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Crock Pot Pulled Chicken Tacos

Crock Pot Pulled Chicken Tacos

Is there anything more fantastic than coming home to dinner almost being done? I think not. Threw this one together and left the house for a busy day and came home and it was nearly done! #magic

Pizza Pasta Salad

Pizza Pasta Salad

This is the brainchild of my child…my 10-year old son Connor! Yay to getting kids to help with meal planning. His idea: I want to make a pasta salad out of pizza toppings. I immediately got behind this. Here’s what we did

Banh Mi Poke Fusion Bowl

Banh Mi Poke Fusion Bowl

Last night I set out to make a Poke bowl. Instead of sashimi the plan was to include my caramelized tofu. I pulled up the recipe and started cooking the rice and pickled carrots. I’ve only ever had one Poke bowl so this seemed reasonable. Half way through preparing the remainder of the ingredients to layer into the bowl I realized….I was on the Banh Mi recipe! Since I found that recipe a wee bit lacking in the veg department I looked at my Poke bowl recipe and…THIS was born!

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What if you’re on the wrong track?

What if you’re on the wrong track?

Do you always feel like you need to actively work to “get back on track” (sometimes again, and again)? Do you feel like you’re always fighting an uphill battle to stay “on track?” Does it always feel like you’re perpetually in this jump on/ fall off the track pattern? Do you feel a little dizzy from it all?! Yeah, I get it! What if it’s not you…

Permission to Be

Permission to Be

When a lot of clients come to me they have the philosophy that "more is better." That if 2 HIIT workouts a week is good, then 3 is better. If 1 hill workout a week is good, 2 is better. If 3 workouts a week is good, then 5 is better... STOP!!!!   This is not only...

Something IS better than nothing

Something IS better than nothing

I can't start this week, maybe once the kids are back at school/ summer is over/ life settles down/ this project is over/ it's not so hot/ it's not so cold.....(read: NEVER). Here's the thing. There is NEVER a good time to start something new. There is always going to...

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Do you make time for PLAY?

Do you make time for PLAY?

Do you make time in your life for play? As a culture we tend to think of play as for kids only. And as adults we rarely let loose enough to be playful. But did you know play is not only good for your health, but it can make you more productive and innovative too? Read on for 5 reasons you should make regular time for PLAY!

Fun Fall Activities

Fun Fall Activities

I love incorporating a fun activity into our family gatherings. It’s a great way to kick off the day! Not only does this rev the engines and fire up the metabolism – it also revs up the FUN factor! For my Top 5 pics for activities everyone enjoys click here…

Rest is Part of the Program

Rest is Part of the Program

Did you know that in order to get stronger your body needs rest? Learn why you need to include rest in your program to really reap the rewards!

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Body love & losing weight (isn’t that a contradiction?)

Body love & losing weight (isn’t that a contradiction?)

The other day I was chatting with a group of women around the topics of body love, self-compassion & health. In hushed tones one of them shyly asked me, “can I love my body…and still want to lose weight?” She asked me as though it was some dirty little secret, that somehow she couldn’t desire to change her body – and still love her body. That the two ideas were somehow contradictory. And I realized that there was a need for clarification!

Be Body Positive #12: Be Unstoppable

Be Body Positive #12: Be Unstoppable

Being body positive is about so much more than feeling comfortable & happy in your body. It’s about the lens through which you view your world. It’s about the attitude you take to your life and how you “show up.” It’s about the confidence with which you carry yourself and the unstoppable spirit that you possess. You are capable of so much more than you know. And it all starts with a belief in your ability to do whatever it is you decide YOU want to do. #besuperyou

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