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5 ways to SIMPLIFY your meal prep

5 ways to SIMPLIFY your meal prep

One of the biggest frustrations I hear from clients regarding changing their eating habits to a healthier diet rich in real foods is the time and energy spent in the kitchen. I’m not going to lie and tell you that it won’t take more effort […]

Healthy Habits: How to Meal Plan like a Pro…

Healthy Habits: How to Meal Plan like a Pro…

I can’t believe that February is almost over, and the beginning of a new month is a great time to get a new habit started. This week I wanted to share one of the most basic, but essential healthy eating habit– meal planning. You may […]

What about FAT? {part two: how a high fat diet can boost weight loss}

What about FAT? {part two: how a high fat diet can boost weight loss}

Ever wonder why no matter what you do you can’t seem to lose the weight? You ‘burn’ more calories than you take in, choose the low-fat products over the full fat ones, eat lean meats, avoid butter and wear yourself out exercising to burn fat. […]

What about fat? {part one: the cholesterol myth}

What about fat? {part one: the cholesterol myth}

One of my clients came to me concerned about the saturated fat she was eating in the meal plans that we prepared for her. She was eating more meat, animal fat and coconut oil than she was used too. While she felt she was eating […]

Healthy Habits: Eat More Vegetables

Healthy Habits: Eat More Vegetables

Of all the healthy habits I have written about and will write about, this single one is probably the most essential healthy habit to develop. Vegetables should be the base of our meals and should at least fill up half of our plates, yet unfortunately […]

How to develop healthy habits…

How to develop healthy habits…

Real food isn’t a diet as such, but instead a lifestyle. It is something that we can always get better at. I find myself continually adopting new healthy habits as I master previous ones and while I feel I am growing closer to the lifestyle […]

How I lost 50 lbs in 6 months…

How I lost 50 lbs in 6 months…

I hadn’t even thought of writing about this on the blog because losing 50 pounds in 6 months was not something I ever meant to do. I did not do it by counting calories, exercising more, or even really paying attention to what I ate […]

5 simple habits for a healthier eating lifestyle…

5 simple habits for a healthier eating lifestyle…

  Eating healthy doesn’t have to be complicated or restrictive. Often when we think of eating healthier we think of restricting ourselves. No more chocolate, no more cake and cookies, no more eating after 9pm, no snacks, no meat, no carbs. no sugar…The list of […]