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6 Ways to Bust Through Your Weight Loss Plateau

6 Ways to Bust Through Your Weight Loss Plateau  

It happens to all of us at some point – the dreaded weight loss plateau!

Trust me when I say I know what it’s like. I remember thinking, “I’m NEVER going to lose this weight!” I was so fixated on the number on the scale and that only kept me frustrated, discouraged, and worst of all STUCK. Can you relate to that? I finally took a step back and realized I needed to change my mindset and my focus if I ever wanted to move forward.

YES, I wanted to… Continue reading

New Year Love Your Body Challenge

Love Your Body Challenge

Happy New Year!

It’s the time of year for goals and resolutions. But I have a better idea! How about making conscious decisions about what you want for yourself in 2016 instead of resolutions. Resolutions always seem to be thrown out the window pretty quickly. As Tony Robbins says Change your Standards. Should to must. Consistency creates results, not convenience. Decision = change.

Life is a series of decisions, choose wisely. And let’s start with one focusing on YOU.

You’ve wanted to get healthy, lose those pounds that have been glued to your midsection… 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

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

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

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

How to Get In Your Workout

 

 How to Get In Your Workout

I know…sometimes getting in your workout is the last thing you want to think about. Maybe it’s a time thing, or you don’t like going to the gym, or you don’t really know what to do when you workout that will actually help you reach your goals. You know how important your nutrition is reaching your goals, well Yes we do need to workout too. 

My Friend Mallory Moger created this fabulous one-week fitness challenge. These exercises below can be done alone or with a partner, at your house or at the park—no… Continue reading

Roasted Chickpeas Recipe

Roasted Chickpeas

Any snack that you can eat without feeling guilty about later is a total score! If it’s crunchy, all the better for me! Well, have you checked out roasted chickpeas yet? Super yummy & simple to prepare, just the way I like it!

Chickpeas have great nutritional value and are packed with protein & fiber. This isn’t a snack that will leave you feeling hungry an hour later; they’ll actually tide you over until your next meal. If you need a snack on the go, grab a couple handfuls & you’re good to go. Even better would be… Continue reading

[Recipe] Cauliflower Tabouli

Cauliflower Tabouli Recipe

 

Are you looking for another yummy recipe that’s healthy, easy & quick to prepare? Then you’re in the right place!

This cauliflower tabouli is so good, Sunday night my hubby asked if their was enough left for him to have some & he asked me to make it again on Wednesday…Total Score!! You can eat it as a side dish or as a meal just add some chickpeas or black beans for your protein.

The best part? It’s Dairy-free, Egg-free, Gluten-free, Grain-free, Nut-free, Soy-free, Oil-free, Low Glycemic & full of plant-based goodness. The other… Continue reading

[Recipe] Quinoa Pizza Crust

Quinoa Pizza Crust

 

Who doesn’t like Pizza? What is a good healthy option for pizza crust is a great question I’ve been getting. Since I’m the modification queen I’ve been on the hunt for a gluten-free, yet still low glycemic healthy option that isn’t difficult to prepare. The wait is over!!! Woohoo!! No more reserving pizza for a “splurge” to then feel icky about afterwards. Feast your eyes & taste buds on this beauty I found for Quinoa Pizza Crust. Here’s the less than 2 minute video & directions below the video for you to print… Continue reading

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