How to Thrive This Holiday Season

  We’ve all been there: January 2nd comes in a flash, and we are totally defeated. We’re tired, exhausted, totally spent. We step on the scale, and tears begin to fall. We start frantically planning resolutions to undo the damage we’ve done the...

Recipe: Pumpkin Pie Protein Shake

Fall is here, and pumpkin is everywhere! Pumpkin is packed with fiber, which will keep you full longer. Pumpkin is also rich in Vitamin A, which promotes good vision and a healthy immune system. Use this shake as a post-workout treat, or add a bit more protein for a...

Recipe: Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie

Peanut butter and jelly gets a makeover in this protein-packed smoothie. The vanilla extract adds just a bit extra, and satisfies any sweet tooth. Use as post-workout replenishment, or as a creamy treat on a hot day.   Peanut Butter and Jelly Smoothie (Makes 2...

Mighty Magnesium (And Why You Need It)

Magnesium plays a significant role in over 300 biochemical reactions in the body, including protein synthesis, blood glucose control, blood pressure regulation and muscle and nerve function. Yet approximately 80% of all adults are deficient. While some foods and...

Simple Towel Stretches

After a long workout, the best feeling is a nice, deep stretch. When I’m at home or short on time, I use my handy towel as a prop to assist in a few basic stretches. Of course, these stretches could also be performed with a resistance band or yoga strap. Take a...

The Incredible Egg

Eggs have far more use than meets the eye. Check out this blog post featured on Luke’s Local for creative tips for using eggs- including the shells! Don’t forget to order your local, pasture eggs while you’re...

Deciphering Food Labels

  A simple trip to the grocery store can feel completely overwhelming these days. With so many options and varieties of foods, it can be hard to determine what’s best for our bodies and lifestyles. What are the healthiest options? Which ingredients should...

Self Care Tips For Weight Loss Pt. 2

Last week we explored a few self-care strategies, including drinking lemon water, dry brushing and oil pulling. This week we’ll dive deeper into the topic and explore additional ways we can support our health and wellness goals. As was mentioned last week,...

Self Care Tips For Weight Loss Pt. 1

Many of us know the keys to weight loss. We’ve seen them on TV, read about them in magazines and talked about them with friends.  We’ve all heard the advice, “move more and eat less.” For many of us, that’s just the tip of the iceberg. We’re now beginning to...

The Health Benefits of Vegetable Broth

Vegetable broth has far more benefits than simply adding flavor to your favorite dishes. Check out this blog post written for Luke’s Local and discover why vegetable broth should be a part of a healthy lifestyle. Slurp it up and enjoy!...