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Why Our Society and Food System Are Messed Up

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Our society has a messed up relationship with food and it's setting you up to fail. Let's talk about why you're stuck in this cycle of having low energy, not loving the way you feel in your body, and feeling like the only way out is to have a ton of self-discipline and willpower. Okay? (For the video version, scroll to the end of this post.)


Right now, you are constantly bombarded with two contradicting messages:

  1. Food is a reward, enjoyment, and how we connect with others.

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This is Healthy?! Cheesy Spaghetti Squash Casserole

cheesy spaghetti squash casserole


Are you feeling torn between wanting to start fresh and eat super healthy but also just wanting to eat all the warm, cheesy comfort food? I see you. How about we accomplish both? I've been keeping this cheesy spaghetti squash casserole recipe from you guys for a little while now. I think you'll find it worth the wait.


Really, you're getting a 2-for-1 today. You're getting a crowd-pleasing casserole recipe that makes amazing leftovers and even freezes well. You're also getting a …

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Are Smoothies Derailing Your Health Goals?

smoothies


Let's talk about smoothies! Starting your day with a smoothie seems like an uber healthy way to start your day, right? Maybe... But it also might be one of the factors preventing you from achieving your health goals. Today I'm sharing 2 reasons why your smoothie is hurting your health goals and 3 ways to use smoothies to fuel your day for success.

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The Top 2 Reasons Smoothies Might Be Derailing Your Health Efforts:


1. You're missing out on chewing.

Chew…

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Think I Always Ate Super Healthy? Guess Again!

eating super healthy


So many people assume that I’ve always loved eating super healthy and that I could eat whatever I want and still be small. That’s actually not true! I know exactly what it’s like being used to foods like Eggos and Pop Tarts for breakfast, Cheez-its for snacks, and chicken fingers and french fries for dinner out. I also remember the first time I actually started looking at food labels - yikes.


It’s easy to assume that people who look like they effortlessly maintain a healthy life…

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10 Minute Dinners When You've Done Zero Prep

One common misconception and excuse I hear a lot is that eating healthy takes more time. Likely that comes from the idea that you have to be spending hours meal prepping in order to turn to healthy options, but that’s totally not true. If meal prepping is something you enjoy, fantastic! But for a lot of my clients, they’re busy and need fast nourishing options to turn to without spending a ton of time in the kitchen. I completely get that!


I’m balancing two careers that I love, but that…

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Why The U.S. Dietary Guidelines Are Messed Up

U.S. Dietary guidelines


This is the kind of news I wish I didn't have to share, but I do. I wish that dietary guidelines were simple and created with the sole purpose of making it easier for you to be healthy. Unfortunately, it's a lot more complicated than that. I'm giving you a glimpse of how the U.S. Dietary Guidelines are created. This is just one example of why you may be trying to follow all the rules and recommendations and yet you're still not getting the results you want.


I can't emphasize thi…

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The Secret To Getting The Body You Want For Good

the secret to getting the body you want for good


Hello! Today I'm sharing the secret to your success. If you want to finally have the body that you've wanted, feel great, and be able to maintain those results long term I'm telling you how to do that today. It all boils down to the Life Boost Trifecta. These are the three pillars you to need to address to get the results you want while feeling happy and being able to maintain the results long term. When you are able to find the balance between all of these, it's smooth sailing towards…

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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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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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