Kind Bars are marketed as the dieter's dream. They’re made from healthy nuts, nutritious fruit, and are often low in added sugar. Plus, the flavors are to die for. Think Dark Chocolate Mocha Almond or Caramel Apple and Sea Salt. But are these bars really diet friendly? First let me say, the answer isn’t so easy. Diet friendly means different things to different people. Are you counting carbs, … [Read more...] about Kind Bars Diet Friendly? (Whole 30, Keto & More)
As I write this, there are just days left of 2017. Literally..just days! Last night on the news I saw them get the big 8 (As in 2018) ready for the Time Square ball drop. And I realized wow, this is really happening. How did 2017 pass so quickly? But I digress. The point is this inspired me to do my first ever blog "BEST OF" lists round-up in honor of 2017. This year, I put together quite a few … [Read more...] about Top Health and Diet “Best Of” Lists 2017
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
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!
My Reason to Hike Things that I crave in no particular order: the beach, rolling hills and calmness outside the bustle of my normal city life. The great think about hiking? It enables me to experience all three (though maybe not all at the same time!) Let's get one thing straight. I'm a health and diet coach who helps you heal your relationship with food. I'm certainly not a natural athlete. I … [Read more...] about Hiking: The Adventure Begins Here!
Protein bars can appear to be the best of all worlds. They taste like a candy bar while seemingly supplying needed protein between meals or before vigorous exercise. Yet the question remains; are these modern protein bars really a nutritious snack, or just empty calories disguised as nutrition? Well, the answer isn't so clear-cut. To pick a good protein bar, you need to look past … [Read more...] about Tips for Choosing the Healthiest Protein Bars