Weight Loss

Which Protein Powder Is Best for Me?

I decided to make a video post today. It will sum it up a lot faster if I show you then just write it down for you.  However, if you can’t load the video for whatever reason, below are the highlights!   What Do I look for in a Protein Powder? It HAS to taste good…otherwise, it’s going to sit there and we’ll all dread drinking the thing. It can’t have any artificial sweeteners in [...]

Meal Plans

Help yourself to these easy to use meal plans. Let me know if you have questions. These are the foods I eat most often in my normal everyday eating plan. Meal Plan Level 1 Download this simple plan. You can use this as many days as you’d like in a row…but don’t worry, you’ll get a little bored so I made some more to try! FreeMealPlanLevel1-FAF Meal Plan Level 2 A slightly upgraded plan after [...]

Puffy or Feeling Bloated? Reduce Inflammation

It feels so good to NOT be bloated. It’s like your clothes fit better and you truly feel good about putting those jeans on and tucking in your shirt…but it’s totally another thing when this is not the case. When your body is in a chronic state of inflammation, it can have serious effects on your cellular health, and has been linked to degenerative diseases including cancer, heart disease, diabetes, Alzheimer’s and many other diseases. [...]

4 Ways to Reduce Leaky Gut & Gut Yeast – and How to Fix It

If you are feeling many of the following symptoms, you may have what they call LEAKY GUT or YEAST BELLY. fatigue chemical sensitivity lack of energy upset bowels bloating rectal itching bladder issues stomach irritant thyroid issues constipation low immune system digestive issues feeling lousy there are actually more… We have good bacteria in our gut, but sometimes that good bacteria is replaced by bad ones.  In fact, if we don’t have more than 80% good, [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

How Many Calories Per Week Do You Have?

It’s really important to know what you are putting in your mouth and when.  There are times we mindlessly go about our day and just start tossing things in because we are so hungry.  By now, most of us know this does damage really quickly, but most don’t know how to stop it. First of all, if we at least have an idea of how many calories we each need and how many calories we each burn off [...]

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 [...]

Join Me in my 30-Day Resolution Nutrition Challenge It's FREE!

You have a way cool friend who thinks you will join them in a Resolution Nutrition Challenge. All you have to do is sign up (for 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 you to do [...]

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 [...]