Welcome to the 7-Day No Sugar Challenge! I created this No Sugar Challenge for all of you who tell me you are concerned about your sugar intake. Not just from the sweets you eat but from all the hidden sugar hiding in most of the packaged foods found on store shelves. Well, now is the time to put your money where your mouth is. And before you get nervous, know that I'm also gonna tell you all you … [Read more...] about The 7-Day (Skinny & Sexy) No Sugar Challenge
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
You want to lose weight and you want to lose it now. And why not take the quickest route possible to get the results you want? You tell yourself that the crash diet is just the beginning. You know you aren't going to eat like this FOREVER. You'll just do it long enough to lose a little weight. And from that point, you'll start eating healthier. The problem is that even though people lose quick … [Read more...] about Your Crash Diet May Lead To Weight Gain! Do This Instead!
This week I'm talking about something that is super personal for me. Because it is something that I struggle with constantly. No matter how healthy you are, no matter how hard you try to eat a balanced diet, no matter how many hours you spend in the gym, you will probably still fail at this one thing. You will never be perfect. When I was a kid, I was always the last one picked for sports … [Read more...] about You’re Not Perfect. Now Embrace it!
' Starting a diet is easy. Staying on it is hard. And the worst part of diet failure is that you feel that you've failed yourself. You increase your chances of staying on track by creating a better weight loss plan. How do you do that? Well, here are 6 secret diet tricks to make your next diet your last one. Look to past failures before moving forward It amazes me that many people start … [Read more...] about 6 Diet Tricks You’ll Wish You Knew Sooner
You might consider weight loss or just improving your health as one of your top aspirations. But what is the first thing that comes to mind when you think of your last attempt at healthy living or weight loss? If the first word that comes to mind is "failure", let's start to change that. If you can only maintain your healthy regimen for a week or two, you might just need to make some small … [Read more...] about 10 Daily Practices for Health & Weight Loss
Why is fasting is popular for weight loss? So flash back to my college days. Here I was, awkward in my body, feeling anything but sexy and thinking that all of my problems could disappear easy peasy if I could snap my fingers and become a skinny girl. I just needed to figure out how to lose weight for long enough and in a consistent enough way to reach my goals. I was stuck in this body that I … [Read more...] about The Dangers with Fasting and Weight-Loss
Why diet preparation? You're committed to making positive changes in your health and your waistline. Congratulations! I applaud you for making improvements for your well-being. But what is your diet preparation? Because if you tell yourself that you'll start your diet on Monday, but you haven't properly prepared, you've already set yourself up for failure. Diet preparation goes deeper than … [Read more...] about Diet Preparation: Steps to Take BEFORE Your Next Diet
A new year always brings about fresh possibilities and a new health trend. We start with a blank slate. What will happen in the days ahead? Anything is possible. But there is one thing that I know for sure. There will be a new health trend, a bandwagon for everyone to jump upon and a seemingly easy solution to getting into your skinny jeans. What will be the next hot health trend? Your guess is … [Read more...] about My Health Trend Picks for the New Year
Snack can seem like a dirty word when you're trying to lose weight. And that might be true if you choose the many conventional snacks on the market. Not only are they filled with sugar and unhealthy fats that will help pack on the pounds. They are depleted of fiber, protein and the healthy fats that get you out of fat storing mode, ease inflammation and support healthy digestion. But this … [Read more...] about A Perfect Snack to Help You Melt Fat