Mix it up this spring . . .

Happy Hump Day! 😎 I hope everyone’s week is going well and you are taking some time to exercise, eat healthy and enjoy spring. Spring is finally arriving in Colorado and I am so excited!!! I like to use the transitions in seasons to motivate […]

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Be Prepared

I have to admit I am a bit cranky today. I woke up to an inch of snow and freezing temps and its May! Last year this same day it was 85 🙁 . I am so ready for summer and warmth; if you can tell […]

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Getting through a busy week

I hope everyone had a wonderful weekend and Mother’s Day! The workweek has begun and I for one am already swamped with to-dos. When work and life gets really busy healthy eating can drop to the way side. Hopefully yesterday or over the weekend you […]

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Its Friday!!!

This is my day for writing and catching up with all my other “jobs”. I am also preparing for a healthy eating workshop that I running tomorrow for the Recruiting and Retaining Youth of Color Taskforce’s Health Professional Opportunity Day at the University of Colorado Denver. The event […]

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Entertaining with a healthy twist

 My husband and I are having some friends over tonight so I have been thinking about getting home and prepping food, getting ready etc. I love to entertain and it can be a bit burdensome at times – although to be honest the house cleaning […]

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Easy Dinners

I was thinking how I eat home about 6 nights a week which I realize to some sounds like a lot of work. It really does not have to be and you would be surprised how quick you can throw meals together. Practice helps and […]

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Just a Little Chocolate

   Not to give myself any credit or anything – but I have to say the name of the blog is appropriate as ever! You may have heard yesterday (was on various news sources) that a large study was just published that further linked consuming chocolate […]

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Foods for Weight Loss

One thing I love about nutrition is how eating well can help you with so many health goals at the same time.For instance, there are specifice foods that have been identified to help with weight loss and maintaining a healthy weight and these same everyday […]

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Support for Healthy Eating

We all know how important family and friends are to us. They are there when we have a bad day, to celebrate with, to connect with etc. They also can be a very helpful support system when you are trying to improve your diet, loose weight, […]

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Healthy Eating at Work

It is day 2 of my get fit challenge and I feel great. I did motivate Sunday afternoon and prepped some meals for the week that have already proved to be really helpful (I strongly recommend this). I keep recipes really simple so shopping and […]

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