Healthy Living

Meal Plans that Transform – FREE Webinar!

Meal Planning is an easy place to start to give our health a good kick in the pants…but why is it so important to our overall health? We’ve all seen it before…we get super hungry because we pushed off those calories to so late in the day that we are absolutely FAMISHED and our mind thinks of nothing else.  We become someone who we aren’t proud of later – we get cranky, mad and down right [...]

5 Deep & Transforming Strategies to Make your Life More Awesome

We all deserve a healthy thriving life – regardless of our circumstances, but our current health circumstances (mental or physical) can steal our joy and hold us hostage (too busy, too fat, not enough time, no energy, too unforgiving, too bitter, bad genetics, nutrition frustrations).  If you’ve sought out self help books, health programs, blogs, personal trainers, wellness and life coaches or mentors, I commend you!  You are pressing to add depth, purpose, growth, adventure and spice to your life and not waste the [...]

Go-To-Lists Can Help Cut Down Your Stress! Eat Healthy Everyday

We swing in fast food, turn to the gas station or stave off our hunger pangs until we can get something later.  I’m sure it sounds familiar.  The Go-To-List is an easy tool you can add to arm yourself against the nutritional attacks of busyhood. Make a list of 5 foods you generally have on hand that aren’t bad for you.  It’s pretty simple.  Now if I put baby carrots on my list, it might sound [...]

Don’t Push Back Those Calories

By skimping on breakfast and eating low calories or sugary carbs (like a packaged muffin, bagel, or protein bar) you are pushing back your caloric intake to later in the day. By lunch time most people realize they are getting hungry, but know enough sense to not over eat and destroy their diet (plus they are so busy they don’t have time for a normal lunch so they eat at their desk).  A salad or [...]

Share Your 30-Day Challenge With Friends

Come join me in my 30-Day Nutrition Challenge.  I’m super excited and I want to share the experience with you.  All you have to do is sign up! It’s FREE! What’s Included: You’ll get a FREE 30-Day Nutrition e-Book loaded with 26 different nutrition challenges, 5 different EASY meal plans, daily devotionals sent to your inbox for the next 30 days, and a daily nutrition tip. (Don’t worry, there aren’t tons of more emails asking [...]

5 Outside-The-Box Reasons Why You’re Gaining Weight

Make-Up Is Making You Fat! Many things can cause weight gain, and yes we know eating chocolate and chips and salsa coupled with lack of exercise isn’t helping the cause, but what about some of the less obvious contributors?  Maybe if we cut out some of these smaller ones listed below, we could still eat our guacamole too! 1. Beauty Products -Obesogens – Can Make You FatNew word? Obesogens are chemical compounds that disrupt normal development and balance of [...]

2-Week Emotional Health Challenge

We chose a ‘Nutritional Health Challenge’ last month and ran with it, but an Emotional one? Here’s the secret – we all could use a little help with our emotions (no one’s perfect), we just don’t all show it in the same way.  I may hide my emotions and reserve it only for my close friends or husband, others may only expose it to God, while others can even try to hid it from Him. [...]

What Legacy Are You Leaving Behind?

I came across a little boy this week who knew Easter to be filled with Easter egg hunts and big meals, like Thanksgiving.  I asked if he went to church on Easter.  He said he stopped going when they moved about 3 years ago.  On St. Patrick’s Day a few weeks ago, millions celebrated with green clothing, green brew, green themed parties and green little leprechauns.  I soon realized many adults don’t know much about [...]
Pre-Workout FoodsI’ve been asked so many times what the best foods to eat prior to a workout would be.  My response, depends on what you will be doing and when. Generally speaking, a CLEAN small snack or meal is all you need prior to a good workout.  Could be within the hour to even 15 minutes prior.   Either way – eat something rather than nothing.This is a great chart. Simple. Post-Workout Foods What should we [...]