Category Archive: motivation

Feb 18

Enjoy Food, the Right Amount & Satisfy Your Cravings

Yes, easier said than done. Put a homemade meal in front of most people, and suggest they will not have an extra bite, let alone an extra serving – I think we can agree, that would be wishful thinking. It is clear we live in an obesogenic world – food is readily available, cheap and tasty and …

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Dec 13

Let’s Talk New Year’s Resolutions

Do you have one? I have a few in mind, and while my yearly goals do not always last the 12 months, they are still good to have. Come 2013 I will be embarking on an auto-immune diet protocol during my January Paleo Infused Nutrition Pledge. I am doing this because it will be a good …

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Oct 21

Sunday Session – Paleo Infused Bites, Pumpkin Soup +

In one way or another we all know that if you fail to plan, you plan to fail. Relating to health and healthy eating, this is so true. It’s hard to eat the right things if you do not have food in your kitchen. If you have nothing on hand, take-out usually falls into place. …

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Jul 01

Monday Movers – Journaling

If you frequent my site, you may be aware of some of the food logs I have posted, predominately in the beginning of 2012. Since sharing my meals on my blog, I often track my food intake and health goals with traditional pencil and paper. What have I realized with both methods? Keeping track of …

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May 13

Monday Movers – Don’t Worry, Be Happy

After wrapping-up some must needed domestic duties this weekend, I found myself reading one of the most interesting and epic studies of the year – the research was all about smiling. In a nutshell, doctors Marc Gillinov and Steven Nissen reported on a study rating the smiles of 230 baseball players (pre-1950 athletes) from the Baseball Register. Can …

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Dec 18

Monday Movers – Almost Christmas

Christmas is one of the biggest holidays for my family and I think it is safe to assume for many Americans. But this year, living in Australia, it is easy to forget that the festive holiday is just a few short days away. It is the middle of the summer, there are more palm trees …

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Dec 11

Monday Movers

Tis the season to be Jolly…falalala la la la… Have you finished you holiday shopping? Have you started? Right about now I am thinking that I could have easily done some Christmas shopping this wekeend and….I did not. In all honesty at this point in the game I have only frequented my friend Amazon for …

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Dec 04

Monday Mover

Case of the Monday’s already? You just woke up. Monday’s are not my favorite day of the week but it is a good day to plan what is ahead for the next 5-7 days. Think of any adjustments you can tweak, let it be organise your calendar, plan some dates with friends and husband/partner, wake …

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Dec 03

Dear Food Diary – 3/12/11 – Christmas BBQ Party…

Today, Saturday, I am prepping for a gathering of friends to celebrate Christmas. Let’s see how I behaved at the BBQ, keeping in mind these few goals: 1. Avoid all dairy and grains 2. Drink plenty of water and do not over eat on anything 3. Avoid all dairy Breakfast: 9AM Long black I was …

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Apr 11

Dietitian & Doctor Recommend Simpler Eating

Ever since my mom foresaw my love of nutrition and desire to be a dietitian, she would collect all sorts of health related articles and newspaper clips to insure I was on-top of the “latest” wellness talk. And since I just moved from Chicago to Columbus, Ohio, I came across one of these articles pulled …

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