This is scary…

Uncategorized Aug 05, 2018

You know what’s scary? And difficult?

 

Change.

 

But you know what’s even scarier and more difficult?

 

Staying exactly where you are right now and not growing, changing, and taking chances.

 

Imagine never doing the things you want to do, or never becoming the person you’re meant to be, because you’re so dang comfortable with where you are. Scary, right?!

 

I know how scary change can be. I’ve lived it! When I started Your Dinner is...

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Need some workout inspo?

Uncategorized Jul 29, 2018

Oh man… you know that feeling after a GREAT workout? I’m talking about those endorphins! They make you all happy and giddy and “I can do anything”-y.

 

I LOVE that feeling.

 

Now, there’s no “right” way to be active in my opinion, because you have to do what works for YOU. Living a healthy and sustainable lifestyle (which includes exercise!) is all about defining health in your own terms and making sure you’re doing...

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Mother's Day Gift Ideas!

Uncategorized May 02, 2018

Mother's Day is around the corner and whether you're a mom (hellooo to treating yourself!) or you're seeking gift ideas for your mom... look no further!

I've gathered some fun products from Vitacost to share with you all today. I buy all of my baking and cooking ingredients from Vitacost, and I figured "Why not also get items that can be used as gifts?!"

One of the products I found is some deliciousss chocolate, so in addition to sharing the chocolate I also created a doughnut recipe for...

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Real Talk: mirror pictures and being normal

Uncategorized Apr 22, 2018

A few weeks ago, I posted the picture on Instagram...

The response was so outstanding that I had to share it with you guys here.

 

These pictures were taken two seconds apart. On the left, I’m sucking in, not breathing, flexing, and had eaten many meals (noms). On the right, I’m being normal… and had still eaten many meals.

 

FRIENDS… why are you comparing yourself to people flexing on social media acting like they magically shit out any food they consume...

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Pizza, pizza, and more pizza.

Uncategorized Apr 15, 2018

You know what’s delicious? Pizza. 

Pepperoni pizza, sausage pizza, mushroom pizza… ALL THE PIZZA! 

I was recently surrounded by pizza in Italy and yes, I ate it in almost every city we visited, and yes, it was incredibly delicious! 

But guess what… you don’t have to travel all the way to get delicious pizza whenever you want. Just look at all the pizza members of Your Dinner is Planned have been cooking up!

Nearly every week, someone in the Your...

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FREE Recipe Alert! White Chocolate Blondies

Uncategorized Apr 08, 2018

If you’ve been following me for awhile, you know I LOVE dessert (in fact, I recently started FREE DESSERT FRIDAY on the Dinner Table Talk podcast, where I go over a FREE dessert recipe every single week!).

 

Anyhoo, they say sharing is caring, so I’m here to share my dessert with YOU!

 

Here’s a simple, healthified, and delicious White Chocolate Blondie recipe for you to enjoy:

 

  • Combine 1 ¾ cup almond flour, ½ cup cashew butter, cup light...
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How do you deal with fear?

Uncategorized Apr 01, 2018

Have you ever been terrified to do something? I’m talking clammy hands, squirmies in your stomach, short of breath...

 

Yeah, I’ve been there too.

 

There I was, sitting in my corporate office about to go talk to my boss. I was surrounded by everything I had dreamed of: a place on the executive team, continuous travel across the nation, employees to train and develop, degrees on the wall, a promotion ahead of me, a growing 401K…

 

… and I was about...

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The one thing in my kitchen I can't live without...

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2018

Last month, I asked Your Dinner is Planned - The Community (my free Facebook group for healthy living resources, support, and real talk about what healthy means) what’s the ONE thing in their kitchen they cannot live without.


The answers were amazing! I got…

  • Mixer
  • Cast iron skillet
  • Coffee pot
  • Blender
  • Spatula
  • Knives
  • Spiralizer
  • French press
  • Food (ummm yes!)

... just to name a few!


As for what I can’t live without? It’s my waffle iron. I make a waffle every. single....

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Got worry on the brain? I can help.

Uncategorized Mar 18, 2018

Who rides the worry train every once in awhile?


If you’re one of those people who thinks of something and then creates 400 imaginary (probably not-so-great) outcomes and convinces yourself that’s what will happen, I have one thing to say to you…


I FEEL YOU!


While I talk to you a lot about visualizing what I want to attain, I also give you REAL TALK… and the real talk here is that I, too, get caught up in worrying about something not turning out as planned from time...

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6 Tips For Traveling With Food

Uncategorized Mar 11, 2018

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I love to travel!

But what happens to our health goals when we’re busy traversing the country (or the world?!)? Isn’t it hard to stick to a healthy eating plan when you’re away from home?

Not at all!

Keeping up with your goals can be super easy… all it takes is some preparation.

Now, this isn’t to say don’t go out to eat/try new foods/etc. You already know that I’m a huge fan of living a healthy, sustainable...

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