All this time I've been giving fitness and nutrition advice I've tried to write to everyone and be cognizant of so many different schedules and seasons of life. I've wanted to give value to you whether you are a young mom with those children all over the place, one who works a full time or part … Read more about I’m Just Like You . . . so let’s make a plan
I have to admit Fall is not my favorite Season of the year. In my family I am in the minority. I think everyone else in my family gives Fall the vote as favorite Season. I think it has everything to do with Fall being football season (;. There is one thing in particular I DO like about the … Read more about My Favorite Fall Recipe!
One of the things I stress in my online group program, Better & Beyond, and in my 1:1 Coaching is fueling your body with the right macronutrients at meals. This means eating the appropriate amount of proteins, the right carbohydrates and healthy fat at each and every meal. Right now I want to … Read more about Don’t Fear the Fat!
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
Sometimes you just want - or need - a little comfort food. I am nursing another bout of flu in the home so I've got my nurse hat on and am forcing liquids, rest and wholesome foods. The Third Son has been down and out and one thing he does not want to do is lose weight. To play the sports he … Read more about Lighter Chicken Pot Pie . . . pure comfort food!
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
I love the opportunity to work with different Brands! It is so fun learning about new and different products, foods and services and when they fit in line with MarlaDeenFit I love sharing with you all. So, here is great share of a tasty, healthy product that also makes a GREAT gift for the hot … Read more about FUEGO BOX HOT SAUCE GIVEAWAY!
Someone said something to me this week that really got me to thinking. She said, "I'm just going to wait until the New Year to try to get in shape and eat right." What??? I so wanted to grab her into an enormous bear hug and squeeze that thought right out of her body. That made me wonder just … Read more about Flip the Switch this Holiday Season!
Here we are at Week 3. As promised I have a new, short but effective workout for you. I did this one yesterday and was in and out in no time, with great energy for the rest of the day. That's what we all want, right? Circuit 1 Squat Woodchop High Plank to Side Plank Side Lunge … Read more about WORKOUT #3 and Black Bean Soup
We have had a crazy, early, cold snap here in Atlanta. Being the cold whimp I know I am, I am here to say it's just not me being afraid of the cold. When it gets down into the 30's before Halloween here that is NOT normal Fall weather! The only good thing about this early cold blast is that it … Read more about Mexican Soup
I tend to talk a lot about food and nutrition here and share recipes that my family enjoys. I've talked about my personal Food Philosophy. All in all, food is an important part of our lives, on a daily basis, and as a way to celebrate family, friends, and life. Food can be fun, delicious, … Read more about Food Relationships. . . how is yours?