I have been preparing Pan Seared Salmon this way– crispy on the outside and buttery soft and flaky on the inside– since I was a…Read More
What Affects Tearing in Birth?
What Affects Tearing in Birth? I’ve talked about push prep (super in-depth in my KnockedUp Fitness Program) and how to prepare for an easier birth, but today I wanted to talk about what actually affects tearing in birth. There are 3 things I want to cover that I have found are really critical when it comes to having a positive…
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Instant Pot Ham and 15 Bean Soup
This thick and hearty Instant Pot 15 bean and ham soup is brimming with tender beans, veggies and smoky ham. Make it with your holiday…Read More
What to Focus on First in Postpartum Recovery
What to Focus on First in Postpartum Recovery I get a lot of questions about what to focus on first in your postpartum recovery journey. I want to give you some excellent advice to help you navigate the unchartered waters of postpartum. A lot of women are told they can resume physical activity after their 6-week postpartum check-up, or 10-week check-up…
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Instant Pot Barley
If you are wondering how to make barley in an Instant Pot or pressure cooker, you are in the right place. This method for cooking…Read More
Mediterranean Barley Salad
Our easy Mediterranean Barley Salad is made with bell peppers, cherry tomatoes, olives and basil with a fresh lemon and garlic dressing. Serve it as…Read More
Turkey Sausage and Kale Soup
This hearty Italian sausage kale soup recipe is ready in under 30 minutes! Loaded with spicy Italian turkey sausage, bright kale and beans, this one-pot…Read More
Instant Pot Minestrone Soup
This healthy Instant Pot Minestrone Soup recipe is a quick and easy pressure cooker variation on our reader favorite Minestrone recipe. This hearty low-calorie soup…Read More
Recovery Postpartum, Don’t Wait Until Your Done Having Babies
Recovery postpartum, don’t wait until your done having babies to heal your body postpartum. Enjoy this conversation with my Knocked-Up Fitness® client, Allie, mom of three. She’s an avid runner but started experiencing incontinence postpartum after her first pregnancy. She also started dealing with hip and back pain and found amazing relief when learning how to effectively strengthen her deep core and pelvic floor muscles during pregnancy.
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16 Healthy Cauliflower Recipes
Call me weird but I just love cauliflower. I was so excited to see local cauliflower at the store recently. And we have started getting…Read More
Vegetarian Burrito Bowls
These one-pot Vegetarian Burrito Bowls are quick, easy, healthy and most importantly absolutely delicious! They are vegetarian, as well as gluten-free. They are made in…Read More
Our Best Tips to Pick Up Your Child from the Ground
Does your back hurt when you go to pick up your child from the ground? *Like as much as you love them, you cringe thinking about the pain that’s about to happen!* The reality is, picking things off of the ground is inevitable as a mom. But there are ways you can work to minimize any pain so you can…
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The Secret to an Easier Birth
Every mama wants to have an easy birth and delivery. *Who can blame them?!* >>The secret to an easier birth actually isn’t much of a secret at all… Are you ready for it? Breath.<< But first, here’s what makes it hard: Feeling the pressure to get your baby out as quick as possible Worrying that something could go wrong Stressed…
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Strengthen Your Pelvic Floor Without Kegels
I’m going to tell you something a liiittle controversial, but I’m going to speak up because it needs to be talked about in women’s health. >>Kegels are not an effective way to strengthen your pelvic floor.<< Now, I know that that’s a different take than what you’ve been taught in the past, so let me explain. From what I’ve learned…
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How to Naturally Improve Digestion
Mama, do you want to naturally improve your digestion? *I got you.* Naturally improve digestion by calming down the inflammation! This is the simplest way to get your gut moving. It takes pressure and stress off of your body, core, and pelvic floor. Digestion is intertwined with improving deep core function. It’s not something that we initially think has a…
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