Not Another Diet in 2018!!!

Weight Loss Begins with a Mind Makeover You’ve tried all the diet programs, you’re so sick and tired of starting over…AGAIN.  You’re not alone.  So many folks fall into that trap including me. Sure I’ve been a nutrition coach for 7 years, but for too many years I struggled with a quiet inner war with […]

Holiday Thrive Guide

It’s that time of year again.  List making, errand running, gift giving, cleaning, cooking, baking, decorating…ahhhh! It’s a super busy time of year that supposed to be a time of joy, togetherness and celebration.  Yet even with the best of intentions, the holidays can bring challenges to our physical and emotional health. Here are my […]

Truth #5 Achieving Our Health and Weight Goals Does Not Bring Happiness

This is #5  of 8 posts on “My Eight Personal Truths About Weight Loss”  from previously. “Who looks outside, dreams. who looks inside, awakes” – Carl Jung When I lose weight…… I’ll feel more confident I’ll be able to buy nice clothes I’ll feel more attractive I’ll have more energy I’ll be happier…. Sound familiar?  These are the […]

Truth #3 Your Body is Your Partner for Creating the Health You Desire

This is the 3rd of 8 posts on “My Eight Personal Truths About Weight Loss”  from previously. #3   Your Body is Your Partner for Creating the Health You Desire  Here’s the deal.  Your body wants to be healthy.  In fact, it’s always working on your behalf constantly managing and adapting, trying to heal in every moment.   It never […]

Truth #1 Our Food and Weight Challenges Can Be Our Greatest Teacher

This is the 1st of 8 posts on “My Eight Personal Truths About Weight Loss”  from last week. “Embrace each challenge in your life as an opportunity for self-transformation.” ~Bernie S. Siegel Struggling with weight loss and other food related challenges can feel frustrating, unfair and all too often very disempowering.   The standard approach to weight loss, which […]

Spring Quinoa and Veggie Salad

Yield: Approx. 4 servings Ingredients Lemon Vinegarette Dressing:  Process in a mini blender. ½ cup extra virgin olive oil Juice of 1 lemon 1 teaspoon shallots, minced 1 tablespoon honey 1 teaspoon dijon mustard sea salt and black pepper Salad: 1 cup uncooked quinoa 1 ½ cups water 2 cups frozen peas 2 tablespoons mint, […]