into uncharted territory.

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