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The Best Time to Weigh Yourself

The Best Time to Weigh Yourself

Want to know the best time to weigh yourself?  #truthbomb … If you are someone who is dying to know the answer to this question, you are probably weighing yourself TOO often & relying on the scale TOO much. The scale is a tool.  The scale measure one value, your...

Still Scared of Carbs? Read This!

Still Scared of Carbs? Read This!

Scared of Carbs?  Craving carbs again? Good! You SHOULD be filling the majority of your day with quality, carb-rich foods for ENERGY, blood sugar control, digestion, weight control, fullness, & satisfaction with your meals. Just like all foods though, all carbs...

What to Eat Before & After Exercise?

What to Eat Before & After Exercise?

Don’t know what to eat before & after exercise?  I got you!  And good news… it doesn’t have to be complicated & you don’t need a special product or powder to get you there!  So, if you are sick of sluggish workouts & want to figure out what to eat after a...

How to Stop Tracking Your Food

How to Stop Tracking Your Food

Once food, calorie, or macro tracking starts to become a PART of your life or you obsess over it & NEED to track in order to feel okay about yourself & your food choices… you’ve gone too far.  That’s a red flag that you must scale back from logging to improve...

Why I Will Always Snack

Why I Will Always Snack

I will always snack because it makes me a better person, a better mom, a better friend.  Seems silly to say this about snacking, BUT too often I see people not have a snack to “be good” or “to keep calories in check”.  I just had a woman join my Facebook Community (If...

Tips for Drinking More Water

Tips for Drinking More Water

Water – some people love it, some people hate it… but we all need to drink it!  If you struggle with getting consistent water daily, here are some tips for drinking more water.  Give them a shot!   SET HOURLY GOALS Sometimes we need little reminders… especially...

Weight Loss Challenges are the Worst

Weight Loss Challenges are the Worst

Weight loss challenges are the worst.  I see it all the time in corporate offices, gyms, wellness centers, television, social media, & among friends, but these challenges are HURTING people more than helping them.   Why?  Weight doesn’t equal health.  Health...

Fast, Healthy Dinner Prep

Fast, Healthy Dinner Prep

Do you dread planning, prepping & making dinners, especially dinners during the week when you are swamped with all the things?  When you need to keep things quick, use these fast, healthy dinner prep ideas to keep you moving forward on your goals without all the...

5 SIMPLE Breakfasts to Kickstart Your Morning

5 SIMPLE Breakfasts to Kickstart Your Morning

Breakfast – you either love it or you don’t.  However, it is arguably, the most important meal of the day, so here are 5 SIMPLE breakfasts to kickstart your morning. Not eating enough food early on in the day is like driving your car on empty all day… eventually it’s...

Yes, Diets Work

Yes, Diets Work

You hear it all the time… “I did keto & lost 20 pounds.” “I’ve joined Weight Watchers & have been able to finally lose the weight.” “I was able to lose 10 pounds this month following this meal plan.” Yes, diets can work. If you declare a diet “works” because...

"Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." -Michael Pollan

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