Clean Eating Essentials


So you’ve made the decision to start eating clean. Good for you! Good nutrition is such an important part of any healthy lifestyle. Unfortunately, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and shelve the idea of clean eating before you even get started. There is a plethora of information in bookstores, grocery stores, and online. The best […]

Comfort Food at Its Finest: Healthier Casseroles


These are NOT your mama’s casseroles! Gone are those dishes of the past full of processed foods. Today’s casseroles are comfort foods with benefits. Packed with veggies and flavor for miles, get ready to be warmed up from the inside out with these baked dishes. You’ll find some old favorite recipes here, lightened up with better […]

Healthy One Pot Meals


When it comes to cooking healthy meals at home, I love variety but I also love simplicity. I’ve learned that I’m not one to spend hours prepping, roasting, cooking and serving any one dish, but that doesn’t mean healthy, delicious meals don’t find a way to our table! Enter: one-pot meals. Not only do they […]

Coconut Water: Why It’s A Trend That’s Here To Stay

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Have you ever tried coconut water after a sweaty workout, or added it to any of your smoothies? I’m sure you’ve opened a tabloid and have seen a fit celebrity, such as Giselle Bundchen, leaving a workout, gulping down her refreshing coconut water! Coconut water is wonderful to add into your diet because it’s low […]

Must Have Recipes for Bacon Lovers


Who wants some bacon? In our house – everyone! Bacon is possibly the only food that all four of us agree on completely.  I know we’re not the only ones. It’s well loved by many, and with the popularity of the Paleo diet, it’s achieved cult-like status. In our home, we keep it pretty basic: […]

Football Food: Game Plan for Healthy Eating

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For many of us, fall means football season. It kicks off a string of holidays like Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. Just like those holidays, football means a ton of get-togethers. If your friends and family are anything like mine, that means you’re going to be constantly surrounded by food. What a blessing and a curse, […]

8 Foods to Boost Your Brain and Mood


  Of all the bad-mood triggers out there, hunger can be one of the biggest and worst culprits. This is because our brains require a great deal of nutrients from the foods we eat, and when your blood sugar level drops (either due to skipping meals or frank starvation), certain hormones and mood-controlling areas of […]

Halloween Treats to Make Yourself


Are you dressing up for Halloween this year? What will your costume be? However your Halloween plans unfold this year, they’ll be made even sweeter by having some of these homemade treats on hand. The FitFluential Ambassadors have been busy creating these fun and festive snack ideas for you to enjoy this Halloween! These treats […]

Autumn Squash Soup and More Butternut Squash Recipes


Seasonal eating provides you with the freshest foods, better flavor and more nutrients. Buying seasonally also supports local farmers and can help to stretch your food budget. Fall is my favorite time of year to hit up the local farmer’s market and I never leave without purchasing a huge amount of squash. With a pleasant nutty […]