The name of the game for me lately when it comes to making dinner is simple. This is a huge change coming from an over achiever in the kitchen who usually finds pleasure in trying out new, often complicated recipes. These days, things are busy. So busy, that in order to ensure something nutritious gets in my belly I have to stick to easy recipes that are tried, true and fast. While scanning through the recipe cards in my mind I looked for something that was balanced, satisfying, quick and most importantly, full of flavor; this one popped right up! Read More
I have been thinking about writing this post for awhile because it’s something I think about and struggle with literally every day. I haven’t had the chance to actually sit down and write for awhile but was inspired by something a personal training client said to me yesterday. Read More
Sick of winter soups and stews yet? I have to be honest, I am getting there, but it’s more so the winter part than the soups part that I am sick of. The cold, the wet, the cancellations, the early darkness… can it really only be February? And was I really complaining about this in my last blog post a couple of weeks ago? It looks like I better adjust my attitude because we have a few more months of this to go! Read More
Meditation can be a wonderful practice in supporting your weight-loss journey. But let me be clear, this does not mean you can eat all of the cookies and cheese you want, meditate and expect the scale to plummet. What meditation gives you is a deeper sense of awareness. Meditation gives you an understanding of your habits that are serving you and those that may be sabotaging your efforts toward health and happiness. Read More
I think we have all been longing for summer lately; the feeling has been intense for me. It’s not just the warmth and sunshine I have been craving, although believe me, that does sound incredible. But the thing I miss most is having fresh food from my own garden. I have been pining for the days when I can pick my dinner ingredients right from outside my house, quickly prepare them in my kitchen and head right back out to the garden to enjoy them.