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March 10, 2019

Scones have always been one of my favorites - to eat and to bake. They're perfect for breakfast, snack, or dessert, and when done right have the best texture! Crunchy on the outside, and crumbly on the inside. They get a bad rap for being unhealthy but can be improved...

December 24, 2018

Don't forget about your fur babies this holiday season! These pumpkin peanut butter dog treats will have your fur babies drooling, and you feeling good about feeding them something so good for them.

While many festive dog treats are sold in stores, it is important to be...

December 20, 2018

In this post, I share what I've found to be the most effective coping mechanisms, habits, behavioral changes, strategies, and tools for naturally managing and promoting mental illness (and overall mental health). If your just interested in the list, skip to the bottom...

December 19, 2018

Since I've began 1:1 training in a private studio, I can't stand big box gyms. They are too distracting and I find myself annoyed paying attention to everyone but myself 3/4 of the time. For a long time I trained at the end of my shift in the studio, and as nice as it...

November 13, 2018

My current FAVORITE way to prepare chicken - easy, flavorful, and virtually impossible to mess-up. 

I love chicken. Ask anyone what my favorite food is - the answer will always be popcorn and/or ROTISSERIE CHICKEN. Here's a great tip right off the bat: if it's a crazy b...

October 26, 2018

With the field of wellness EXPLODING, it's hard to tell what new fad is worth trying and what isn't.  So based on my knowledge, my experience, and my research, here are 5 wellness trends that are actually worth trying! There are of course many more that are fantastic,...

August 23, 2018

At face value, personal responsibility may seem like it has nothing to do with health and wellness.  However, in my work, I see this one factor pop up over and over.  For many individuals it can be a huge obstacle in accomplishing their goals - health, fitness, wellnes...

May 25, 2018

Millions of Americans are affected by inflammation each year. Inflammation can be expressed in many ways and has visible negative impacts on health and quality of life. In recent years, researchers have pinpointed links between long-term chronic inflammation and the on...

March 18, 2018

Oatmeal cookies are one of my all-time favorites.  This weekend, I made a huge batch of oatmeal raisin and oatmeal chocolate chip for Ryan and friends, immediately decided I needed to develop a healthier version.

Cookies are generally high in simple carbohydrates and su...

February 20, 2018

Lately I’ve been loving my crockpot.  Warming foods are extra appealing in the winter, and as work keeps getting busier and busier, I have less time for cooking and meal prep.  So recipes that can be assembled in less than 20 minutes and then left to cook on their own...

January 23, 2018

This full-body workout requires no equipment, can be done anywhere, and only takes 30 minutes!  No matter your experience or fitness-level, this workout will provide a challenging and invigorating workout to your routine.  

Simply click on below to download your free wo...

January 20, 2018

I am so excited to start releasing my home workout series!  As my work has gotten busier and more demanding, I’ve had to do a lot of improvisation within my workout schedule.  Morning, afternoon, night, between projects, split into two or three parts, in a hurry...I’ve...

January 16, 2018

We are officially halfway through January - so you’d think those resolutions would be in full swing, right? Nope. As of Friday, also known as “Quitter’s Day”, the majority of those who set resolutions have already begun to notice a falter in motivation, and many have q...

January 13, 2018

On social media and in the health and fitness world, we hear the terms “fast”, “intermittent fasting”, On social media and in the health and fitness world, we hear the words “cleanse”, “fast”, “detox”, “fasted cardio”, and “fasted HIIT”, often.  As you read, you will s...

January 4, 2018

Today Southern VA got a whopping 6 inches of snow...so I had my first southern snow day! The kittens were SO entertained watching the snow fall, Ryan and I both got the day off of work, and the best part is that the snow will be gone by Monday!

It's been pretty funny to...

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