HEALTHY SNACKS

#TransformationTuesday, Recipes, Snacks

Do you find yourself stuck between a bag of fast food and wanting to eat better? When your day started early to fit in a quick workout, you ate lunch by 11:00, powered your way through calls and errands, and now the afternoon is filled with soccer practice and piano lessons, dinner can be a … Read More

CHOCOLATE CRUSTED COCONUT CHERRY BITES

Dessert Recipes, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

Summertime calls for cold treats! Coconut, cherries, and chocolate come together in this frozen dessert. I’ve packed it full of heart healthy foods including oatmeal and coconut with antioxidants from cocoa and cherries. What I love about this fun dessert is the idea that it features summer colors (think red, white, and blue) without artificial … Read More

HEALTHIER SUMMER PARTY DRINKS

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You, Recipes

BBQ’s, fireworks, beaches, and fun…It’s what America does all summer long, and especially on the Fourth of July to celebrate our Country’s birthday. Is it really any big surprise that our Independence Day festivities includes 74 million BBQ’s, 155 million hotdogs, and about 68 million cases of beer? We spend more than $1.6 billion on July … Read More

5 HACKS TO BE BIKINI READY

#FitnessFriday, #TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

Freaking out over bikini season? Heading to the beach or pool and feeling confident all at the same time can feel unsurmountable, especially when there’s no time to diet, exercise, or eat special foods. And, I’m guessing you already know the usual tips and tricks…get a fake tan (ugh…the chemicals and cancer risk), boost the … Read More

EAT SMARTER! STOP EATING BANANAS!

#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

Get over the morning banana and start eating smarter.  I love everything about a banana. It’s sweet and easy to transport, not to mention it marries really well with nut butter for a devilishly yummy treat.  And, I get that they are a great source of potassium…kind of. This is where the rationale for including … Read More

7 STEPS TO STAY ON TRACK, EVEN WITH YOUR BUSY LIFE!

Healthy You

It’s been one of those weeks. Actually several weeks… You know what I’m talking about. Many demands with so little time. I’m a Health and Running Coach and Marathon Pacer, but I’m a Mother first. Add to that, after 21 years, we’ve sold our home and moved into a historic home, built in 1901. That’s several … Read More

NUT BUTTER BROWNIE COOKIE BITES

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dessert Recipes, Recipes

NUT BUTTER BROWNIE COOKIE BITES This might just be a dream come true! I’m not going to lie. Were it up to me, I would actually make Peanut Butter and Chocolate into their own food groups. They would absolutely be promoted to the world of SUPERFOODS that must be consumed daily for proper health. Happily, … Read More

ASIAN PEANUT SAUCE

Dinner Recipes, Healthy You, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes

Everything is better with a sauce. It’s true! Think about…Do you eat plain toast? How about grilled chicken sans seasonings or marinade? I’m guessing the same is true for your veggies or pasta!…Sauces, seasonings, herbs, and condiments. They all serve a purpose for putting Emeril Lagasse’s “BAM” into food. If the BAM factor is good … Read More