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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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How to Food Prep. The details and more! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living So I've been asked how do you food prep? How much time does it take? What do you make? How do you plan for it? Let me break it all down for you:-) First things first, ... Read on »
How to add Pilates to your everyday routine. Just 5 moves! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Pilates is for everyone.  It can be modified and progressed to fit the needs of each individual’s body.  I found Pila ... Read on »
Pilates. Rolling Plank Variation. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Looking for a way to perfect your plank form?  Two of the biggest mistakes people make when planing is elevated shoulders (shoulders by your ears) or shoulder blades pinch ... Read on »
Spaghetti Squash Pasta Bake. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This is round 2 in 2 weeks of this recipe for us! It's that good.  I was inspired by my Katie's adaptation of this recipe and made a few changes of it to fit our taste bud ... Read on »
2014 Spring Fitness Fashion. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Friday! This week was just one of those weeks where I was looking forward to the weekend since Monday...not a good thing but it ended going by quickly. We have some ... Read on »
Spiralizing! Zucchini Noodles and more... by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living A few Saturdays ago I was sitting down planning my grocery list and meals for the week while looking at my Pinterest board  for inspiration and I kept coming across so man ... Read on »
The Power of Working Out with Others by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend. We did! Ryan and I had a lot of time together which was great. We tried a new restaurant and got to spend most of our ... Read on »
Treadmill Cardio Circuit Workout! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Here's your workout Wednesday!  The weather still is not great for taking your run outside.  It's a little bit safer out there since the snow is melting but you might not ... Read on »
Moose Mug. Greek Lemon Chicken Salad. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This weekend was restful and much needed.  Friday night I made dinner for a friend's birthday, we had bison burgers, homemade baked parmesan truffle fries, and maybe a cup ... Read on »
Pilates Core Workout. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Friday!  It's spring according to the calendar. I won't say spring is here because let's face it, it ain't!  But it is around the corner and it's right around this t ... Read on »
Full Body Band Workout by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Work it out Wednesday!  Are you ready to mix of your strength routine with a resistance band workout?   Before starting to the workout below make sure to warm-up you body ... Read on »
Moose Mug. Being ready for change. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living It's Monday again! (I'm trying to use the power of positive thinking and by putting an exclamation point there I'm changing your mood,ha.) The weekends always go by so fas ... Read on »
Work those Abs! 3 Abdominal Exercises. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Happy Friday!  Today's video is all about abs. I have always focused on working my core, even before knowing all of the benefits.  One of the many things Pilates has taugh ... Read on »
Exercising on Vacation. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This past weekend I headed down south to MIami with my girlfriends for our second annual trip!  It was exactly what I needed warm weather, sunshine, girl time, exercise, g ... Read on »
Healthy In-Flight Dining and On the Go! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I have a fear of being stuck somewhere or even worse in the middle of teaching a session and getting hungry.  Me hungry is really ugly, it's all I can think about and I ge ... Read on »
Up your Planking! 2 Plank Variations with Video Demos. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I think we can all agree that the plank is an essential core exercise and you will find it in almost every workout program.  I am a firm believer that you need to master t ... Read on »
Take your salad game up a notch. by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living This week's meal prep included roasting butternut squash to toss into salads and sides, cooking beans, and chopping veggies.  I didn't exactly have a particular combinatio ... Read on »
Beat the Boredom Treadmill Workout by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living I am having a really hard time believing the newspeople when they continue reporting this week that this winter has been the fourth warmest winter on the record books glob ... Read on »
Another rendition of my beloved Acai bowl! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living For those of you that have been stopping by for awhile you may know of my love for acai bowls.  Post morning run today I was craving one, they are just so refreshing.  I s ... Read on »
Making your life a little easier one food prep at a time! by Fitsouffle Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Living Post rainy walk, Moose was not amused with being wet! Not sure if it is the time of year right now when th ... Read on »