Monthly Archives: May 2018

Limited Quantity Mermaid Cup

Here it is! The right is what it will look like in the sun. It will be silver on the design. This will be laser engraved and there’s limited quantity so order yours today! They all have lids.

The mermaid 12 oz. Insulated wine tumbler is $35.

The other colored insulated wine tumblers are $30.

The tall 20 oz insulated tumblers are $35.

The tall 30 oz. insulated tumblers are $40.

Philly Cheese Steak Subs


  • 1 lb. of steak, thin sliced
  • 1 tbsp. of canola oil
  • 2 tsp. of garlic pepper
  • 2 tsp. of minced garlic
  • 2 tbsp. of worcestershire sauce
  • 1 green bell pepper, sliced {Ones with 3 bumps are the best for cooking with}
  • 1 yellow onion, sliced
  • 1 french loaf (You could also do small sub rolls)
  • 2 tbsp. of Smart Balance butter
  • 8 oz. of provolone cheese slices


  • Heat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Heat canola oil in a pan. In a bowl mix together worcestershire sauce, garlic pepper, and minced garlic. Add steak, bell pepper, and onion to your pan and pour your worcestershire mix over everything.
  • Cook until meat is cooked to your liking. Put butter on the French loaf and top with the meat and cheese. Cook in the oven until the cheese has melted.

June Workout Plan

The warmer weather is starting to come around so get out there and get some fresh air. Go on a 15-30 minute walk and just enjoy nature. One of these workouts calls for a step stool. You can get the workout ones or just a normal one. You could probably even stack some blankets on top of each other to use if you don’t want to buy one.

Monday: Booty Workout {each x 30}

  • Body Weight Squats
  • On Side Leg Crossovers
  • Jump Lunges
  • Reverse Lunge With Elevated Front Leg
  • Hip Thrusters
  • One Leg Row
  • Glute Bridge To Leg Raise
  • Donkey Kicks
  • Bulgarian Split Squats

Tuesday: Core Workout {each x 30}

  • Flutter Kicks
  • Plank Glute Kickback
  • Forward Lunge With Twist
  • Bent Over One Arm Lateral Raise
  • Glute Bridge To Leg Raise
  • Plank Rotations
  • Sit Ups {You could get an exercise ball and do these on there as well. You could even use your child’s bouncy ball.}
  • Clapping Push Ups

Wednesday: Rest Day

Thursday: Back Resistance Band Workout {each x 30}

  • Single Arm Lat Pull Downs {each side}
  • Reverse Flys
  • Standing Core Twist
  • Single Arm High Rows {each side}
  • Lying Pullovers
  • Reverse Wood Chops {each side}

Friday: Arms Workout {each x 30} {You can use your resistance band or your weights for this.}

  • Bicep Curls
  • Hammer Curls
  • Dips
  • Tricep Extension
  • Elbow Squeeze Press
  • Shoulder To Shoulder Press

Saturday: Legs Workout {each x 30}

  • Sumo Squats
  • Side Leg Raises
  • Deep Side Lunges
  • Fire Hydrants
  • Donkey Kicks
  • Bird-Dog

Sunday: Yoga

  • 24 Yoga Poses For Beginners 49623c10c586b3bf9e47a043cea3474f

A note about me

I created Barbells & Brownies to join people together through food and fitness. So many people struggle to create menus and monthly fitness plans. So many people will start a program for a week and then give up because they have no support. Barbells & Brownies is your support. I’m here to keep you motivated. Recipes are hard to do sometimes, but I deliver tried and true recipes to you. I give you monthly workout plans that you can do in your home, in a hotel, or heck, you could even do them outside if you want. There should be good balance between food. You shouldn’t feel like you have to starve yourself or feel like food has to taste like cardboard for you to achieve your goals. I believe in being able to have access to to healthy food plans and recipes. I believe you should have access to workout plans and motivational support no matter what your income is. There are multiple fitness programs that charge for their services and they are amazing programs, but I think that if you can’t afford them then you shouldn’t feel like you have no place to turn to. Barbells & Brownies will always be in your corner. My business is for men and women of all shapes and sizes coming from all different backgrounds. If you’re trying to better yourself and better your life then you will never be turned away.

Salsa Verde Chicken Enchiladas


{For the chicken}

  • 4 cups of shredded chicken
  • 1 tbsp. of avocado oil
  • 2 tsp. of cumin
  • 1 tsp. of oregano
  • 1 tsp. of onion powder
  • 1/2 tsp. of coarse sea salt
  • Juice from 1/2 a lime

{For the enchiladas}

  • 1 container of salsa verde
  • 10 corn tortillas
  • 2 cups of shredded mexican cheese


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a bowl, combine shredded chicken, olive oil, cumin, oregano, onion powder, sea salt, and lime juice.
  • Place seasoned chicken onto an aluminum foil lined baking sheet and bake for 10 minutes. Keep the oven on once the chicken is done.
  • Warm corn tortillas for 45 seconds in the microwave to soften them.
  • In a baking dish, begin to assemble enchiladas. Spoon some of the baked chicken into a tortilla, add shredded mexican cheese, and roll it up like a taquito. Make sure the seam side is down. Continue until all tortillas have been filled.
  • Pour the salsa verde evenly over all of the enchiladas and top with more shredded cheese. Bake for 10-15 minutes.

Rotisserie Chicken Quesadillas

This makes 5 quesadillas.


  • One rotisserie chicken {I use the family size garlic butter one}
  • Flour tortillas
  • 2 cups of shredded Mexican cheese


  • Pull the skin off of the chicken and put it into the trash {or eat it, whichever you choose!}
  • Pull the chicken apart into small pieces.
  • Put your tortilla in a pan and cover it with the shredded cheese and chicken.
  • Close it and cook until golden brown on both sides.

Coconut Berry Smoothie Bowl



  • 1 to 1 1/2 cups of milk {or a milk alternative}
  • 3 cups of frozen mixed berries
  • 1-2 frozen bananas

{For topping}

  • Fresh blueberries
  • Fresh kiwi
  • Fresh strawberries
  • Banana
  • Love crunch dark chocolate macaroon granola


  • Add everything into your blender, except for your toppings. Blend until smooth.
  • Add your toppings and eat immediately.









Adapted from:

Coconut Berry Smoothie Bowl | Smoothie Week



ATTENTION! I have a proposal. I want your opinions on it. My wine Tumbler is originally $25. I can do a special where it’s only $16! In order to do that though I will need to sell 24 of them. Whatcha guys think? Wanna order one or two? It’s almost like getting 2 for 1! 😁♥️

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