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How to Make a Successful New Year’s Resolution

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Hello and happy 2014, my friends! Let’s talk New Years Resolutions – specifically, how to make a successful new year’s resolution! For most of us, today means back to the daily grind; it also means a fresh start after the fun indulgences of the holidays. As a Registered Dietitian with a nutrition counseling private practice, I’m all for Continue Reading …

10 Immunity Boosting Foods for Cold & Flu Season

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As I’m sure you guys have noticed by now, it’s officially cold and flu season. But that doesn't mean you have to get sick! Did you know that some foods can help boost your immunity and prevent illness? Besides getting a flu shot, washing your hands regularly, and getting plenty of sleep, eating right also goes a long way towards keeping you Continue Reading …

Inspiration To Live By from Tony Horton

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Last night, I had the pleasure of hanging out with Tony Horton, the creator of the popular home fitness program P90X. I could beat him in a fight, don’t you think? ;) (thanks, Ericka, for the photo!) I first met Tony back in April when I was out in California for a Jamba Juice Fitness event, but only for a hot second, so actually getting to Continue Reading …

The Art of the Egg Scramble + How to Dice an Onion in 15 Seconds

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You know what I’m loving lately? “Everything but the kitchen sink” breakfast egg scrambles. They’re tasty, nutritious (lots of nutrients from all the veggies + protein and fat from the eggs), and a great way to use up whatever veggies you have in your fridge! On late morning on Saturday, I whipped up a delicious creation for myself Continue Reading …

Quick and Healthy Dinner Ideas

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Hello my friends! As you know, Matt and I are on vacation in Italy right now, but I thought a post re-sharing a few of my favorite quick and easy dinner ideas would be helpful in the meantime. The next time you need something fast, check this post! First up is chicken – scroll down for seafood and vegan options. :) Continue Reading …

Healthy Snack Ideas for Busy People

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Good morning, my friends! I haven’t shared a nutrition tips related post in a little while, so today we’re going to talk healthy snacking. As you guys probably already know by now, I’m a big fan of snacking. Back when I first graduated from college, I used to try to stick to 3 meals a day, but this always left me absolutely Continue Reading …

What I Buy When I Grocery Shop

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I did one of these “What I Buy When I Grocery Shop” posts a couple years ago and it was a big hit, so I thought I would do another one! We didn’t have much food in the fridge yesterday because we were gone all weekend in NC, so I hit Whole Foods hard. First up – fruit! Oranges, grapefruit, and a billion bananas because I want to do some Continue Reading …

Simple & Healthy Weekday Lunch Ideas

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Morning! I have some simple, healthy lunch ideas for you guys today, as a kind of variation on my How to Make a Quick & Healthy Weeknight Dinner post! Continue Reading …