• 5 Ways To Speed Up Your Metabolism
    Diet & Fitness

    5 Easy Ways To Speed Up Your Metabolism

    Genetically everyone’s metabolism is different. Some people have high metabolisms and can’t gain weight, some have slow metabolisms and difficulty losing weight. Either way the body is open to change. By making a few adjustments, you can speed up your metabolism. My fitness journey has been long and I’ve experienced a lot. I have been at every weight from skinny to pleasantly fluffy. Maintaining a healthy balance is what really matters to me, I don’t really aim for a particular number on the scale. I don’t obsess over how much I weigh or how many calories I eat in a day. In addition I like food and in moments when I…

  • BossBelle Apparel Reveiw
    Diet & Fitness,  Lifestyle

    BossBelle Apparel Review

    I work out several times a week and recently decided to bring more of my love for fashion into my gym outfits. I’m always looking for the latest trends. BossBelle Apparel first caught my attention with the empowering messages on their clothing. A BossBelle Apparel review was in order once the brand reached out to me as a fitness & lifestyle influencer who isn’t afraid to give an honest opinion. BossBelle Apparel was founded in 2016 by two military Veterans and recently launched June 1, 2018.  They have been working hard to bring quality fitness apparel to every woman no matter what her fitness goal is. They have also rolled…

  • Spice Island Seasonings_Glazed-Moroccan-Meatballs Recipe
    Food

    Glazed Moroccan Spiced Lamb Meatballs

    Beautifully spiced Moroccan Lamb Meatballs served with a delicious apricot sauce. Eat them in some pita bread, pass them around at a party or pile them over rice! I love meatballs! I cook them way more often than I probably should. Lately my meal prepping has gotten super predictable and I needed something new, these Moroccan spiced lamb meatballs came into my life at the perfect time. A few weeks ago I attended an event by Spice Islands seasonings where they announced their national cooking school and partnership with Taste Buds Kitchen. I had a chance to sample several recipes created by Tara Bench, blogger of Tara Teaspoon and had a…

  • Flat Stomach
    Diet & Fitness

    5 Flat Stomach Tricks

    The weather is finally starting to warm up a bit here in NYC. As it gets warmer many of us immediately begin to wonder how a flat stomach factors into our warm weather clothes. Personally, having a flat stomach is an ongoing struggle for me. I have good days/spans of times and then moments where my belly is bloated. As someone who has experienced all stages of a flat stomach, I do have some flat stomach tips and tricks to share ! Besides a regular fitness regiment and clean eating, a flat stomach can be maintained or encouraged in several ways.   1. Eat well. A healthy diet consisting of…

  • cooking is better with spice islands
    Food,  Lifestyle

    Cooking is Better with Spice Islands

    In life, good food is everything. Tasty nutritious food is super important to me right now, especially since I’m given myself some fitness goals. I definitely have reasons why I want to get fit. When Spice Islands invited me to come see how their seasonings could create flavorful dishes I had to go see for myself. Spice Islands is a line of premium spices and seasonings. They follow strict specifications to deliver a higher quality and more flavorful product. The Spice Islands brand is set apart by 4 quality points: Source, Spec, Volatile Oil and Process. They responsibly source their product from a network of farmers throughout the world. Spice…

  • Why I Want to Get Fit. www.smartsagittarius.com
    Diet & Fitness

    Why I Want to Get Fit

    Why I want to get fit is something I realized I needed to consider. Sometime in 2017  I decided that I was “fat” and needed to drop 20 pounds.  I wanted to get back the body I had in my early twenties. Then I realized I was being unrealistic about why I want to get fit. In my early twenties I had a young metabolism on my side and I had a highly active lifestyle. I was out more, involved in sports and  I would burn off calories from dancing with my friends in the club every night. Seriously, I would be dancing like a maniac for about 4 hours straight…