6 Meal-Planning Tips That Make Life a Little Easier

October 6, 2014

Meal planning can be stressful, especially if you have other people in your household to consider. I had a co-worker years ago who argued with her husband on a regular basis about what they were going to have for dinner. While I still can’t full comprehend how a daily meal can cause that much drama, [...]

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3 Healthy Habits That Make All the Difference

September 29, 2014

So many people have an “all or nothing” mentality when it comes to losing weight and making healthy lifestyle habits, but please believe that positive changes can happen with small, consistent, MINDFUL efforts. Here are three that I practice regularly: 1. Don’t eat “just because.” How many times do you eat just because… The clock [...]

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Instagram: 5 Ways it Keeps Me Fit, Happy and Healthy

September 21, 2014

I’ll admit it: Instagram makes me happy. It’s a little daily habit that brings me joy.  For some reason, I never feel like I’m wasting time when I’m on Instagram like I do when I log onto Facebook. On Facebook, I feel like I’m hunting and scrolling to find something that piques my interest, but [...]

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The 20-Minute Meal That Will Impress Any Dinner Guest

September 14, 2014

When I ditched Lean Cuisine pizza and Tasti-D-Lite dinners in favor of real food about five years ago, I was forced to start learning how to cook. At first it was just whole wheat pasta and broccoli, then it was omelettes, and then I learned about sweet potato fries and my life was changed forever. [...]

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My ALS Ice Bucket Challenge + 2 Smoothie Recipes

September 8, 2014

OK OK… you’re over it. I know. So am I. But the whole dumping ice cold water over our heads thing got me thinking about why the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge campaign was started in the first place: To raise awareness. It also inspired me to focus even more on my health and to appreciate [...]

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Who Wants to be Perfect Anyway?

August 28, 2014

One struggle that I face as a Health Coach is that I’m also…a real person. I slip up. I eat my feelings when I’m sad/bored/happy. Yes, happy. I eat handfuls of nuts that I don’t even want while I cook dinner. I eat peanut butter out of the jar and enjoy more ice cream cones [...]

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