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Mindful & Intuitive Eating

Mindful eating. Intuitive Eating. You hear it all the time but unsure what it means. Both are similar in ways but also different in others. First and foremost, neither are a diet approach. Intuitive eating is an eating style that promotes a healthy attitude towards food and the connection to food and your body image. ItContinue reading “Mindful & Intuitive Eating”

Summer Inspired Meals

Ah, summertime. There is nothing like warm sunny longer days. The green grass, colorful flowers, smell of honeysuckle or gardenias in the air, lighting bugs glowing at night, and laying out or splashing in the pool or beach. Now is the time to ditch recipes sweating over the stovetop or oven. Below are some quickContinue reading “Summer Inspired Meals”

A Healthy Plate

What should my plate look like? We have all been there, confused about figuring out portion sizes and how to eat a balanced diet to the point you want to scream. It is important to make sure you are getting the right portions and combinations of carbohydrates, proteins, and fats in each meal to beContinue reading “A Healthy Plate”

Cinnamon Roll Protein Balls

These no-bake 7 ingredient Protein Balls are full of some healthy nutritious ingredients that make for the perfect bite for a healthy snack, grab-n-go Breakfast, or perfect for a pre/post-workout snack. They are also great to store in the refrigerator for up to a week or even freeze to grab on days when you haven’tContinue reading “Cinnamon Roll Protein Balls”

Healthy Food Staples

Healthy Food Staples to Stock up Your Kitchen Trying to eat healthy and throwing together a nutritious meal can be challenging. This is where a well-stocked Kitchen comes in handy to keep your sanity and will make life easier. Getting your Kitchen organized and fully stocked is one of the easiest and most effective waysContinue reading “Healthy Food Staples”

All About the SQUAT

Looking for an effective body resistance exercise that tones your lower body and can boost your overall fitness? Look no further, the squat is the perfect exercise that can dramatically transform your body. Incorporating the squat exercise in your workout routine is very versatile as it can be performed anywhere with different versions and requiresContinue reading “All About the SQUAT”

Strawberry Coconut Collagen Smoothie

Collagen supplements and powders have been the rage lately and especially within the last year from putting it in your water to your coffee and much more. Collagen is a major component of connective tissues that make up several body parts, including tendons, ligaments, skin, and muscles (1) It is an abundant protein in your bodyContinue reading “Strawberry Coconut Collagen Smoothie”

Meal Prepping 101

Meal Prepping and Planning Trying to eat healthy seems overwhelming already then add daily stresses of work, trying to squeeze in a workout, having a family, and trying to have a life makes it feel impossible. Let’s face it, many of us having busy schedules, busy lifestyles, weeknight cooking constraints, or plain hunger getting theContinue reading “Meal Prepping 101”

Best Coffee Shops in the Triangle!

There’s nothing better than a cup of coffee to start the day and lucky in the Raleigh-Durham-Chapel Hill area there are dozens of great local coffee shops throughout the Triangle area. Here is a list of some of my favorites places and some highly recommended places to try for your next coffee fix. Sola CoffeeContinue reading “Best Coffee Shops in the Triangle!”