Almond Joy Bars Ingredients For the crust 1 1/2 cups almond flour 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon coconut flour 1/4 cup + 1 tablespoon tapioca flour 1/2 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 cup melted ghee or coconut oil 1/4 cup maple syrup pinch of salt For the coconut layer 2 cups unsweetened shredded coconut 1/3 cup melted coconut oil 1/3 cup honey 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract For the chocolate layer 2 cups mini ch ...[Read More]
Have you been doing a ton of crunches & ab exercises, but feel like your belly fat is not going away? WHAT you eat & HOW you eat it will determine what your midsection looks like.
As many of you may already know I just recently lost my adorable and loving cat Murphy. Despite what anyone says, losing a pet is one of the hardest things to experience. Our pets become part of our family, they connect with us, protect us, they don’t complain and they offer so much unconditional love. It wasn’t the first time that I experienced losing a beloved pet. I grew up on a farm and have g ...[Read More]
My name is Monica and I am a mother of three. Having three children certainly keeps me active but I was finding that my weight was gradually increasing and I found my self-esteem deteriorate as a result. That is when I decided to join Karen’s fall fitness challenge on Facebook. I thought to myself “what do I have to lose!” Not knowing what to expect, I was quickly taken back and overwhelmed by the ...[Read More]
Are you looking to lose some weight? Are you feeling bloated and sluggish after the summer? Do you want to blast five pounds or lose those pesky five that you gained over the summer? I have the solution to losing those five pounds this week.
This is such a delicious salad. I know, you are looking at that ingredients thinking…what?! Trust me on this one! Raw sweet potatoes never tasted so good! This salad recipe comes from my Culinary Nutrition Coach Meghan Telpner’s cookbook The Undiet Cookbook. You will find delicious and easy to follow recipes, and loads of useful nutritional information in her cookbook. Give it a try a ...[Read More]
Repeat this workout 3-5 times. You may modify the exercises depending on your fitness level. 20 Wall Balls 20 Push Ups 1 Minute Skipping or Battle Ropes 20 Walking Lunges 20 Jump Squats 1 Minute Plank 15 Bent over Barbell Or Dumbbell Rows
You have probably heard the term “cortisol” before. It’s usually used in reference to stress and body fat. But what is cortisol?
For over 20 years I have worked closely with thousands of women to help them achieve their highest health potential. I noticed three common mistakes that they shared that were keeping them from improving their relationship with food and their body.
When you hear the word “meditation,” what images come to mind? Sitting cross-legged on a pillow, eyes closed, possibly chanting? A religious group engaged in deep and mindful concentration?
For over 20 years I have worked closely with thousands of women to help them achieve their highest health potential. I noticed one common challenge that they shared and this was emotional eating, dieting/binging and simply feeling crazy around food. As enrollment for my 6 Month Vitality Program kicks into high gear this week, I thought I’d address some of the most common questions and concerns I ...[Read More]
This past weekend I had the opportunity to not only spend time with family and close friends but as well to reconnect with some very important people in my life and one pretty cool and inspirational legend Donald Jackson. The Peterborough Figure Skating Club celebrated their 70 th anniversary of past, present and future athletes with an exciting gala and meet and great.