Protein Bars – Yes Or No?!

By Marie | June 14, 2012

Protein is essential for building proper hormones, to ensure your immune system is functioning at it’s best & building muscles… just to name a few things! As a society, most people get enough protein if they eat meat, but more and more women are coming to me in a very protein-deficient state.  The two biggest…

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Pancakes For Pancake Tuesday

By Marie | June 14, 2012

Today is Shrove Tuesday – or ‘pancake day’ as many people call it.  To celebrate here is a delicious pancake recipe for you:   Yummy Banana Pancakes Serves 2-3 2 ripe bananas 2 tablespoons oil (I use coconut) 1/2 cup milk (I used almond milk) 1/2 cup water 2 tsp apple cider vinegar 1 tbs…

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Green Me Up For St. Patrick’s Day!

By Marie | June 14, 2012

I can’t think of a better day than today to increase your greens.  What exactly are classified as leafy greens?  All of these delicious foods: Spinach Kale Swiss Chards Collard Greens Arugula Romaine Mixed Green Lettuce Broccoli GREENING up your diet will not only help increase your energy, clear up your skin & give you…

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Yummy Yummy Apples!

By Marie | June 14, 2012

Mmmmm Mmmm Apples! Fall is a beautiful time of the year – one of my favorite {although I’m not a fan of the cold weather it brings after!}. I love the colors, the smells, the crunchy sound the leaves make, and the excitement my kids get when they realize they can jump into that huge…

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Eat Healthy While You Travel!

By Marie | June 14, 2012

With any healthy diet plan, think of preparation ahead of time. I promise you it will be worth it – for your health, your diet, and your waistline! I suggest to my clients that when following a healthy eating plan focus what you are eating, rather than what you are avoiding, even when you are…

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Quinoa is Delicious

By Marie | June 14, 2012

Delicious Quinoa Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is an ancient grain from South America. It is not only high in protein, but is a ‘complete protein’ which means it contains all 9 essential amino acids our body needs. It can be used in any recipe in which you would use rice, and can be served hot, or…

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Soup’s On

By Marie | June 14, 2012

I love soup.  Those days when you just need warmth & comfort – perfect soup days!  There are so many reasons I talk soup up to my clients – in particular homemade soups.  Making your own soup makes sure you know what is in it – or more importantly what ISN’T in it!  Canned soup…

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Pumpkins…More than just Jack-O-Lanterns

By Marie | December 28, 2011

Autumn is a beatiful time of the year – I love the colors, the smell of the leaves and the crunch as you walk through them.  I love going for long walks or drives and enjoying all of this beauty! Autumn also brings along one of my oldest daughter’s favorite veggies – pumpkins {ok, the ‘favorite’…

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