Craving a Vacation Workout

I hope everyone enjoyed the long Labor Day weekend. I was lucky enough to snag a 3 night stay in a cabin on the lake up in the Adirondacks. It was a last minute “mini vacation” before the end of the Summer. Even though I snacked on late night Smores by the fire pit and

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Good Craving: Turkey Chili Recipe

I love slow cooker recipes, but I also like “slow cooker” recipes that don’t have to be slowly cooked. Yes there are chilis and sauces that taste better when cooked over a longer period of time, but when time is not on your side you can throw together a delicious chili in a matter of

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Craving Healthy Travel Snacks

There is nothing worse than a trip to mess up your current clean eating patterns. Well thankfully, you can stay healthy and also travel across the country! ( by plane – I can’t speak for a full driving cross country trip at this time) Next week I will be traveling to the West Coast. The

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Craving Humanity

It has been a rough couple days. The news is constantly filled with sad stories, senseless killings, and on going wars. I like to keep up with current events and have some knowledge of what is going on around the world, but sometimes it can be too much. Last night I called my mom crying

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Dressing Room Talk

Most of us have been there. Whether we want to be or not. We all have last minute events, long awaited weddings, or just need a new pair of pants. No matter the reason, the dressing room has always been a point of contention for me. I can’t say that every dressing room incident has

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Positively Positive Day

There is nothing better than having a good day. Having a positive attitude is the first step to that good day, just like being in a negative mood can lead to bad day. Do you ever notice that when you are feeling crappy you give yourself permission to do unhealthy things? For example, if I am in

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Weekly Crave: MCT Oil

Welcome to Jackie’s weekly crave! This week I am all about the MCT Oil. MCT stands for Medium-Chain Triglycerides, they are a form of saturated fatty acid that has many different health benefits. It has been shown to improve cognitive function as well as better weight management. Right now, both of those are sounding pretty good.

Listen to Your Body

When a craving first begins, the first question should be “Is this thing I am craving, something good for me or something bad for me?” Sometimes when you think you are craving one thing, you’re body may actually be craving something completely different. For instance, you eat because you are hungry..or are you? Maybe, your body

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