Goodbye Anxiety.

Anxiety. It comes out of nowhere. We can’t real avoid it. But the better we learn to manage the endless stressors in our lives can make a huge impact on our health and well-being. I used to be a VERY anxious person. I was the girl that could never sit still. When I would sit,…

Diet Changes: Adding more fats (PART UNO)

I’ve been wanting to write this for a while… I just have not had time to sit down and really decide how I wanted to convey all this in a way that can hopefully benefit you as the reader. I am going to start out by saying that I made a mistake. 7 months ago,…

Are You Getting In Your K2?

Vitamin K is a fat-soluble vitamin known for it’s role in blood clotting. However, the importance of this underrated vitamin plays an even larger role in the body that should most definitely be addressed, especially those struggling with cardiovascular and bone issues. There are two kinds of vitamin K: K1 and K2 Vitamin K1 is…

Redefining This Whole “Wellness” Thing

As most of you guys know, I am studying nutrition. I have always been a science nerd who loves learning the bodily processes and to me, learning about how certain foods react in our bodies is truly amazing. While I am learning so much (mostly from my own part-time reading and research) it can definitely…

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Ingredients: •2 large spotty bananas •1 1/4 cup oat flour + 2 Tbsp oats •1/4 cup almond flour •1/2 cup BetterBody Foods pb fit (use code “emmysyummys” for 10% off on their site!) •1/4 cup creamy peanut butter •2 tsp maca powder (optional) •1 large egg •1 Tbsp maple syrup or honey •1/4 tsp baking…

Pecan Crusted Pumpkin Pie

Thanksgiving is now probably one of my favorite holidays. I used to not be the biggest fan of it but I appreciate it on so many more levels than just the food. It’s a time to spend with your loved ones, eat good homemade food, relax and unwind, watch movies, and start preparing for Christmas!…

Maple Peanut Butter Collagen Cookies 

I have a confession…. I am the Cookie Monster. Funny, spell check automatically capitalized that because they know I’m the real deal 😉 Because I have needs as a cookie monster, these peanut buttery collagen cookies satisfied my soul. You wouldn’t BELIEVE how amazing they made the house smell! So don’t just sit there hearing…

Turkey Spinach Meatballs

In need of something delicious and easy to make for the week? I gotchu covered! These take about 10-25 minutes to prep and only 30 minutes in the oven!  Recipe: 1 lb ground turkey 1 egg 3 cups fresh spinach, chopped  1/2 small red onion, chopped 1/4 cup shredded parmesean cheese 1/3 cup oat flour…

The Problem With Your Fitness Tracker

Chances are if you are reading this, you have a fitness tracker. If not, I’m sure you have your own opinion about them because they seem to be everywhere you look nowadays. However, let me ask you this, how many times have you checked your watch today? Every hour, every five minutes…? After reading Robyn’s…

What happens when you don’t take action

Well fuck. It all started with an innocent visit to the doctors. I had scheduled a bone density scan because after 5 years of no menstrual cycle due to my past of restrictive eating I was curious to see how my bones were doing, but when I heard the words “Em, you have osteoporosis”, my…