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Summer Fruit

Berries: Summer’s Slim Fruit

“What fruits should I be eating if I am trying to slim down for summer?” This is one of the most common questions I get as a health coach. Fruit has seemingly gotten a bad rap in the “dieting” department and it’s time to change that! While fruit does contain (natural) sugar, it also contains vitamins and minerals that are…

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Power Bowl

Perfect Your Power Bowl in 3 Easy Steps

Want the inside scoop on my secret to quick and easy meals for busy week nights? Look no further than what’s in your bowl. Power bowls have earned their place in the spotlight on trendy food menus, but they are also practical and simple to make at home. The flavor combinations are endless which means the likelihood of getting stuck…

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portion control

How much is too much? Portion Control 101

“I know what I should be eating, but how much should I be eating?” “Is it possible to eat too much of the good stuff?” These are some of the most common questions when it comes to health and nutrition. It can be easy to go overboard, even when we are talking about nutritious foods, which is why it’s good…

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Egg Breakfast

Clean Green Veggie Egg Cups: A Meal Prep Favorite

Do you find yourself skimping on a healthy breakfast more often than you would like because you are either stuck in a rut or frantically trying to get out the door in the morning? With a little planning and prepping ahead of time, you can have a delicious, healthy and quick breakfast waiting for you and still have time to…

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Clean Up Your Plate

6 Ways to Clean Up Your Plate

Fill in the blank.  I want to get ________. Chances are, for many of us that blank is filled in with a health-related word. Perhaps the first word that comes to mind is “healthier”, “skinnier”, “stronger” or even “more energized”. While I believe that we must take a holistic approach to health in order to achieve any of the above goals,…

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Breakfast

Is breakfast really “king”?

You’ve heard it before: breakfast is the most important meal of the day. But is it really? While eating consistent, healthy meals throughout the day is key, what you choose to eat (or not eat) at the start of your day plays a huge role in overall health and well-being. Here are four reasons to fit in a healthful meal…

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Improved You

New Year, IMPROVED You

Did you know it’s estimated that 40% of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions, but only 8% actually achieve their goals? With every New Year, we are bombarded with messages that encourage a “new you” through resolutions and goal setting. This would suggest that we are in need of a blank slate, do over or complete transformation. Setting this kind of…

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Hydration

Healthy Hydration During These HOT Summer Months

Did you know that your body is made up of about 60% water? It’s no wonder why we are constantly bombarded with messages of why and how to stay hydrated, especially during these HOT summer months! I’ve got to be honest. It can be difficult for me to reach my daily quota of water some days, and it turns out,…

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Runners

The Basics of Nutrition for Runners

Spring is here which means race season has officially begun! There’s nothing more exhilarating than seeing all of your hard work from training pay off when you cross the finish line on race day. Am I right? Whether you are running a 5k, 10k, half marathon or marathon, what you choose to fuel your body with during training and on…

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Pantry

How to Spring Clean Your Pantry

The official start of Spring is right around the corner which can only mean one thing…Spring cleaning! Do you use this time of the year to declutter, deep clean and purge? There’s just something about a clean, organized space that creates a feeling of accomplishment and fresh start to the season. Here are 5 steps to cleaning out your pantry.…

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