Author Archives: healthyfitsam

About healthyfitsam

I'm a wife and a mother of two who is trying to "green" up our house and help us become healthier individuals. I'm working on my bachelors in nutrition and then it is off to become a Registered Dietitian. There is a light at the end of the tunnel, and it is approaching fast! I love sharing my knowledge with others about little things I find out, so stay tuned.

FNCE 2017

I just got back from the 2017 Food and nutrition conference and expo in Chicago, IL.  I’m so excited to share some of the things that were discussed. I’ll give you a quick teaser about topics: ketogenic diets intermittent fasting … Continue reading

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Review of Vega Protein+ Snack Bar Chocolate Peanut Butter flavored

I’m on a big no dairy/meat/eggs kick due to watching way too many documentaries involving conventional farming/ranching.  So, when I received a sample of this bar I was super excited.  The package claims “contains 11% more of the daily value … Continue reading

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Review of Clif Bar Nut butter filled Organic Chocolate Peanut Butter

I will be the first to admit that I love anything peanut butter…and I mean anything.  I would probably eat peanut butter crickets if the opportunity presented itself. Ok, well maybe not crickets.  I’ve had long been a fan of … Continue reading

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Quest Bar Cinnamon Roll review

I’ll have to admit, I was super excited to try this bar because I love cinnamon rolls and I need extra protein in my diet.  At only 110 calories, 4.5g fat, 7g fiber and 12g protein per bar it sounds awesome right?  … Continue reading

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Review of MyoPlex Pre-Workout

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42nd annual Military culinary arts competitive training event

I am extremely impressed with the skill level of our military culinary specialists. As you can tell, this event has occurred for quite some time now and our Service Members aren’t strangers to hard work. This is my first year … Continue reading

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Getting better 

how do you know if you’re progressing? It doesn’t matter what you’re talking about; running, weight loss, or making an action a habit. The answer is simple…you notice change. Last night I was running on the treadmill (yes I love … Continue reading

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New Years resolutions

This post is coming a bit late, but it’s not your traditional resolution post.  When we start making resolutions we sometimes start thinking about what we should change. For example…I should probably save money this year, I should lose weight, … Continue reading

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Omega 3s

I’m not a huge fan of chia seeds but came across this yogurt at the store last week.     I actually bought it for my middle kiddo because he loves blood oranges, but he didn’t want it. It’s very … Continue reading

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The road to veganism

im not a huge fan of meat even though it offers a plethora of vitamins and minerals that are good for our bodies. You can get most everything from plants.  Our little guy is now 8 months and my husband … Continue reading

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