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…
Ever come back from a trip feeling like you need a vacation from your vacation? A well-cation, especially one centered around a health retreat, can actually make you feel more rejuventated, motivated, and fit than before you left. And because we believe a vacation should be exactly about that- tending to both your physical and emotional health and wellness- we…
Any goal without a plan is simply a dream. We can have a goal to travel to Arizona and hike the Grand Canyon. It sounds lovely and I’m sure your friends or family would say, “That sounds great. I want to as well.” This vague goal is merely a dream unless we put action items into place and map out…
Who said a well-balanced diet does not include dessert?! To me, a meal is not complete without dessert. My go to is a piece of dark chocolate, but there are many other healthier desserts that you can enjoy as well. I came across this particular gluten-free version by Nicole Hunn when planning our 2017 Health Retreat menu. Our Health Retreats…
From your co-workers bringing in holiday treats, to holiday celebrations, to the leftover goodies on your kitchen counter; it may seem hopeless in trying to maintain or even lose weight during the holidays but with a little thought and planning, YOU CAN. I wanted to share my top three tips to maintaining/losing weight during the holidays. It is much easier…
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