The Truth About Microwaves

Microwaves get a bad rap. At least once a week, I stumble upon a "wellness blog" where a science-butchering, fearmonger is talking smack about this incredibly convenient kitchen appliance. The laundry list of offenses committed by the modest … [Read more...]

You’re Invited: Free Yoga
+ a Nutrition Talk with ME!

Have you heard the saying, "Weight loss is 20% exercise and 80% diet?" It's mostly true. What you eat plays a HUGE role in your ability to lose weight. You really can't outrun a bad diet. Think of it this way — you burn around 200-600 calories … [Read more...]

The Secret to Perfectly Baked Salmon Every Time

I love salmon. I like it grilled, baked, packed into a patty, served straight from the ocean. I like it a lot. But the problem with salmon is it can be a pain to cook. I used to hate making salmon at home because every time I did, it was a … [Read more...]

A Fun, Fit Bike Date By the Beach

Do you and your partner frequently find yourselves stuck in a rut when it comes to date night? Opting to #NetflixAndChill over doing something exciting, simply due to a lack of inspo or preparation? The hubs and I do. We're often too tired … [Read more...]

Why Charcoal Detoxing is Complete BS

If you've turned on the TV, opened a magazine, or basically just been remotely conscious the past month, you've probably heard this popular word being tossed around: detox. New Year's detox diets are all the rage right now with health and wellness … [Read more...]

5 Simple Dietary Swaps For a
Healthier New Year

Every New Year, we sit down and make a list of things we're going to start doing or stop doing in an effort to have a happier, healthier year. I'm all for it. I think we should constantly strive to better ourselves and take advantage of every … [Read more...]

2015 Gift Guide: Stocking Stuffers

We're six days away from Christmas and I'm finally wrapping up my gift guide — procrastination at it finest. Time to start thinking about the final touches, stocking stuffers! My mom has always put a lot of time and effort into picking the perfect … [Read more...]

Why You Shouldn’t Compare Yourself to a Victoria’s Secret Model

Victoria's Secret models are freaks of nature. Like really, really, really ridiculously good looking anomalies. They're not born everyday — hence the reason there are like twenty of them and seven billion of us regular folk. There's a reason … [Read more...]

Real Talk: How to Prevent Post-Meal “Tummy Trouble”

I know, it's not something people are generally comfortable discussing openly, at least not with anyone but their doctor. But it's time we brought this topic to the table — what to do about post-meal tummy troubles? I'm talking about feeling … [Read more...]

10 Tips for a Healthy Turkey Day

Can you believe it's already a week from Thanksgiving?! It seems like just yesterday it was last November and I was stressing out about finding a wedding venue, taking the GRE, and finding a place to live. Now here we are again, and I'm married, … [Read more...]