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Why You Should Eat Your Chia Pet

Why You Should Eat Your Chia Pet

Ch-ch-ch-chia! I’m sure you remember the catchy commercial for chia pets from the 80s/90s. It’s the pottery that grows, a fun novelty item that comes in the shapes of an elephant, troll, Micky mouse, Kermit the frog, Homer Simpson, and lots more. The tiny seeds...

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Quinoa Stuffed Cinnamon Acorn Squash Recipe

Quinoa Stuffed Cinnamon Acorn Squash Recipe

This quinoa stuffed cinnamon acorn squash is the perfect fall side dish to go along with any of your favorite proteins, or just to enjoy as-is!  In addition to my Health Coaching business, I'm also a Personal Chef. It's such a fun job! A few weeks ago I had...

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Are you a wanna-be eating perfectionist?

Are you a wanna-be eating perfectionist?

Sometimes when we find ourselves obsessing over eating "perfectly" or 100% "clean," the reason behind why we're doing that comes from a source other than just wanting to look good in your jeans or get rid of the extra belly fat. It's coming from a not-so obvious,...

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Suffer from bloating? 5 Natural Digestive Remedies

Suffer from bloating? 5 Natural Digestive Remedies

** These pictures of me were taken just 4 hours apart ** BLOATING is something that I used to deal with on nearly an everyday basis for about 5 years. Weird thing was it happened at nearly the same time every single day: between 3 – 5pm, mainly Monday - Friday. I’d...

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Green St. Paddy’s Day Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe

Green St. Paddy’s Day Vegan Mac & Cheese Recipe

When you think of classic St. Patrick's Day foods, you probably think of corned beef and cabbage, Irish stew, soda bread, hash, shepherd's pie, mac and cheese....oh wait, not that last one?  This recipe is a little non-traditional, but fun and festive! When I was...

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Food Guilt: Do you feel guilty after eating certain foods?

Food Guilt: Do you feel guilty after eating certain foods?

Eating all types of foods should be flexible, fun, and free of guilt. Right?? If not, what’s the point? 🙂 But for SO many people, eating is very far from feeling that way. When I used to feel guilty after eating foods I loved, it ruined the foods for me. Who wants to...

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Peanut-Free Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

Peanut-Free Peanut Butter Cups Recipe

One of my favorite foods EVER is Reese's Peanut Butter Cups. That magical combination of chocolate and peanut butter even makes it hard to stop eating them once you've started! [See what I mean here]  When I realized I needed to start making some changes to what...

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“Eat less, Exercise more” – Right??

“Eat less, Exercise more” – Right??

If your health goal is weight loss, you’ve probably heard the advice: eat less and exercise more. It's such simple advice. So logical. But it’s really a shame that it DOES NOT work. Ok yes, maybe for the short term you might be able to catch your body off guard and...

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