The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 5 Veggie Time

VEGGIE TIME One of the most common things that comes up when I’m working with new clients about their diet is played out in the little scenario below: me – “so, how many vegetables are you eating daily?” super excited new client – “I eat a ton of veggies every day!” me – “okay great! Read more about The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 5 Veggie Time[…]

The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 4 The Treat Vault

The “Treat” Vault Cravings are going to hit all of us. No matter how hard you try, no matter what you do to avoid it, it’s gonna get you. For me at least, SEEING the food that I want to eat (but know I shouldn’t be) everyday is eventually going to wear me down so Read more about The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 4 The Treat Vault[…]

The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 3 Night Mode (and sleep more!)

Night Mode (and sleep more!)   “Dang I’m tired. I worked so hard all day and all I’ve wanted to do is climb into bed and conk out… but first lemme check out instagram, and then maybe reddit, but after that I’m DEFINITELY going to sleep…”   *3 hours later* … It’s so easy when Read more about The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 3 Night Mode (and sleep more!)[…]

The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 2 Learn to love the Shaker Bottle

Learn to love the Shaker Bottle I no longer use anything BUT bright yellow shaker bottles. At home. At work. At the gym. Everything I drink is literally out of one of these guys. I take it every where – I find that if I have access to water I’ll drink it, so anywhere I Read more about The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 2 Learn to love the Shaker Bottle[…]

The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 1 Vitamin D

Give ‘em the (vitamin) D Vitamin D has become something more and more people are supplementing their dietary intake with recently. Beyond the fact that decreasing levels of vitamin D can have VERY noticeable positive effects when it comes to mood, we have tons of studies showing it’s varying health benefits: Uno – Vitamin D Read more about The 12 day Shake Off the Blues Tool Box – Day 1 Vitamin D[…]

Spicy Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs

Spicy. Meaty. Sweet. Tasty. Easy. YUM. I love having these meatballs to go – put them in a tupperware with some of our spicy cucumber salad and you’ll have a one-two punch of tasty and zingy. These are also great on top of a bed of cauliflower rice. They are also good with less heat, Read more about Spicy Honey Sriracha Glazed Meatballs[…]

Spicy Cucumber Salad

This Spicy Cucumber Salad is super fresh and inviting – the perfect side dish for summer… or winter too I suppose. You can adjust the heat by adding more or less red chili peppers. Ingredients: 2 english cucumbers, halved lengthwise and sliced 1 to 2o fresh red chili peppers seeded and sliced 1/2 white onion Read more about Spicy Cucumber Salad[…]

White Bean and Kale Soup

Soup makes us feel good. It’s warm. Filling. Easy to make. This soup especially is extra healthy as well, so you are basically firing on all cylinders. Don’t let the kale scare you either – you aren’t going to notice the taste and if a pair of young kids will eat it… you should be Read more about White Bean and Kale Soup[…]

Pineapple Banana Green Protein Smoothie

This is a variation on my favorite smoothie of all time – David’s Green Smoothie. Using the pineapple instead of berries will give you you a different flavor profile and another tool in your green smoothie arsenal. Ingredients: 1 handful fresh spinach or kale 6 baby carrots or 1 full size carrot 1/2 half cup frozen Read more about Pineapple Banana Green Protein Smoothie[…]

Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers

Stuffed peppers. A great comfort food that is both healthy and high and protein, this vegetarian alternative does a wonderful job of filling out a similar taste, texture, and nutritional profile. Your salsa choice makes a big impact of the flavor in these, so make sure to try different kinds. Ingredients: 1 cup quinoa 2 Read more about Bean and Quinoa Stuffed Peppers[…]