Eating Healthy

December…where “diets” die

By Kara / December 1, 2015 / 1 Comment

Today we begin the month of December. With it comes Christmas parties, classroom celebrations, get togethers, homemade baked goodies, and workplace dinners. It’s the season of overindulgence and a common theme of most is “I’ll start again in January”. And that’s what I used to say, too. From Thanksgiving Day forward it was pretty much […]

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Getting Back on Track when you REALLY don’t want to

By Kara / November 30, 2015 / 0 Comments

Chances are really likely that you enjoyed some delicious (and probably unhealthy) food this past week. Chances are also likely that you’ve started to lose some of your motivation in your healthy living journey.   This was the focus of today’s Monday Morning Motivation Video which you can watch here: or by clicking on THIS […]

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Easy Meal Idea: Kid Approved- Quesadillas

By Kara / November 17, 2015 / 2 Comments

It’s Tasty Tuesday! There are many meals that I fix that my kids just don’t like. To be honest, sometimes I don’t blame them. They would much rather have mac and cheese, chicken nuggets, and hot dogs every day than to eat meals like broccoli slaw, green soup, broiled fish with salads, etc. But- this […]

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By Kara / August 11, 2015 / 2 Comments

Yesterday I posted this picture on my Facebook and Instagram pages. One of the comments was: “Kara, what’s your secret for getting up early?” The short answer: Discipline. The long (true) answer: I don’t like getting up early. Really. I would go as far as to say that I hate it. But I know that […]

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The #bodyonmission Challenge

By Kara / June 28, 2015 / 2 Comments

 Hey, friends! I’m back from vacation, well rested and ready to make Summer of 2015 one to remember. The past week away was good for my heart and for my spirit- God did some speaking and some moving and He’s helping to smooth out some places in my heart that needed it. I’m excited about […]

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Whole30 Ideas and Recipes

By Kara / February 20, 2015 / 1 Comment

If you read my earlier post, you know that I did NOT complete the Whole30. However, for those who are considering doing your own Whole30 or who are looking for some new ideas, I wanted to share with you my experience and also some food ideas. Keep in mind, everyone’s journey will look different. Also, […]

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