Here's a really delicious recipe that's quick to throw together and crazy nutrient dense. Grass fed beef as a great source of protein combined with nutrient dense vegetables: broccoli: garlic, ginger & onion (the magical triple combination). Add a source of healthy myHAN carbs if this is a pre- or post workout meal (eg. rice, sweet potatoes, potatoes could make a great fit).Read More
How often have you found yourself feeling a sense of overwhelm coming at you, around the holidays? It is that constant duality we feel between being excited about celebrating with family, friends, loved ones and at the same time feeling guilty from indulging in too many sweet treats and loads of meals.Read More
Who knew you could bake avocado? It makes a fun little boat for half of a scrambled egg. Enjoy for as a nutritious, on-the-go breakfast or snack. packed with healthy fats, protein and plenty of minerals & vitamins.Read More
What does it mean to 'Eat for Happiness,' and is that even possible?
Yes, in fact it is, because food and mood go hand in hand. So the better the food, the better your mood is going to be.
You can easily brighten your day by simply picking the right food choices, that nourish your body and brain. Overtime, your internal chemistry will start changing and you will notice how much more energized, focused, confident and happy you actually feel. And all that starts with making a single step today. A step in choosing foods that boost your happiness and also let go of that guilty feeling when you put 'junk' in your body.
Here’s a very simple guilt-free pasta recipe for you! You won’t need a spiral slicer for this one, simply use a regular veggie peeler – like the kind you would use to peel the skin from a potato – to create long, flat zucchini noodles. This recipe has a scrumptious, nutty flavor that will make you forget all about traditional noodles. Add a good source of protein: any kind of grass-fed meet, wild fish or seafood goes perfectly align with those zucchini noodles. Feel free to add some more healthy carbs, if it is part of your post-workout meal. EnjoyRead More
What do holiday parties and get together all have in common?
Food and drinks…as in high-calorie food and drinks! It’s no wonder most people gain weight during the holidays.
Everywhere you turn, you’re surrounded by sweet temptations—holiday cookies, gingerbread houses, pumpkin pies, and more. Even healthy foods like sweet potatoes and green beans are magically transformed into high-calorie dishes that will make you want to do nothing but fall asleep. And don’t forget the drinks. Eggnog and alcoholic beverages are loaded with calories.
Want to sidestep those holiday pounds?
Cooking a healthy dinner at home does not have to be complicated or take lots of time. This simple recipe for chicken, shallots and fresh dill will only take you about 45 minutes from start to finish. This meal works perfect to be cooked in bigger quantities. Prepared and cooked on a Sunday night, it gives you a healthy and nutrient rich option for a quick dinner during a busy working week. Meals that are rich in protein and fiber and low in carbs, like this one, will help you build muscle and stay lean. Add a healthy source of carbs, such as rice, sweet potatoes or regular potatoes, if you did some intense exercising prior to your meal.Read More
Ever wonder what it would be like to open your fridge to find a full week of healthy, delicious food that’s prepped and ready to be eaten? Sure would make sticking with your diet and achieving fat loss a lot easier…
Meal prep is a fantastic way to keep on track with your eating throughout the entire week.
Here is a protein packed breakfast option that the whole family will love. I always recommend to my clients to start the day with a meal that is rich in protein and fats, but low in carbohydrates and sugar in order to start the productive and energized and not drained by your breakfast. This recipe delivers on all fronts, without sacrificing flavor.Read More
Is there really a BEST way to get fit? Talk to 10 people and you'll get 10 different opinions on the best way to get fit.One will swear by the benefits of Zumba classes, another will be all about running or cycling classes or whatever best suits their current interests. The list can go on and on, at eventually you can find yourself feeling demotivated from the many mixed opinions coming your way.
The truth is that there's really only one effective way to get fit. And no that's not just my opinion, as a Health and Fitness Trainer, this is based on scientifically proven research, which I have studied, practiced and tested on myself and with clients, over and over again that at this point I am convinced that this is the BEST way to get fit. But before I get into the details, it’s important that we agree on the definition of 'fit'. Too often thin is mistaken for fit, and that's not what you should strive for.