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5 Nutrition Tips to Avoid the Freshman 15

Going to college is an exciting time and with all the new lifestyle changes that come from moving and starting a new life, many women experience fluctuations in weight during their first few months at school or at some point throughout their college years. The Freshman 15 is obviously the umbrella term used for college [...]

Beefed Up: The Benefits of Eating Grass-Fed Meat

In the Strong Girl Nutrition Guide, I break down the benefits of eating protein, especially lean red meat. While I'm not a big steak person and don’t eat red meat every day, there are certainly days I want to scarf down a big juicy burger or a carne asada! Anyone with me? Some people completely [...]

Fishy Business…Why You Should Be Eating Wild Caught Fish!

One of my favorite sources of lean protein that I talk about extensively in the Strong Girl Nutrition Guide is fish! Fish is one of the healthiest and tastiest foods you can eat because it is loaded with important nutrients like protein and vitamin D. Fish is also a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, [...]

Love Pitaya Bowls?! Check Out Their Health Benefits!

If you’ve spent any time scrolling through Instagram, chances are you’ve come across and drooled over Insta-worthy Pitaya Bowls! They’re all the rage lately here in LA (and on Insta, of course!) and they’ve totally kicked Acai bowls to the back seat. For the longest time I had no idea what Pitaya was until I [...]

Strong Girl Travel Guide: Eating Healthy on a Southern Road Trip

I just got back from an amazing Southern road trip down the Carolinas and Florida Coasts with my family! Like with any travel, it’s definitely challenging sticking to a routine, especially when it comes to eating healthy and getting your daily workouts in. Not to mention, adjusting to a new time zone, recovering from jet [...]

RECIPE: Strong Girl Vegan Protein Pancakes

One of my favorite Strong Girls Sophie Wix (read her Strong Girl Spotlight here!) has been spending some time experimenting in the kitchen and recently perfected a new Strong Girl Vegan Protein Pancake Recipe! They look just as delicious as they taste! They are vegan, gluten-free, no sugar added, and low FODMAP, and, get this... they [...]

Strong Girl Approved Fat-Burning, Muscle-Building Fish Recipe!

I'm obsessed with this fish dish my mom shared with me the other day. We've already made it twice since! Not only does it have so much flavor, but it's also lean and light, which is perfect for these upcoming bikini months. I've had a few photoshoots in the last couple of weeks and eating [...]

Strong Girl Approved: ICONIC Protein Drinks

Ever since I was in college, I've always enjoyed scoping out new brands and trying new products that I believe fit in with my fitness and nutrition goals and, of course, are Strong Girl Approved! The entire protein industry has definitely come a long way in the last couple of years and finally there are [...]

Strong Girl Recipes: Super Easy Salmon Burgers & Fish Tacos

Last night I cooked for my whole family and decided to whip them up two Strong Girl Recipes: Salmon Burgers & Fish Tacos with Yam Fries! These are Strong Girl Nutrition Plan Approved: Lean Protein (Fish) + Carbs (Tortillas, Buns, Yams) + Fat (Avocado, Light Sprinkle of Cheese, Dipping Sauce, Olive Oil) + Greens & Veggies [...]

Glow & Radiate Morning Juice

I LOVE carrot juice. When I was in college, I would buy carrot juice by the gallon and drink at least a cup everyday. However, I recommend staying away from store-bought juices because they are filled with extra sugars and preservatives to keep the juices from spoiling quickly. I've always wanted a juicer, so last year [...]