October 28, 2019

I am a sugar addict.

Yup! 

I REALLY wish I did not like sugar and sweets, but that is my kryptonite.  

I've always had a sweet tooth, but I didn't always crave chocolate.  As I've gotten older, I now sometimes crave chocolate as well...  So I don't keep those things...

November 28, 2018

This time of year is notorious for overeating and indulging in foods we don’t normally eat.  It all adds up and we often end up feeling sluggish and bloated.

But never fear, you can do something about it and help your body recover quickly from those indulgences.  

Here a...

November 15, 2018

'Tis the season to be JOLLY!

Although the word "jolly" may conjure up Jolly Old St. Nick in your mind, you don't have to be pleasantly plump to be jolly.  In fact, you may feel even jollier if you don't leave the dinner table feeling like a stuffed turkey.  And even jol...

October 19, 2018

Call me weird, but I LOVE grocery shopping!

I love to look at all the fresh fruits and veggies in the produce aisle.  It makes me smile!  It's such a beautiful section of the grocery store!  There are so many different colors and textures to behold!

I love it s...

October 4, 2018

When you eat a whole foods, plant-based diet filled with a variety of fruits, vegetables, whole grains, legumes, nuts and seeds, you supply your body with loads of naturally-occurring vitamins, minerals, and nutrients that your body needs to perform it's basic function...

September 27, 2018

This may be a divisive post for some, but hear me out.

I wrote about the benefits of protein and protein powder earlier in the year.  You can read about it here and here.  But I have since changed my views on the subject.

Since writing those articles, a lot has...

January 11, 2018

Protein. 

You probably  hear ALL THE TIME that you need to eat protein.

What's the big deal and why do you need it?

Protein is made up of amino acids, which are the basic building blocks of life.  Your body can make some of those amino acids by itself (nonessential amino...

October 30, 2017

Dreading Halloween this week and the onslaught of candy and sugary treats everywhere?  

Honestly, me too!  I hate all the temptation all around.  Sometimes I can withstand it and other times I cave (which normally isn't just one piece of candy...).

So, here are...

March 13, 2016

I get asked asked all the time what supplements and pre-workout formula I use.

 

My answer?

 

I don't take a pre-workout.  I have in the past, and I LOVED it!  Or so I thought...

 

The problem with pre-workouts is that they hype you up on stimulants that make you feel l...

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