Fit Chic Annie Mello

Festive & Fit During St. Patricks Day

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – During the holidays we like to eat festive foods, but many times forget what and how much of it we’re eating. ‘Fit Chic’ and co-owner of CPM Fitness Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT studio to give us some healthy and festive recipes for the upcoming St. Patrick’s Day this weekend. Recipes: Thin Mints -http://www.fitchicla.com/2013/02/19/did-someone-say-homemade-gluten-free-thin-mint/ Shepard’s…

‘Fit Chic’s’ 5 Tips To Stay Motivated

SIOUX FALLS, S.D – How’s that New Years Resolution to get in better shape and lose weight going? Right about now a healthy number of us start losing steam and motivation when it comes to our resolutions. Study’s show that 77% of resolutions are done after two weeks. ‘Fit Chic’ and co-founder of CPM Fitness Annie Mello gave KDLT’s Simon…

Clever Tips For Adding Nutrition To Your Child’s Lunch

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- School is back in session, and summer eating habits can be tough to break. The Fit Chic Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share some delicious ways to sneak nutrition into your child’s lunch. Mello says it’s easier to get a kid excited about their lunch when it’s sported in a cool lunch bag. It’s a…

Healthy 4th Of July Recipes With The Fit Chic Annie Mello

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- To keep our 4th of July celebrations guilt-free, the Fit Chic Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share some healthy, patriotic recipes that the whole family will enjoy. American Flag Fruit Skewers:  12 wooden skewers 1 pound of strawberries (halved) 6 ounces blueberries 3 bananas Directions: Rinse and dry berries. Chop the stems off strawberries, then cut into halves from…

Healthy Ways To Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- June is National Candy Month and the Fit Chic Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share some healthy options for satisfying your sweet tooth. Though Mello admits to having sugar cravings (especially gum,) she always sticks to organic candy. One of her favorite summer treats is a strawberry puree popsicle, which are only 90 calories…

Adventures With Ahtra: Buns-N-Guns Challenge

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- Swimsuit season is quickly approaching, so CPM Fitness is issuing a “Buns-N-Guns Challenge” to get people ready for the beach. The owners of CPM, Chris and Annie Mello say from April 17 to May 14, whoever attends the most workout classes will win either a month of free membership or $100 cash. To see how Ahtra did with…

Saying “Goodbye” To Carbs With The Fit Chic Annie Mello

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- As swimsuit season approaches, now is a good time to cut back on carbs that get us through winter and trade them in for something healthier. The Fit Chic Annie Mello offers creative ways to use cauliflower instead of carbs without compromising on taste! Below are a couple of Mello’s recipes for creative carb substitutes. For more…

How To Fight Illness With Fitness

SIOUX FALLS, S.D.- During a major weather transition, like going from winter to spring, it can feel miserable to fight off a cold while dealing with seasonal allergies. The owners of CPM Fitness in Sioux Falls, Annie and Chris Mello have some tips for fighting off illness by staying active. Annie suggests doing some simple yoga sequences to keep your body…

Healthy and Sweet Valentine’s Day Treats

RECIPES BY THE FIT CHIC ANNIE MELLO

Just because it’s Valentine’s Day doesn’t mean we can’t keep our snacks healthy! The Fit Chic Annie Mello stopped by the KDLT Kitchen to share some of her favorite recipes for eating smart and impressing your sweetheart today. Chocolate-filled Berries Pair your favorite fresh berry (Ahtra and Sarah love strawberries!) with a healthy spin on chocolate! Ingredients 1 pint fresh raspberries…