Tag: tips + tricks

Simple Avocado Blueberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

Simple Avocado Blueberry Smoothie (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

When I get back from vacation, the last thing I want to do is meal prep. Coming home to the responsibilities I left behind and loads of laundry to catch up on is tough enough, I don’t want to have to worry about what I’m…

4 Reasons a Juice Cleanse Won’t Help Weight Loss

4 Reasons a Juice Cleanse Won’t Help Weight Loss

Whether you wanted to detox from an unhealthy diet or drop a few pounds to look svelte in your bikini, I can almost guarantee that you’ve considered a juice cleanse at some point in your life. Food marketers and manufacturers know this too. That’s how the fresh-pressed juice…

The Truth About Superfoods

The Truth About Superfoods

I’ve been known to go on a scavenger hunt of health food stores in search of a certain superfood. The other day I spent $15 buying Herbamare (an herb-infused salt – yes, salt) on Amazon, when I could have bought it at Whole Foods for $7. The only difference?…

The Most Important (and Overlooked) Weight Loss Tool

The Most Important (and Overlooked) Weight Loss Tool

Guess what one of the most important factors in weight loss is?! Hint: it’s not food or exercise. Give up? It’s sleep. Yes, sleep – and most of us aren’t getting enough of it. Reading this you may think I’m crazy. I mean, how can…

How to Make Meal Prep Easy

How to Make Meal Prep Easy

Do you ever see those healthy and fit looking people on Instagram with all their #mealprep posts and think “I wish I could do that!” You CAN. Promise. Before I started meal prepping consistently, I came up with plenty of excuses for why I couldn’t…

Why meal prep? I’m knocking down your excuses not to.

Why meal prep? I’m knocking down your excuses not to.

Many people think of meal prep as a lofty dream. It seems like a good idea, but not something they could actually DO. I get it. The idea of prepping a full week of meals can be overwhelming. I’ve heard all the excuses, in fact, I’ve…

How to Stay on Track With Your Goals – Even When You Feel Like Giving Up

How to Stay on Track With Your Goals – Even When You Feel Like Giving Up

Guess what? You already took the first step. The fact that you clicked on this post means that no matter how much you feel like giving up or can’t remember why you wanted to reach your goal in the first place, part of you still…

Simple Formula to Determine if a Diet Will Work – No Math Required

Simple Formula to Determine if a Diet Will Work – No Math Required

I’ve been a busy girl. Yes, I said girl. Despite my age firmly planting me in the “woman” category, I’m not ready to fully accept my adulthood. Not only did I just get back from my younger sister’s wedding, but I started taking a course…

How Your Daily Routine Can Keep You From Your Goals

How Your Daily Routine Can Keep You From Your Goals

Could your habits be holding you back from what you want to achieve? The quick answer is YES. Let me explain… I recently got back from a long (and much needed) vacation. When I emerged from my vacation hangover, I realized that some things I had…

Post-Travel Action Plan to Get Back on Track

Post-Travel Action Plan to Get Back on Track

Traveling is an incredibly rewarding experience, but it can present significant challenges when you are trying to lose weight or stick to a health and wellness plan. It’s nearly impossible to stay on track with so many different variables out of your control – especially when…