“I Can Die Now” Veggie Lasagna Recipe

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This Vegetarian Lasagna has become one of my go-to meals because it’s (fairly) healthy and pretty easy to make. I know the pic below looks like it requires a lot of prep but really you just quick chop a few veggies, grate the mozzarella and then throw it all in a dish and you’re done.…

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Why I Quit Drinking Shakeology… Then I Didn’t

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I’ve been drinking Shakeology since September of last year. I’m also a Beachbody Coach which means I’m committed to getting healthy and fit while helping others do the same. I’m quite budget-conscious and buying Shakeology at first for $140 per month was a BIG DEAL. I figured I’d give it a shot! Shakeology tastes like…

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Easy, Crispy Honey Mustard Kale Chips Recipe

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Most people turn up their noses at the idea of trying Kale for the first time. I did and I’m not really sure why. According to my two-year-old toddler it looks like broccoli so that doesn’t seem that bad (unless you hate broccoli). Here she is sampling the good pre-kale-chips: When I looked around for…

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Spring Wardrobe Overhaul

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The other day I wrote a blog post over at my marketing blog about how I fit my entire home office into a cute purse. I posted this photo of me with the purse in the article: Then I got an email from a nice lady who’d read my blog. She said: “I love your…

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How To Healthy Meal Prep for the Week (Beginners)

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I did my first meal prepping last night and it went REALLY well. I’ve seen people posting their meal prep pics on Instagram and felt kinda overwhelmed at the thought of figuring out what to prep and gathering all the ingredients together. However, once I worked backwards to figure out exactly what I wanted to…

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When You Struggle

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I’ve been quiet lately.. Super quiet. My dad had a stroke a couple of weeks ago and has been on the hospital ever since, my daughter had a bad cold with two nights of fever, I turned 40, I’ve been making trips to Toronto by train for events and meetings. It’s been busy. I haven’t…

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Day 5 Food & Fitness Journal: What I’m Struggling With

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So I’ll start out by sharing what I’m struggling with today: – To get all my water in. – To eat enough food. – To eat every two to three hours. – To eat more veggies. – To eat more fruit. PHEW… is there anything I’m NOT struggling with?! Reminding myself: Progress, not Perfection! I’m…

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Day 4 Food & Fitness Journal: Get Your GREENS!

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So it’s New Year’s Eve and it’s also day four of my journal. I’m getting used to keeping track this way and while I’m not likely to blog it every day I might just post a daily collage recap of my foods on facebook to keep myself accountable. It really helps knowing you’ll be seeing…

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Day 3 Food & Fitness Journal: Importance of Planning Meals

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After the last couple days of me randomly putting together my meals on the fly I figured today it was time to really plan out what I want to eat and to make sure I’m getting MOST if not ALL of my container foods. The container foods are part of system that comes with the…

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Day 2 Food & Fitness Journal: A cheeseburger?

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Today I started out with a pretty bad headache. I’ve been stressed about my business because I don’t get a lot of time to work and when I’m stressed I clench my teeth in my sleep, bad. Then I wake up with headaches… ick. I know working out helps with stress and so I’m hoping…

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Day 1 Food & Fitness Journal

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So today is my first day back on track after going wildly off track over the holidays. I missed quite a few workouts, I ate a whole bunch of chocolate and I just kind of threw it all out the window. That’s life. I’m not perfect. I’m not signed up as a Beachbody Coach to…

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10 Hot Holiday Gifts for the Fitness Fanatic

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So here’s my holiday wish list, errr, I mean, here’s a list of 10 hot holiday gifts for anyone on your list who loves fitness, like me! 😉 Seriously, though, I scoured the internet to find the coolest gifts for the person in your life who’s really into living a healthy lifestyle, keeping fit and…

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Why I Don’t (and Won’t) Accept Being Overweight

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I’ve been struggling with whether or not I want to write this post, even though I really feel the need to share my thoughts. The problem is I’m pretty sure no matter how I word this I’m going to end up offending someone, or at least being misunderstood in some way. So let me preface…

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Beachbody Challenge Q&A

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As I continue to grow my Beachbody coaching business and share my results on my Facebook and Instagram accounts, I’m getting questions from curious people who are thinking about joining the challenge. I thought it would be helpful to compile the most popular questions here and then refer people back to it when a question…

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Two things that I don’t like about getting healthy…

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So I’m on a mission. A mission to get fit. A mission to lose weight. A mission to be healthy. It’s going really well. So far I’m down 17lbs in seven weeks. I’ve made major changes in my life: Working out six days a week. Eating better than I have in a long, long time.…

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