My top strategies for eating well without dieting (aka getting off the crazy train and learning to take care of your body)

It’s really insane the things that some people will do in the name of “taking care of ourselves.” Cut out entire food groups? Check. Track and control every morsel of food that enters your mouth? Check. Eat based on a set of crazy rules that are unsustainable? Check. Spend half the day in the kitchenContinue Reading

The Resolution that Finally Transformed my Body and my Life

In 10 years of struggling with weight, I had many many years of resolutions… track calories, exercise every day, cut out carbs, cut out sugar, follow the [insert crazy fad here] diet, and none of those resolutions ever lasted past January… March maybe at the latest.  Until one year when I set a different kindContinue Reading

Funfetti Cake Batter Protein Pancakes

Funfetti Cake Batter Protein Pancakes

I’m not big on New Years resolutions. Mostly because I no longer need to “start over” or do something drastic like I did in my dieting days. It’s awesome to feel in integrity with my goals and values daily, and not just in the first few months of the year. However, I’ve noticed that someContinue Reading

This is YOUR year!

Over my years of coaching clients on weight loss, I’ve learned a few things about the people who struggle with their relationship with food. They give their all to their families, their children, their spouse, their job, their social obligations, their friends and acquaintances. Natural givers who put the needs of others above themselves withoutContinue Reading

Pomegranite Apple Steel Cut Oats (in the Crockpot!)

Pomegranite Apple Steel Cut Oats (in the Crockpot!)

Breakfast and I have had a strained relationship as of late. Let’s just be very clear, adore breakfast food, I need breakfast to feel my best, and I know I make better choices when I eat a good breakfast. But these days, my morning consists of breakfast for baby, changing diapers, playing, and not reallyContinue Reading

A Quick Favor? Plus Some Exciting News!

I’m putting together some amazing resources to help you create your healthiest fittest year yet, without the diet crazy. But I need your help. I’ve had a lot of people asking about nutrition coaching lately, and I have some bad news: I won’t be doing one on one coaching from here on out. The truthContinue Reading

Healthy Eating Tips for the Thanksgiving Holiday

If you’re struggling with your relationship to food, you might feel like the Thanksgiving table for you is as dangerous as a fourth of July fireworks stand for a pyromaniac. Does this sound familiar to you? There is so much food everywhere, and everyone is eating a ridiculous amount. Not just the dinner, but theContinue Reading

If you’re going to eat candy this Halloween

Happy Halloween! Whether you’re taking little ones out trick or treating, headed to a party, or staying home and passing out candy (or staying home and keeping the lights off– no judgement, I’ve done it) I hope you have an enjoyable evening. My little family and I are headed out to a party this evening,Continue Reading

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Protein Ice Cream

As I’ve said before, I’m a huge fan of real desserts, and rarely try to make “healthier” alternatives if they aren’t likely to taste as good or be satisfying. But this is one of those that tastes as good, or even better than the real thing, so I had to share. I’ve noticed that I’mContinue Reading

Butternut Squash Soup

Butternut Squash Soup

I just can’t get enough of butternut squash in the fall. It’s an obsession. One of my favorite butternut squash recipes is this amazing soup. It’s like heaven in a bowl. Creamy, sweet, comfort food for sure.  And what’s even better than heaven in a bowl? Heaven in a bowl that is easy and quickContinue Reading