Healthy Habits Challenge · Real Food · Weight Loss

Spring Clean Your Diet – Free Healthy Habits Challenge

Would you like to get a few pounds off before summer? Vacation coming up that involves a swimsuit? Or just feeling a little fluffy from a winter of comfort food that you now can’t hide under baggy sweaters? In the spring I always have the urge to purge everything in my house that no longer… Continue reading Spring Clean Your Diet – Free Healthy Habits Challenge

Real Food · Recipes · Unprocessed Food

Homemade Salad Dressing, Two Ways

Most of us use way too much salad dressing, and the store-bought kinds are full of many different ingredients that we really don’t want in our bodies. For example, I picked up a bottle of ranch dressing off the shelf the other day, only to find that canola oil was the first ingredient. Canola oil… Continue reading Homemade Salad Dressing, Two Ways

Real Food · Recipes · Unprocessed Food

Salmon en Papillote (in parchment paper)

Have you ever wanted to look like a fancy pants cook, but you’re really not that great at it? Have someone you want to impress, but you aren’t sure what’s a spatula and what’s a ladle in the kitchen? Then I’ve got the recipe for you! Here’s all the reasons this recipe is amazingly awesome:… Continue reading Salmon en Papillote (in parchment paper)

Clean eating · Real Food · Recipes

Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

This dressing really couldn’t be any more simple. You probably have all the ingredients in your kitchen already, and it takes approximately 2.6 seconds to put together. It’s way healthier than anything you can buy in a bottle at the store, tastes better, and is so much better for you than all those processed ingredients… Continue reading Easy Balsamic Vinaigrette

Clean eating · Green Smoothie Challenge · Real Food · Recipes

Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

The leaves are starting to turn, the air is getting cooler, and with fall each year there is an inevitable invasion.   Soon the season of all things pumpkin will be descending, and I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t be happier about the impending pumpkin onslaught. And why not? Pumpkins are not only delicious… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

Health Coaching · How to lose weight · Real Food

The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

The first piece of advice I give each and every one of my health coaching clients is… Eat more fruits and vegetables! You want to lose weight? More fruits and vegetables. Hoping to boost your immunity? More fruits and vegetables. You want help with your chronic disease/fatigue/depression? More fruits and vegetables. Yes, I’m sorry, your mother… Continue reading The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

Clean eating · Desserts · Health Coaching · Real Food · Recipes

Decadent (but Healthy!) Dark Chocolate Brownies

Sometimes a girl just needs a treat. Whether it’s a hard day at work, a birthday, or when a certain monthly visitor comes to call, those treat cravings come, even for us clean-eating types! So what do you do when those times come? For me, I like to whip up a batch of these yummy brownies.… Continue reading Decadent (but Healthy!) Dark Chocolate Brownies