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Fitsouffle

Welcome to Fitsouffle! I created this blog as a way to share my passion for food and fitness. I live in Chicago with my husband and our sweet shepherd mix puppy Moose! Fitness has always been a big part of my life, growing up playing sports, getting a degree in Kinesiology, and making... Full Bio
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Shaved Brussels Sprout Kale Pomegranate Salad. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Are you currently planning your holiday meals? I have the perfect salad for you; beautiful and delicious!  I love shaved vegetable salads at restaurants and I have attempt ... Read on »
Strength Training, Weight Loss and Metabolism. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Strength Training, Weight Loss, and Metabolism. How do those three words relate? I think it is a pretty good guess if I were to say each of us has tried to lose weight or ... Read on »
Pilates & O+A by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Exciting news! In the new year I am hosting a Pilates class on a Sunday morning to kick off your healthy habits!  Trade in your maybe more routine unhealthy Sunday brunch ... Read on »
The Ins and Outs of Juicing. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Juicing is very "IN" right now and I love it, I consider myself to be a "juicie" for sure (think groupie but for juice :-)). I love to see healthy trends taking over and c ... Read on »
Banana Bowl Recipe. Breakfast, Lunch or Snack! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Moose enjoying my parents big back yard! I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We headed to my par ... Read on »
Lightened up Cauliflower Mash. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I had never had cauliflower mash until I made it last week. I always assumed that it was a healthy variation to traditional mashed potatoes, but I was wrong. After chattin ... Read on »
No Equipment needed! 15 MINUTE CARDIO AND STRENGTH WORKOUT. No excuses. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Whether we want to admit it or not the holidays are coming, and they are coming fast!  I try to encourage my clients to get ahead of the holidays, including stepping up th ... Read on »
Butternut Squash Kale and Caramelized Mushroom Pizza. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last night I made my first ever homemade pizza!  It has been on my list of things to make for a long time and with the produce of fall and some new kitchen tools I was ver ... Read on »
Beat the Boredom Treadmill Workout. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Last weekend the hubby and I headed to New Jersey along with my parents to visit my grandma. We had a great time visiting my grandma but a lot of time is spent sitting and ... Read on »
TOTAL BODY Body Bar Workout. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Change up your workout routine with this body bar inspired total body workout. If you don't have access to a body bar you can ... Read on »
Roasted Brussels Sprouts Apple and Walnut Salad by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past weekend we went apple picking at Apple Holler  in Wisconsin, right over the Illinois state line. I walked out of there with about 25 pounds of apples! Honey Cris ... Read on »
NYC Recap Part 2 of 3: Eating in the City! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Lots of planning went into our food choices before heading to NYC. There is just too much to eat and too little time.  We made our dinner reservations one month out from t ... Read on »
NYC Recap Part 1 of 3! Staying fit in the City. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Yes, when I travel I get fitness in somehow, even if it means dragging 3 of my best girlfriends with me all over the city! Before heading to NYC I had a few places in mind ... Read on »
September Workout of the Month! Total Body. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Fall! The weather in Chicago right now is absolutely perfect! I encourage you to get outside and enjoy every moment. Here is a workout you can easily take outside, a ... Read on »
Peach Arugula Salad by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I know summer is not technically over but it sure feels like it here in Chicago. I am already having anxiety about the winter. Ryan keeps telling me we have three months u ... Read on »
Summer Running Recap and a 30 day Pilates Challenge! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living 253 miles in the books.  This summer I had a mileage goal and I didn't hit it, I had 1 week in June and 1 week in August where I had to pull back from running, listen to m ... Read on »
Hood to Coast Relay Race! Worth the wait. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Get ready this is a long recap but I had to give it justice.. How this race came about for me:  A little over three years ago 11 girls and I headed up to Madison, Wi ... Read on »
Avocado Chicken Salad. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Love chicken salad but not the mayo....I have your solution. This recipe is a perfect solution for making your chicken salad recipe healthier by adding avocados and taking ... Read on »
Healthy Pesto Zucchini Noodles by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Monday! My parents visited this past weekend and it was so wonderful but sadly it always goes by too fast.  My mom loves to cook as much as I do and she is an incred ... Read on »
4 Exercises for Anywhere! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living On vacation I made way to the backyard for my post run workouts; plyometrics, strength training, Pilates, and stretching.  On this particular day Ryan decided to join me w ... Read on »