Blue Apron: The Pros and Cons

July 28, 2014

Hey guys! A lot of people have asked me about my Blue Apron experience, so I thought I’d take the opportunity to share my opinion of what the pros and cons are of this meal delivery service. Let’s get to the good stuff first… The Pros: 1.Fresh Food: One thing that’s tough about purchasing your [...]

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4th of July Recipe: Patriotic Coconut-Berry Chia Seed Pudding +

July 1, 2014

Patriotic Coconut-Berry Chia Seed Pudding. Can you repeat that five times fast? Actually, this recipe I have for you just may be easier to make than it is to say. Well, just like many of you, I’ve been really busy this summer. And as much as I love nothing more than to enjoy a leisurely [...]

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Easy Summer Treat: 5-Ingredient Watermelon Popsicles

June 10, 2014

Hello, world! I went on hiatus for a while leading up to my wedding and then I was away on my honeymoon (more on that later), but now I’m back in the blogging game. Back to real life, really…work, grocery shopping, meal planning, regular exercise, and working with clients. While there are days I wished [...]

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Cheat Days: Are They Good or Bad?

March 9, 2014

There are many philosophies and studies that harmonize food indulgences with weight loss and/or maintenance. And it makes sense. Cheat days give you reprieve from your “diet,” which helps keep you motivated to stay on track the majority of the time. OK, I won’t disagree with that. However, when a woman asked me my thoughts [...]

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Be Honest: Are Your Habits Holding You Back?

February 9, 2014

I am a creature of habit, and in many ways this works to my advantage in leading a healthy lifestyle. For instance, I kinda-sorta actually enjoy meal planning. I feel bajiggity if I don’t workout at least four times a week and I am perfectly  happy eating the same foods over and over. And over [...]

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New Year’s Resolutions: 6 Tips to Making ‘Em Stick (+ My Motto for 2014!)

January 15, 2014

As cliche as new year’s resolutions can be, I do like the promise it brings for the year ahead. The opportunity to learn from the past, move forward and works towards being better than you were the day before. To some, that may mean dropping some serious weight or shaking the last 10 pounds for [...]

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