Slim Sanity

Hi! I'm Alysia, and I can best describe myself as a scientist and health enthusiast. I recently received my PhD in Chemistry at UT Dallas, and I currently strive to encourage and promote healthy living in my personal and professional career. I live in the Dallas, TX area and love to be active and experiment with new recipes in my kitchen!

Weekly Meal Plan: March 1 – 7

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Apparently this snow week got the best of me because I TOTALLY FORGOT to put a meal plan together before, like, right now. But, better late than never, right? It actually works out just fine because we just got home from church, and I’m about to fly out the door […] The post Weekly Meal Plan: March 1 – 7 appeared first on Slim Sanity ....more

Black Bean Turkey Burgers

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ So I’ve been having a lot of eternal hunger days. I can’t seem to get full at dinner time. Instead of continuing to eat everything in sight, I go for seconds and then chug water, hoping that will do the trick ....more

Shakeology Review – My Thoughts and Results

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ You’ve probably seen me post about Shakeology from time to time. This mint chocolate protein shake and chocolate ice cream – both were made with Shakeology nutrition shakes! It is the shake of choice for my health coaching challenge groups ....more

Healthy Peanut Butter Frosting

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ I’m not gonna lie. It was pretty hard not to make a big ol’ batch of this yesterday… …and eat it with a spoon. We were camped out at home all day yesterday for the annual Dallas snowpocalypse ....more

Weekly Meal Plan: February 22 – 28

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ We are most likely on a plane when you’re reading this, making our way back from Indianapolis to Dallas. We had a wedding for a good friend of mine from college last night. I tell ya what – I am not cut out for Midwest winters anymore! ...more

Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ I’m 99.9999% certain the reason we go to Mexican restaurants when we eat out is for the chips and salsa. And, actually, I like to go to Gloria’s in Dallas (Uptown has the best location, IMO) because of their fantastic black bean dip. Basically chips and any kind of dip […] The post Homemade Corn Tortilla Chips appeared first on Slim Sanity ....more

Daily Eats – Getting Back On Track

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Getting back on track after vacation this week has felt amazing! Just proof that what we fuel our bodies with is so important! We still have some Laughing Cow in the fridge, which I’ve chosen to pair with my eggs for breakfast ....more

Tangy Crockpot Turkey Meatballs

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Kyle and I have this habit of watching weird TV shows before bed. Weird like zombies and vampires – stuff you probably don’t want to be dreaming about. The Walking Dead has been the reigning choice the last few weeks, because it’s our current Netflix obsession ....more

Weekly Meal Planner: February 15 – 21

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Alright y’all. I’ve been on the struggle bus. This last week back from vacation was MISERABLE ....more

Prosciutto Pizza Roll-ups

Follow this blog with Bloglovin’ Every once in a while on Pizza Sunday, I battle Kyle with the idea of pizza rolls. While I do love pizza rolls, they just don’t ever seem to satisfy me like actual pizza does. Plus, they don’t have any veggies, and I’m not really sure the meat they use […] The post Prosciutto Pizza Roll-ups appeared first on Slim Sanity ....more