One of the worst parts of weight loss is giving up dessert. Sometimes you just want something sweet to end a meal. And going without can seem like the most punishing of deprivations. My deep, dark dessert secret I’m gonna let you in on a secret. Well,if you’ve been following me, I have let the cat out of the bag before. But before I become all health conscious on you, I have to tell you the … [Read more...] about 20 Weight Loss, Diet Friendly Dessert Ideas
Who doesn’t like potato chips? They’re comfort food at it’s best. There was that old slogan, “bet you can’t eat just one.” Which is so true because they’re totally addictive. So today I’m going to talk about some better, healthier, potato chip options. Now don’t get me wrong. A potato chip will never be “health food”. But there’s room for indulging in any nourishing diet. And these chips offer … [Read more...] about 5 Better and Healthier Options For Potato Chip Cravings
Salt! You just gotta love it. When I talk with my clients, they often complain about their salt addiction. It might be feasible to eat better at mealtime. But there’s an emptiness when they can’t enjoy their favorite salty snacks. But you can enjoy salty snacks while eating healthier. Wait, I’m being serious. There are many options in the grocery aisles that are much healthier. At least … [Read more...] about 8 Healthy Store Bought Salty Snacks
You might be looking forward to the holidays with wild anticipation. But you’re almost surely dreading the potential holiday weight gain. If you’ve woken up on January first in previous years thinking, “what the heck happened”, then this post is for you. Because we’re going to take action right now that will put an end to holiday weight gain before it starts. Temptation is everywhere right … [Read more...] about 7 Actions to Take Now to Avoid Holiday Weight Gain
I repeatedly tell my clients not to completely deprive themselves. But listening to this advice can be difficult when you’ve spent years equating healthy eating with deprivation. Snacking can be a real boon for your waistline. Especially if you DON'T limit your snacking to rabbit food. So today I want to talk want to talk about 7 scary weights you can gain weight when you stop snacking. And … [Read more...] about 7 Scary Ways You’ll Gain Weight When You Stop Snacking
In my quest to help you enjoy a healthier, more fulfilling lifestyle, I want to add more content about things that help me enjoy healthy living. As I often talk about, I’ve struggled in my past with emotional eating, extra weight and low self-esteem. And one of the things that paved my health journey was discovering great products and tools that make healthy living fun. So this week, I’m going to … [Read more...] about What’s My Diet Friendly Mystery Treat? My Review!
When I hear people say that it’s not healthy to snack, I get really sad. Because I love snacking and I feel that the right snacks have been so helpful in my healthier lifestyle. Snacks fill me up, and keep me satisfied so I don’t feel like I’m starving and have to pig out later in the day. It’s just important to be aware of how to choose diet friendly snacks. Ideally we’d eat entirely fresh, … [Read more...] about Picking On The Go Diet Friendly Snacks
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!
Trying to lose weight can make you want to run into a well insulated room, take a deep breath, and scream it all out. I get it. I've lived through those days too. It’s horrible when you think you’re doing everything right and the scale is just stuck on a big “f@#ck you!”. But wait! Before you run off in a pit of despair, consider if you're making one of these weight loss mistakes. These simple … [Read more...] about 5 Deadly Weight Loss Mistakes You’re Probably Making