Drew (drink + chew) your smoothie

Are you hesitant to give smoothies a go because you feel you won’t be completely satisfied with drinking your food and would prefer to chew your food? I completely understand the need for chewing. After all, we’ve been wired to chew food to obtain nutrients and calories which are used to fuel our bodies. Chewing…

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5 ways to simplify smoothie making

Is lack of time really the reason you can’t turn new, healthy eating habits into permanent ones? I call bull$#!%. Making a smoothie is one of the fastest and easiest ways to fuel your body with nutrient-rich foods. You literally throw all your ingredients in a blender, pour into a cup and voila! There’s no…

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4 ways to effortless weight loss & better health

There are many different approaches to weight loss, health and fitness – so many that it’s easy to get overwhelmed when trying to figure out which approach will work best for you. Looking back, I spent most of my life struggling to maintain my weight through intense and excessive exercise and a “healthy” diet that…

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How to winterize your smoothie

Do you find yourself drinking your smoothie with your shoulders up to your ears, teeth chattering, lips turning blue — all while you have a mini heater blasting at you and a blanket thrown over your shoulders? I get it – a cold smoothie on a cold Fall/Winter day can be uncomfortable to drink and…

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4 practical tips to help you achieve your goals this year

Did you know statistics show that ONLY 8% of people actually achieve their New Year’s goals? If that’s the case, are the rest of us just S.O.L. then? Maybe not… When looking at why some people succeed at goal setting and so many others fail miserably – there is simple science behind how we can…

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Holiday-inspired smoothie recipes

How would you like to indulge in holiday flavours like egg nog, candy cane, gingerbread, roasted chestnut and peppermint mocha without worrying about your waistline expanding over the holidays? I don’t know about you, but I certainly would which is why I spent a weekend in my kitchen creating a few NEW holiday-inspired smoothie recipes!…

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Avoid holiday weight gain

‘Tis the season where you may eat and drink too much, sleep too little and put on those dreadful extra few pounds that you’ll struggle to lose come the new year. On top of that, it’s a time of the year where you’re adding to your already long list of ‘things to do’ with Christmas…

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Feel sexy in that little black dress this holiday season

Are you sweating about the thought of squeezing into that sexy dress for the line-up of holiday parties coming your way? If you’re struggling to lose those extra inches you put on during the Summer (and then again over Thanksgiving!) then maybe it’s time to take a different approach. Shed those extra inches and feel…

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20-Minute Full Body Workout

My bun and I had some fun with this quick full body workout. Check it out … 20-Minute Full Body Workout 2 stiff leg deadlifts 2 bent-over rows 2 push-ups (drop to knees to modify) 2 bicep curls or hammer curls 2 overhead presses 2 lunges/leg Repeat this routine 10 times. Rest for 3 min…

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Quick workout for sexy arms, legs & butt

I’m all about quick and effective when it comes to working out because 🎶ain’t nobody got time for that 🎶! Here’s another 10 minute routine that hits a lot of main muscle groups and gets the love organ pumping. All that’s needed is a bench (a step, chair or couch will do the trick as…

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