How do you deal with fear?

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...

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.

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…


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

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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Is real life getting in the way of your health goals?

Mar 04, 2018

You want to live a healthy lifestyle. I see you! You’ve got big goals and you’re passionate about achieving them.

But can we be real?

Sometimes, despite our best intentions, shit happens.

Life gets in the way and we realize that setting that goal and having that passion isn’t necessarily the hard part… it’s sticking to our routine when life gets crazy!

Whether you want to eat out less, go to yoga more, do more self care, or something else entirely — all of...

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A FREE, 3-step recipe (that is SO delicious).

Feb 25, 2018

You know what's amazing?

Puppy chow (the snack, that is).

You know what's even more amazing?

Healthified puppy chow that you can make in 3 simple steps!

I love this creation because not only is it 100% delicious... it's healthy, easy-to-make, and did I mention delicious? JUST LOOK AT IT!

Now that you're salivating, here's the recipe so you can whip up this good stuff ASAP:

  1. In a large bowl, microwave ½ cup almond butter with ½ cup white chocolate chips and 2 tbsp coconut oil...
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How to make chicken not taste like a balloon.

Feb 18, 2018

How do I know what a balloon tastes like, you ask?

I don't want to get into it.

What I do want to get into is how to make chicken NOT taste this way. Because believe it or not (and you better believe it), healthy food doesn't have to suck! YAY!

Ok now here are two, super-simple methods for cooking chicken. When in doubt, choose one and you'll be well on your way to some deliciousness!

Method #1: Broil!

This one is so simple. You put the chicken on parchment paper, pop it into your oven, and...

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A Sweet AND Savory Valentine's Day

Feb 12, 2018

Ahhh, Cupid’s holiday. The good ol’ ‘Valentine’s Day’ is coming up. Personally, I love any excuse to celebrate a day (because that typically means a celebration with food)!

Whether you’re celebrating your love for a significant other, a friend, or even love for yourself (which we should all do, by the way), keep reading! Actually, even if you don’t PLAN to celebrate, keep reading, because I’m hoping I’ll change your mind with the recipe...

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Let's talk visualization. Open up to achieve your goals.

Feb 11, 2018

If you follow me on Instagram, you know I talk a lot about visualization and manifesting your goals.

And that’s because it works!

While I was working in the corporate world and traveling to Southern California, I envisioned living there — and here I am! My new car was on my vision board last year, and this Christmas, I was able to buy an amazing trip to Europe for my boyfriend in part because I visualized where I wanted my business to go.

I don’t share this to brag… I...

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Who likes cookies? Free recipe!

Feb 04, 2018

Cookies are delicious.

Chocolate chip cookies, oatmeal raisin cookies, sugar cookies... all of 'em.

You know what else is delicious?  The Jazzy version of 7 layer dessert bars.

Last week I challenged people in my free Facebook group, Your Dinner is Planned - The Community, to post their favorite cookie recipe in the group. I told them I'd pick one to remake LIVE on video, and this scrumptious dessert won!

Not only does the video give you the recipe to remake these babies with...

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