Posts in Food & Nutrition
Quick Treats & Cheats: How to Eat, Drink, & Be Merry Without Weight Gain!

In today’s post, I’m going to share with you my quick and easy “cheat” options and how I incorporate these fun foods into my lifestyle daily, without worrying about the effect on my waistline. If you struggle with what to eat when you are feeling like you need something sweet or perhaps you need to stray away from your diet a bit; but you don’t want to worry about subsequent health and weight consequences then you are not alone. When I surveyed friends, family, patients, folks asked me to share some quick fun food ideas that help to improve health without complicated systems, ingredients, or recipes that are time-consuming. So, in an effort to help you out, I am creating a “what I eat in a day” series so that you can acquire new recipes or ideas that are time efficient, effortless, whole-foods based, and easy to prepare. I’ll link these videos and the playlist for you at the end of the attached video.

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Quick & Healthy Meals: Snack Options

In today’s post, I’m going to share with you my quick and easy snack options. While I sometimes will stray from these options, these are my go-to’s most days when I want to keep things simple. If you are one for more complex lunch ideas, this may not be the post for you. If you struggle with what to eat and you want quick, healthy meals in a short amount of time but you aren’t sure where to start then you are not alone. When I surveyed friends, family, patients, folks asked me to share some quick meal ideas that help to improve health without complicated systems, ingredients, or recipes that are time-consuming. So, in an effort to help you out, I am creating a “what I eat in a day” series so that you can acquire new breakfast, lunch, snack and dinner ideas that are time efficient, effortless, whole-foods based, and easy to prepare.

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Quick & Healthy Meals: Lunch Options

Do you struggle with what to eat? Perhaps you want quick meal ideas and you are told it is possible to make a healthy meal in a short amount of time but you aren’t sure where to start. A common myth that we believe is that eating healthy is expensive, time-consuming and boring; however, I’m going to show you some rather budget-friendly, quick and tasty lunch ideas to keep you on track toward your health and fitness goals (whether it is to eat healthier or to lose a few LBs).

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Quick & Healthy Meals: The Superfood Smoothie

Do you struggle with what to eat? Perhaps you want quick meal ideas but you don’t know where to start? You are told it is possible to make a healthy meal in a short amount of time but you don't know how to simplify your choices. In today’s post, I’m going to share with you my quick and easy morning breakfast. While this is not the only breakfast I eat, it is my go-to most days when I want to keep things simple. If you are one for more complex breakfast ideas, this may not be the post for you.

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Manipulate Your Nutrition for Faster Fat Loss

This post is part three of a tutorial for beginners and seasoned health fanatics who want to determine if their body is in fat burning mode or fat building mode. In the first post of this series we walked through the steps you will need to create your basic nutrition plan for better health, nutrition and physique (Beginner’s Guide to Better Nutrition). In the second post we identified the different hormone indicators and how to adjust our behaviors,  if they are not in balance, to help us remain in fat burning mode (Master Your Fat Burning Potential).  With our basic nutrition plan and our hormone indicators in mind, we can now manipulate our nutrition plan to maximize our fat loss efforts, even further. This is how you can build your customized diet and nutrition plan.

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Master Your Fat Burning Potential

This video post is part two of a series of three videos to help you get you started with your fat burning nutrition plan. This post will help you get started in recognizing and addressing the key hormone indicators that can help you stay on track toward burning fat. These indicators are the most common complaints I see in my practice that are associated with the inability to lose weight. In this post, we dig a bit deeper into each of these so that you can tailor your regimen, accordingly and improve your fat burning pathways.


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The Beginner's Guide to Better Nutrition (and Common Mistakes)

In this video, I walk you through the five steps you will need to get started with eating more healthful. The great thing is that you can customize this basic plan, whether you are low carb, vegetarian, paleo, keto, etc. In addition to explaining the steps, I provide you with detailed pdfs to walk you through every step to ensure your success. At the end, I explain the 8 most common mistakes people make when trying to make healthier food choices.

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Learn More About My book (And Why You Should STOP Dieting)!

In this post, I explain why the typical diet methods are not working and why cutting calories and exercising more is NOT the answer. I tell my story and share my struggles with losing 45 pounds and why it is important to me that you get clarity and learn efficiency when trying to make sense of all of the diet noise out there!

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