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The Single Most Important (And Easy) Swap To Achieve The Body You Want


How does this sound? Eat as much food as you want, feel totally satisfied, feel confident and comfortable in your body, and achieve the results you want. Too good to be true? Not at all. It's absolutely possible! There's just one small catch, you need (get) to eat real (delicious) food instead of the fake stuff. Today I'm sharing a study that demonstrates the dramatic impact swapping out highly processed food for more nourishing real food will have on your overall health and goals.

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Find Joy, Be Present, and Savor a Delicious Cookie


Happy Holidays! In today's video I'm chatting about making an effort to find joy, enjoy the present moment, and how cookies can be a nourishing part of your diet.

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Being Present and Finding Joy In The Moment


As we head into 2021, I want you to take a moment to think about how much time you spend either thinking about the past or the future. It's pretty rare that we focus on the present moment. Instead we'e often looking ahead at what we need to get done…

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Why It's Not About Calories

it's not about calories


You know when people say "a calorie is a calorie"? Don't listen to them! The concept that 2,000 calories per day is 2,000 calories per day and - it doesn't matter what type of food makes up those calories - it will all have the same affect on your weight, is completely misguided. Can you tell this topic gets me all fired up? I explain why it's not all about calories in today's video.

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What is a calorie?


The "calorie" on a food label is really referring …

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You're Probably Consuming Way More Sugar Than You Think

you're consuming way more sugar than you think


Let's talk about sugar and how it's hidden EVERYWHERE. If you're not checking food labels and you eat any kind of packaged food, there's a very good chance you're exceeding the maximum limit of daily sugar without even realizing it. The craziest part is you can easily do that without even consuming food you would think of as a treat or dessert.


This is one topic I both love and hate. I love this topic because when I help my clients start making swaps to decrease the amount of su…

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Your New Favorite Go-To "Cheesy" Cauliflower Soup


Hi! It's been a hot (haha) minute since I shared a recipe with you guys, hasn't it? I REALLY love creating nourishing delicious recipes like this "cheesy" cauliflower soup. You know what I don't love? Taking photos. I have a huge number of recipes to share with you guys, so if someone would like to just come take some photos for me that'd be great. ;-)


Despite my lack of enthusiasm for food photography, I felt like I couldn't keep this simple, nourishing, totally comforting soup…

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How to Start Taking Control of Your Sugar Cravings

sugar cravings


Are you feeling like this year hasn't been the best opportunity to love the way you're feeling in your body and mind? With everyone suddenly working from home, not being able to go to the gym, isolated from friends and family, and just a *teensy* bit stressed it's not surprising that the "Quarantine 15"...or 20...has become a thing.


And now we're heading into the holidays! We're entering the time of year when temptations and indulgences abound and health goals take a back seat. …

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Are Imposter Health Foods Preventing You From Getting Results?

imposter health foods


Do you feel like you try to make healthy food choices but you're not seeing the results you want? Do you constantly crave something sweet? Do you struggle with low energy levels especially by the afternoon? If any of this resonates, I made this video for you! I also have a free gift at the end to help you to start seeing the results you want, curb your sweet tooth, and boost your energy. How does that sound?!


There's nothing more frustrating than really making an effort to be ea…

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5 Major Causes of Food Cravings



Welcome to another episode of Thriving Thursdays! Today we're talking about the five major causes of food cravings.



The holidays are rapidly approaching which means 'tis the season for temptations and indulgences. If you'd like to make it out of 2020 not feeling like you want to hibernate for another year now is the time to start being mindful of how you want to approach this season. The good news is, you don't have to do this alone. I'm here to help!



If you're just relying on willpower alo…

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High Protein Broccoli Quinoa Veggie Burgers with Lemon Tahini Sauce

One of my favorite things to do is create healthy and delicious recipes customized for my clients based on their nutritional goals. I created these high protein veggie burgers for a vegetarian client looking for ways to incorporate more protein in her diet. After sharing this Mediterranean bowl on social media I received a lot of requests for the recipe. I love that so many of you have interest in plant based recipes, so here it is!





I love these high protein veggie burgers for vegetarians, …

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How to Survive an Elimination Diet

Elimination diets can seem incredibly daunting. Here are six tips on how to set yourself up for success and survive an elimination diet.



how to survive an elimination diet


1. Focus on what you CAN eat.



As soon as you start to consider doing an elimination diet, it's natural to automatically start focusing on all of the things you won't be able to eat. I'm totally guilty of that. But you know what? That's not super useful.



I could list all of the foods that are staples in my everyday routine that I'm going to miss. And t…

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