A simple step toward weight loss & better health this new year

Is weight loss and better health on your list of New Year’s resolutions? If you’ve tried most conventional diets out there then you’re probably not looking forward to what’s ahead…starvation, bland tasting food, complicated meal planning, low-energy, mood swings, many moments of feeling ‘hangry’, etc. All this and you still haven’t found a solution to…

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What your scale isn’t telling you

Are you feeling discouraged by the number on your scale? Have you started a new exercise program and/or weight loss/nutrition plan, but despite all your efforts your weight just doesn’t seem to budge in the right direction? What up with that?!?! Well, I come bearing great news … Believe it or not, no changes in…

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Protein powder checklist: What to look for in a high-quality protein powder

I’ve put together a quick checklist to help guide you in sourcing out a high-quality protein powder. Do your best to find a powder that meets all of the following criteria. Take a look at some of my recommended protein powders below. Protein Powder Checklist: What to look for in a high-quality protein powder Processed…

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Simple Lemon Garlic Chicken 

Simple Lemon Garlic Chicken  INGREDIENTS: 2 chicken breasts 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/2 lemon (juice only) 1 tbsp. ghee or butter Sea salt and black pepper INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Sauté garlic in ghee or butter in a pan. 2. Season chicken with salt and pepper. 3. Sear both sides of chicken at med-high heat for 1-2…

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OMG 55…

So, as I reached another significant milestone in life, I found myself floundering with all kinds of menopausal symptoms including weight gain and inflammatory issues. I was trying to eat healthy, working out as much as I could, in addition to taking supplements for every ailment imaginable but frankly I was a mess. It was…

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Cranberry & Cucumber Salad

Cranberry & Cucumber Salad INGREDIENTS: (serves 2) 4 cups leafy salad greens 1 cucumber (sliced) 1/2 cup fresh cranberries 4 tbsp. extra virgin olive oil 1 tbsp. balsamic vinegar 2 tbsp. juice from orange 1 tsp. honey Sea salt to taste INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Put salad greens, cucumber and cranberries into a bowl. 2. Blend all…

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