Lora Ulrich

Tips for a Healthy Gut

Tips for a Healthy Gut

For many of us, digestive issues have become a fact of life, especially around the holidays. I totally ate too much stuffing yesterday, it’s my fav at Thanksgiving. Even though mine was free of gluten, dairy & eggs, hello…too much is not a good thing! I was big time bloated & it was a little difficult to go to the bathroom this morning. I drank a ton of water already today, added my probiotic to my morning smoothie, took some extra digestive enzymes & I feel soooo much better.

This made me appreciate the daily… Continue reading

Clean Eating Made Simple…Really!

CLEAN  EATING MADE SIMPLE

Have you tried to eat healthy only to get overwhelmed by what to eat and when? Eat this, don’t eat that. Eat twice a day, no eat 5 times a day. There is so much information online, in social media and in the news that it can be overwhelming.

You’ve tried other meal plans in the past that leave you feeling hungry and cranky and you had no one support you in reaching your goals.

We UNDERSTAND and we have a SOLUTION for you!

IMAGINE having a Certified Nutrition & Wellness… Continue reading

Rethinking Time Management

Rethinking Time Management

 

Do you ever wish you had more hours in your day? I can hear you saying YES! Who hasn’t had those days (weeks, months) where you just feel like you can’t get everything done. Earlier this month, we attended a one day intensive leadership conference in our home town called Advance One Day. One of my takeaways was on rethinking time management.

I learned some interesting stuff that made me stop, think & evaluate my routines & practices. For example, realizing I had fallen into being the instant gratification kind of gal. When a thought popped… Continue reading

Taco Tuesday With A Twist

Taco Tuesday With a Twist

Ready to celebrate Taco Tuesday…with a twist?! Check out these Eggplant Tacos! We love that they are plant-based, gluten-free, dairy-free, low glycemic, simple to make, and taste yummy! Whether you are vegan or not, give these a try.

Full of bold, smoky flavors, the make-at-home meat substitute at the heart of this taco recipe comes together quickly from kitchen staples you probably already have in your pantry. To make these tacos raw, skip toasting the eggplant.

Vegan Eggplant Tacos

Yield: 20 mini tacos Active Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 30 minutes

Walnut Taco Filling 1 cup walnuts 3/4 cup sun-dried… Continue reading

Do You Feel Stuck?

Do You Feel Stuck?

Do you ever feel like you’re spinning your wheels and not going anywhere in your personal life? Do you feel like you’re doing “everything right” and still can’t lose weight? Do you work your buns off at your business and don’t seem to make any progress?

It seems obvious to say that you’re stuck, but many times you don’t see that until it’s pointed out. Normally when we get frustrated at the lack of progress we double down and work harder. For most of us this means doing more of the same thing, with an increased… Continue reading

10 Quick & Easy Oil-Free Salad Dressing Recipes

10 Quick & Easy Oil-Free Salad Dressing Recipes

So you decided to ditch as much processed store-bought junk as possible. Go you! Then you looked at the salad dressings & realized you definitely didn’t want to eat those, heck you don’t even know what some of those ingredients are! Or you like to add seeds and avocado to your salad so you certainly don’t want to add more fat with the dressing. Totally get it! Plus you’re looking for dairy free options.

But then you think the idea of making your own sound salad dressing sounds like a lot… Continue reading

Secrets to Better Sleep

Secrets to Better Sleep

Do you wish you could finally get better sleep? Seems like everyone struggles with sleep from time to time. And what an impact that makes on your life right?! Lack of sleep will make you cranky, less patient & less productive. And when you aren’t in a good space, who suffers? Most likely everyone around you. I know you want to be your best self & make an impact in this world. Better sleep is an important part.

The things you do before you go to bed at night can impact how well you’ll sleep at… Continue reading

Coconut Curry Vegetables Recipe

Coconut Curry Vegetables

Curry & veggies…check. Simple & quick to prepare…check. Free of dairy, soy, gluten and low glycemic…check. You can prepare this completely plant-based and serve over quinoa for added protein & fiber or simply add some lentils or tofu for added protein. For those of you eating animal protein, adding some chicken or fish would be great to make this a meal.

This coconut curry vegetables recipe is warm, comforting, satisfying, rich while still being healthy, not too spicy & loaded with veggies. You can add more veggies if you like, perhaps snow peas, spinach or whatever… Continue reading

3 Clever Ways to Change How You Feel

3 Clever Ways to Change How You Feel

Do you ever feel like you want to change how you feel? Like you just know that if you thought more positive, or saw your glass as half full, things would seem a whole lot brighter…even if situations were the same?

If you want to change how you feel, you must recognize why you feel the way you “think” you feel. How many times do you set yourself up for a pre-programmed “feeling”? For example, you might have said “if it rains today, I am going to be so mad!” Chances are… Continue reading

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