It’s that time of year when Christmas cookies, candy, and all the treats show up everywhere you go! And since they are only available at Christmas time, how can you eat just one? The cookies are not the problem. When we eat too many cookies, we think the cookies are the cause (If the cookies weren’t there I wouldn’t eat them). Or that Christmas is the cause (I have to
The holidays are here! For some of us, this time brings some magical experiences and moments. And for others, when it comes to food and body image, it can carry a lot of stress and anxiety when it comes to eating. So how can you enjoy the holidays without overeating? There is a common cycle that many of us choose, which is not eating before a party, so you can
In order to manage your weight, it’s important to become aware of how much food your body really needs to perform the basic functions of life. Here’s a few things I do that have helped me to build awareness around eating: What has worked best for me is basing my food intake on how hungry I feel physically and how full I feel after 20 minutes of eating. It’s so
Hi Friends! Happy Fall! It’s been a summery start to Fall this year. 90 degrees in Cincinnati this week! Honestly, I don’t love the heat but I know that winter is just around the corner. I’m enjoying the fact that I can still wear my flip flops to the grocery store and step outside without a coat on. Life has been a bit crazy but it’s all good! Being in
Today I am sharing this Lemon Chicken Parmesan with Zucchini Zoodles. It’s definitely going to be a regular on weeknight menu plan. Have you ever swapped out zucchini noodles for pasta noodles? I usually mix them together or I’ll do the zucchini alone. It’s a nice light option and you’re getting your veggies too! Zucchini noodles are easy to make when you use this hand held spiralizer. I then will
Is a toxic liver preventing you from losing weight? Since your liver is the body main fat metabolizer, it’s important to boost the liver’s function and so it can help decrease the toxins that accumulate in the body. One thing that healthy people have in common is that they limit the amount of junk that goes into their body. According to Dr. Frank Lipman, MD founder of Be Well, a
Need a little detox? This smoothie is the answer! I hope you love this smoothie recipe. It popped up in my inbox so I had to share it with you! You should have most of the ingredients on hand. But if not, they are easy to find. Pineapple, banana, ginger, cilantro, lime, spinach and green apple! It’s like drinking a liquid vitamin. So head over to Detoxinista Blog and grab
Hi there! How’s your week going? I’m so excited to begin a new monthly blog post sharing all the things that I’m Currently Loving in my daily life. It’s a few of my favorite products, books, recipes, etc. that I use and want to share with YOU! It’s finally summer in Ohio! After a long rainy start, the sun has returned and it’s been beautiful! This summer my favorite sunscreen
Have you spent years struggling with a health or weight issue on your own? Are you baffled as to why you can’t seem to make progress around your weight goals?Do you believe you have no control over your eating?Or that you don’t have enough willpower? If you answered yes to any of the above, you’re like most of the women on the planet– always feeling at odds with how much
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