Did you know that the average American gains 5 - 10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Years Eve? That's not too surprising given all of the festivities and holiday indulgences, plus added stress with work, family, and travel. Our schedules are out of whack and then there is always that one co-worker who brings in… Continue reading 5 Ways to Avoid Winter Weight Gain
Most people don't realize that can actually be pretty easy to get healthy, the key is to remember that small changes compounded over time can lead to big results. This is a concept I learned from reading The Compound Effect by Darren Hardy. So, I wanted to share a few ways that you can actually… Continue reading 10 Sneaky Ways to Get Healthy
Sooo, you know that feeling when you fall in love for the first time? I just had that feeling again once I bit into this bar...my first thought was "This is Perfect!" Only to find out the bar is called "The Perfect Bar". It was absolutely delicious! This bar is 100% all natural and… Continue reading The Perfect (Gluten Free) Bar
Last week, I was at the Team Beachbody Coach Summit, that was held in Las Vegas. As much as I look forward to this annual conference, one of my biggest pet peeves with most conferences is that the schedules are jam packed, the food options aren't always the best to keep you on track and… Continue reading How to Survive a Conference in Vegas
Eating Clean is something that I have really incorporated into my every day life, although I'm not 100% clean all the time, I do try my best to keep it as close to it as I can. I say that I am about 80% clean, I still enjoy a cheat or treat meal, as I… Continue reading My Favorite Healthy Snacks
I know that for some people, eating healthy is a challenge because they are not sure how to properly shop for the right foods. It is pretty clear that one of the major ways to make sure that you don't eat crap food, is to keep crap food out of the house. But then you… Continue reading 5 Tips for Healthy Grocery Shopping
So, I'm not much of a snacker, but when I do, I tend to want something salty and sweet and crunchy. The old Allison would eat Lays Original Potato Chips and Chocolate Chips or Peanut Butter & Jelly with Ruffles. But, things have changed now that I am really focused on eating cleaner and eating… Continue reading Healthy Snack Alert: Apple Nachos!
Right now I have a challenge group running and we are 2 weeks in. Many of the challengers are reporting to be super hungry and they are nervous about eating more since they are trying to lose weight. I love when my challengers get to this point, because they are normally confused as to why… Continue reading Are you fueling your body? 3 Tips to stay Fueled Up!
So, I have a confession...I'M OBSESSED WITH KALE! Seriously, this superfood is packed with so many amazing benefits, like being super low in calories, fat free, high in iron, high in Vitamins A, C, & K, packed with anti-oxidants and is an anti-inflammatory food. It's also a great veggie to assist with detoxing the body.… Continue reading Healthy Snack Recipe: Kale Chips
I had a friend who reached out to me, because she is struggling trying to eat healthy while at work. I can remember when I was working in Corporate America and between back to back meetings, office birthdays, potlucks and happy hours, coupled with sitting for hours at end glued to the computer and my… Continue reading Tips for eating healthy at the office