Whenever I hear the word, “diet”, I cringe! Aghhhhh! Maybe it’s because I grew up in the Twiggy era (anyone remember?) She was that super stick thin skinny model we were all ‘suppose to’ emulate! And, I NEVER was going to have that kind of shape- I got hips! 🙂 Even our mothers, God…Read More
Counting Calories-Bah Humbug!
If you are my client, you know that I cringe when I hear, ” thus and such has sooo many calories!” Ugh…..stop the worrying over calories, would ya please? Ok, well sometimes it’s a concern, but really, in my experience,the truth of the matter is that we are not thinking about what we are eating…Read More
My Five Favorite Mid-Meal Snacks
Last week I shared, ‘My Favorite Smoothies’ and ‘My Favorite Quick Breakfasts’. Let’s talk this week about ‘My Favorite Mid-Meal Snacks’. I know I told you that sometimes a smoothie is a mid-meal choice. But not always. Smoothies are great for really busy days and help to get required fruits and vegetables in, but given…Read More
My Favorite Quick Breakfasts!
One of the lifestyle nutrition habits I teach my clients is: Always Eat Breakfast. Breakfast means ‘breaking the fast’, or eating within about 30 minutes of rising. Many clients say, ” Ewwww, I just can’t stomach eating when I first get up!” I let them know that it’s not necessary to eat a grandiose plate…Read More
My Favorite Smoothies
Just about every day I have a smoothie that includes protein and fresh fruit. A smoothie is an awesome way to add protein grams in your daily nutrition, get servings of fruits or vegetables (although, I am not personally fond of vegetables ground up…I’ll eat those fresh!….just me…), and make for a nice…Read More
The Benefits of Online Nutrition & Fitness Coaching
Many ask, “How does this online training and nutrition coaching work?” It’s all done via Skype or FaceTime. Don’t know what Skype is? Most of us with a laptop have a built in camera. Skype is a free download. You go to Skype.com, and follow the prompts to establish Skype app on your desktop. Or…Read More
Fall into a New Eating Lifestyle! Will you join me!
As I was writing today’s date, 9.17.14, I couldn’t help but think, “wait, wasn’t I just pouting that August was almost over!”. I know we hear it a lot, but it’s true, time flies! Anyways, it’s just about fall, and an opportune time to think again about your eating lifestyle. How have you been doing?…Read More
My Life without Gluten!
Today, I received a question about whether or not I’ve needed supplements for my problems with gluten. There’s a short answer and a long one. Allow me to share my Life without Gluten. About 3 years ago, I fell sick. It began with what I thought was food poisoning at the time. Nauseous, light…Read More
Late Spring Clean-Up Nutrition Program
Spring is here with us in full bloom! Actually, summer is around the corner! We’ve cleaned out closets, and purged those things we realize we just don’t need or want. We’ve pulled back the furniture and and cleaned out the nooks and crannies. We’ve cut back and leaned out. For most of us, it brings…Read More
You are working at changing your lifestyle and are wondering, “What can I eat between meals or for an evening craving?” Here are some nutritions and yummy snack ideas: apple & 1/4 c. cashews pear & almond butter avocado, unsweetened almond milk & vanilla protein powder smoothie greek yogurt and warm mixed berries banana with…Read More