9 Lies You’ve Heard About Exercise During Pregnancy

There are dozens of reasons to stay active during pregnancy. It relieves stress, helps your mood, improves sleep, boosts confidence and increases body awareness. What's more... and this is really motivating... research shows that women who exercise during pregnancy have shorter, easier labors with fewer complications.  They enjoy less swelling, less constipation, better posture, decreased [...]

12 Ways You Can Indulge During The Holidays Without Gaining Weight…

I'll never be the one to tell you not to indulge during the holiday season.  I love it too much, myself. To be honest, I don't shy away from my share of indulgences during the holidays, myself.  In fact, I indulge every single day while maintaining my weight.  A few bites of ice cream after supper. [...]

2018-04-18T14:35:10+00:00By |Food|0 Comments

The World’s Yummiest Vegan Cream of Mushroom Soup

If I told you that I just made a cream of mushroom soup that's far better than Campbell's, 100% vegan, and so silky you'll want to take a bath in it... would you believe me? Whether or not you do, I challenge you to try this recipe for yourself because your family will thank you for [...]

2018-04-18T14:40:36+00:00By |Food|0 Comments

These 10 Cancer-Promoting Foods Honestly Aren’t Worth It…

    Does it sometimes feel like “everything” causes cancer? It doesn’t seem like it’s enough to buy organic… because if you eat at restaurants or with friends – your body is exposed all over again to all the chemicals you’re trying to avoid! Plus, it’s really hard to find that balance between avoiding chemicals and [...]

2018-04-18T14:45:39+00:00By |Food|Comments Off on These 10 Cancer-Promoting Foods Honestly Aren’t Worth It…

Quick Creamy Avocado Shrimp Alfredo

I love cold pastas for lunch, when I actually put forth the energy to eat something besides Goldfish crackers or greek yogurt with granola for lunch.  (C'mon, you know you do it too.) This Creamy Dairy-Free Alfredo is deceptively easy and packed with protein.  Here's the recipe for my go-to quick lunch pasta that gets gobbled [...]

2018-04-18T14:44:36+00:00By |Food|0 Comments

Cheesy Garlic Alfredo – Weight Loss Friendly

Wow! This turned out crazy good and super cheesy-tasting. I’ve decided to try to cut dairy as much as I can for my overall health, weight loss, and health of my growing baby! But I LOVE dairy.  Feta Cheese on my salads, Yogurt with my fruit in the morning or in a smoothie, and especially [...]

2018-04-18T14:43:34+00:00By |Food|0 Comments

I Always Have These Easy Healthy Meatballs On-Hand…

I don't use a microwave at home so the prospect of coming home from a busy day and "thawing" out dinner is actually impossible (unless it's 110 degrees out). This forces me to eat fresh food just about every meal.  This is good, but when you're busy with little ones it can be a tall [...]

2018-04-18T14:47:35+00:00By |Food|0 Comments

The Quintessential Cellulite-Fighting Bone Broth…

A few years ago I watched as a girlfriend of mine noticeably slimmed down with a considerable loss of cellulite in her legs.  At the time we lived in Texas and these changes were easy to observe as she was always in shorts. I finally got the gumption to ask the woman - "how DO you keep [...]

2018-04-18T14:48:31+00:00By |Food|3 Comments

A Healthy Spin On Eggs Benedict

What do you think of when you imagine the perfect weekend brunch?  Pancakes? Omelettes?  Oatmeal?  Or Eggs Benedict? For me, it's the eggs bene.  I'm a glutton for poached eggs and there's something about the hollandaise running together with egg yolks over an english muffin or crusty bread that makes life seem so decadent and [...]

2018-04-18T14:50:18+00:00By |Food|0 Comments

Healthy Cookies To Fool Everyone At Your Holiday Party…

  I'm going to warn you - you will want to eat 100 of these, but you won't because they're incredibly, delightfully filling! When I make my Banana Oatmeal Cookies, I make a huge batch of the most basic kind and then set out dried fruits, chocolates, raw sugar, coconut flakes, peanuts, and even sprinkles [...]

2018-04-18T14:50:27+00:00By |Fitness|0 Comments