I figured it out. I had tried for over 10 years to diet and exercise to lose weight. I had been miserable in my body and to my body; punishing myself at the gym, counting calories and points, but nothing ever helped. And then one day I somehow made the switch and the weight practically fell right off.… Continue reading The big secret for lasting weight loss and long-term health
You’ve heard it for years from your mother, “Eat all your veggies! They are good for you! They help you build strong bodies! Blah, blah, blah!” I hate to tell you, but your mom was right! One of the biggest things I did to lose 70 pounds and keep it off for good was to… Continue reading Are you getting enough?
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)
This is it, my biggest secret. You know those days when you wake up, think about what you have eaten the past day (or two, or three), and groan a little bit inside? When your stomach is feeling a little rumbly and your energy is low because you haven’t been nourishing yourself well? Those are… Continue reading Easy Homemade Hummus
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
Oh, spring!! I needed this spring so badly. For some reason winter went on and on for about three hundred years. I felt frozen through and wondered if I would never thaw again. And then one day, the sun came out, the snow melted away, and the warmth went right through into my bones. Aaahhh!!!… Continue reading Berries, Quinoa, and Kale Salad
I haven’t met a person yet who doesn’t love a good taco. Don’t tell me you don’t love tacos, because you are either lying or wrong, tacos are the best! These shredded pork tacos are especially great on those days that are going to be super crazy, or that you know you want a lazy… Continue reading Slow Cooker Shredded Pork Tacos
It happens more often than I’d like to admit; by the time work is done at night and I’ve picked up the kids, everyone is starving and they want dinner on the table five minutes ago. At those times, the drive in at the local fast food joint calls my name a little more loudly,… Continue reading Faster Than Fast Food – Easy Turkey Cabbage Dinner
(A review for the new Tracy Anderson Slim+Sculpt Cardio DVD is below, stay tuned to the end!) A friend recently asked me to give her a bunch of info about the cardio aspect of the Tracy Anderson Method, and while I was giving her the info, I realized that a lot of her questions were… Continue reading Dance Cardio and the Tracy Anderson Method
If you’ve been around my site for any period of time, you probably know two things about me: First, I believe good health is for each and every member of our families. I encourage and expect the littles in our house to eat salad and green smoothies just as much as the big people. Good… Continue reading Food Revolution Day is coming soon!