Posts tagged with "water"

How to make delicious flavored water

Posted May 20, 2014 in water, hydration, fruit and 6 more


I don't mind drinking plain old water, but I love water that has been infused with fresh fruit, herbs or vegetables.

If you find it difficult to drink enough water throughout the day, I highly recommend trying infused water. It adds a hint of delicious flavor.

You also get an added nutrition boost because the minerals, antioxidants and nutrients from the produce you use, gets infused into the water!

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Novemeber Goals

Posted November 4, 2014 in goals, November, Fall and 7 more

Last month, I set some goals for the month - something new I'm trying to help me reach my larger overall goals for fall

I got the idea from a blogger I met at FitBloggin. Brooke Not on a Diet creates daily, weekly and monthly goals each month and decides on a reward if she meets her goals. I totally love this idea because I often set lots of goals, get motivated, then lose steam and don't accomplish my goals.

I did OK, last month. See what I accomplished in October here.

I realized that I need to come up with a better reward. My reward was a Fabletics outfit, something that I would buy for myself even if I didn't earn it. So for this month, I came up with something that I normally wouldn't do for myself.

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November Goals Review + December Goals

Posted December 2, 2014 in goals, goal setting, Fall and 12 more

For the past few months, I've been setting daily, weekly and monthly goals to help me reach my bigger goals, and I've been sharing how I've been doing.

I hope you enjoy reading these posts. I always think it's interesting to see how people are working on themselves. I want to give you a glimpse into my successes and things I need to work on, but also inspire you to take time to set your own goals. I truly believe goal setting is key to becoming your best self!

Click here to find out how I did with my October goals.

November was better. I did well with two of my daily goals and a few of my weekly goals. My monthly goals...not so much.

Here's how I did...

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Cucumber Mint Chia Water

Posted June 15, 2015 in chia seeds, Cucumber Mint Chia Water, summer and 5 more

When the BF and I were in Colorado for Bolder Boulder, we ate at Lyfe Kitchen in Boulder on Pearl Street. I ordered Ginger Mint Chia Water, and my life was changed.

It was so refreshing, and had my love - chia seeds.

I eat chia seeds every single day. The BF couldn't believe when I ran out of the giant container of chia seeds from Costco. I can't help myself. And it's not like I ate a bulk container of Oreos!

Chia seeds are rich in Omega-3 fatty acids and are super hydrating because they absorb tons of water. They also contain fiber, protein, calcium, magnesium and other nutrients.

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Hydrating Watermelon Cucumber Slushie

Posted July 30, 2015 in recipe, summer, hydration and 5 more

During the hot and humid summer months, I'm always a lot more conscious of how much water I'm drinking.

Year round, I aim to drink three of my 30-ounce bottles of water a day (more if I've had a tough workout). But I find myself feeling more thirsty in the summer or getting a dull headache when I'm out in the heat for too long. It just takes more effort to stay hydrated in the summer, especially if you're spending a lot of time outdoors.

Although I love water and don't usually have trouble drinking lots of water throughout the day, I know there are people out there that don't love water. Lucky for you, there are lots of foods that can help with hydration!

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How I'm staying hydrated with SOS Rehydrate

Posted August 20, 2015 in hydration, SOS Rehydrate, summer and 2 more

*I am an SOS Rehydrate Ambassador. This post contains affiliate links. I can earn free products when you click the links and purchase SOS products. All opinions are my own.

I was recently selected as an SOS Rehydrate Ambassador!

This is so exciting because I'm always looking for healthier ways to stay hydrated when I'm working out.

When I trained for my first half-marathon (seven years ago), I started getting horrible headaches and migraines during and after my long runs. The pain got so bad that I went to a doctor. The doctor told me to stop running. When I told him that wasn't an option, he prescribed me menstrual migraine medication to take before long runs. He didn't talk to me at all about proper nutrition or hydration for running.

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Rosé All Day + An Antioxidant-Rich Hangover Helper

Posted July 27, 2016 in rosé , antioxidants, hangover and 5 more


Can you believe that I just recently tried rosé for the first time?!? 

I always thought rosé was similar to moscato, which I can't handle. Too sweet. But rosé is closer in taste to chardonnay or pinot grigio, which makes it perfect for summer!

I decided to add pretty pink ice cubes filled with fruit to my rosé to make it even more pretty and summery. This would be the perfect wine cocktail for a girl's night, at a fancy backyard party or at a pool party. 

The best thing about the ice cubes is that they're filled with antioxidants, which can help prevent a hangover!

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