Weight loss can be tricky; what works for some may not work for you. I get it! It can be frustrating when you see a friend lose weight with less effort, while you have a hard time at it. It’s true that age, metabolism, and food play a key role in weight loss, but there are missing pieces too! Regardless of diet and lifestyle habits, these key factors make a huge difference. It will surprise ...[Read More]
Do you miss your morning oatmeal? This quick keto oatmeal recipe can be easily prepared in just five minutes. PLUS….it’s sugar-free, gluten-free, dairy-free, and has zero oatmeal in it!
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.
You have probably heard the term “cortisol” before. It’s usually used in reference to stress and body fat. But what is cortisol?
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?
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.
Diets don’t work – plain and simple!!! For over 20 years I have been working with women in helping them to live healthier and happier lives. My main focus is to inspire them to have a better relationship with their body and food, to live more and weigh less without having to diet again!
With only 10 days into the New Year, I must admit it does feel great to start fresh on a new journey! 2016 seemed to be a challenging year for many and especially world wide with deadly attacks, natural disasters and political let downs….it seemed that with each week there was “something” that was creating a stir in the world.
As seen on the Today Show….The combination of avocado and salmon is deeply satisfying and full of good-for-you fats and vitamins. Here, the grilled salmon with avocado butter is finished with citrusy sumac and basil. The perfect super food main dish! If you don’t want to grill outside, this dish is easy to make with a grill pan.
So often we eat mindlessly. We stuff food into our mouths while working on the computer, watching TV, or when we’re on the run. The pleasure of eating lies in slowing down and fully experiencing all the elements of food. Take some time to explore each of the following during your next meal and notice the difference. The main thing is to have fun, learn something, and understand yourself better.
Do you want to learn how to overcome some of the biggest hurdles to transitioning to a healthy diet and lifestyle? Over the next four weeks I will break down some of the most common areas of resistance that you may have challenges with and how to over come them. Lets first start with simply eating better with these easy to incorporate guidelines that you can do today.