Healthy snacks when you’re on the go

How often do you find yourself in the air, on the road, behind a desk or running errands with no healthy food options when your hunger pains strike? In today’s fast-paced world it’s easy to get suckered into the overwhelming amount of crappy snack options. Not only are people pressed for time these days, but…

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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

Not all protein powders are created equal and it’s important to use a protein powder that makes you feel good when you consume it. Protein powders should not cause symptoms like gas, bloating, diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, lethargy, etc. – and if you’re using one that does, I highly recommend removing it from your diet. You…

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Simple Lemon Garlic Chicken 

Enjoy this Simple Lemon Garlic Chicken with: Cauliflower “Rice” Arugula Salad Lemon Garlic Rapini Sauteed Garlic Chard Cauliflower, Carrot & Leek Mash Simple Lemon Garlic Chicken  INGREDIENTS: (serves 1-2) 2 chicken breasts 2 garlic cloves (crushed) 1/2 lemon (juice only) 1 tbsp. ghee or avocado oil Sea salt and black pepper INSTRUCTIONS: 1. Oven medium…

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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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