The Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water

I think we all know that there are days where drinking enough water can be tough, especially if you aren’t already in the habit of getting enough water. If you need help with your water recommendations per day, find our “How Much Water Should I be Drinking?” post. Adding fruit can help make drinking waterContinue reading “The Amazing Benefits of Lemon Water”

Ice vs Heat and When to Use Them

Is your back sore from working long hours at a desk or computer? Do you have a new injury? Before you reach for that hot or cold pack, watch this video.

Healthy Summertime Swaps

Check out some healthy swap options for these summertime favorites. Please note that it is more than okay to have these foods in moderation, but these swaps can help you kick cravings and help with weight management! See even MORE of my favorite swaps under the picture Hamburger, turkey burger, or chicken burgers in placeContinue reading “Healthy Summertime Swaps”

The Best Way to Protect your Time, Energy, and Emotions

This is a message I have to remember to give myself OFTEN. I am a people pleaser by nature.▪️This is a complete positive in that I’m very empathetic to how others are feeling.▪️This is a positive in that I always want to be of service to others But this also has a down side. AsContinue reading “The Best Way to Protect your Time, Energy, and Emotions”

Healthy-ish Fried Rice

Any time I have a craving for Chinese food I make this easy, healthier version of fried rice. This is also a fun way to “dress up” rice if you eat it often and you’re sick of the same old thing. It’s easy to make and easy to clean up. In a pot, you’ll need:Continue reading “Healthy-ish Fried Rice”

Deck of Cards Workout

Shout out to my friend Patrick for reminding me of this classic. This workout is always harder than you think it’s going to be, especially if you choose more challenging exercises(hello plank push ups, my old friend). This is a free work out that is easy to do at home with little to no equipmentContinue reading “Deck of Cards Workout”

Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.

Following a consistent exercise routine has benefits that extend beyond weight reduction and include improvements in cardiovascular, metabolic and psychological health. Today I want to specifically explore the benefits of strength training in women and some common misconceptions around the topic. The most common misconception is that since strength training raises testosterone in men, it wouldContinue reading “Why Strength Training is the Best thing to Happen to Women over 40.”

6 Stress Reducers to use during COVID and Beyond

We all have a little extra stress right now, whether that’s not being able to see family and friends because of COVID, financial stress and struggle, losing loved ones, missing out or postponing life events or even just missing being able to go on a date to your favorite restaurant, this post is meant toContinue reading “6 Stress Reducers to use during COVID and Beyond”

Proper Posture on your Couch

With more people than ever sitting at home with today’s environment of social distancing and some working from their couch, I wanted to offer some tips to prevent back pain, neck pain and headaches to keep you happy, healthy, and pain free during this pandemic. Follow along as we go over the best ways toContinue reading “Proper Posture on your Couch”

Tomato Sauce

Ever wonder what it would be like to make your own tomato sauce? Well do I have a project for you! This tomato sauce is delicious on pasta or as part of our stuffed peppers recipe or this spaghetti squash recipe. If you want an amazing AND healthier version of pasta and pizza sauce thanContinue reading “Tomato Sauce”