It’s Not All or Nothing

I used to be a very all or nothing person, and not just because I loved O-Town as a pre-teen.

When it came to fitness and healthy eating I would have to be 100% on my game or I would feel like a failure. If I missed the gym for a week, or had a day of binge eating, I would let that derail my progress and months later I would find myself starting from scratch again.

I’ve finally learned how to maintain a balance and live a mostly healthy lifestyle while still doing/drinking/eating all the things I love. Continue reading

Cacao Cashew Protein Bites

I recently started making my own nut milk because I realized how EASY it is. I used to have a misconception that it was a labor-intensive process that would take hours…boy was I wrong. Not only is it cheaper, but there are no crazy unpronounceable preservatives either.

So, I made cashew milk and I had a thought… what can I do with the leftover pulp aka cashew meal?

Moments later, these protein bites were born.

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No-Bake Mini Strawberry Cheesecakes

I try to eat healthy for the most part, but I let myself indulge with sweet treats every once in a while. I love baking but try to limit myself, so my coworkers and roommates usually reap the benefits because if I have baked goods laying around the house…. they will get eaten.

It was my coworker’s birthday on Tuesday and he requested mini cheesecakes. I wanted something quick because I was “baking” these after work on Monday so I went with the no-bake recipe and they did NOT disappoint.

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Putting Ideas Into Action

Welcome to The Goody Bagg and my very first blog post! For those who may have stumbled upon me, let me tell you a little about myself. My name is Megan Bagg, I’m 27 years old from the beautiful Olympic village of Lake Placid, New York. Growing up in a small town can sometimes shelter a person, but I used that as motivation to see as much of the world as possible and create more opportunities for myself. So here I am, living in New York City trying to balance a full-time career, my love for food and fitness, all while (kind of) maintaining my sanity.

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