Gift Guide · Healthy Holidays · Healthy Living Challenges

The 5 Best Gift Ideas for Healthy Foodies

Wow, December sure is sneaky, isn’t it? Can you believe that we are here yet again, trying to find the best things to tuck under the tree for our loved ones? If your loved ones are healthy foodies, I’ve got a good treat for you today. Here it comes, the 5 best gift ideas for… Continue reading The 5 Best Gift Ideas for Healthy Foodies

Healthy Habits Challenge · Healthy Holidays

Healthy Balanced Holidays Challenge

Healthy Balanced Holidays Challenge Eating a piece of pie (or two, or three) over the holidays doesn’t mean you’ve failed. Eating them and then deciding you’ve ruined everything and so might as well eat EVERYTHING and stop exercising from now until the New Year, that is when you fail. Have you ever felt that? That… Continue reading Healthy Balanced Holidays Challenge

Clean eating · Green Smoothie Challenge · Real Food · Recipes

Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

The leaves are starting to turn, the air is getting cooler, and with fall each year there is an inevitable invasion.   Soon the season of all things pumpkin will be descending, and I don’t know about you, but I couldn’t be happier about the impending pumpkin onslaught. And why not? Pumpkins are not only delicious… Continue reading Pumpkin Pie Green Smoothie

Clean eating · Desserts · Recipes

Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars

Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars Yep, I said spinach. In dessert. I love making these to hand out when I’m teaching a class, especially to kids/teenagers. I have them grab one to munch on before I get started. Then halfway through my presentation when they are grabbing seconds, I get to the part where I’m telling… Continue reading Blueberry Spinach Oatmeal Bars

Health Coaching · How to lose weight · Real Food

The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

The first piece of advice I give each and every one of my health coaching clients is… Eat more fruits and vegetables! You want to lose weight? More fruits and vegetables. Hoping to boost your immunity? More fruits and vegetables. You want help with your chronic disease/fatigue/depression? More fruits and vegetables. Yes, I’m sorry, your mother… Continue reading The Easy Way to More Fruits and Vegetables

Clean eating · Desserts · Health Coaching · Real Food · Recipes

Decadent (but Healthy!) Dark Chocolate Brownies

Sometimes a girl just needs a treat. Whether it’s a hard day at work, a birthday, or when a certain monthly visitor comes to call, those treat cravings come, even for us clean-eating types! So what do you do when those times come? For me, I like to whip up a batch of these yummy brownies.… Continue reading Decadent (but Healthy!) Dark Chocolate Brownies