Viewing entries tagged
paleo

Snacking Ideas :: Fast, Easy and Convenient

1 Comment

Snacking Ideas :: Fast, Easy and Convenient

Arming yourself with the right snacks when you are starting to implement a healthy lifestyle is incredibly important. You want to be sure to set yourself up for success so that you aren't tempted by all of the processed, pre-packaged junk that's out there. Especially during the holidays! 

1 Comment

The Meat Myth

Comment

The Meat Myth

I recently read an article from the New York Times titled “The Myth of High Protein Diets.” The article went on to say that eating meat is bad and that everyone should switch over to a plant based diet. Most of what this article says I can agree with, up to a certain point.  Eating more plants, less sugar, refined and processed foods and drinking more water will move any unhealthy person in the right direction; that is pretty simple. But is meat really all bad?

Comment

The Science Behind Your Sugar Addiction and How to Kick the Habit

Comment

The Science Behind Your Sugar Addiction and How to Kick the Habit

Why do most diets fail? Because many of the foods that we eat today are biologically addictive. That means that our food is so chemically engineered that it tricks our brains into thinking that our stomach needs more. This brings me to our current view on diets and of those who are overweight and obese. Do Americans simply have a complete lack of willpower or is food addiction a real thing?

Comment

I Gave Up Coffee for 6 Weeks and Here's What Happened

Comment

I Gave Up Coffee for 6 Weeks and Here's What Happened

If you know me, then you know that I have a serious coffee addiction. It all started back when I was about 12 years old. I was always so much taller than everyone else in my grade and couldn't help but be really embarrassed about it. I had long limbs and seemed to trip over anything and everything on the playground. Not cool. 

Comment

5 Day Reset :: My Hawaii Prep

Comment

5 Day Reset :: My Hawaii Prep

Tomorrow I leave for Hawaii, so this surf and sun girl is really excited. I grew up by the ocean and almost aways in water, so needless to say I can't wait to get some salt and sun in my hair. Oh, and get a little bit of vacay time in too! 

To get myself as bikini ready as possible, (which can be quite a feat right after the holidays) I followed my quick 5 day "cleanse" protocol.

Comment

Learn to "Crowd Out" This Holiday Season

Comment

Learn to "Crowd Out" This Holiday Season

Okay, it's so hard to eat healthily during the holidays. Like really hard. So do me a favor and please give yourself a little break. That doesn't mean go eat the whole pecan pie or drink a bottle of wine to yourself, but enjoy the season, amazing food, parties, friends and family. Now, how do you do this without jumping off the deep end into baked good la la land? CROWD OUT. 

Comment

My Four Day Wellness Diary

2 Comments

My Four Day Wellness Diary

I get these types of questions from people a lot: "What do you eat every day? Do you ever splurge? Do you drink wine? How do you manage eating during the holidays?" So, after much ado, I thought I'd share a peak into my wellness over the past four days.

2 Comments

Add Bone Broth to Your Daily Routine :: Here's Why

Comment

Add Bone Broth to Your Daily Routine :: Here's Why

Bone broth is an ancient food remedy that has been around for thousands of years. I'm sure you remember your grandma telling you to eat chicken soup if you were coming down with a cold or feeling sick, right? Well, most soup nowadays is full of processed noodles and antibiotic filled meat that will probably end up doing more harm than good. But, the idea that soup heals you has its roots in truth. 

Comment

Learn to Navigate Airport Food

2 Comments

Learn to Navigate Airport Food

Eating at airports normally isn't very fun. Like I mentioned in my last post, I try to travel with as many snacks and meals as possible and also do my best to eat before I have a long travel day. But, life happens and sometimes you've just gotta eat!

2 Comments

Weekend Workout- Husband vs. Wife

Comment

Weekend Workout- Husband vs. Wife

Today was one of the first Saturdays in a LONG time that my husband and I have been able to work out together. Despite a few cocktails and a late night last night, we were able to pull it together and get ourselves outside for a workout, and it was way worth it. 

Comment