- Mar 14, 2019
- 2 min
Let's Talk Travel!
Traveling is a major part of life for many whether it be for business, pleasure or a combination of both. Sometimes the change in schedule and food choices can lead to discomforts like fatigue, bloat or weight gain! Maintaining your healthy lifestyle while traveling can help you feel great while on your trip and once you get home. BE MINDFUL OF YOUR EATING While mindful eating and paying attention to hunger and fullness is sometimes easier to practice when you are in your nor
- Feb 20, 2019
- 6 min
NEAT – Non Exercise Activity Thermogenesis...what is it?
We have all heard that we should be getting in more steps throughout the day and utilizing opportunities to be more active but many are not aware that there is a specific category of calories that everyone burns throughout the day called NEAT calories: Non-Exercise Activity Thermogenesis. Think of the people you know (hopefully one of them is you) that always take the stairs, always park in a far away parking spot, and are always up and moving…all of these “extra” bouts of mo
- Feb 18, 2019
- 1 min
Salmon with Quinoa, Kale and Grape Salad
Not only is this gorgeous-lookin’ meal jam packed with beauty and health boosting healthy fats and antioxidants galore, it’s also delish and makes for easy meal prepping! The honey citrus dressing works amazingly with the flavors of the grapes, kale and quinoa! Recipe for Salmon with Quinoa, Kale and Grape salad 1 lb of Salmon 1 and 1/2 cups of cooked quinoa 1 cup of kale, rinsed. 10-20 grapes cut in half lengthwise 1 tbsp olive oil 1/2 lemon Salt and pepper to taste Dressing
- Feb 14, 2019
- 1 min
On Wednesdays we wear pink (yes I realize it’s Thursday 🤷🏼♀️) and on weekends after Valentine’s day we eat Pink Pancakes! (Bc who really has their act together to make special pancakes on a weekday morning?) I used @simplemills Almond Flour based Pancake and Waffle mix with an extra boost of nutrition from beets! Beets get their beautiful rich purple color from betalain, a phytochemical chock full of antioxidants. Beets are also rich in nitrates which support healthy blood
- Dec 17, 2018
- 2 min
Fruit Everyday, Yay or Nay?
Sugar has been demonized quite a bit in the past couple of decades, and let’s face it, excess sugar in any diet can lead to a host of health problems including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and aside from health concerns can pack on unwanted “vanity pounds.” So we know better than to down entire packages of gummy bears and wash it down with soda, but what about fruit? Isn’t fruit “healthy?” Haven’t we been told to eat “5-9 servings of fruits and veggies daily?” Let’s take
- Sep 18, 2018
- 3 min
It's Pumpkin Season! The Lowdown on Everyone's Favorite Fall "Fruit"!
FALL IS HERE, and with fall comes PUMPKINS! You might be familiar with carving these big bright orange gems during the fall season into a multitude of decorative designs and faces, but what if I told you that THEY could carve YOU into a healthier version of yourself? Whether it’s Charlie Brown’s Great Pumpkin, a festive pumpkin pie, or a Starbucks Pumpkin Spiced Latte – Pumpkins are American Fall Icons and have long been associated with holidays such as Halloween and Thanksgi