why you should be using collagen protein

why you should be using collagen protein

Here it is, the post I’ve been building up but have been so nervous to write. I’ve been raving about my collagen protein for months, and now it’s finally time for me to give you my honest review.

The struggle with proteins is never even knowing where to begin. They’re so important for daily nutrition, but they’ve exploded when it comes to supplementation, as well. It can be overwhelming. It doesn’t help that some people will tell you that protein supplementation is worth it, and others will say it’s a waste of money.

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the pros + cons of meal prepping

the pros + cons of meal prepping

Meal prepping has become quite a popular trend. I personally started getting more into it at the beginning of this year, the start of my last semester of college. I was working two jobs and taking 12 hours of classes – my days started at 6:00 AM and didn’t end until 10:00PM Monday through Thursday. I would go to my internship with OU sports nutrition, go to class, go home for an hour or two, and then go to my tutoring job. My schedule was exhausting and did not leave much room for cooking healthful, complete meals.

So, if any of you have been on the fence about meal prepping – as in if it’s for you, if it’s worth it, what’s in it for you versus cooking every day – here are some of my most noteworthy pros and cons to the meal prepping fad.

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health benefits of pumpkin + 3 easy pumpkin recipes to make this fall!

health benefits of pumpkin + 3 easy pumpkin recipes to make this fall!

Fall obviously means pumpkin everything. My inner basic white girl (which really isn’t quite so inward) loves a good PSL from Starbucks, despite how unhealthy it may be. But there are some healthy ways to enjoy pumpkin, as well (even if they’re not quite as fun as pumpkin flavored coffee). Pumpkins have tons of health benefits, so make the most of your fall snacks by making them festive and healthy!

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