Party Food


4th of July Cheese Platter
I love the 4th of July! This year looks a bit different this year but we can still have fun! Can you believe tomorrow is the 4th? It just seems a bit odd this year. It doesn’t really even seem like summer since the kids have been home since March! […]

4th of July BBQ Ideas


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Spooky and sweet, salty and scary: These snacks are perfect for Halloween! Halloween is just around the corner! I have put together a healthy Halloween treat around up! What are your favorite Halloween Treats? Do you like candy corn? YES OR NO? This is a hot topic! Halloween Frankenstein Grape […]

Healthy Halloween Treats


Carved Golf Ball Watermelon 4 comments
My Dad retired this month! Yay!! Congratulations to my Dad! He has worked so hard and had a long commute each and every day!! Hope you enjoy your retirement Dad!! Love you! To celebrate this great accomplishment we had a Golf Themed party! My contribution to this party was to […]

Golf Ball Watermelon



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Spicy Roasted Almonds This months Recipe Redux Challenge was to create a crunchy recipe. The first thing that came to mind was spicy roasting almonds. I’m actually been wanting to make these for a while now but just haven’t made time to do so until now.   With hunting season here […]

Spicy Roasted Almonds


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Pomegranate Spritzer   ** I received free samples of POM Wonderful mentioned in this post. By posting this recipe I am entering a recipe contest sponsored by POM Wonderful and am eligible to win prizes associated with the contest. I was not compensated for my time.** I am so excited […]

Pomegranate Spritzer


COLLAGEN HOLIDAY LOAF RECIPE This classic loaf recipe is taken to new heights with this healthy, collagen-infused version. It’s sure to keep you warm all winter long! If you haven’t tried Vital Proteins’ new delicious Collagen Creamers, you need to. These diverse creamers can be incorporated into any recipe your […]

COLLAGEN HOLIDAY LOAF RECIPE



These banana donut holes are just amazing!! My whole family loves them as well. They are super sweet without all the added sugar. Most tradition banana breads or donut are just filled with lots of processed sugar. I made these a week later into a banana bread switch I will […]

Paleo Glazed Banana Bread Donut Holes


Chicken Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Quesadillas is a quick and easy lunch or dinner recipe. You can even make this for an appetizer for a party. Chicken Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Quesadillas Kristin McConnellHi!! I’m Kristin McConnell, creator of Innovative Health & Fitness, I am an Elite Fitness […]

Chicken Sweet Potato and Goat Cheese Quesadillas


Happy Valentines Day! Today is a wonderful day to remind those who we love how special they are to us! It is also another day with millions of unhealthy Valentine‘s treats we see everywhere, I want to remind you that you don’t have to sacrifice your health to enjoy yummy […]

Happy Valentines Day Healthy Treats!



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Thanksgiving is a special tradition filled with family, friends, lots of food and alcohol. You can enjoy your Thanksgiving while accomplishing your weight loss and health goals, all while enjoy your favorite holiday foods. No need to worry. There is a way to enjoy your Thanksgiving and still keep your […]

Happy, Healthy Thanksgiving!


Red White and Blue Smoothie 1 comment
Happy 4th of July! Thank you to everyone who has fought and those who continue to fight for the Freedom we enjoy each and every day! July is one of my Favorite months. Time for BBQ’s, friends and family. I love going to the park to watch the fireworks with […]

Red, White and Blue Healthy Recipes


Clean Blueberry Yogurt Oat Cookie Ingredients • 1 cup stevia • 1 1/2 cups plain (no sugar added) Greek yogurt 1 large egg, beaten • 1 teaspoon vanilla • 2 cups oat flour • 2 teaspoons baking powder • 1/2 teaspoon salt • 1 cup fresh blueberries Directions Preheat the […]

Blueberry Yogurt Oat Cookies



Football
Can you believe football season has started? This is a fun time of year, filled with parties going out to watch the games as well as going to the stadium to watch your favorite team hopefully win live! In this article you will find my 10 tips for a healthy […]

10 Tips for a Healthy Football Season


Okay so I made this steak coconut curry with edamame spaghetti for my family last week it was a huge hit. Sometime my kids can be a bit picky. Can you relate? I love it when you make a healthy meal the whole family enjoys. A dinner with no complaining is a lovely dinner! This […]

Steak Coconut Curry with Edamame Spaghetti


Are you looking for a healthy side dish to bring to a party or serve at a get together? This is a delicious summer salad is full of superfoods. It is an easy and quick recipe to make. You can even add ingredients such as onions, green peppers, mushrooms.  Try roasting the pine nuts […]

Summer Salad



Do you love chips and a crunchy snacks but don’t like the fat or calories? Well I sure do but as you know greasy chips are NOT kind to our waist lines! I have a delicious chip alternative. Kale chips! They are so good and my kids LOVE them! I […]

Kale Chips


What’s for dinner? Do you hear this every evening and then not sure how to answer? Do you struggle with figuring out what to make for dinner every week? It’s so easy to just grab something quick or order take out. Try this quick and easy healthy clean Crunchy Cashew Thai […]

Crunchy Cashew Thai Quinoa Salad


I just made these banana nut bread bars this morning. They are so good. My kids will get to enjoy these delicious bars today after school.  I don’t know about you but my family loves bananas but we can always eat them fast enough before they turn brown. This recipe is a […]

Banana Nut Bread