How To: Make Early Morning Workouts Happen

You probably think I’m crazy for thinking I can convince you to set your alarm for 5 am to wake up and go to the gym. But just hear me out. I have started working out early in the morning at least 1 time a week, for one reason or the other. If I have

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Find Your Balance

Some days I eat really well, have an awesome workout and get a lot done. Other days I eat like crap, lay on the couch half the day and watch ridiculous amounts of Friends re-runs. It’s all about balance. By the way, I recommend having more of the “eat well and workout” kind of days

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Should You Be Gluten-Free?

Over the past few years, the gluten-free diet has become a huge phenomenon and gotten tons of attention as a means to lose weight or eat healthier. Sales of gluten-free products have sky-rocketed and more and more food companies are making and promoting their gluten-free products (even those that were already GF to begin with).

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7-Day Meal Plan

Failing to plan is planning to fail. I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: one of the biggest keys to success in healthy eating is planning ahead. I thought it might be kinda fun to create a sample 7 day meal plan made up of some of the things that I normally eat. Yes,

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Healthy Made Easy

As a dietitian, people have certain expectations of me and think I must only eat this or that, or be vegan or paleo, blah blah blah. Sometimes it can be hard to live up to those expectations. The truth is, I’m a normal 23-year-old girl. Do I eat healthier than the average person? Probably. That’s

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Blame Taylor Swift 

When I was a little girl, I wanted to be a famous singer when I grew up. My mom can attest to this. I drew pictures of myself on stage with a microphone, under the spotlight, being a superstar, alongside my best friend Courtney. Courtney and I would lock ourselves in a room and create

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How To Beat A Binge

So for those of you who don’t know me personally, my big brother got married this past weekend. And my boyfriend turned the big 2-5. And I got offered a job to be a wellness dietitian (Official Title: Health Enhancement Coordinator) for a school district of almost 1,000 employees, which is basically my dream job.

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The Power of Protein

Protein, protein, protein. It seems like that’s all we hear about these days in the health & fitness world. Most people take protein supplements to help them get “jacked”, but do you know all the other important roles that protein plays in your body? Proteins are part of every cell and tissue in our bodies, including

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Healthy Substitutions 101

According to Dr. Ann G. Kulze, founder and CEO of the Just Wellness LLC education firm, and my newest idol, “aside from smoking status, your body weight is the single most powerful predictor of your health”. Basically, if you don’t smoke, the best thing you can do for yourself is achieve or maintain a healthy

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A Peek Into My Pantry

HAPPY HUMP DAY MY FIT & FABULOUS FRIENDS! The past few weeks have been a whirlwind full of fun and exciting things! I have finally kicked off my career as a dietitian and there have been so many random life activities going on too! Happy hours with friends, birthdays, bridal showers, and more. I cannot believe

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