Weight Loss Myth #4

MYTH: YOU CAN SPOT REDUCE FAT You’ve seen them in the gym (or maybe you’re guilty of it yourself?), the woman who spends so much time doing countless crunches in hopes of burning off the ab fat. Or the one … Continue reading

Paleo Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Doughnuts

sugar and spice and everything nice, that’s what little girls are made of… Our grandfather used to tell us this nursery rhyme quite often when we were little. He had such a way with words. Maybe he was priming us … Continue reading

Meditate to Grow Your Brain

Breathe in. Breathe out. Breathe in. Breathe out. Close your mind. Focus on your mantra. Breathe in. Breathe out. Meditate. You can meditate for one minute. Or more. Depends on you and the time you feel you can devote to … Continue reading

Super Shrimp Cocktail

It’s seafood time! Here’s a fantastic recipe that’s easy to make and so good for you. The shrimp provides lean, clean protein; the avocado gives you anti-inflammatory monounsaturated fat; the veggies and cilantro are full of antioxidants; and the spicy jalapeno fuels … Continue reading

Feeling Sexy?

How’s your sex life? Hot? Active? Good enough? What sex life?  If your answer is the last option, it’s time to figure out why.  A more important question has to be – what’s your level of desire? Do you want to … Continue reading

Weight Loss Myth #3

Weight Loss Myth #3: EATING AT NIGHT CAUSES WEIGHT GAIN We are sure you’ve heard this one before: “No eating after 7 p.m.”  It’s been touted by diet gurus tons of times as a sure-fire way to help you lose … Continue reading

Mini Chocolate Peanut Butter Cupcakes

Let’s get the facts out of the way right off the bat. They’re flour-less. They’re gluten free. They’re delicious! We mean, who doesn’t love the combination of chocolate and peanut butter? There’s a whole candy industry devoted to the flavor … Continue reading

It’s Pumpkin Time!

Have you seen them? The pumpkins are here! Pumpkin patches are popping up everywhere. Pumpkins, gourds, and winter squashes have made their official arrival into the marketplace. It’s definitely starting to feel a lot like the holiday season is upon … Continue reading

Gluten-free Pumpkin Pancakes

On any given weekend morning, we usually have the time to make a more elaborate breakfast. There’s no hurrying the kids to get ready for school. There’s no rush to get out the door to work. The more relaxed pace … Continue reading

Don’t Let a Diet Slip Turn into a Fall

A lot of what we do in counseling our clients has to do with dealing  with all the things in life that get in the way of following a healthy, clean eating diet and getting regular physical activity. We probe … Continue reading