Nutrition, Recipes, weight loss

Kitchen (On Demand) Online Cooking Bootcamp Membership

Welcome to your chance to LEVEL UP in YOUR kitchen. Kitchen (On Demand) is an online space hosted by Nicky Flores of @nickyandspice.  Within this community, you will have access to a growing library of sizzling recipes, entertaining cooking tutorials, and exceptional culinary tips from a professional pastry chef. You get full-ACCESS of this cultivated… Continue reading Kitchen (On Demand) Online Cooking Bootcamp Membership

Goals, Mindset, Nutrition, Pushing Play, Recipes, rheumatoid arthritis, weight loss

Confessions of an Accountability Coach

I cannot make you MOVE from the stuck spot you feel you are in. I cannot give you the gumption to not quit. I cannot motivate you to be disciplined. I cannot wrap up your goals and hand them to you on a silver platter. Working with humans who have BIG triple P is tough...oh,… Continue reading Confessions of an Accountability Coach

Nutrition, Recipes

Guilt-Free Unsugar Cookies

Lately, I have had a fascination with all things cookie dough.  It is a love-love relationship where I lovingly dive into a decadent tasting "dough" that I concoct out of inflammation-friendly ingredients like coconut flour, cacao nibs, stevia, coconut oil, flax seeds, superfood blends, and so on, you get the picture....ooooodles of creation here!! Today,… Continue reading Guilt-Free Unsugar Cookies

Nutrition, Recipes, weight loss

Make Your Own Almond Joy Bars

It is NO secret that I have a WICKED sweet tooth!  You are looking at a blog from the girl who used to eat sugar from our sugar bowl by the SPOONFUL, went to culinary school to earn a baking & pastry arts degree, took advantage of cooking opportunities within her pre-K classroom on the… Continue reading Make Your Own Almond Joy Bars

Goals, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Nutrition

That WEIGHT-LOSS Life, though…

Want to know the CRAZIEST thing about losing weight?  (truth: you are here, so I am going to assume THAT is a yes!) You don't get to stop.  Like, YOU HAVE TO keep going, or the entire process just becomes a big FAT FLOP (pun intended, pun accepted, pun befriended). If you have read my… Continue reading That WEIGHT-LOSS Life, though…

Nutrition, Recipes

Coconut Cacao Chip Griddle Cakes

And, with that, Sunday brunch vibes just got REALLY clear. Here is the truth, I am not a fan of the fads that come and go.  Eat. Real. Food. The genesis of this recipe came from wanting to enjoy my Sunday morning breakfast with ingredients that are low-inflammation and helpful for my body's immune system. … Continue reading Coconut Cacao Chip Griddle Cakes

Nutrition, Recipes

Choco Banana DIPPERS are LIIIIFFFEEE!

Are you one of those people who decides to take on a new nutrition plan at the FRESH start of the month because....DUH! you can?? Me, too. YIKES. I did not understand JUST how much my body was becoming more and more reliant on sugar, but here we are and HERE you go.....a little treat,… Continue reading Choco Banana DIPPERS are LIIIIFFFEEE!

#unicorntruth, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, weight loss

Positivity and SPICE Wellness Community

It is OFFICIALLY HERE!!! I have finally created a ONE-STOP, FREE community (on Facebook here) where you can gain access to all things WELLNESS!! Some of us have goals and wonder HOW to reach them....I am going to be diving into the different tools that I have utilized to lose weight, remove medication, find BETTER… Continue reading Positivity and SPICE Wellness Community

Fun, Goals, Mindset, Nutrition, weight loss

What is your Fiber Fitness Score?

Humor me for a minute, what part of your life does FIBER get to play a huge role in?? I know, right?!!  Dietary FIBER.  EW. BUT!!!  How's your digestion?  Your bloat?  Your poop schedule? I went there.  And, I have a solution.  Maybe you are not having ANY issues, and for you I clap and… Continue reading What is your Fiber Fitness Score?

Dreams, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, Pushing Play

Shifting to the GET TO mentality

When I first tried home workouts, I had NO workout gear.  I had asked for a Wii Fit for Christmas in 2009, and it took until January 2013 before I attempted to actually use it like a boss. That's right, Wii Fit.  The video game + board.   And, that is also right, I wore pajama… Continue reading Shifting to the GET TO mentality