Take a Break from Tech

Are you addicted to your smart phone? Do you check your Facebook page every few minutes? Are your clients emailing you 24/7? It’s time to unplug! Did you know being that plugged in is bad for your heart, your sleep, … Continue reading

Healthy Thanksgiving Desserts

Nothing ends off a meal like a good dessert. Even if you’re stuffed to the gills (which we hope you won’t  be), there’s always room for dessert. To keep the calories down, serve a beautiful bowl of fruit or fill a … Continue reading

Holiday Naughty and Nice

The holidays are upon us again. Where did the year go? Did you know that the average person puts on about four to seven pounds between Halloween (candy, anyone?) and New Year’s Day? Parties, holiday meals, football games, happy hours, … Continue reading

Take Your Workout Indoors

Now that the beautiful summer weather is gone, don’t let that derail your workouts. If the late sunrise, earlier sunset, and colder temperatures throw a wrench into your outdoor exercise routine, then it’s time to take your workout indoors. Gym … Continue reading

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Blondies

We have a confession to make. We love pumpkin. If you follow us on facebook, twitter (@urockgirl), and instagram (@u_rock_girl), then you probably figured that out by now. ‘Tis the season to be a little pumpkin obsessed! ‘Tis also the … Continue reading

Weigth Loss Myth #6

MYTH: YOU MUST COMPLETELY STAY AWAY FROM ALL “BAD” FOODS How often do you find yourself starting yet another diet and telling yourself, “I can’t ever have ________ (fill in the blank).” Unfortunately, this plan always backfires after a few … Continue reading

Too Much Candy!

Halloween may be over, but for many kids it continues, as they dig into their candy stash on a daily basis. High fructose corn syrup, sugar, artificial colors and flavors, trans fat, and saturated fat. That’s what they’re eating every … Continue reading

White Chicken Chili for Halloween Dinner

Before you send your ninjas and princesses, ghosts and goblins, and butterflies and littlest lions out for some fun trick-or-treating, make sure they fill up on some nutritious and delicious food. A healthy and hearty dinner will give them plenty of energy to … Continue reading

Curry Pumpkin Soup

Tis the season for all things PUMPKIN! This not-so-beautiful-on-the-outside winter squash is packed with oh-so-gorgeous-on-the-inside flavor and boasts high levels of beta-carotene and fiber for a super-skinny 49 calories a cup. We featured pumpkin in two recipes last week at our … Continue reading

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