Redefining Wellth

I bet you have a savings account. It’s where you put all the spare money you get, accumulating it for a rainy day – sometime in the future when you will need it. It’s nice to have a little nest egg. It’s reassuring to have a little cushion so you don’t have to worry about…

40 Days of Yummy – Day 19 – Breakfast Salad

If you eat breakfast in the morning, it’s a great opportunity to fill up on vegetables – include protein if you’ve already gotten a workout. Usually, you’re not craving carbs, you’re just craving food. Use the opportunity to give your body the nutrition it will need all day. 4. Easy breakfast salad ideas: 1. Kale…

40 Days of Yummy – Day 9

a.k.a go raw for a day  If the term “eating raw” has you shrinking back in fear of turning your nose up in distaste, then this post is for you. Eating raw doesn’t mean eating rabbit food. In fact, your whole meal doesn’t have to be raw for you to derive the benefits. Add raw…

Let’s Go To The Videotape

I might have told you already. Last week felt like a bust in terms of accomplishments. I felt weary but also like I hadn’t done much to be tired from. That’s how I felt. You might have felt something similar at some point – you’ve worked all day but felt like you had nothing to show…

Thursday Treats

All over the world today, people woke up feeling sluggish and sick and sad. Tomorrow could be different. It’s easy to stop the trajectory and turn things around. But tomorrow depends on what you do today – the way you treat your body today determines in large part how your body will treat you tomorrow. …

5 Sugar Detox Surprises

It’s officially Day 10 and these are the 5 best (and surprising) things about the sugar detox: All the salads. All the options. All the health benefits.       Cutting down on the processed sugar-laden foods gives this lighter, healthier feeling in your tummy. That’s quite an addictive feeling. Knowing your drink options are water, water, or…

10 Day Sugar Detox Day 3

Five tips that have helped me get through the Sugar Detox thus far:  Replace sugary drinks and soda with water. Add fruit chunks for flavor if necessary.     Have a plan for snacks – bananas, apples, nuts.    Plan ahead to prevent making hunger-motivated decisions – have items on hand so you can make delicious salads…

10 Day Sugar Detox Day 2 

Embarking on a successful sugar detox is all about attitude and momentum. I cleared my fridge of all the sugary stuff a couple days ago but last night I lay awake for a while wishing I had just one cup of juice… Or soda. 😛 I got a few ice cubes and closed my eyes…

10 Day Sugar Detox – Day One

It’s a good idea to eliminate added sugars from your diet completely but if you’re like me, that’s an option you might not even want to consider. But every now and then, a sugar detox is a good idea. Yesterday, the folks on NBC’s Today Show started a 10 day sugar detox and I’ve decided…

Skinny Habits

Have you ever wondered what makes some people thin, and some not? Is it just diet? Are there habits that makes some people naturally thinner than others? There are some athletes who are reed-thin and others who are thick and muscular. Both groups probably get lots of exercise; both groups eat specific diets. Why do…

Eating After Exercise

How long after a workout should you eat? I try to get a mix of carbs and protein within a half hour of a run or gym workout. If I’m just playing around in the park, it might be longer but if I don’t refuel within a reasonable time, I feel lethargic and lightheaded, especially…

Raw For A Day

Adding raw foods to your diet is as easy as Breakfast… Lunch… Dinner #Raw #Food #Healthy