What do I eat every day?

I get asked a lot about what I eat every day, and meal plans, and if I can make other people meal plans.  The truth is, it’s very hard to make a meal plan for someone else because we all have such different foods that we like and everyone’s needs are different.  When I started […]

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Should You Be Getting More Vitamin D?

There’s been a lot of hype around Vitamin D lately and all the amazing health benefits and whether we’re getting enough of this sunshine vitamin.  This is a great article that helps explains the basics and how you can get more vitamin D. What Is Vitamin D and Why Do I Need It? Vitamin D […]

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Fish Tacos with Fresh Mango Avocado Salsa

Have you tried fish tacos yet? They’re a perfect way to shake up your Taco Night. They can be ready to eat in a half hour or less, and they can be made with a seemingly endless variety of salsas and other toppings. Still afraid that your fish won’t turn out? Don’t be. There is an […]

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A Dozen Great Road Trip Foods Under 200 Calories

Summer is here! The car is packed and you’re ready to hit the road. But, what are you going to eat when you get hungry? To stop you from making a pit stop at a greasy spoon or swinging through a drive-thru, here’s a list of a dozen road trip foods that will keep those […]

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Gluten Isn’t the Problem

  This is a great article from the Team Beachbody Blog on the sudden overwhelming popularity of gluten-free foods and why (unless you have celiac disease) gluten shouldn’t be your enemy.   The nutrition world loves a good villain. In a world where polarity is often the preferred paradigm, the path to health is unfortunately […]

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5 Cures for Late-Night Cravings

This is a great article from the Team Beachbody Blog by Julie Stewart.  This really hits home for me as evenings are the worst for me for cravings and snacking on things.  I can go all day and eat healthy and clean and keep my calories low, but after supper it’s like I have a […]

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Are You Making These Salad Mistakes?

SALADS! They can be really good or really bad! Sometimes salads can actually set back your progress, if you’re not careful about what you’re putting into them. Are you making these salad mistakes? Mistake #1: You Don’t Realize Salad Isn’t “Free” You might avoid the iceberg and head straight for romaine, kale, spinach, and mixed […]

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Why I love the 3 Day Refresh!

People ask me all the time how I stay so consistent with my healthy eating habits.  Well the answer is, I don’t!  I fall off track, I have days or weeks where I eat foods I shouldn’t.  I make cookies and eat the whole batch in one day (cookies are a huge weakness of mine)! […]

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Lentils: What are they and how do I cook them?

What the heck are lentils?  I’ve had a bag of lentils sitting in my cupboard for years and I didn’t know what to do with them LOL. Lentils are a type of pulse, along with beans, field peas, chickpeas, and faba beans. The term “pulse” is used to describe the edible seeds of legumes.  Lentils […]

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5 Common Reasons You’re Not Losing Weight

So you started working out and eating healthier but you’re not losing weight!  Common nutrition mistakes such as drinking your calories or eating too much postworkout may be the reason why you can’t lose weight (or inches) even though you’re giving it your all. Although getting fit isn’t just about the scale, it’s still an […]

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