This Butternut Squash with Kale & Quinoa Salad is 10-ingredients and packed with tons of flavor and nutrients. Its heartiness makes it the perfect lunch or side dish for dinner. Plus, there’s something for everyone. The kale is high in iron and packed with...read more
I have three words for you…Girls Night In! But not just any girls night, here are 5 Steps For An Epic Girls Night In (plus, tips if you’re planning on a budget). I’m one of those people that loves time to myself, but I also spending time with my girls! There’s...read more
Meal prep and planning can be a little overwhelming at first. Especially if you’re constantly on-the-go or have small children. I always recommend when you’re first starting to take it one meal at a time and eventually you’ll get the hang of it. Here...read more
One of my favorite and easiest meals to make is definitely this 3-Bean One Pot Vegan Chili. Having a bowl of this chili reminds me of dinners where my mom would add all of our favorite foods to the crockpot and let it cook all day. My brother and I would return to...read more
Going out to eat is always a fun experience. You don’t have to worry about cooking, and it’s usually all about hanging out and catching up with your friends and family. Unfortunately, more often than not, many restaurants amp up the flavor of their dishes with...read more
When it comes to eating healthy, many of us automatically think veggies and smoothies. So not the case — there’s so much more! Essentially you are what you eat (or drink!), so making healthy food substitutes, will allow you to eat the meals you love without...read more
Happy Fall, ladies! It’s still warm in Georgia so honestly I haven’t quite accepted that there really is a change in seasons. Maybe I’ll come around to the idea in a few weeks. What’s the weather like where you are? Whether it’s still...read more
This past weekend was a holiday week and I had an absolute blast. I was happy to spend some much needed time relaxing and catching up with friends. I was also thankful to spend time laughing and eating at my family’s holiday BBQ. Hanging out with my family is...read more
We tend to go all out for the long holiday weekend – no work means more time to play, right? I know all about it! Unfortunately, sometimes a lot of that ‘playing’ can leave us feeling sluggish and sick on Tuesday, when the real world sets in again. From...read more
This week’s Meatless Monday meal, Quinoa Stuffed Bell Peppers, packs a crunch, takes less than 30 minutes and is perfect for one or more people. Plus it’s packed the quinoa is packed with protein and fiber to keep you full longer. Pair this recipe with a...read more
Really had a lot of fun making and love the taste of this Kiwi Mint Smoothie Bowl. As a kid kiwi I considered kiwi a dessert that you would it on its own but as an adult I’m so in love with mixing the sweetness with salty flavors and crunchy textures. This...read more
Spaghetti was always one of my favorite meals growing up. I remember how fun it was to twirl the spaghetti on my fork and then slurp a long strand. It was the only food you could “play with” while eating. Talk about a fun food! So you can imagine how much...read more
Why have 1 berry when you can have 3?! That was precisely my question when I made this Triple Berry Protein Smoothie recipe. It’s super easy to make, creamy and you can use frozen fruit to save time. Plus if you need an afternoon energy boost? The Chia seeds...read more
Lately I’ve been exploring making my own salad dressing versus buying them from the store. In researching dressing I came across some awesome recipes that were the inspiration for my newest recipe: Southwestern Avocado Quinoa Mason Jar Salad This mason jar...read more
You’ve probably heard since you were a child, breakfast is so important so I’ve also try to make an effort to eat the best breakfast I can. Lately I’ve been opting for the grab and go. This Vegan Berry Coconut Parfait recipe is just that. It...read more
Tabata – What is it and why are the workouts so effective? The trend of High Intensity Interval Training (HIIT) workouts has become increasingly popular over the last few years. Short bursts of intense training has been proven to be incredibly good for your...read more
This workout is quick 3-move power abs workout that will engage your core and help tone your midsection! As you can tell from the video — no shoes required – lol. This workout is perfect to use as a “move of the day” workout or added on to a...read more
The Girls on the Run (GOTR) season is starting soon and I’m super excited to be coaching again this year! I coach 3rd, 4th and 5th girls and I have to say deciding to be a coach has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made! I love the fact that...read more
Regular exercise can great for our bodies and the benefits are seemingly endless when it comes to getting in a good workout several times a week. But, with that it mind, nothing can feel worse than hurting yourself in some way because of that exercise. Not only can it...read more
This Olympic inspired 3-move arm workout is quick, effective and perfect for on the go! The moves are a combination of body weight exercises and weighted exercises that will have your arms feeling strong and toned! Try this out at home, go for the gold and send...read more
This workout is the perfect 4-move workout for lean, sexy legs! For this workout I added one of my favorites — a kettle bell. So why add weights to your workout? Here are two reasons why: You’ll burn more fat – up to 40% more fat, actually! When...read more
Hi there, I'm Fran! I'm an Atlanta native, a modern dancer, running coach for Girls on the Run, healthy foodie, NASM Certified Personal Trainer and barre class lover.
My dream is to inspire women like you to embrace the body you’re in and be the healthiest, happiest you possible.
So whether you want to shed unhealthy weight, eat healthier, tone or staying motivated. I got you!