Counting Calories or Macronutrients?

I get asked quite often “what are macros” and “should I count calories”? To help understand the difference I thought I would explain. Macronutrients (macros) is needed every day and consist of protein, carbohydrates and fats. They are important to how your body will function but if eaten unbalanced it will mess up your fitness […]

What Should I Eat After a Hard Work Out?

Have you often wondered what you should eat after a hard. I sure have especially since there are so many different opinions. One thing for sure is that it’s important to have a lean protein source, good source of carbs, fruit and vegetables. So I thought I would highlight what works for me and are […]

5 Biggest Myths about Nutrition Bars

Nutrition bars work for our busy lives and allow us to stay fueled and energized throughout jam-packed days. But what do we actually know about the bars that we eat? And are all bars created equal? If you pick up a “nutrition” bar and eat it with out even looking at the label or even […]

6 Ingredients to Boost your Immune System

Boost your immune system by adding to your daily concoction some of these nutrient-rich foods. Add them to your favorite smoothies or cereals since they are filled with antioxidants to help fight against those dreaded winder bugs. 1. COCONUT OIL If you’re looking for more energy, stronger bones and healthier skin, add coconut oil to […]

Easy Holiday Shakeology Recipes

We all know the challenge of eating healthy during the holidays. Well, here are some easy creative Shakeology recipes to help you with your healthy eating. Are you looking for healthy ways to stay on track this holiday season and haven’t tried Shakeology yet? You have then come to the right place. Shakeology is a […]

Holiday Weight-Loss Plan For Runners

Don’t sweat your next big feast–we can show you how to get back on track after any holiday splurge.  This is a great read from Runner’s World. Source: http://www.runnersworld.com/weight-loss/runners-holiday-weight-loss-plan By Sally Wadyka The good news: it’s prime time for holiday celebrations, turkey feasts, homebaked pies, and fruity little drinks in martini glasses. Truth is, if […]

6 of My Favorite Healthy Fish

Have you ever wanted to know which fish is good to eat and which you should try to avoid? Well, here is a list of 6 of my favorite fish that are good for you. 1. Wild caught Salmon from Alaska This is by far my personal #1 choice. Alaska’s wild-caught salmon is so good […]

Fall Roasted Veggies

Fall is my favorite time of year and to have the oven on is a treat. So I wanted to share with you a recipe for Fall Roasted Veggies. ⅓ cup olive oil 3-4 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch thick pieces 1½ cups brussel sprouts, halved 1 cup beets, cut into thick pieces 1-2 onions, […]

Avoid the holiday Pounds with these 8 Tips

It’s that time of year. The leaves turn majestic hues of red and gold. The air becomes fresh and crisp. We can finally put an extra blanket on the bed and cuddle up with a cup of hot tea. Yes, it’s fall. We just spent 8 months killing ourselves to get into that bathing suit, but now we’ve replaced it with a worn pair of jeans and a much more relaxed attitude towards food.

Refresh & 30 Day Clean Eating Accountability Group

Now that another holiday season is fast approaching, its time to give ourselves a little needed attention. Let’s face it no matter how clean or healthy we think eat or how much we think we exercise, there is always room for improvement. Every time I challenge myself to keep a food journal and kick up […]