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How to Have a Stress-Free Holiday Eating Experience

I share a variation of this post on how to have a stress-free holiday eating experience almost every year, but it’s worth re-sharing because I know it’s something that’s on some of your minds right now, what with Thanksgiving coming up and the December holiday party season after that. So - how do you enjoy the holidays in a way that embraces the Continue Reading …

Tips to Streamline Your Morning Routine

Thank you to The Quaker Oats Company for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own. As life has gotten busier, having a streamlined morning routine has always been something that was important to me. I certainly didn’t want to skip out on breakfast just to get some extra sleep, but I also didn’t want to waste that precious sleep Continue Reading …

Why I Don’t Recommend Whole30

I’ve been wanting to write this post for a long time, and hearing about/meeting more and more people who are trying Whole30 finally gave me the motivation I needed to put this into words. I’m just going to say it: I don’t recommend Whole30. Here’s why. Continue Reading …

How to Build a Satisfying Breakfast

Thank you to my friends at Kura Nutrition - my fave protein powder - for sponsoring this post! We've all heard that breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and in some ways it is - it's your chance to provide yourself energy to power through the morning. I have a lot of great breakfast recipes here on the blog, but I also want to walk Continue Reading …

Adding, Not Subtracting, for a Healthier New Year

It’s officially the new year, and with that brings about 23942309482094383240984 articles, posts, and advertisements about how you need to change your body to be happy, or only eat raw vegetables for the next 3 months, or exercise for hours every single day of the week or all will be lost. Guess what? You don’t have to do any of that. The new Continue Reading …

Reframing Makes all the Difference

Hi guys! Just popping in with a tip that sometimes reframing/changing your mentality about something makes all the difference. :) I was reminded of this a few days ago and thought it might be helpful to share! As you guys know, we spent the holidays this year in Pittsburgh area with Matt’s family. On the 23rd, Matt met up with some high school Continue Reading …

10 Immunity Boosting Foods for Cold and Flu Season

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 work to keep you healthy? Read on for some of nature's best illness fighters – all of which can be found at your local grocery store. I originally published this Continue Reading …

Why You Need to Take a Lunch Break

If you’re looking for one simple thing that you can do every day to improve your health, it’s this: take a lunch break. I know what you’re thinking: “I’m way too busy for that.” Here’s the thing: giving yourself a real break, even if it’s a quick one, will not negatively impact your productivity – and in fact it will actually help it. Here are Continue Reading …