Food & Fitness

Writing about food & fitness when it feels like a sham

Writing about food & fitness when it feels like a sham

This weekend, I settled at my computer to write today's blog post. And I totally blanked.  You see, as a professional blogger, I have a ton of ideas all planned out. I create my editorial calendar weeks in advance so that I always have *something* to blog about. But this…
Easy, Healthy, Portable Lunch Ideas

Easy, Healthy, Portable Lunch Ideas

Breakfasts and dinners are, in my mind, relatively straightforward meals. Since we typically eat these at home, as long as you plan ahead for the ingredients, they're fairly easy to put together.  But lunches are a little different. When I used to work a 9---5 job, I always had to…
My Favorite Food and Drinks for Illness

My Favorite Food and Drinks for Illness

This past weekend, my immune system abruptly shut down.  I woke up on Saturday morning to realize that the microchip had been compromised! I felt tired and headachey and had a sore throat and was freezing cold and it was not very pleasant. Since I have been working really hard on…
A Simple Trick to Make Easy Lasagna

A Simple Trick to Make Easy Lasagna

Do you love eating lasagna, but don't like the hassle of putting it together?  I hear ya! Lasagna is delicious but it can be such a pain to do all the layering and get the lasagna noodles ready. So what if there was a way to enjoy the deliciousness of…
9 No-Sweat Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

9 No-Sweat Exercises You Can Do At Your Desk

Getting in exercise throughout day at your office can be such an awesome way to stay in shape without the time commitment. And as an added bonus, it can give you extra energy in the middle of the day, which can help to boost your productivity levels! However, exercising at…
How to Eat Healthy When You’re Super Busy

How to Eat Healthy When You’re Super Busy

Eat healthier with green smoothies! Get your free green smoothie booklet now >> Is it just me, or is EVERYONE super busy these days? I swear, everyone I talk to is getting burned out and just has way too much on their *plate,* so to speak. And when we're burned…
How to Hot Wax Skis

How to Hot Wax Skis

It's skiing season---hurray! Skiing is so much fun (plus an awesome workout)---but it is NOT fun if your skis aren't properly waxed. I've been cross-country skiing from about the time that I could walk. We go skiing every year, and this year the mother dear kindly agreed to being photographed while…
Get Fit With These 12 Fitness Ideas

Get Fit With These 12 Fitness Ideas

Here we are, towards the end of January... we might now be at that point of the new year in which we have to stop saying "I'll get started on those fitness resolutions soon" and actually start doing it :) Get healthy with the FREE green smoothie booklet >> With that in mind,…
How to Jazz Up Your Green Smoothies

How to Jazz Up Your Green Smoothies

Getting bored with drinking the same green smoothie day after day? It might be time to add something extra to your green smoothies!  Get your free green smoothie booklet now >> Here are a few fun and interesting ways to jazz up your everyday green smoothie to make it a…
6 Reasons Why You Should Drink More Water

6 Reasons Why You Should Drink More Water

We all know we should drink more water. We can’t survive more than a few days without water; we need water to stay alive.  But that’s not all! We need water to function well on a daily basis---there are so many amazing health benefits of water. Water is one of…