Stop Setting Goals

Stop Setting Goals

At the beginning of the year, it’s inevitable that we start thinking about our goals for the year ahead. Why? Because nobody will stop talking about it!So how has that been working for you in the past? Are you the type of person that sets goals and then makes them...

4 STEPS TO TURN RESOLUTIONS INTO REALITY

4 STEPS TO TURN RESOLUTIONS INTO REALITY

  If you’re making resolutions for 2016, there’s something you need to know:  We are all naturally resistant to change. However, if we work with that fact, instead of against it, we have a chance to really make it happen.Why are we so resistant to change? It’s...

The Onion Lotus Recipe

The Onion Lotus Recipe

I made this dish the other night for my girlfriend's birthday.  A year ago, we were in Bali and every day we walked passed a beautiful Lotus pond that was close to our house.  I wanted to remind her of our amazing hikes and all that we loved...

What’s your plan to eat clean this summer?

What’s your plan to eat clean this summer?

It's official—Summer has arrived!  Yeah! Time to spend with family and friends—and you know what that means... Vacations, BBQs, Weddings, Summer Cocktails, Holidays. How do we navigate all the TEMPTATION?!  It's time to put on our big girl...

You Deserve A Cheat Today

You Deserve A Cheat Today

Did you have a long day? Did your boss look at you funny? Did your kid’s teacher call you? Was there a crazy driver on your commute (besides you)? Did you say “no” to the donuts at work? Well, then… you deserve a treat! You are now justified to cheat on your diet,...

BIG FAT LIES ABOUT YOUR DIET – LIE #3

BIG FAT LIES ABOUT YOUR DIET – LIE #3

LIE #3: WE NEED TO EAT WHOLE GRAINS FOR HEALTH, ESPECIALLY TO GET ENOUGH FIBER Growing up, we didn’t have whole grain bread in our house. There was no such thing. There was “brown” bread but I didn’t eat that. Yuck. The whiter the bread, the better as far as I was...

20 Reasons NOT To Go Paleo

20 Reasons NOT To Go Paleo

The term “Paleo” has gone mainstream and has gained a lot of traction as a hot new diet trend. But is it really effective or good for you at all? I would like to offer up these reasons why you should consider NOT trying this type of eating plan but first, let’s review...

Finding Time to be Fit

Finding Time to be Fit

The term “Time Management” is hilarious. How exactly do we manage Time? First of all, is there such a thing as Time? Isn’t it just an idea that we made up? Isn’t Time a construct of our collective agreement to understand, track and ultimately control our destiny?...

Snack Attack

Snack Attack

We’ve been Snack Attacked. We now live in a nation called Snackland, who’s Constitution guarantees the right to snack. Snacking is the new normal and there seems no way to turn the Mother Snack Ship around. There was a day when there was no such thing. Of course,...

Two Easy Coconut Milk Recipes

Two Easy Coconut Milk Recipes

Okay, now you know how to make your own Too Easy Almond Milk, but do you know how to make coconut milk? It’s another great alternative to regular milk because it’s lactose free, which makes it easier to digest for most folks. Coconut milk has a ton of health benefits...

Too Easy Almond Milk Recipe

Too Easy Almond Milk Recipe

Almond milk is a great and healthy alternative to regular milk. Even without knowing it, many people have a hard time digesting regular dairy but what’s our coffee to do without the stuff? Almond milk can replace regular milk anywhere, like in your favorite recipes,...

To Be, or Not To Be… Vegan.

To Be, or Not To Be… Vegan.

Vegan has gone mainstream. It’s not just for hippies, celebrities and politicians anymore – it’s become big business. Even Starbucks has had to buckle to the demands of the market, providing dairy free alternatives. And you can’t go down the aisles of the grocery...

Lose Weight by…Doing Nothing?!

Lose Weight by…Doing Nothing?!

While diet and exercise are well known to be key components to weight management, there is another major player that doesn’t get it’s fair share of glory: Sleep. There’s nothing like a good night’s sleep. Our performance, how we look, the way we feel and ultimately...

Big Fat Lies About Your Diet: Lie #1

Big Fat Lies About Your Diet: Lie #1

LIE # 1: EATING FAT MAKES YOU FAT It made sense, so we bought it.  If we eat fat, we will get fat. Simple logic. Then the dreaded 3-letter word got linked with things like obesity, heart disease, and diabetes—fat was clearly the enemy. Well, it’s time to expose the...

Happy St. Patty’s Day: Make The Greenest Smoothie

Happy St. Patty’s Day: Make The Greenest Smoothie

Happy St. Patty’s Day everyone! What better way to kick off your celebration than with the greenest smoothie ever? You’re going to need some energy for all of those festivities today and this particular smoothie is a great way to make sure you get in some nutrition.

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