What the Heck is PiYo?


I’ve been asked for the last several months…what the heck is PiYo? Before I can that question, let me start from the beginning. January is the time of the year that everyone sets a resolution to either better their health, increase their fitness or simply start moving. But, you know as well I do, thatcontinue reading

Granting Permission to Heal

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So yesterday I woke up with one of those headaches. You know the kind, I’m sure. It was the type of headache no matter what you do, you are instantly exhausted. The type that when even strangers look at you they wince. Yep. The type of headache where your ability to function is pretty muchcontinue reading

Can You Get Enough Protein on a Plant Based Diet?

Can You Get Enough Protein on a Plant Based Diet?

One of the questions I am asked most often is – Can you get enough protein on a plant based diet? The answer is a resounding – YES!! Here are some sources where you can get enough protein and not have to rely on animal products. Of course, you may have to get creative incontinue reading

5 Ways to Find Time to Exercise This Holiday Season


Believe me, I get it.  The months of November and December and packed full for you.  There is shopping for the gifts, parties to go to, events for the kids to arrange, and lots of cookies and pies to make and consume.  You don’t have time to visit the gym or run on the treadmill.continue reading

One Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie

Powerful Pumpkin Smoothie

If you’re a pumpkin lover you will LOVE this smoothie! Not only does pumpkin taste yummy but it’s also good for you. Pumpkin is loaded with beta and alpha carotene and our bodies covert both forms of carotene into Vitamin A. Vitamin A is essential for cell growth and development. Enjoy this yummy smoothie during the fallcontinue reading

Autumn Spice Green Smoothie

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  Autumn is here and this smoothie is based on my love for spices and my love for the season. The spices are perfect for the autumn weather, and the flavors meld together in a way that just melts your tastes buds.  I love to enjoy this smoothie while watching my favorite tree changing colors!continue reading

Getting Fit While Enjoying Nature

Getting Fit While Enjoying Nature

This year has been a true year of transformation. Yes! This year the life-long goal was made to transform not only my health and lifestyle but that of my entire family. But of course, I had to start somewhere, so I began with myself. So, what did this transformation entail? For starters it involved acontinue reading