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Eat Fruit! It’s good for you (+ delicious apple recipe)

Many clients ask me these questions.  Is fruit okay to eat?  Doesn’t it have too much sugar? Yes, fruit does contain sugar.  However, the sugar in fruit is “natural” as opposed to “added” like the sugar found in cookies and … Continue reading

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A Healthy Gut is Essential to a Healthy Weight

Okay, I’m about to throw you a curve ball.  Ready?  It’s possible that the reason you are having such a hard time losing weight is because the bacteria living inside your gut are out of balance. Until recently, it was … Continue reading

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Anti-inflammatory Meal Plans Made Easy

BIG NEWS! I’m so excited to announce that I have partnered with Gathered Table to bring you healthy meal plans with quick, easy, and delicious recipes. Many of you have been asking me about this for quite a while now … Continue reading

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Cinnamon Spiced Roasted Walnuts

I’m fortunate to have a very thoughtful neighbor who delivers a festively-wrapped package of Candied Roasted Nuts to my door every holiday season. She makes them herself with tender loving care – and lots of sugar! They are super sweet … Continue reading

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Healthiest Loser 21-Day Challenge

I only dieted (I mean seriously dieted to lose weight) once in my life, and it was such a negative experience. I was starving all the time! I felt deprived and miserable and to make things worse, I lost maybe … Continue reading

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How I barely escaped my family legacy of obesity

Without a doubt, the cards were stacked against me growing up. My mother and grandmother were morbidly obese, other relatives were overweight, and our eating environment was not what I would call healthy. Meals mostly revolved around white bread with … Continue reading

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But doesn’t yogurt have sugar? Yes – and no.

Prefer to listen? A question that I get regularly from my clients and follower is about yogurt. People want to know if it’s healthy to eat yogurt since it contains sugar. This is a really great question especially if you … Continue reading

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Tips to stop stress eating (+ stress busting foods!)

Stress is one of the most common causes of overeating and weight gain. Can you relate? Your day gets busy, life feels overwhelming, and you find yourself (without much thought) inhaling a sugary fatty “treat” because you think it’s going … Continue reading

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Get Cooking –Tips and Recipes for Fast Weeknight Meals

Now, let’s Get Cooking! Here are a few cooking tips and tricks to help you get a tasty meal on the table in no time and feel good about what everyone is eating. 1. Plan Ahead You’ll be more efficient … Continue reading

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What Sugar and Fat Have in Common – and why you should care

Holiday indulgences can result in more than gaining a few extra pounds. Fatty sweet cookies, pies, and candy as well as excess calories and alcohol can lead to a spike in your triglycerides. Why should this concern you? It may … Continue reading

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