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Shopping for Health Care

**Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of United Healthcare. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. As most of you know, I’m pregnant right now and due with our first child at the end of December. It is incredibly exciting but it’s also a bit stressful because we […]

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Source4Women November Dare + Le Creuset Giveaway

Spice Up Your Meal! **Disclosure: This is a post written by me on behalf of United HealthCare. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. Holy cow, it’s November already. I feel like just two weeks ago I was complaining about how hot it was and now we’re in sweater weather. Where has the […]

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Fit and Awesome Pregnancy Announcement

Big Announcement to Make + 7 Frequently Asked Questions

Big News: I’m Pregnant! If you follow me on Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram you probably know that last week I announced my pregnancy on social media. And now it’s time to announce here on Fit & Awesome. This post has been a long time coming and I’m excited to be able to share our happy […]

BlogHer14 Keynote

3 Things I Loved about #BlogHer14

This year was my first year attending the BlogHer conference. I have always wanted to go because I heard that it is THE BEST blogger conference around. And if you’re going to pick a conference to go to, this is the one. I was really excited to check it out. I went to BlogHer with […]

Fitness

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Source4Women November Dare + Le Creuset Giveaway

Spice Up Your Meal! **Disclosure: This is a post written by me on behalf of United HealthCare. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. Holy cow, it’s November already. I feel like just two weeks ago I was complaining about how hot it was and now we’re in sweater weather. Where has the […]

Me on the Limahuli Garden Hike.

Get Outside with LÄRABAR + Giveaway

*Disclosure: This article is sponsored by LÄRABAR. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. One of the many reasons I love living in Southern California is being close to the ocean AND the mountains. Just south of us we have the lovely hills of Palos Verdes and to the north we have the […]

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Healthy Recipes

Paleo Chicken Fingers

Paleo Chicken Fingers Recipe

Paleo Chicken Fingers Recipe There are a few things I miss since going gluten free. One is chicken fingers. I enjoy them. I like dipping sauce. So I decided to try my hand at making a gluten free and paleo chicken fingers recipe. I’d seen people using almond flour as a coating and thought it […]

Slow Carb Lasagna Recipe

Slow Carb Lasagna Recipe

*Lindsay’s Note: The following is a guest post by Ali Lawrence. Ali is a “Jill of all trades.” She writes about DIY projects, homey advice and healthy living on her blog Homey Improvements, works as a freelance writer, and is currently working towards becoming a nutritionist. She is awesome! You can follow her on Twitter @DIYfolks. […]

Paleo Lemon Garlic Chicken Recipe

Slow Cooker Recipe: Paleo Lemon Garlic Chicken

I love experimenting with the slow cooker and I modified a great recipe yesterday and came up with paleo lemon garlic chicken. This paleo lemon garlic chicken was made in the slow cooker and it was so good. You could eat it as chicken, or mash up the chicken and eat it like a soup. […]

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Nutribullet Recipe: Green Banana Almond Smoothie

Sometimes I come up with a really delicious recipe right off the bat and I have to immediately write it down. This Green Banana Almond smoothie recipe is one of those. It’s just simply fantastic. You may remember a couple months ago how I received a Nutribullet as a thank you for volunteering at the […]

Whole30

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Whole30 Results with Lisamarie G.

Lindsay’s Note: This a Whole30 interview with my friend, Lisamarie. She blogs over at Whiskey and Tutus and we met back in 2005 when we worked for the same snowboard magazine. I was fresh out of college and working my dream job of writing about snowboarding for a living (yes, I have journalism roots!). We’ve stayed […]

The Results are In: My Post-Whole 30 Blood Test Results

The Results are In: My Whole 30 Results Well, my whole30 results from the blood work I got done are FINALLY in (one month later). Many of you who have been following my journey know from my Whole30 Reflections Recap that on day 32 I went to measure my whole30 results by going to the […]

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My Whole30 Review: Reflections On The Past 30 Days & What’s Next

My Whole30 Review & Results: Reflections On The Past 30 Days and What’s Next Well, my Whole30 challenge is over now and I’ve had some time to reflect on the past 30 days and what they’ve meant for me. Overall I found the Whole30 to be very pleasant. Prior to Whole30, I was doing intermittent […]

Whole30 Day30 Recap: I Did It!

Whole30 Day30 Recap: I Did It! I realize this post is long overdue as I finished the Whole30 Challenge over a week ago now, but good things are worth the wait. Right? Right. For breakfast on day 30 I had my standard two eggs and two pieces of sausage wrapped in a big piece of […]

Product Reviews

Plated.com Review

Plated Review

*Disclosure: This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Plated. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own.  Food delivery services are all the rage right now. There are apps that make it easy to order delivery and food delivery services that made it easy to eat healthy at home – […]

Pro Yo Frozen Yogurt Review & Giveaway

ProYo Frozen Yogurt Review & Giveaway

*Disclosure: I received 4 free samples of ProYo. All thoughts and opinions, as always, are my own. You may remember earlier this year when I attended Natural Products Expo West as Part of the We.Blog team (You can check out my Expo West recap here). One of my favorite products I saw at the show […]

Paderno Veggie Spiralizer

Paderno Vegetable Spiralizer Review

I’ve had vegetable noodle envy for quite a while now ever since I saw the delicious veggie noodles my friend Sarah from Low Carb Kitty had been posting on her site. I always saw these noodles and thought to myself “How do you make these?” When I learned it required a special contraption I was […]

Reebook Crossfit Nano 4.0 Review

Reebok Crossfit Nano 4.0 Review

  **Disclosure: The following post is sponsored by FitFluential LLC on behalf of Reebok.** The new Reebok Crossfit Nano 4.0 is here. And it is awesome. A couple months ago I reviewed the new Reebok ZQuick shoes and I was really excited when I received a pair of the new Reebok Crossfit Nano 4.0 shoes […]

Juicing

The Real Benefits of a Juice Cleanse

The Real Benefits Of A Juice Cleanse

**Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Lisa at The Skinny on Health.  I met Lisa recently at the Lorna Jane fitness event and have been impressed by her level of knowledge around health and nutrition. She’s currently getting her Master’s Degree in Nutrition and is well on her way to becoming a Registered […]

My Skinny Limits 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review

My Skinny Limits 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review

New Year, New Juice Cleanse! I decided to kick the New Year off right and detox with a 3 Day Juice Cleanse. If you’ve been reading my site for awhile, you will know that I am a fan of juicing for detox. It works for me. I like it. Having that said, here is my […]

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I did A 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Nekter Juice Bar Review + Win a $25 Gift Card

My 3 Day Juice Cleanse Review Recently I completed a 3 Day Juice Cleanse. I tried a new juice bar called Nekter Juice Bar. For those of you who are unfamiliar with Nekter, they are based out of Southern California (Orange County to be exact). They recently opened a new store in Manhattan Beach which […]

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I’m Done! My 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Day 3 Recap

My 3 Day Juice Cleanse: Day 3 Recap I finished my 3 day juice cleanse! Woo hoo! It felt like a long three days but I’m glad I did it and I feel like I’ve come out the other side with a much better control on my diet and health. I felt a little out […]