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Body Kindness Podcast – Episode 3

In Episode 3 of Body Kindness we’re starting a conversation about intuitive eating – an evidence based model for structured eating that has been shown to improve health without dieting, calorie counting, or following food rules. If you’ve ever felt confused about what the heck intuitive eating is, don’t miss this episode. Show More Summary

Food Celebrations Galore! Ideas for #SuperBowl, Heart Health Month, Canned Foods Month, and Valentine’s Day

February is a month of FOOD themed celebration! It’s national heart health month and canned foods month and we have Valentine’s day coming up and the Super Bowl! Phew! With lots to celebrate we can enjoy delicious food and still eat well. Show More Summary

Take the Challenge: Boost Your Mood With Body Kindness

Exciting Announcement… I’m Hosting 30-Day Challenges Every Month (For FREEEEEE!)   Did I just head a loud hooray? I thought so… All the details you need to know below. How To Sign Up and Participate It’s as easy as one, two, three… Join the challenge by signing up for my e-mail list. Show More Summary

This simple mindfulness exercise could help transform your eating habits.

What If I Told You Healthful Eating Is Not About The Food? OK, that’s not totally true. Nutrition matters. The simplest way to follow nutrition advice is to look at your plate and fill it up with nourishing foods you love. There’s aShow More Summary

Simple and Delightful: Morning Savory Waffles Recipe

Disclosure: I was compensated by Simple Mills for my time to write this post. Recommendations and opinion are my own. We all love waffles and pancakes, but have you tried a savory waffle? If you’re looking for a new spin on your traditional waffles,...Show More Summary

Body Kindness Podcast – Episode 2

It’s time for Episode 2 of Body Kindness! This week Bernie and I catch up on our year-long efforts to practice Body Kindness – while Bernie channels his inner fashionista, I remember the importance of rest when illness strikes. We also...Show More Summary

Ditch Your Diet and Make Small, Satisfying Changes Instead

On average, women will try – and quit – 9 diets in her life. And recent research shows the more diets people go on, the more weight they gain. Instead of hopping on that pointless diet roller coaster again, make little changes that are healthy and enjoyable. Show More Summary

Body Kindness Podcast – Episode 1

Today’s a big day! I’m launching Body Kindness, my brand new podcast. I couldn’t be happier to have a great friend along for the ride, the wonderful Bernie Salazar. You might know him as the Season 5 At Home winner of NBC’s The Biggest Loser. Show More Summary

Cozy Up with Wild Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

If you’re looking for a new recipe to fall in love with, this is it! With a hearty stuffing of wild rice, sausage, cranberries and kale this acorn squash it’s a meal in itself. It’s loaded with comforting flavors with subtle notes of sweet and earthy from the cranberries and kale. Show More Summary

What Will You Do After The Ball Drops? Join My Free #30DayDrop Challenge

Reboot, Bounce Back, Start Fresh, Clean Slate… On January 2nd I will be kicking off 2016 with my #30DayDrop Challenge! The holidays are fun and when the new year rolls around, we all want to start fresh. I feel the same way. I want to...Show More Summary

Fresh Ideas for a Happy and Healthy Holiday

‘Tis the season to celebrate! The holidays are officially the best time of year-it’s a time for baking, holiday parties, and giving gifts from the kitchen. And what better way to celebrating in the festivities than with healthy, delicious and easy tips. Show More Summary

Is Your Diet Making You Unhappy?

‘Tis the Season (to be merry, bright, and full) It’s basically a given that overeating, to some degree, is going to happen during the holiday season. So how do we eliminate overeating during the holidays? We don’t! It’s unrealistic, and honestly, unnecessary. Show More Summary

Three Flexible Ways to Eat Better Today with Eggs

Disclosure: I was compensated by Egg Nutrition Center for my time to write this post. Recommendations and opinion are my own. When I tell people what I do for a living and the word “nutrition” comes up, the next thing I hear is… “Please,...Show More Summary

You’re Thanksgiving Full, Is It Time to Diet?

I sincerely hope you enjoyed every bite of delicious food and did not worry about calories, food rules, or anything but your comfort, joy and happiness. Usually, my clients come back from Thanksgiving feeling guilty. Even if you gotShow More Summary

Tutorial: How to Keep a Gratitude Journal and See the Bright Side (through the dark)

I recently read The Gratitude Diaries by Janice Kaplan. I loved learning how she was able to convert her natural pessimism to optimism by seeking out the bright side of things. (She spent a whole year committed to finding gratitude)....Show More Summary

Celebrate Gratitude With a Healthy Twist: Breakfast Strata, Corn Chowder, Roasted Cranberries

Thanksgiving is only days away but the holiday season is just kicking off! I love this time of year because it’s all about gratitude – celebrating with good friends, family – and of course, FOOD. Check out my recent TV appearance where...Show More Summary

7 Gifts that Spark Joy

Did you know that we are actually happier when we enjoy experiences more than “things”, meaning it’s more about the people we’re with than the gift we get. If you’re like me, this time of year brings out my innermost giver. I want to...Show More Summary

3 Festive Thanksgiving Feast Ideas to Boost Flavor and Nutrition

Thanksgiving is almost here! I love this time of year because it’s all about gratitude – celebrating with good friends, family – and of course, FOOD, which is a meaningful part of our traditions. Don’t waste time on thinking about “food rules” and what you can or can’t eat. Show More Summary

Give the Greater Gift of Gratitude

Disclosure: Post Foods compensated me for this blog post. Whom are You Grateful For? November is a perfect time to express gratitude. It is the giving of thanks. As we enter this season of busy-ness and plans, it’s so easy to get overwhelmed...Show More Summary

5 Tricks to Treating Yourself on Halloween

There’s nothing scarier than approaching Halloween (or any holiday) with a mindset that you can’t join in on any of the fun. But how do you go in with a plan that makes you feel good November 1st? You try my five tricks (my treat for...Show More Summary

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