Tag: health coach

Breastfeeding 101 From a New Mom

When I say Breastfeeding 101, I mean tips and advice that I wish I had known before starting to BF. Some of these may be obvious to you, but I knew NOTHING when I first had my baby girl and I wish someone had given me a clue as to what I was in for.

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Why the Peloton Bike is SO Worth The Money

I purchased my Peloton bike in April 2017. I remember when I first saw the ads for the bike and fell in love with the entire concept. I also remember learning of the bike’s cost and thinking, ” I can’t spend that much money on a bike!”. Weeks past and I kept thinking about how

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Lemon Vinaigrette

Instead of buying salad dressing, try this minimal effort vinaigrette on your next salad. Toss over some greens and enjoy! Ingredients: 2 cloves garlic 3-4 tbs. olive oil red pepper flakes salt & pepper 1 lemon   In a small bowl whisk all the above ingredients together. Use a lemon juicer to get all the

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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? 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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Crispy Parsnip Bites

If you are looking for a healthy side dish or snack, you must try this parsnip recipe. Did you know that Parsnips were heart healthy? It is almost Valentine’s Day so why not surprise your loved one with this delicious side dish? I am sure they will love it more than chocolate! … well maybe

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Zoodles and Mushroom Stir Fry

I love to use my spiralizer and cooking zoodles is a healthy alternative to traditional spaghetti. If you are looking for a healthy and easy meal during the week, I highly suggest this dish. You can easily sub in different beans and mushroom types to your liking. A Few Tips: Keto Folks: Replace the beans

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Fatty Coffee

If you aren’t a breakfast person, or if you are trying to avoid protein and carbs in the AM then a fatty coffee could be quite beneficial for you. High quality fats in your morning coffee will keep you alert and will help to curb your cravings. I use grass fed heavy cream and MCT

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Chicken & Veggies Slow Cooker Dinner

Slow cooked chicken thighs have always been my go to slow cooker meal. You can mess around with the types of veggies you want to use and experiment with seasonings, but no matter what the chicken thighs on the bone are amazing when cooked over a long period of time. (The meat falls right off!)

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First Trimester: Plan on not planning

As a health coach and overall wellness enthusiast I had a certain idea of how I would be as a pregnant person. I imagined I would stick to a very strict diet, continue with my regular workout routine, sleep 9 hours a night and glow like an angel from the heavens! What’s that quote? If

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