Category Archive: In the pantry

Chronicles from first trimester: Food baby vs. baby bump

Early in my pregnancy I was excited, curious, and anxious.  Still, those first view weeks, I didn’t really feel pregnant.  I kept wondering What is happening in there? Is there really anything going… Continue reading

My Prenatal Pantry Staples

Generally speaking eating the right foods for your body is important when it comes to being healthy.  However, when you’re “eating for two” it’s super important to make sure you’re getting the right… Continue reading

Lessons Learned 2015

hi·a·tus hīˈādəs/ noun  1. a pause or gap in a sequence, series, or process.   Hello.  I’m Jackie.  You may remember that I used to write this blog BodyConsciousness.  It’s been a while, I… Continue reading

#1 Tip for 2015: Go with your gut

Happy 2015! While I’m sure many of you have goals for this new year that relate to getting in shape, losing a few lbs, and slimming down by hitting the GYM my #1… Continue reading

Stress and Setbacks Part 2: It’s not just the Christmas cookies making you fat

So if you’re like most people this holiday season you’ve seen a higher number on your scale the last few weeks and it’s starting to make you a little nervous. Ok, let’s get… Continue reading

Have a berry happy holiday!

Seasons greetings! One of my favorite (and easiest to make!) holiday dishes is cranberry sauce.  Cranberries are not only delicious but they have a ton of antioxidants and fiber and contribute to health… Continue reading

On My Plate

I had a day off today and so I decided to document my day’s meals in photos.  Yeah, yeah, I know, you hate those people who clutter your Instagram and Facebook feed with… Continue reading

Healthy Eats for Trick-or-Treat

My favorite holiday growing up as a kid was Halloween.  I loved carving jack-o-lanterns, watching spooky movies, and getting dressed up in homemade costumes — either sewn together by my mom or improvised… Continue reading

A Healthier Tuna Salad

One of my favorite sandwiches (and salad toppings) is tuna salad. Did you know that a half a cup of tuna salad contains almost 10 grams of fat?  Seems strange when you consider… Continue reading

A Pumpkin Spice “Latte” that’s not so SCARY

If you’re like me or one of the other millions of FALL LOVERS on the planet than you probably have already started to get excited about the crisp air, the leaves on the… Continue reading