I know I’ve said it before, but I’ll say it again. Greens are the best thing that you can do for your body. If you don’t enjoy eating them or are not sure how to cook them, putting them into a smoothie is a great way to incorporate them into your diet! Green smoothies are great for reducing cravings, improving your immune system and digestive tract, and also help us lose weight. Enjoy this simple yet invigorating smoothie recipe.
As the end of winter approaches we might be feeling a bit “heavier” than usual and our bodies may be depleted in energy. Well, I’m here to tell you that this is part of our body’s natural way of being. Instead of criticizing ourselves for putting on those extra winter pounds, let’s set a goal for ourselves to enter spring feeling replenished and restored. Here are some simple ways to release that extra winter weight and feel better about our bodies.
February always reminds me of love. It’s probably because Valentine’s Day is right around the corner, or maybe it’s because winter has been so cold that I need something warm to focus on. Lately I have been reminded of how important it is to truly love myself, and I’m not just talking about my self-care practice (although that is also an essential part of being healthy). When I talk about love, I mean whole-hearted, unconditional love.
Many of us start the New Year making resolutions. We vow to eat healthier, go to the gym, quit smoking, spend less money, get organized, etc. So why is it, that only 8% of us are able to stick with these resolutions? We start the year with great intentions, but then we quickly relapse into old habits. Why is it so hard to keep those New Year’s resolutions? Here are simple steps that will help you stick to them.
Feeling stressed during the holidays can lead to unhealthy decisions around our food and neglect to our our self-care practices. While I know all too well how easy those habits are, my goal for you during this season is to reduce your stress and focus on the excitement of holiday time, so that you are able to take better care of yourself and stick to your weight loss plan.
There is always someone coming out with the latest diet book, telling us what we should and shouldn’t do to look thinner, younger, more radiant and full of life. In our fast-paced world, we have lost sight of many aspects of life that truly nourish and balance our bodies. Read these 6 tips that will help you lose weight without the diet.
I was inspired to create this recipe when I needed to find a “healthy sweet treat”. I find it is better to create healthy alternatives of the foods you love most, rather then giving them up completely. I love this recipe because not only does it satisfy my craving for sweets, but with the cacao powder and almond butter you are able to get an anti-oxidant and protein fix, plus no added sugar makes it a perfect desert. Since it is quite rich you will only need a small amount and can keep that overeating at bay.