Cranberry & Herb Sweet Potato Muffins

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I love a good muffin, but sometimes good grain free recipes are hard to find. This one came about on a fluke from playing around in the kitchen. Gluten free baking can be really tough, but I’m proud of these muffins. They go great with Creamy Cauliflower Soup or they can be enjoyed solo. They’re … [Read more...]

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This weekend I took 7 of my trainers with me to Chicago for a fitness conference. It was an educational 3 days for personal trainers and group fitness instructors. We learned a lot of hands on skills, along with the latest in exercise science, research, and trends. For me, one big take away from the event was the revelation and understanding that our industry's focus on exercise is flawed and is … [Read more...]

Your Free Fat-Burning Recipes and Meal Plan!

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I hope you enjoyed the crazy-effective but surprising way to help flatten your abs, which you can do any time, any place! If you missed the video, click here to watch it now! Also, click here to download your free copy of our fat-burning menu and recipes. This simple menu is gluten-free and offers dairy-free options. It is based on nutritious, whole foods and does not require you to starve … [Read more...]

Sweet and Savory Fall Salad

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I was brainstorming this recipe I wanted something that was simple and I wanted it to remind me of fall. This recipe did it. It features fresh spinach greens, Bartlett pears (wrapped with bacon, no less), crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts and pumpkin seeds and my favorite—dried Bing cherries. This … [Read more...]

10-Minute Pumpkin Spice Latte

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life.  The fall season brings on the craze for pumpkin everything and so many people look forward to the Starbucks Fall Inspired Beverages. I used to work in Starbucks in college, so I know all too well how highly anticipated the new fall menus are! Problem with the Starbucks coffees are that they … [Read more...]

Why Friends Sabotage Your Success and What To Do About It

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Does it ever feel like every time you gain momentum and start to make progress in a program, some of your friends and family start to sabotage your efforts? You are not alone and this is one of the huge reasons why it can be tough to stick with a program. Here’s how it usually goes. You are doing great. You are in the right mindset now—you believe that change is possible and that you are worth … [Read more...]

Quick Rant About Cleanses

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I posted this on my Facebook profile and it got a huge response. Are we friends yet? Sure hope so! If not, ->-> Click here to request a friendship <-< Is it just me, or are others also tired of all the "cleanses" companies out there are trying to sell? I get it, these "cleanses" sell well and give people hope. How about this for a cleanse... Stop eating crap! don't eat … [Read more...]

6 Tips For Increasing Your Daily Energy (Do these now!)

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I am writing this to you on Sunday evening, having thought back on the past 48 hours and how much I have packed into life. I realized I don’t think I could have done this when I was 21. Now at 31, I have WAY more energy then I did at 21. I will try to not bore you with my entire weekend details but here are a couple highlights with a few pics. Friday night we celebrated, with over 60 kids … [Read more...]

Baked Rosemary and Bacon Chicken Recipe

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I love a quick and delicious recipe when I can find one and this one I originally found on PaleoPlan.com. I LOVE garlic, so whenever I get the chance I prefer to use it fresh instead of dried, which is the one change that I made to this recipe. Everything else is perfect as is! Hope you enjoy … [Read more...]

Motivation Monday

My good friend and one of the world’s leading healthy living experts, Yuri, sent out a recent newsletter that I just loved, so I am sharing it with you today. You might have seen him on Dr. Oz last week and heard about his new book, Eating For Energy. We are on the same page when it comes to how to fuel our bodies. Here is his post. Enjoy! “I have to thank my wife Amy for giving me this … [Read more...]