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!

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#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?

Dreams, Goals, Mindset, Nutrition, Pushing Play, Teacher Life

An Unsuspecting Leader

You know that feeling....walking past the school kitchen or teacher's meeting....the smell of FRESH donuts and Starbucks coffee wafting past your nose....and you KNOW the gut check that happens if you decide to SKIP the regular option of diving in and going with the crowd... Brutal. There are no words for the POWER that comes… Continue reading An Unsuspecting Leader

#unicorntruth, Dreams, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Love, Mindset, Nutrition

Winning Week by Week

Does life ever leave you feeling like there is not much you can do with your circumstances? Like, no matter HOW FAR you push yourself, you fall 3 more steps behind?? It gets like that sometimes, but what if you took control and STARTED your own revolution?? I am going to share with you just… Continue reading Winning Week by Week

#unicorntruth, Beauty, Dreams, Fun, Goals, Gratitude, Living with Autoimmune Diseases, Love, Mindset, Nutrition

Galentine’s Day FUN!!

So, I realized the other day, that I have COMPLETELY abandoned my blog universe because I have been having fun creating over on my other platforms, but.... I AM BACK!! Hey ♥ how have you been doing? Did you miss me? (hahahahaha, laughs out loud, giggles, and then continues to type...) Do you want to… Continue reading Galentine’s Day FUN!!

Nutrition, Recipes

“Clean” Christmas Cookie Swap Shopping List

Did you know that ANY recipe can be made "clean" by adjusting a few key ingredients? As a trained pastry chef/baker/cake artist, I have worked my way around a kitchen, fell in love with flour, sugar, and butter, and the beautiful combination they create when blended, but I have also had the downfalls of those… Continue reading “Clean” Christmas Cookie Swap Shopping List