Summer is Here!! Memorial Day weekend is the official kick-off to summer - and a big celebration weekend for lots of folks. It's a wonderful long weekend spent around the pool, lake, beach, barbecues, and parties. This always means lots of food around. Lots of options for not so great choices, … Read more about Memorial Day Made Easy!
It is the weekend. Those glorious two days we all love! I know your focus is likely on the Royal Wedding, but I figure you still have to eat, right? I talk here about how I follow the 80/20 rule, eating clean 80% of the time and leaving room of 20% to enjoy life. Food is a great part of life and … Read more about Weekend Eats!
You hear the word balance in most areas of life these days. Some say it is an overused tag used for work, career, home, parenting, health, diet, exercise, and just about anything. I am just as guilty of falling on the word balance as the next person. My tag line is "Empowering You to Live a … Read more about What Does Balance Really Mean?
These days if you want to know something what do you do? Call your mom? Sometimes. Get out the Encyclopedia Britannia? Never. (and I'm sure my boys would have no clue what that even is!) Ask Alexa? Maybe. Google it? Absolutely. Let's be honest here. How many trendy new diets have you … Read more about STOP GOOGLING AND GET HEALTHY!
Today I want to talk to you about something or someone really important. You. It is April now - actually the end of April. By now I am fairly sure most, if not all, of your excitement, inspiration and planning about how you were going to make and uphold some wonderful, fun and healthy goals for … Read more about Stop Canceling on Yourself
I ran into an old friend the other day. I haven't seen her in quite a while. Every single time I see this friend she asks me the VERY SAME question. She asks me if I've heard about or tried the (you fill in the blank) new diet. EVERY SINGLE TIME. And every single time she asks it's … Read more about Are you a Flip Flopper?
I have a wonderful salad for you today - perfect for the Spring days. If only those Spring days would get here . . . right? I know that kale isn't quite as "trendy" as it has been but it's still a great green for all it's health benefits and for a different taste and texture in a salad. I love … Read more about Kale & Brussel Sprouts Salad with Tahini Dressing
The main goal in my business is to encourage clients to have a healthy balanced lifestyle. That really doesn't sound too difficult. However, somehow we all make it so much harder than it has to be! Our health is more than exercising every day and changing bad eating habits. To have that whole … Read more about Three Ways to Make Yourself a Priority
That's the age-old question isn't it? I have some clients who are doing all the right things. On paper, it looks like there should be no problem. If they are following my online program and the goal is weight loss, I want them to be successful. I want folks to meet their goals. If weight loss … Read more about Why In the Heck Aren’t You Losing Weight?
I posted this super quick but great vegetable side on my Instagram recently and had so many people comment and ask for the recipe. How flattering, right? Tonight this was one of our veggie sides and it is a great favorite. The Third son evens eats all of it. He even asked me tonight what … Read more about Roasted Turmeric Cauliflower
This past week I was asked to be a guest lecturer at Georgia State University to a group of senior Exercise Science majors. Since this isn't something I do every day - or ever - I was a little nervous. I envisioned a classroom of early morning zombies, bored twenty-somethings, and faces buried in … Read more about The Diet Dilemma
Motivation is the buzz word used over and over in the fitness, diet, wellness world. It is also the word used to help kick us in the pants and get out of bed, beat bad habits, think good and positive thoughts and be the best versions of ourselves. There's a reason there are all those "Motivation … Read more about Consistency Over Motivation