Everything You Need To Know About Intermittent Fasting

What is Intermittent Fasting? A type of scheduled eating plan where you restrict the time you consume food. The typical protocol involves only eating within a window of 6-8 hours per day. *while maintaining you caloric needs per day What are the Benefits of Intermittent Fasting? Weight-loss Improved Sleep Helps promote insulin sensitivity – InsulinContinue reading “Everything You Need To Know About Intermittent Fasting”

8 Ways To Support Your Heart Health

According to the CDC, heart disease is the leading cause of death in men and women in America, and more than half of those are in men. 1 in every 4 deaths are due to heart disease, and every 40 seconds someone has a heart attack. Not to sound too morbid, but the facts areContinue reading “8 Ways To Support Your Heart Health”

Are You Worried About Your Cholesterol?

As a health coach and nutritionist, I often deal with clients who have “high cholesterol”. They are told to avoid foods that have this “deadly” substance, and 9 out of 10 times those same foods have NEVER been apart of there normal diet. Cholesterol has be vilified in the health and medical industry for yearsContinue reading “Are You Worried About Your Cholesterol?”

High Fiber Healthy Purple Smoothie

Who does not love a delicious healthy nutrient-packed smoothie!? Did I mention it was delicious??? This high fiber, protein packed smoothie can be enjoyed as a snack throughout your day or can even sub as a meal replacement if you’re busy and on the go. A little dark chocolate on top as an added bonusContinue reading “High Fiber Healthy Purple Smoothie”

Is Everything We Know About Eating Plant-Based Diets Actually Harming You?

Today more than ever, everyone seems to be focused on which diet is best for you. Is it plant-based, paleo or keto? What’s interesting is that the main stream consensus seems to be set on plant-foods being absolutely essential and good for you. On the other side of the spectrum is a majority consensus thatContinue reading “Is Everything We Know About Eating Plant-Based Diets Actually Harming You?”

5 Things To Do Right Now To Cleanse Your Mind & Spirit

Health and fitness is not only about what you do in the gym, and what kind of foods you consume. It’s also about being fit mentally and emotionally. In today’s society, there are a lot of things that demand your energy and attention. We are constantly on the go, constantly working towards a promotion, aContinue reading “5 Things To Do Right Now To Cleanse Your Mind & Spirit”

Don’t Drink Coffee Without Adding This First!

If you haven’t heard yet, the new craze in the coffee world has been what is called “Bulletproof” coffee. What in the world is “Bulletproof” Coffee?. Basically, you take some high quality coffee, some grass-fed butter or ghee, and some MCT oil and blend it all up into a delicious frothy cup of magic. ThereContinue reading “Don’t Drink Coffee Without Adding This First!”

Physical Activity or Exercise: Which is best?

To exercise or not, that is the question. I read a post from Dominique Gummelt, PHD on acefitness.org which was very telling of the importance of movement. I deal with this dilemma a lot when coaching my older clients. They sometimes wonder if exercise is going to get them injured, and what they can doContinue reading “Physical Activity or Exercise: Which is best?”

3 Reasons Why You Should Eat A Big Fat Salad Every Day

You know “they” say, a salad a day keeps the doctors away, right? Seriously though, if you want to make sure that you get your 6-8 servings of veggies a day, you might want to consider having a big “fat” salad. I honestly don’t like the word salad, because it carries a non-appealing connotation withContinue reading “3 Reasons Why You Should Eat A Big Fat Salad Every Day”

Sweet Potato Hash Browns: Easy, Quick & Delicious

One key to maintaining a healthful eating habit and lifestyle is to add variety and flavor! Get creative in your kitchen when you have the time, and try new recipes. Below is simple, but delicious sweet potato hash brown recipe that you can have for breakfast, lunch or dinner. ENJOY! Servings:  1 (makes about 3Continue reading “Sweet Potato Hash Browns: Easy, Quick & Delicious”