Holiday Foods to Avoid When You’re Trying to Lose Weight

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Tis the season… to stick with your fitness and weight loss goals! We’re here to point out which holiday foods to avoid and make it easier to make good choices. Notoriously the holidays are a time for indulgence and it can be tempting to put your goals on pause and live a little (or a lot.) If you find yourself …

Is Whole30 right for you?

Is Whole30 Right for You?

Mary-Beth Folger NUTRITION Leave a Comment

As we say at Fit Farm, it takes 30 days to create a habit. Whole30, created by Melissa and Dallas Hartwig in 2009, also follows this basic premise that you can change your eating habits in just 30 days. What is basically a reboot for your body, Whole30 encourages nothing but clean, wholesome eating for a full 30 days. In …

Eat This: Almond Pancakes

Eat This: Almond Pancakes with Eggs and Pineapple

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We’re coming at you with another fabulous recipe, courtesy of Chef Corey Boville. At Fit Farm, we are dedicated to combining fresh, healthful ingredients in new and creative ways. With this simple recipe, we have given this hearty breakfast favorite a healthy face lift. Oh yes, you can have your pancakes, without the guilt. Download the recipe card here. Your ingredient …

eat this: rice noodles with pork

Eat This: Rice Noodles with Pork

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We’re coming at you with another fabulous recipe, courtesy of Chef Corey Boville. When you have that craving for Chinese takeout, skip the sodium MSG overload and try this tasty recipe instead. If you haven’t tried rice noodles, you’ll be surprised at how flavorful they can be, with the right treatment. We’ll show you how below. Download the recipe card …

Eat this: Adobo Sirloin with Balsamic-tossed vegetables

Eat This: Adobe Sirloin with Balsamic-tossed Vegetables

Mary-Beth Folger NUTRITION, RECIPE, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

This recipe, developed by Fit Farm’s own Chef Corey Boville, feels indulgent, tastes delicious, and won’t break the calorie bank. Perfect for a Friday night dinner at home, perhaps paired with a glass of Cabernet, white or red. Your shopping list Protein/Dairy 1 lb. sirloin steak, cut into 3-4 oz. pieces ½ cup parmesan, grated Produce 1 cup eggplant, cubed …

my fitness story

My Fitness Story

Mary-Beth Folger MOTIVATION, WEIGHT LOSS, WELLNESS Leave a Comment

At the Fit Farm blog, we typically write how-to guides on exercise, nutrition, and motivation. But today, I want to share my own personal love/hate relationship with fitness. I hope that it gives you the courage to share yours too. Because honestly, sometimes it just helps to hear about the experiences of others to put things in perspective and get …

Benefits of a gluten free diet


Mary-Beth Folger NUTRITION, WELLNESS, WHIPPY! Leave a Comment

Gluten has been a popular buzzword for the past few years. While some skeptics view this gluten-free movement as a fad, it is anything but for those with celiac disease or gluten sensitivity. But, even for those of us who do not have an intolerance for gluten, there are benefits to eating less of it. Just be careful when eliminating …

Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal


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We’re back with another installment of ‘Eat This!’ with a healthy take on a solid morning favorite: Cranberry Pecan Oatmeal. This hearty breakfast recipe will keep you feeling full while also helping you power through your day. And yes, this one is less than 300 calories! Fun tip: Try it with a light dusting of cinnamon. Ingredients 2/3 cups rolled …