Chicken, Crockpot, Recipe, Soups

Healthy & Delicious Chicken Taco Soup

Taco Soup Tuesday’s Taco Tuesdays are great, but Taco Soup Tuesdays are way better, and there are usually leftovers. I make this soup a lot during the winter because it’s easy and my family loves it. The great thing about this recipe is you can cook it in a crockpot, or if you’re in a hurry and need a quick meal in 20-30 minutes, you can easily make it on the stovetop. The other great thing is you can use ground beef, chicken, pork, or even turkey. How To Freeze Taco Soup Let the soup cool down. Place soup into […]

App Review, Exercise, Lifestyle, TX Foodie Articles

Things To Do When Tracking Workouts

Today I’m going to share how I track my workouts using a workout tracking application on my smartphone.  The application referenced in this article is only available on Apple iOS devices at the time this post was published.  Before I dive into how I track workouts, let’s discuss why you might want to track your workouts. Tracking your workouts, in my opinion, will help you stay on track and show your progress. When determining how you will track your workouts you need to consider a few things. Use the KISS principle (Keep It Simple Stupid), you don’t want tracking your workout […]


A Fit Foodie

Check it out, being a foodie is fun! For it, to last you need to make sure you make wise fit foodie decisions! I hope to inspire someone to try something new based on my experiences. A Little About me I’m going to get personal with you all for just a minute. I was born with a Congenital Heart Defect “Transposition of the Great Arteries”. I will not bore you with the details. You can read about it here if you’re interested. I’m almost 40, and for most of my life, I haven’t had any complications. The last 4-5 years […]

BBQ, Pork, Recipe

Smoked Pulled Pork

Smoking a Pulled Pork Shoulder of this size, you are guaranteed to have leftovers.  I love all the dishes you can create from this one meat choice, it allows me to meal prep for the week with different dishes.  My favorite leftover pulled pork dish is Pulled Pork Stir Fry.  You can also freeze leftover pulled pork, I separate the meat into meal-sized portions and use my Food Saver to seal the meat airtight so that it will last in the freezer. For an easy reheat option, place the meat in a Slow Cooker and turn to low until the meat is hot […]

BBQ, Restaurant Review

Barrel & Bones Craft Bar & Smokehouse

Barrel & Bones Craft Bar and Smokehouse has been open for just over a month now, and I have read some great reviews about the food, and now it’s my turn.  If you know anything about its location in the Montgomery Plaza, then you know it’s famous for restaurants not lasting long. Barrel & bones will be the eighth restaurant to try to succeed in this location.  There is something different about it this time, and that is Barrel & Bones is only taking half of the space, the other portion will be used by its sister restaurant, Bourbon Street […]