Why Your Perfectionism is Hindering Your Success

Copyright - Institute for Educational Advancement Perfectionism can be viewed as a positive trait. But, it can be a barrier in your journey towards your health and wellness goals. Are you a perfectionist?  One of the main themes from a recent conference I...

10 Healthier Versions of your Favorite Crockpot Meals

Fall is here, and that means apple-picking, spooky hay rides, and all things pumpkin spice! It’s one of the best times of year to be outside enjoying all of the beautiful colors, so why would you want to spend it inside making dinner? My thoughts exactly.  Crockpot...

8 Secrets to Bash Your Sugar Cravings

It's 4:00 pm, aka the "witching hour." You're scrambling to find something sweet to eat when making dinner, or you're finally sitting down after a long day and all you want is a bowl of ice cream. Sound like your life? I know that exact feeling, and I GET it. When...

Easy No-Bake Energy Bites

These delicious no bake energy bites are the perfect healthy snack or breakfast on the go! TOTAL TIME: 10 MINS PREP TIME: 10 MINS COOK TIME: 0 MINS INGREDIENTS: 1 cup (dry) oatmeal (I used old-fashioned oats)2/3 cup toasted coconut flakes1/2 cup peanut...

10 Quick and Easy Vegetarian Meals

Are you trying to follow more of a plant-based diet but feel like you’re always running out of meal ideas? Look no further! I have a lot of clients who often ask me for vegetarian recipes, so I compiled a list of 10 recipes you can rotate to get you started, all...

Does the Keto diet work?

The ketogenic diet, or “keto” for short, has become one of the most popular diets for those looking to lose weight.  But does it really work, or is it just another fad? This article touches on the pros and cons and summarizes the latest research. Unless...

The one simple mindset switch that’ll get you to exercise

Do you often force yourself to exercise, telling yourself or others that you “have to” and that you just need to suck it up and do it?  Don’t be so hard on yourself. This not a fun nor sustainable way of viewing exercise.  You feel like it’s forced and are thinking of...

My Top 10 High Protein Foods

You hear about the importance of protein all the time.  But knowing and doing are often two different things.  Why don’t you always do what you know you should? Well, it’s not always easy. It can help to know WHY you should be doing something in order to give you the...

Mindful vs. Mindless Eating – What’s the difference?

Are you a mindful or mindless eater? Are you concerned that your eating habits are affecting your weight, your mood, and your health? Truth is, most of us are mindless eaters at some point.  Mindless eating is eating without full awareness, and often happens when...

10 Pregnancy Superfoods to add to your diet today

unsplash-logoJannis Brandt We’re always hearing about the foods we can’t eat during pregnancy, but what about all the foods we can and actually should eat? As a Registered Dietitian with a practical approach to eating, I teach my clients how...