Keeping an Inspiration Journal

By Kara / January 18, 2014 / 2 Comments

If you aren’t familiar with my background, let me give you a quick recap. I love food. LOVE. I have never been extremely overweight, but after I was married and had kids, my weight slowly crept up. I ate to calm stress, I ate to celebrate good news, I ate when I was sad, I […]

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Morning Protein Shake

By Kara / January 14, 2014 / 6 Comments

I have a confession. I am addicted to my morning protein shakes!  I eat the same, exact thing for breakfast almost every single morning. Whether it’s summer time and hot outside, or freezing cold like it has been lately, I still choose to have one each morning. It is filling, it’s delicious, and it meets […]

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Hamburger Lettuce Wraps

By Kara / January 14, 2014 / 1 Comment

Looking for a quick, easy meal? These lettuce wraps are one of our favorites! Ingredients: (Customize these amounts to what your family prefers) 1 lb. Ground Beef 1 onion, chopped 1 tsp. minced garlic 1 TB McCormick Hamburger Seasoning A few shakes of Worcestershire Sauce One big squirt of ketchup One big squirt of mustard […]

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A Call to Stop Playing Small

By Kara / January 13, 2014 / 0 Comments

Marianne Williamson said “Your playing small does not serve the world”. I would take that a step further and say that when we choose to intentionally play small, it does not serve the world, but it also doesn’t serve God or the mission He has given us. (Please note: this is entirely different than humility.) […]

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Green “Hulk” Soup Recipe (trust me, it’s better than it sounds!)

By Kara / January 11, 2014 / 2 Comments

One of the recipes that Beyond Fit posted on their website was called “The Lean, Mean (Fat Burning Machine) Green Soup. Normally, I would not have given this recipe a second glace, but my good friend decided to try it. She made a batch for herself and told me it was delicious. She even brought […]

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Cabbage Steaks

By Kara / January 11, 2014 / 1 Comment

Looking for an easy side dish? I first saw the recipe for Roasted Cabbage Wedges at and knew they would be easy to make. The original recipe called for carraway or fennel seeds (I’m a SIMPLE cook, so you’ll find I don’t have a lot of ingredients like that), plus it didn’t include any […]

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