Green is the New Black

Green Smoothies are a great way to pack in daily fruits and vegetables your body needs to function at its best.  They are a great way to boost your energy, lose weight effortlessly, and make healthy eating a lifestyle—not a diet.  I love to experiment with different combinations of smoothies.  Theres so many different ingredients and combinations […]

What to Eat Before and After a Workout

When working out, it is important to fuel your body right.  What you eat before and after a workout can affect the way you burn at the gym and the way your body recovers afterward.  Although there is no one size that fits all, these are my recommendations for a healthy eating plan when working out. Before a […]

Vitamins: What’s Right For You?

We all know vitamins are good for you, but what exactly do they do?  I used to take just any multivitamin, but the truth is every person’s body needs something different.  Vitamins and nutrients that your body needs depends on age, gender, and so much more.  Web MD says that there are 40 plus nutrients you need […]

Let’s Chat Chia

The benefits of eating Chia seeds are endless, but here are just a few reasons why you should pick up this amazing super food packed with tons of nutrients the next time your at the market!  These tiny black or white seeds are an ancient Aztec secret to strength and endurance.  I love them because they are perfect to […]

Fight Back With Food

For some of us holidays and weekends are a time to distress, relax, and recharge.  However, for others like myself, it seems that every time I let my body slow down I end up getting sick with flu or cold like symptoms.  Web MD refers to this as “leisure sickness.”  When you stop working, Professor […]

It’s Easy As 1..2..3

Eat better. Exercise more. Both things that are easier said than done.  Sure, these are great ways to take care of yourself physically, but maintaining a healthy lifestyle is more than just that.  It’s about taking care of yourself as a whole.  I’ve come up with 5 easy ways to take better care of your […]

Just a Bit of Fit

Motivating myself to workout can sometimes be a huge deal.  Especially after a busy week, getting back into that workout routine is no easy task.  The truth is, physical activity is extremely important for your health. The Mayo Clinic staff states in their article, “7 Benefits of Regular Physical Activity” that exercising regularly controls weight, boosts […]

How Sweet It Is

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, it’s easy to get caught up with the sweetness in the air and on your plate.  Unfortunately, the facts about sugar aren’t as sweet as one would hope.  According to an article in the Huffington Post, sugar in excess is a toxin, unrelated to its calories.  In fact, […]