Summer and Fall are the prime seasons for some of the most beautiful and delicious vegetables. Who wouldn’t want fresh crisp flavors of radish, beets, and cabbage combined with a light lemony vinaigrette? When you mix them all together in the eye catching Shaved Vegetable Salad, you can create a stunning dish that will impress…

Running a race alone at a track meet is pretty embarrassing. To help lose weight1 I joined the track team my senior year of high school. At our first indoor meet I was chosen to anchor for the 400 meter relay. Every other team had completed their relays before my turn even started. I started…

Pumpkin is perfect for fall and just around the corner we will be getting some nice crisp weather that will make this soup the perfect addition to any meal.  This hearty and healthy soup will keep you full and warm all winter long!  Ingredients : 32 oz pumpkin puree  14 oz can of coconut milk  32 oz vegetable broth low sodium …

There are a lot of fitness and weight loss myths out there that sabotage your results.  Such as the idea that carbs make you fat, more sweat = better results, and the idea that you need to eat 6 times a day to maximize weight loss.     This last one – eating every 3 hours (or…

Spaghetti squash is a terrific addition to your fall menu. In this dish, the simple flavors of citrus, dill, and chili perfectly accompany delicate spaghetti squash and buttery shrimp. As a fun side note, In Japan, New Year’s Day celebrations almost always include a shrimp-studded meal. Enjoy! Ingredients :          1 spaghetti squash          1…

What’s the secret to looking good and feeling great? Showing up and giving it your best! These ladies did that all month long. Way to go September Workout Warriors.

Think about the last time you started a new exercise or nutrition program. Filled with excitement, you had great intentions…at the beginning. Maybe you filled your refrigerator with healthy food, bought new workout clothes for motivation, and even stuck with the program for a while.   But, as the days, weeks and months wore you’re your interest waned you’re your found yourself drifting back you’re your old patterns.   Then you started to get discouraged. You weren’t getting the immediate results you expected.      You started skipping your workouts and eating “cheat meals” more often than not. And, instead of the toned new body you were expecting, the numbers on the scale seemed stuck and you threw in the towel.  To be honest, failing to achieve your goals wasn’t your fault.  Why?  A healthy lifestyle change is an ongoing journey and it’s perfectly normal that…

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