SGL’s Thanksgiving Update and Pumpkin Protein Waffles

Hey everyone! I hope you are spending Thanksgiving with friends and family, and if you’re not from the US, are spending the day doing things you enjoy anyway. My sister and I are having our own Thanksgiving. I’ve got the turkey and some smashed, seasoned red potatoes. She is making some green beans, sweet potatoes, […]
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Cheat Clean: Baked PB & J Bon Bons

Do you LOVE peanut butter? I know I do. I am addicted to it. I love it in oats, cookies, smoothies, etc. It is amazing. I also love fruit. Combining apples with peanut butter is one of my favorites. Every now and then, though, I get a craving for a PB&J sandwich. I decided to […]
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Sunday Swarm: 30 Healthy Thanksgiving Recipes for the Whole Family

Thanksgiving is almost here! Are you ready? I don’t know about you, but I am doing my Thanksgiving grocery shopping this morning. I typically get all my groceries for the week on Sunday mornings anyway, so this works. I did order an organic turkey from Whole Foods, and my sister and I plan to have […]
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SGL’s Friday Favorite’s #8 + Quick Kettlebell Workout

Happy Friday, friends! Another week has flown by and it’s almost time for Thanksgiving – my favorite holiday! You can eat delicious and healthy foods for Thanksgiving (stay tuned for a Sunday Swarm roundup), pre-order a turkey (like I did), and spend the day watching football. Sounds like a good time to me. After that, […]
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12 Fab Hacks for Fit Chicks

Fit chicks are busy bees! Between our lives in- and outside the gym, social lives, time in the kitchen, work, and more, keeping our faces fresh and in check is sometimes the least of our worries. Busy fit chicks can often benefit from health and beauty hacks that save the time, money, and stress! Going […]
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SGL’s Friday Favorites #7 + Bosu Ball Total Body Workout

I missed writing for Smart Girls Lift, and I am happy to be back. I will be making a few changes to the blog, which I will space out over time and you may not even notice the changes are happening! I may begin to share more recipes and reviews, since I cook a lot […]
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Cheat Clean: Apple Pie Protein Muffins

I’m not sure, but I think autumn may be my favorite season. I love the smell of pumpkin cookies and apple pies. Apple pies are packed with sugar.. not ideal for someone watching their macros. After the success of my cookie dough protein squares, I decided to create an Apple Pie Protein Muffins that can […]
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I’m Back… with a Q&A: What is Orthorexia?

Hey everyone! I am happy to be back to Smart Girls Lift. The truth is, I missed it. I would come up with an idea for a post and think to myself, without the blog, all this information and all these ideas just stay in my head. Well, during my time off, I made some […]
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SGL’s Friday Favorites #6 + Going Dark

Hey everyone! There is only one week left until Halloween! Are you excited? I am. This year, I am actually dressing up and doing festive activities… like hosting a pumpkin carving party for friends and going out on the town all dressed up in costume. You’ll have to check out next week’s post to see […]
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All About: Protein

We’ve covered carbs, we’ve covered dietary fats, and now we’re getting into protein – the macronutrient many consider to be the most important. Proteins are molecules consisting of amino acids. In everyday life, when we hear or read about protein, it usually comes in the form of foods high in protein, such as meats, eggs, […]
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