Monthly Archives: April 2014

Whole30: One of the best decisions I have ever made.

whole30 1 On January 6, 2014 I started my first ever Whole30 and it was one of the best decision I have ever made. (If you aren’t familiar I suggest checking this out and the book It Starts with Food By Doug and Melissa Hartwig). Starting my whole30 challenge was tough, but it honestly has launched me into an amazing journey that has inspired BIG changes in my life.

Posted in Eats & Drinks, Whole 30

Pump it.

Art Museum Some days when I’m totallyy dragging I turn on some music to pump it up a little bit and get my blood pumping for a good workout. Here are a few of my pump up songs I’ve been listening to lately!

Posted in Health & Fitness, Workout tips

Grown Up Easter Basket Clean Up

fruitToday I stopped into the drug store to grab some allergy medicine..ahh, the joys of spring…as always the trip turned into me wandering down every aisle, you know? Just in case I needed anything that I had no idea I needed :-). Anyways, as I turned down the seasonal aisle I was immediately hit by this sticky, sweet, chocolatel-y smell of the Easter Basket goodies.

Posted in Healthy life, Lifestyle & Travel

Uh oh, summer is coming…Ab Challenge!


Yesterday I tried on a bathing suit…soooo today I start an ab challenge. Being a so-called “Millennial” I want results fast, which is why I decided to make up a new ab routine.

Posted in Health & Fitness, Workouts

Sweet Potato Fries!

IMG_3165I know its basically a sin for people who “eat clean” to not be overly obsessed with anything and everything sweet potato…I mean based largely on what I see on most social media posts and clean eating cookbooks…well, confession time. I did NOT share this undying, hold it on a pedestal, love for sweet potatoes, until I started to make my own version of these yummy sweet potato fries.

Posted in Eats & Drinks, Sides & Snacks
Colleen O'Connor - Keep It Real Clean

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Hey! I'm Colleen and I'm a healthy lifestyle blogger living in Philadelphia, PA. Join me on this adventure to lead a healthier lifestyle including clean eating and fitness, all while enjoying the real world!

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