Are you experiencing low back pain, neck discomfort, or general aches and pains? It could be a result of poor posture lead by habitual patterns. Now more than ever Americans are sitting too often. This takes a big toll on the body. It shortens hip flexors, tightens hamstrings, weakens the back, and tightens the chest which can contribute to a change…
Quinoa Bake This easy to make meal is so delicious! Yields: 6-8 servings Time: 10 minutes prep – 40 minutes cooking Ingredients: 2 cups quinoa 4 cups vegetable stock 1/2 jar roasted red peppers, diced 1/2 white onion, diced 4 fully cooked Italian sausages (chicken, turkey, or pork), sliced 2-2 cups kale, chopped salt and pepper to taste Directions: In…
Chickpea Salad Use as an appetizer or balanced meal. This salad will keep you satisfied without using traditional greens. Yields: 6 appetizer sized servings Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1 can (15oz) chickpeas, drained and rinsed 1 pint cherry or grape tomatoes, halved 1 medium cucumber, diced 1/8 cup red onion, thinly diced fresh flat leaf parsley 2 tbsp. fresh lime…
Guacamole Toast Spice up your avocado toast with guacamole taste! Ingredients: 1/2 avocado 1/4 of small onion 1 garlic clove, minced 1/2 lime, juiced 1/2 roma tomato, diced 1/2 roma tomato, sliced 1/8 tsp salt 1 piece of whole grain bread, toasted 1 egg, cooked your way 1/4 cup arugula Directions: Start by making guacamole- Slice the avocado in half,…
How well do you know your fitness professional? There are three types of education fitness professionals achieve. They can earn a college degree, become certified and/or licensed. Do you know the difference? Due to the lack of regulation, education requirements for fitness professionals are typically determined by their employers. When trusting these individuals with your health and wellness it is…
Terry G. – Rising Star February 2019 What has been the hardest part of your journey thus far? The concrete part would be giving up sugar–my downfall–especially sugared pop. Emily gave me a relatively easy process for weaning off of it–just dilute it until the craving disappears. Now my craving for all sugars, especially cheese danish, is pretty easily overcome…
Jennifer Z. – Rising Star May 2017 What has been the hardest part of your journey thus far? The hardest part of my journey so far has to be staying consistent and being self-disciplined. Noodles are my comfort food. In order for me not to go to noodles for my comfort food, I had to find a healthy alternative, such…
2019 has begun! Every new year gives us the opportunity to leave the baggage behind and have a fresh start. Whether you are wanting to reduce stress, lose weight, get organized, or even learn a new skill – this is the time to figure out your plans, dreams and/or goals for 2019. Everyone tends to start off strong for the…
Imagine, its late and night and your tummy is rumbling. Where do you turn, to the refrigerator of course. You open the door and the light illuminates your booty. Before you grab that quinoa salad or slice of pizza you should ask yourself, how long has it been in there? Good food safety habits are not just for restaurants and…
There is nothing better than the sweet taste of a ripe tomato from the garden on a summer day. Whether or not you have chosen to grow fruits and vegetables in your backyard you can still have fresh, delicious and healthy in season produce by shopping at your local Farmers’ Market. We have compiled a list of Farmers’ Markets taking…
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