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

Dreams, Fun, Goals, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, Teacher Life

Allow Myself to Introduce…..Myself

Okay, if you know the movie this title quote is from, can I GIVE YOU A HIGH FIVE???!!! ♥ I am Nicky, you could have guessed that much.  And, unlike any other introduction I have shared before, this one is NOT rainbows and unicorns....it is TRUTH in a nutshell.  I believe in making a GREAT… Continue reading Allow Myself to Introduce…..Myself

Fun, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Mindset, Nutrition, Recipes, Teacher Life

Are Pepperoni Slices KILLING your Spring Break Jive?

Listen, I get it.  You get served the same rotation of "healthy" classroom snacks each afternoon, and NOTHING (I literally mean, NOTHING) is as exciting as the precipice that is SPRING BREAK. It almost feels like a mythical creature that you cannot grasp...think unicorn here ♥ The kids are wild.  The breaks are nonexistent.  The… Continue reading Are Pepperoni Slices KILLING your Spring Break Jive?