Take control of your unhealthy food cravings with these top tips. You don’t have to cut out your favorite foods all together to have a healthier nutrition plan. But if you feel like your cravings are out of control, try these tips. Take it one step at a tip until you see changes that youContinue reading “5 Tips for Tackling Unhealthy Food Cravings”
The most common foods we crave are sugar, carbohydrates, chocolate, salt, and cheese. What causes these cravings and how do they influence you? Low levels of serotoninIf you’re feeling down, you can have strong cravings for carbs and sugar. That’s because serotonin is a feel-good neurotransmitter produced mainly in thegastrointestinal (GI) tract. Eating carbohydrates andContinue reading “4 Causes of Unhealthy Food Cravings”
1 large Bibb Lettuce head2 handfuls of arugula2 blood oranges2 cara cara oranges 2 mandarins or tangerines2 avocados2 small shallots1 cucumberHandful Fresh mint or parsley1/3 cup walnuts Dressing1/4 cup lemon juice2 tbsp extra virgin olive oil1 tsp Dijon mustard1 tbsp honey½ tsp salt To make the dressing: In a small bowl, whisk together the orangeContinue reading “Easy and Refreshing Citrus Salad with Avocado”
If you’re always on the go and working non stop, it can seem impossible to find the time to focus on wellness. But it’s very much possible. Here are some ideas that can work for you: Plan your meals Save time, money and improve your cooking skills at the same time! If you’re short onContinue reading “5 Tips To Stay Healthy When You’re Super Busy”
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Try this easy healthier chocolate whenever you are craving something sweet. Chocolate is a superfood. In fact, cacao is high in protein, and antioxidants. Avoid processed and sugar-filled chocolates and try these instead. Let me know how you like them! Ingredients:1/2 cup cocoa butter 1/2 cup virgin coconut oil 1/2 cup (raw) organic cocoa powder 1/4Continue reading “Easy Homemade Raw Chocolate Recipe”
How Sleep Affects Our Appetite and Metabolism
Sometimes, you can treat yourself after a hard workout and a week of sticking to your goals. The problem is, junk food is tempting. It’s everywhere. It’s fast and easy and greasy. But what you want to do is stay on track with your health and fitness goals. So how can you avoid your dirty little secret temptations?
It was such an honor to give a health and wellness talk this past week to 30+ special education teachers during appreciation week at Gresham Barlow School District! I had so much fun talking about self-care, fitness, nutrition and using essential oils for stress relief! The audience was outstanding—they are such amazing teachers and theyContinue reading “Self-Care and Health Speech”
I’m so thankful to doTERRA for this amazing trip which allows me to relax and help those in need through the charitable work that doTERRA is doing in Mexico! It’s always a good feeling when you are part of something much greater than yourself! In February 2018, I embarked on a momentous trip to PuertoContinue reading “What I learned from my doTERRA trip to Puerta Vallarta, Mexico”
Have you ever heard the saying “if you fail to plan, then you plan to fail”? This saying has some truth to it, especially regarding the foods you put in your body. Meal prep has changed my life and added many extra hours to my week that I never knew even existed! These “extra hours”Continue reading “5 Tips For Easy Food Prep”
I found out about essential oils through my yoga instructor at the gym and haven’t stopped learning more about them since that day in 2013! So, my oil journey began because I started to search for natural alternatives—I wanted to have natural options and to be empowered to have tools to heal my body insteadContinue reading “My Essential Oil Journey”
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Whether you are trying to improve your running pace or change the way your body looks esthetically, strength training is the answer.