Juice…from a bottle. No go!

Juice…from a bottle. Let’s talk about juice for a minute. People often purchase juice when they are grocery shopping for a new lifestyle… and I am going to tell you why it is actually as equivalent to a 2 liter bottle of soda. YES.. I said it is equal to soda. If you take a…

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March 17, 2016

Peanut Butter Overnight Oats

These days I am ALL about convenience…these overnight oats at the BOMB! Enjoy! xo Jen   Ingredients OATS 1/2 cup unsweetened plain almond milk 3/4 Tbsp chia seeds 2 Tbsp natural salted peanut butter or almond butter (creamy or crunchy) 1 Tbsp maple syrup (or sub coconut sugar, organic brown sugar, or stevia to taste)…

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March 8, 2016

Check your heart rate!

CHECK YOUR HEART RATE! Have you ever been in a small group training and wondered why the person next you keeps checking their watch? Well chances are they’re not just checking the time; more likely they’re checking their heart rate. Heart rate monitors can be a great tool to help you estimate your calorie expenditure…

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March 2, 2016

“I have learned first hand that your “I am ” is way more powerful than your IQ, Believe in YOU”

“I have learned first hand that your “I am” is way more powerful than you “IQ”. Believe in yourself” – Martin Rooney It’s a simple quote from one of the most inspiring coaches there is yet simple is all it takes sometimes. It’s changing “if” to “when” and “I will” to “I did”. But it all…

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February 24, 2016

What is this Metabolic Conditioning thiiiing?

Metabolic Conditioning by Jen DiCandia What it is not? Lets first cover what metabolic conditioning is not. Metabolic conditioning is not interval training. Metabolic exercise is also not aerobic exercise. If the body is not being pushed into the anaerobic zone at times, you are not doing metabolic conditioning. If you are taking long rests…

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February 15, 2016

Grain free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites!

OMG I made these with my son, AJ, last night and they are the BOMB! Enjoy! xo Jen Grain free Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Bites! Ingredients 1 1/4 cups canned chickpeas, well-rinsed and patted dry with a paper towel 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract 1/2 cup + 2 tablespoons (165 grams) natural peanut butter,…

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February 9, 2016

Drink your H2O!

BLOG – DRINK UP! Need some help getting that winter hydration down? Try these yummy, healthy infused water recipes! Cucumber Mint Thinly slice one cucumber. Peel if it isn’t organic! Add the sliced cucumbers to a 1/2 gallon glass jar, add 8 fresh mint leaves, muddled, and fill with filtered water. Stir gently and place…

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February 2, 2016

Protein Pudding!!!

This REALLY killed my sweet tooth…and it is so easy! Enjoy! xo Jen Chocolate Crunch Custard 1 scoop Isagenix Isalean Chocolate 4 oz water Handful of ice 2 IsaDelight Plus™, chopped into small pieces 1 SlimCakes®, crumbled Few fresh raspberries Blend shake with water and ice until creamy. Pour mixture into bowl. Add and stir…

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January 27, 2016

Shredded BBQ chicken!

This recipe is SO SIMPLE…and delicious!!! 1 1/4 pounds skinless, boneless chicken breast halves 1 cup chopped sweet onion 1 cup organic low sugar barbeque sauce Put chicken breasts in a slow cooker and top with onion and barbeque sauce. Cook on High for 4 hours. Shred chicken with 2 forks and continue cooking Low…

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January 18, 2016

Change your habits…change your energy levels!

Most of us rely on coffee or energy drinks to get us through the day. Yes, they help, but then we crash! Instead of relying on stimulants to keep us going, shouldn’t we be asking ourselves why we have no energy? Nutrition, sleep, and water intake are so important for us to maintain energy levels…

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January 18, 2016