Healthy shouldn't be about rules.

Uncategorized Jan 28, 2018

Raise your hand if you are sick and tired of all the “rules” that come with living a healthy lifestyle.

You guys… I want to let you in on a secret:

Healthy isn’t about frickin rules! It’s about YOU!

Healthy is not that diet program you saw on a FB ad, it’s not whatever your neighbor is doing, and it’s definitely not some fad or quick life fix.

It’s about investing in yourself!

You know when you feel great. You know when you have energy. You...

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Spaghetti squash is a metaphor for life.

Uncategorized Jan 21, 2018

Complication sucks.

Spaghetti squash does not suck.

I mean… there’s really no reason for complication, right?!?

As you probably already know, I’m all about making things as EASY as possible (because that’s what makes things sustainable… no confusion, no unnecessary steps, no drama).

Which brings me to spaghetti squash — which is also a metaphor for life.

If you’ve ever tried to cut open a spaghetti squash before you bake it, you probably already...

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5 Ways to Make Veggies Delish

cooking tips Jan 14, 2018

You know that feeling when you eat a veggie and it tastes exactly like... poo? 

I am here to un-poo your vegetables! So let’s get right to it. Because seriously, we’ve all tasted a vegetable that is just NOT our go-to for nutrients.

If you can’t stand the way veggies taste, try these five tips to make them more delicious. Your tastebuds will thank you. 

  1. Roast them: Cut your veggies into bite-sized pieces, lay them flat on a pan, and bake at 425F until crispy...
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5 Easy Ways To Cook With Wine

cooking wine Jan 07, 2018

You know what sucks?

Boring and bland food.

You know what doesn’t suck?

COOKING WITH WINE!

Whether you love to drink it or not (I’m in the "not" camp), wine can add such great flavor to your dishes.

And here’s the best part…it doesn’t have to be complicated! Here are five simple ways to incorporate wine into your cooking to add extra flavor:

1. Pair a glass of white wine with risotto (Okay, okay — this one is about drinking wine, you caught me… but...

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Goal-Setting Tips For The New Year

goal-setting gratitude Dec 31, 2017

It’s the last day of 2017! Can you believe it?!

Last week I mentioned you shouldn’t let the shenanigans of the new year (AKA those trendy resolutions) stop you from recognizing how much of a badass you are RIGHT NOW and all you’ve accomplished.

But there’s no rule that says you can’t maintain your gratitude for the present moment without looking ahead and striving to do better.

So today, I want to talk about goal setting… and not the “goal...

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You are awesome, right now, as you are!

goal-setting motivation Dec 23, 2017

The end of the year is coming up, which usually means three things:

  • Tons of delicious food
  • Time with family and friends
  • A mad frenzy where we get ultra-focused on the new year & our resolutions

Now don’t get me wrong… I’m all for goal setting! But you know what I’ve noticed?

We transition into the new year so quickly that we lose sight of what we’ve accomplished this year and all that we have to be grateful for RIGHT NOW!

So as you head into the holidays,...

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Thanksgiving Recipes - REMIXED!

leftovers thanksgiving Nov 24, 2017

Thanksgiving has concluded for the year, but your refrigerator disagrees.

You have pounds of leftover turkey, heaping spoonfuls of stuffing, and the salad… what the heck are you going to do with leftover salad?!

Here are two recipes that use multiple leftover ingredients and turn them into a remix of Thanksgiving dishes.

Trust the flavor combinations—they’re delicious!

And most importantly… don’t let those leftovers go to waste! Try out this Thanksgiving...

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Who surrounds you?

This week I spent two full days in a room for of chandeliers, flashing lights, the song "Everything Is Awesome" on repeat, and an immense amount of positive energy.

I was attending a business workshop where entrepreneurs gathered to learn, become inspired to take action, and meet other like-minded individuals who aspire to impact others across the globe.

Sitting next to so many positive individuals had me thinking about the power of community… the power of a support system… and...

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Time-Saving, Healthy Breakfast Recipes!

Raise your hand if you often skip breakfast (because that's just the easy thing to do)…

Or if you hurry and grab some fruit & a granola bar (because that's just the easy thing to do)…

Raise your hand if you just eat the same breakfast all the time or if you don't eat breakfast until it's actually lunch time (because that's just the easy thing to do)…

You know what else is easy to do?!

Make these simple & delicious breakfasts in the evening, and have them ready for...

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5 Tips to Add Variety to Your Dinners

dinner recipes Nov 12, 2017

"Nooo, not meatloaf for dinner AGAIN!"

Have you ever heard a similar sentiment?!

Perhaps you aren't eating meatloaf seven times per week, but I'm going to guess you also aren't eating new and exciting meals every-single-night.

Or you know that feeling when you've been going out to eat so frequently, but you don't really realize it until you look at your bank account?

Yea... I know that feeling.

I swear there have been times in my life where you could learn my favorite restaurants just by...

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