• Nutrition
  • Why we bloat around our period, and 5 tips to ease the suffering!

    You know that heavy feeling you get when your period is coming. You probably feel like a  cross between a sloth and a beached whale.  And so you shuffle to your closet to find a loose-fitting shirt and then throw on those high-waisted yoga pants, tucking that protruding tummy into those beauties like a sausage […]

  • Motivation
  • 5 Tips for Making Healthy Foods…Yummier! (And food blogs I LOVE)

    Healthy food doesn’t need to taste like ass! We tend to use the terms “diet” and “healthy eating” interchangeably. No!!! A diet is where you restrict. You punish. You SUBMIT. Healthy eating, on the other hand, is about choosing foods that most optimally nourish your body and soul. You are the EMPOWERED. You hold the […]

  • Nutrition
  • Healthy “Cheats”: How Dessert Can Help You Reach Your Physique Goals (Plus my 3 favorite healthy baking blogs)

    An apple a day keeps the doctor away. Blah. Blah. Blah. What if I told you a dessert a day kept the doctor away, too?  I’d be your best friend. Guess we’re pals now. I indulge each and every day and I’d encourage you to do the same. I told this to a nutrition client […]

  • Nutrition
  • Protein Powder Shakedown: The Good. The Bad. The Yucky.

      Protein powder is the holy grail of the weight loss industry, touted by many fitness professionals as the catch-all solution for weight loss, six-pack abs and an irresistible body.  Sales of protein supplementation are expected to exceed $20 billion by 2020, and the spike in popularity comes as no surprise.  Protein supplements are easily packaged, […]

  • Nutrition
  • What’s the Word: Turkey Labeling…It’s More complicated than your family relationships.

      You are a good person.   It is important to you that your Thanksgiving Day turkey lived a good, quality life.  You want to know that your turkey spent its days running free, eating the greenest of grass, while clucking to and fro. Yes, and so you do what any compassionate person would do, and drive your […]

  • Nutrition
  • What’s the Word: Greek Yogurt–Is your breakfast setting you up to fail?

    As a nutrition coach, I take note of what my clients are eating, so that we can work together to improve their health through better food choices.  I’m not exaggerating when I say nearly everyone with whom I work proudly states that they start their day off with a Greek yogurt and granola.  Greek yogurt is […]