A healthy salad doesn’t have to mean a boring salad. Lots of people I work with love salads. But they get bummed out when taking out their “fun: ingredients. Hold the blue cheese? No crumbled bacon? Remove the candied pecans? I mean, where's the fun in that? But a healthy salad doesn’t have to mean boring. So first, let’s start with the basics. A healthy salad and a ho-hum one start in the … [Read more...] about How To Make Your Healthy Salad Not Suck
Do you have a plan when you enter the supermarket? Or do you wander aimlessly through the aisles hoping to pick out what you need? When shopping, it is extremely important to start with some preparation. Otherwise, you may come home with a bunch of healthy foods that don't actually go together. Or you'll find your shopping cart full of comfort food, leaving you without healthy options for the … [Read more...] about Avoid Shopping Cart Mayhem with Supermarket Diet Tips!
The question of what to eat for breakfast is a tough one for many. My husband often says, with a smile, that I've done a horrible job finding him a suitable healthy breakfast options for his lifestyle. So much of the food that is marketed as standard, quick breakfast food is nutrient depleted. And while I wouldn't go so far as to say that breakfast is the most important meal of the day (hey, … [Read more...] about 20 Healthy Breakfasts You’ll Want To Eat!
People get really nervous around me when they eat. In fact, ever since I got my Masters in nutrition and became a diet coach, I'm pretty positive that I've been invited to fewer parties. Maybe people think I'll show up holding a ruler to slap down whenever someone eats an offending food. And people will say to me things such as, “I bet you wouldn't eat this pizza”, or “I know, it's … [Read more...] about The Reason I Want You To Eat Junk Food
Creating health is a strong concern for lots of people nowadays, myself included. I'm often taken aback by how many factors go into a healthy lifestyle. It isn't just about eating vegetables, buying organic or eating “superfoods”. Health is a complicated puzzle that we will never have perfectly complete. It is a constant endeavor to live life to the fullest. And health involves nurturing your … [Read more...] about The 7-Day Body & Soul Transformation – Coming Soon
I'll admit it. I can really geek-out over anything that makes both my body and soul feel nourished. My husband just rolls his eyes at me and say “yes, dear” when I really get going. But the more I think about the different ways you can use coconut oil, the more nerdy excited I get. And if you are in the middle of an eye roll directed at me too, wait until I go over exactly what I find so … [Read more...] about 8 Ways Coconut Oil Can Improve Your Life
Wow, I bet you saw food sensitivities in the headline and thought to yourself, “Now this seems exciting!” Am I right? Anyone? Ok, I'll admit that digestion isn't the most romantic topic of conversation. But it is something worth getting through the discomfort in talking about because the digestive system plays a huge role in your immunity and your total health The thing I want to point out … [Read more...] about Are Hidden Food Sensitivities Putting Your Health Goals Into a Talespin?
I absolutely love nuts. I really could nibble on them all day. People are often scared that nuts will make them fat, but I lost my last 10 pounds while including nuts as part of my daily regimen. So I thought, if I’m obsessed with nuts, others must feel the same way. Here are some tips to help you consume nuts in a way that will work with your body and give you the most nutrients possible. Nuts … [Read more...] about Tips for For Soaking, Sprouting and Eating Healthy Nuts
So you ate a lot for Thanksgiving? Join the club. So now what? A common reaction after a few days of eating in excess is to balance the body by skipping meals and greatly restricting calories. Think that is the best way to get your body re-balanced? Let me tell you what happens to the body after a high dose of alcohol and comfort foods. The bodily signals that are responsible for storing calories … [Read more...] about How to Balance your body after you ate like crap for Thanksgiving
Ok, you know you want to eat healthy. You would just prefer to be able to do so without actually having to cook. With all the nonsense that fills your week, who has the time? It is takeout or frozen dinners because you don’t have the energy for anything more. Think you are doomed to clot your arteries? Well, while it is preferable to have healthy and fresh home-cooked meals, there is a way to … [Read more...] about A Healthier Way to Live in an “On The Go”, Takeout World