June 2013 archive

10 Steps for Successful Weight Loss

1. Increase your water intake. Research indicates that just adding two glasses of water to each meal can help you lose more weight and sustain that weight loss. To calculate how much water you need according to your weight and height, click here. 2. Switch up exercises. Sometimes weight loss can be hindered by a […]

The Best Larabar Recipes

Summertime is in full swing! For us, this means camping on the beach. Last week, during nap time, Logan and I prepared a beach snacking essential: Homemade Larabars! Logan loves helping me make these fresh ones and they are perfect for letting him help. There are so many variations you can make of this nutty […]

Greek Yogurt Tuna Wrap

One of my favorite lunches is these tuna wraps! They are packed with protein, making them the perfect post-workout, lunch time meal for me. Here’s what you need: (makes 2 servings) 1 can white albacore tuna 4 tbsp greek yogurt (I like to use Trader Joe’s Mediterranean Greek Yogurt Dip) 1 tbsp sunflower seeds Dried […]

How to Survive Business Lunches Nutritionally

I have a very good friend who is beyond amazing at networking and fundraising. It’s what she does for a living. Part of this requires her to attend 3 to 4 breakfasts or lunches per week. This week, she posed an important question to me. Is it possible to eat nutritiously or even eat clean […]

Chocolate Chip Cookie Madness

This morning, my SUV was the victim of a hit-and-run. Thankfully, there were people around who saw the accident and got the license plate of the vehicle as it was fleeing the scene. I came out of the store with my kids and an extremely kind woman was waiting for me with all the information. […]

Berry Chia Sorbet Yumminess

We are lucky to live close to a few berry farms, and last week we took advantage of them! The littles loved picking blueberries. We knew we had to make something delicious with them. So we bring you this icy treat! 2 c organic frozen berries (I threw our fresh in there too) 1 c […]

Intermittent Fasting

I read an interesting article on intermittent fasting¬†this morning by Dr. John Berardi. Intermittent fasting dieting requires fasting for either one or two 24 hour periods each week. So, he did a 6 month experiment to see if he could lose more weight and body fat by this technique. He found that intermittent fasting didn’t […]

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