SIMPLE WAYS TO IMPROVE YOUR MOOD!

#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

NEED A MOOD BOOST? We all suffer from low moments, but what’s surprisingly unknown is the relationship between your emotional state and your nutrition. It came as a surpise to me too, but this concept makes sense! Consider the following, when you eat, your body breaks down the food you ingested at the molecular level … Read More

GRILLED CHEESY CAULIFLOWER

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dinner Recipes, Recipes

LOOKING FOR A FUN AND INTERESTING TWIST ON VEGGIES? Look to your grill and to your produce aisle for a cruciferous Cauliflower! I love to grill veggies because of their ease and also because it keeps the kitchen clean. This is a super way to pack nutrient dense veggies into your daily diet and also to … Read More

VANILLA CHAI ENERGY BITES

Recipes

VANILLA CHAI ENERGY BITES, Kristen Tinker There’s nothing better than having a snack you can feel good about, and these Vanilla Chai Energy Bites fit the bill completely! These ingredients hit a homerun to provide added fiber, antioxidants, heart healthy fats, antibacterial support, satiety, and delicious taste too! Best part?.. No baking, no cooking, just 7 … Read More

SUPERFOOD TRAVEL TIPS

#TransformationTuesday

Mentally prepare for each day and situation according to your dietary needs. That means, be ready for: PLANE Shake: have a bottle of water ready along with your shaker bottle and powder. I usually put powder in the shaker itself and carry one extra serving in a ziploc bag or tupperware. Simply wash out the shaker between … Read More

BEAST MODE VS. SMART MODE

#FitnessFriday

You’ve signed up for a half marathon, a 5K, or a new weight loss regimen, and now you’re pondering how much running is required. It’s something that plagues most runners, “JUST HOW MUCH DO I NEED TO RUN EACH WEEK to meet my goals?” It’s no surprise that this should be at the forefront of … Read More

LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING!

#TransformationTuesday

LOOKS CAN BE DECEIVING, RIGHT? TO TRANSFORM YOUR HEALTH, LOSE WEIGHT, and GAIN WELLNESS, DON’T BE FOOLED!!! What you SEE might not be REALITY, and Facebook plus Photoshop only punctuate my point! !!! It’s no different with our health and with nutrition. Case in point, our grocery stores are filled with “healthy items” that are  “ORGANIC,” … Read More

JACKFRUIT QUINOA BUDDHA BOWLS

Dinner Recipes, Healthy You, Recipes

You want flavor, fast, fun, and health… Try Jackfruit! If you haven’t tried Jackfruit, you are in for a real treat! It’s the newest star to the vegan world, providing a meatless option for stir-fry, tacos, salad, wraps, and the like. But today, I’m featuring it with my favorite combination: black beans, quinoa, and brown … Read More

FRUIT ROLL-UPS

#TransformationTuesday

SEEKING HEALTHY SNACK ALTERNATIVES? You struggle with healthy snacks for your family, don’t you?  With three children and the typical fast-paced lifestyle, I understand that this is an on-going struggle in most homes, mine is no exception. So I constantly scour for healthy snack ideas to mix up the daily grind of apples, bananas and boring … Read More

Move Back Into Your Body – Here’s How to Get Started

Healthy You

Weight loss and dieting are hot topics and always in the news. There always seems to be a new fad diet (sometimes even recycled from a few decades back) and what most don’t know is that they are too restrictive, provide only temporary weight loss, are unhealthy, lack nutrients or simply don’t work. Here’s a … Read More

ONE SMALL CHANGE!

#MotivationalMonday

You say you want CHANGE!?!?! You say you want PERSONAL IMPROVEMENT!?!?! BUT…You say IT’S OVERWHELMING! IT’S SCARY! Of course it’s scary! If it weren’t scary, your dream isn’t big enough! I routinely work with individual who are tired of their diet, their lack of exercise, the food choices at the store, their uncertainty with how … Read More