Slay those 2019 health goals by starting out like a superhuman in Month 1We start a new year with all good intentions. We dream, we plan, we recruit. But for some reason, we end up falling short, forgetting our intended new year resolutions by mid-February. Why is that?! Studies have shown that reverting back to … Continue reading January 2019 Health Challenge: Make 2019 Your Healthiest Year Yet
Did You Know: Approximately 50% of premature deaths in the United States could be prevented with behavioral lifestyle changes? It's a bold statement, but worth considering if you've ever thought about creating any new healthy habits yourself. (source footnoted) The term "health coach" has been around for a little while now. Some think of a … Continue reading What is Integrative Health Coaching? 7 Things You Didn’t Know
When it comes to practicing mindfulness, do you feel like it's just not your bag? When hearing about cutting sugar, do you feel like you don't really consume THAT much? Even if you're somewhere in between, if you're looking to live a healthy life it's crucial to understand the science behind why overconsumption of added … Continue reading Why Sugar Shortens Your Life & Mindfulness Lengthens It
Halloween 🍭 Thanksgiving 🥧 Christmas 🍪 oh my... As the great Lady Gaga once said, "you're givin' me a million reasons" to fall off the healthy train for a full 90 days!? How can we combat that common holiday downward spiral? With a hyper-focused reset that's the complete opposite of all or nothing. If you caught my post … Continue reading Week 1 of the 21 Day Challenge: Added Sugar, Morning Movement, Mindful Moments
Take the 21 days between Halloween & Thanksgiving this year to clean up any undesired habits October may have gifted you 😉 Oh October, how I love thee. Your crisp fall air, multi-colored foliage leaves, pumpkin spice candles 🍁 🍂 … But Miss October, sister, you also bring out the sugar dragon within me! 🍬🐉 Making me crave… Continue Reading →
Considering a Whole30? Wondering how the heck people get through this major nutritional reset?! In this video, I take you through Day 4 of my September Whole30 Journey. I've found it to be incredibly helpful to share Whole30 struggles, wins, fails, victories, frustrations, and knowledge gained so that we can all rock any elimination diet … Continue reading Whole30 Help: Day 4 of My Whole30 Journey
Whether the temps are dropping or not, a healthy chili or nourishing stew are great staples any time of year! I half love / half dread digging through my refrigerator and freezer to pull out any items that need to be used up ASAP. But I then FULLY love coming up with recipes that are … Continue reading Salsa Verde Chili Stew: Football Party & Whole30 Approved
You're avoiding carbs. You miss bread, crackers, rolls, chips, and so many other warm or crunchy things. If you're doing a Whole30, you can't even have paleo bread, or gluten free grains, or baked goods made with almond flour. Nope! Nada. But you want something whole. Something to help your satiety and make your brain … Continue reading Roasted Butternut Squash Recipe: The Best Non-Egg Whole30 Breakfast
Are you considering or in the midst of a Whole30? Have you been wondering how in the world people go through with this?! I just started my third Whole30 nutritional reset and I want to share with you all of my struggles, wins, fails, victories, frustrations, and knowledge gained so that you can rock your … Continue reading Whole30 Hacks: Day 2 of My Journey on the September Whole30
Water: check. Smoothie: check. Coffee: check. How many beverages do you carry around with you every morning? Lunch tote overflowing? Car cup holders can't handle your dranks? What if you combined at LEAST two of those bevs together two kill 2 birds with one ... concoction? Enter the coffee smoothie. It's smooth. It's delicious. It's … Continue reading Perk Up with this Filling, Healthy, Coffee Smoothie Recipe!
Protein bars. Fat balls. Snack bites. Oh my! With so many bars, balls and bites on the market right now, how do you choose which is best for your body's needs? While it's always best to grab a whole piece of food for any meal of the day, life is about balance & moderation. So … Continue reading Stay Full & Boost Your Energy with these Mint Chocolate Coconut Protein Fat Balls!
Ya'll. I'm about to rock your skillet cookin' world. In a previous post, I got into why stir fry is one of the easiest, healthiest and yummiest choices for your #mealprep - no matter the day of the week. Be it a full-on #mealprepsunday or quickie family Wednesday night sauté, stir fry covers all the … Continue reading Kick it Up a Notch with this Creamy Spicy Healthy Stir Fry
Imagine yourself, on the couch, scrolling through your phone, considering whether you feel like working out that day. You know you should sweat or pump some iron if getting more fit is one of your health goals. You kinda wanna workout, but you just don’t know what you're feeling that day, or even where to … Continue reading Your Favorite FREE Workout Videos in One Place!
Have you ever seen the viral lists of countless ways to use WD40? Do you remember in the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding how Windex was the cure-all for errrrythang? Well step aside chemical laden liquids, there’s a new kid in town (that’s been around since Hippocrates was roaming) and it’s having a MAJOR … Continue reading Why the Hype with the Apple Cider Vinegar?
Have you ever looked at one of your favorite, most-consumed meals and thought, "Is this really healthy for me?" Like, "is there anything in this bowl or on this plate that is actually doing my body good?" If you're feeling like your everyday meals could use a nutritious upgrade, you've come to the right place. … Continue reading This Is How You Make Virtually ANY Food Healthier