Smart Snacking With Outshine//Five Ways to Welcome Summer

Anyone else notice that the weather is going to be in the 80's this weekend?! Summer's arrival is so close and the longer days have put me in the best mood. And I have so much energy with my new lifestyle change. Eating well makes such a huge difference you dears! I have now lost 16 pounds of the bad yellow fat and have gained 2 pounds of muscle. My clothes are finally starting to look better too! Can I get a big HOORAY please??!

The temps are warming up rapidly so it looks like we all might need a sweet cool down. And while we are all working so hard on our bikini bodies...I found the perfect little treat for us that is only 70 calories!! Yes, 70 calories! They are also made with real fruit or fruit juice and no GMO ingredients. The yogurt bars are made with 100% yogurt. These Outshine® frozen treats  are going to be fully stocked in my freezer. 

With no summer vacations on the horizon either, I will look forward to my weekends poolside with a book, soaking up the rays, holding a delicious kombucha in one hand and a frozen treat in the other in my favorite white caftan. Outshine® Fruit Bars and Outshine Simply Yogurt Bars  are at the top of my hot weather "must-have" list. I am all about healthy snack ideas and am just so glad to have discovered these! 

So inspired to share my fave 5 ways to welcome summer with open arms as well as a simple way to dress up these lime flavored Outshine® Fruit Bars for a summer soirée for your garden party guests. So let's just dive in! 

5 surefire ways to welcome summer:

  • Warm-weather occasions are best spent wearing an all-white ensemble and well, since it’s going to be your official weekend to wear the season’s hottest trend, just say yessss please.  Elevate your swimsuit with a chic coverup, or trade up your jean cut-offs for a jumpsuit. And if you dare, these summer staples easily double duty as pretty one-and-done styles come fall.
  • Be the hit of the poolside garden party BBQ and dress up your lime flavored Outshine® Fruit Bars with shredded coconut and lime zest. (tequila can be optional for the appropriate party too)  Lime is my favorite flavor but they have such a variety to choose from dears..(check out their insta here.) Everything from mango and pomegranate  and everything in between. Lin and I love these and feel really indulgent when we eat them. This has been my go to snack even after a work out to cool down just FYI! 
  • When it’s hot and humid out, a less-is-more approach to your hair is key. Try a fuss-free braid—it’s easy, effortless, and oh so chic. And the classic messy top knot is still a fave of mine!
  • And finally, those summer jams. Take a peek at the playlist I made just for you....two hour and forty-three minutes of pure gold to get you ready !! 

Happy almost Summer babes! 

Many local retailers carry these amazing Outshine fruit bars...check it out here  and let me know what flavor you chose in the comments! I love hearing from you!

XO
SAM

And PS....really staying mindful of what I eat eat, keeping active, maintaining structure, constant planning -- all help me stay in control so I can get the most out of every day and concentrate on the people and things that I love. And the changes I am seeing in my body are giving me so much joy right now for all the hard work. Even had to buy new sizes in my unmentionables!!! WOOOT! WOOOOT!!!

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How cute are these?! Bralette is from Tobi. Robe is Vintage. Earrings are vintage. Grab the bralette here.  (It's on mega sale)