Let’s travel back to the later 1900s. A time when most kids still had gym class every day and where children didn’t have as many electronics so they'd go out and play. And where being unathletic meant you had to struggle daily to not look like a ridiculous fool. This is where my story begins The start of my unathletic journey But first a little history about me. So when I was four years old, I … [Read more...] about How A Childhood Illness That Left Me Weak, Made Me Strong
You can eat at a restaurant without blowing your clean eating You sure as hell don’t keep the foods that tempt you in your home. But eating in a restaurant is a different story. Temptation is abso-freakin-lutely everywhere! This is one of the biggest things that throws off my coaching clients. But take a deep breath before you start to panic about that big dinner out. You got this. Be social, … [Read more...] about Restaurant Temptation: Stay On Your Diet While Eating Out!
Most protein bars are marketed as healthy. But very few of them are. In fact, the average protein bar should be in a trick-or-treat bag rather than a gym bag. But these 5 protein bars break the mold. Now let’s get one thing straight.No protein bar is healthier than whole, real food. Better quality bars are still in the “treat” category. But these bars as better options. They have... Zero … [Read more...] about My Top Picks! On The Lookout For A Protein Bar That Isn’t Candy!
Here’s the conundrum I wrestle with daily. I shout to the moon about the value of a healthy lifestyle, all while knowing that clean living costs a pretty penny. And many people are forced to pick and choose the places they lay down their cool hard cash. And that’s why I’m super excited when I find something that makes healthy choices more affordable. So this brings me to Groupon Coupons. … [Read more...] about Groupon Coupons For Healthy Savings
Finding the desire to get healthy is easy. Finding affordable resources to help you reach your goals can be a bit more challenging. And while you might want a thin body, you certainly don't want a thin wallet. So what is a budget conscious, health aspiring person to do? Make the most of the many economical resources out there! There are a plethora of tools and resources that can help guide your … [Read more...] about 5 Ways to Get Healthy on a Tight Budget
Your Feelings Matter Sticks or stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me. I'm sure you said that at least once before you had completed elementary school. But it's not true. Words can be extremely damaging. And your feelings can have affect your body in a way that literally hurts. Anxiety, sadness and depression are something that most of us experience these at some point in our … [Read more...] about Stop Your Feelings From Feeding Your Waistline
I'm gonna let you in on a secret. I'm a complete carb addict. And by carb addict I mean I love those emotionally satisfying but not so healthy carbohydrates like bread, pasta, bagels, and muffins. Sure I'm a food and diet coach, but I'm only human. And carbohydrates are my vice. And this is precisely why I love zoodles. What are zoodles you ask? Good question! Zoodles are vegetables that have … [Read more...] about Zoodles: The Magical, Healthy Pasta
Candy, cakes, cookies: These are one of the pleasures in life. And I'm all for you treating yourself from time to time. But did you know that these treats are probably only the tip of the iceberg in your sugar consumption? Because there is so much sweetness hidden in food that even those abstaining from dessert are probably eating too much sugar. And all this sugar might be making you fat and … [Read more...] about 15 Absolutely Painless Way to Cut Sugar From the Diet
These days there are apps for pretty much anything. Eating and living a healthy lifestyle is no exception. The great thing about using these apps is that you no longer have to feel alone in making healthy changes. Help is as close as your mobile phone or tablet. However, there are so many apps available that sorting through them can be a little overwhelming. You have to find an app that gels with … [Read more...] about Apps to Help You Look and Feel Fabulous
I don't have time to cook. I hear this all the time. Sure, I'm willing to eat healthier, but just don't make me stand behind a stove. Yet eating at home with fresh ingredients is a great opportunity. Those who cook for themselves get more of the nutrients of what they eat and eat less sugar and other inflammatory processed ingredients. Cooking is also a way to save money. Yes the hectic, non-stop … [Read more...] about From No Time to Cook to Master Chef