what I’m meal prepping this week

what I’m meal prepping this week

These last few weeks have been crazy with traveling, partial weeks due to holidays or weather… but I’m finally getting back on my meal prepping train – and lemme tell ya, it’s much needed. I’ve missed having a routine with both meals and exercise – I’m trying out a barre class tonight and I’m really excited about it! It’s been a while since I’ve done barre so it’ll be fun to incorporate into my summer fitness routine.

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what I’m meal prepping this week + grocery list!

what I’m meal prepping this week + grocery list!

Is anyone else ever amazed with themselves for making it through another week? lol I’ve been spending my day meal planning + organizing my grocery list. I got a lot of good feedback from the last post, so I wanted to share my meal plans with y’all again!

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grocery haul + what I’m meal prepping

grocery haul + what I’m meal prepping

Happy Wednesday! We’re half way through the week – if you’re anything like me you’re muttering “you got this” to yourself multiple times throughout the day. I’m finally back with a Wellness Wednesday post y’all will hopefully enjoy – this has actually been one of my most requested posts and I just now got around to feeling like I had a grocery haul worth sharing.

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my current exercise routine, spring 2019

my current exercise routine, spring 2019

Hello readers! I’ve been spending the last couple of days planning some content – specifically wellness related – and I’m so excited to start working on it for y’all! 2019 has truly been a huge year in terms of lifestyle changes for me, but I can say I have genuinely been feeling my absolute best because of it. And, as always, my vision for this blog is to help y’all do the same. I’m hoping that by sharing what I’ve been doing + the changes I’ve seen will help inspire y’all to make any changes that you have been wanting to make.

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follow friday: my favorite plant-based instagram accounts

follow friday: my favorite plant-based instagram accounts

Happy Friday! We made it! There really are weeks when it feels like Friday will never come – seeing as how I woke up Tuesday morning and immediately thought “it’s Friday!” only to realize it was definitely not Friday… I’d have to say it was one of those long weeks for me.

It’s been a while since I’ve shared some of my favorite Instagram accounts with y’all, so I wanted to list some of my recent faves! You might have seen my recent post about going flexitarian – changing your diet in such a big way can seem kind of intimidating, but it always helps to surround yourself with encouragement + support. That’s why I found some plant-based accounts to follow so I can stay motivated, encouraged, and inspired. Whether you’re flexitarian, plant-based, vegan, or not, all of these feeds are super fun, colorful, and were aesthetically pleasing, so you might find them fun to follow, too!

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I’m going flexitarian, and here’s why

I’m going flexitarian, and here’s why

If you are unfamiliar with the term “flexitarian” (much like I was until I looked it up not long ago), it is also known as “semi-vegetarian.” In the past month I made some major changes to my diet, which has included focusing on a primarily plant-based diet (I make more vegan options than vegetarian) but I still eat meat every now and again, but no more than only a few times a month. This shift started to come about after writing the Wellness Wednesday post The Power of Plant Based, which prompted me to further my research + understanding past a biased, seemingly fear-tactic based documentary.

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the southern sooner takes on youtube!

the southern sooner takes on youtube!

I knew this day would come eventually, but I am so excited to announce that my first YouTube video is officially LIVE! 2019 has already been a huge year for the blog with over 2,150 views in January. Perhaps a small feat to some, but I could not help but be blown away by the Lord’s goodness as His hand has become so evidently present in The Southern Sooner’s growth.

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