Tag: diet

No Refined Sugar Challenge

Sugar has always been an issue for me. Despite knowing it’s harmful effects I always seem to slowly add it back into my life. Try as I might, my sugar tooth always seems to get the best of me. While I tend to go straight for the sugar laden candy, many people suffer from sugar

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Snow Day Workout: No Equipment Needed!

What would New England be without a big snow storm just weeks before Spring?ย You can never count on the weather going the way you would like living in this part of the country – that is why I like to have an arsenal of at home workouts. No excuses! Just because you can’t leave the

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Thanksgiving Day Eating Tips

Happy Thanksgiving! This is the holiday where families and friends come together to share a meal and express what they are thankful for. The traditional Thanksgiving meal has been slightly enhanced over the years and at least in my experience there is always way too much food and aside from the Turkey there is a

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5 Day Low Sugar Challenge

The word detox can sound a bit intimidating, so let’s try this… Low Sugar Challenge! We always have those moments where we step back and realize those treats and snacks and desserts here and there are getting a little out of control. Instead of doing some insane NO sugar detox try something a bit more

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Avoiding ALL Sugar: Sugar Detox Day 2

Day 2 of the sugar detox has come to a close.ย Today’s lesson : MEAL PREP Having your meals planned out ahead of time is always a good idea. Breakfast can be a tricky low sugar meal, especially when you don’t prep and wake up late for work. I love to have smoothies in the morning,

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Beginning a Sugar Detox : Day 1

Today is the first day of my 7 day Sugar Detox Challenge. I hope my experiences and feedback help you make better food choices and maybe even have you start the detox yourself. #1 thing to do on a sugar detox (besides avoiding sugar) is drink plenty of water. I like to throw in lemons

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Workout Essentials: At Home Workout

If you like to get your workout in at home, or just don’t have time to make it out to the local gym these are my favorite at home equipment pieces. I also believe you get the biggest bang for your buck on these. Exercise Bands: Exercise bands are amazing for at home workouts or

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Cauli Rice Vegetable Stir Fry

No need to order vegetable fried rice from your local Chinese restaurant, you can make your own healthy AND yummy version at home. You will need a cast iron pan ( or regular fry pan if that is all you have) a sharp cutting knife, and all the ingredients below..

Raw Food Reset: Day 3

Today was the final day of the Raw Food Reset Challenge. I wanted to do this challenge to help me heal from in the inside out. I am still nursing my leg injury, but I believe that by incorporating so many vegetables and fruits into my diet for the last three days I have helped

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Good Craving: 3 Day Raw Food Reset

After a run last week during an unseasonably warm February day I strained a muscle in my leg and have been limping ever since. I can’t quite place where the strain is, but it is somewhere between my thigh and my hip bone. I have dealt with shin splints and smaller ailments in the past,

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