How to Relieve Stress When You Have a Busy Schedule

The end of the year is upon us and with that comes a schedule that is pretty crazy! I sat down today to try to get all my ducks in a row and realized I do certain things to tame that crazy! So, I want to share a few tips and tricks that help me, in hopes that it will make your end of year/holiday season a little calmer!

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Pork Chops with Dijon Gravy, Cauliflower Rice, and Broccoli

For this week’s recipe, I went in search of something involving pork. Boneless pork chops were on sale at the store and I had bought a large pack. I wanted to cook once on Sunday and have leftovers all week.

I was researching on SkinnyTaste (one of my favorites) and came across her recipe for Pork Chops and Dijon Herb Sauce.

The basic recipe was there, but I wanted to push it even further and make it a true Ideal Protein/Low Carb/Keto recipe.

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The CycleFit Effect!

For those of you following me on Instagram and Facebook, you will know that I am one of four Spinbassadors chosen to represent CycleFit Frederick!

Spinbassadors

My favorite indoor cycling studio has been a big part of my life for the past year. I did a Let’s Get Active Review of indoor cycling there and celebrated my birthday there with a Very Healthy Birthday. Not to mention the 3-4 times per week that I ride and all the friends I have made along the way!

Now, being a Spinbassador, my goal is to promote CycleFit within my community through social media and My Beautiful Ideal. I want everyone to feel the great effects of CycleFit whether you come once a month, once a week, or all the time.

The “CycleFit Effect” is different for everyone that decides to participate. So I thought for this blog post, I would share how CycleFit affects me and why I keep coming back to this great workout, studio, and group of people!

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10 Kitchen Tool Essentials for the Healthy Cook

I share many healthy recipes here on My Beautiful Ideal. I rely heavily on my favorite kitchen tools to get those recipes made. So, I thought I would share what I consider to be my “kitchen tool essentials.” While this post is titled essentials for the “healthy cook” they are really just good things to have no matter what type of cook you are!

The items range from tools that I learned how to cook with from my mom and grandma to other things I have picked up along the way.

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