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3 Simple Strategies to Stay Well at Work, Springtime Edition!

It's about that time of year when we all get a little antsy. The weather is warming up, the sun is coming out, and we long to be outside as much as possible. For those of us in the Midwest, spring + summer are treasured blessings that we must take advantage of! At last, we can take our fitness ... READ the POST

What I Ate Wednesday: May 13, 2015

My nutrition + treats: Breakfast: Green Protein Smoothie   Lunch: Saigon Spring Salad from Protein Bar   Snack: Apple and Trail Mix (almonds, cashews, cranberries)   Dinner: Taco leftovers   I also enjoyed a light beer with my taco and ... READ the POST

Recipes for National Asparagus Month

I'm not kidding--asparagus has its own month! And you can bet I am going to dedicate a whole post to this delicious spring vegetable! I will confess, I don't get too fancy when it comes to asparagus. I usually stick to my favorite methods of preparing asparagus, which I will share. But first, ... READ the POST

5 Nutrition Powerhouses for Cinco de Mayo

Hola amigos, Cinco de Mayo is just around the corner! Whether you have big fiesta plans or will be staying in and laying low, there are plenty of healthful choices to choose from when it comes to Mexican food. In fact, many Mexican dishes are comprised of nutritious plant-based ... READ the POST

What I Ate Wednesday: Apr 29, 2015

Greetings! It's been a couple weeks since I've done a WIAW, so here's a peek into what I've been noshing on lately. I was ravenous today! I'm not sure if it had something to do with my lunchtime workout being interval cardio + lifting rather than yoga, but I just felt like I was burning through ... READ the POST

The Single Most Eco-Friendly Change You Can Make

In honor of our beautiful Mother Earth, I'm sharing some changes we can make to lessen our impact on the environment and help ensure that our earth is as beautiful for our children as it was for our parents. It's no secret that real, devastating change is happening to our environment right before ... READ the POST