FROZEN DINNER?…HERE’S HOW!

Healthy You

I  hear it all the time, “I don’t have time to cook…”  And, it’s true! A Mom’s life is demanding in all kinds of new 21st Century ways. Busy Moms don’t have time to cook, don’t have the energy to cook, and sometimes just weren’t taught how to cook. It’s a different world from our … Read More

4 Steps to Decrease Stress

#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

Feeling stressed out and like your life is unmanageable? I get it! As a mom of 3, some days life feels challenging, stressful, and pretty much stinks. The Solution?…Reframe your situation to look at a situation with open-ended opportunity or possibilities rather than roadblocks that leave you feeling like a helpless victim. The awesome result?…Decreased … Read More

INTERMITTENT FASTING: IS IT BENEFICIAL FOR YOUR HEALTH?

Healthy You

If you are concerned about your health, chances are you have heard of intermittent fasting (IF). It’s become so popularized that in 2018, “IF” was one of the top 10 diet related searches on Google’s search engine.  Followers of the IF diet are lining up for what is many times mistaken as a diet in … Read More

HOW TO MEASURE YOUR HEALTHFULNESS

#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

With all of today’s technology and fitness trackers, there are many endlessly empowering ways to record your health progress. Of course, the scale is just one them! The scale has long been our “go to” for the best measure of health, and while that number is one helpful variable, it doesn’t actually tell you if you … 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