Ask The Nutritionist: Is the Keto Diet Healthy?

Have you noticed that everyone is talking about the keto diet? Keto has definitely turned into a buzzword and I know quite a few people who are trying it out. As a certified nutritionist, I get asked about the keto diet quite a bit.  So what’s all the fuss about? Why is it so trendy? …

My Favorite Essential Oils and How to Use Them

*This post contains affiliate links. I use to think essential oils was just another marketing scheme designed to take all my money. And although I’m not so sure about some of the claims behind oils, I’m more of a believer in them now that I’ve actually used some. My first experience with essential oils was …

Healthy Mother’s Day Brunch Recipes

Mother’s Day is this Sunday and I hope you all have plans in one way or another to show your mother (or any woman in your life for that matter) some love! If you’re thinking of hosting a Mother’s Day brunch, why not include some healthy options? These recipes are nutritionist approved and oh so …

Everything You Need to Know About a Plant-Based Diet

By now, you’ve probably heard of what is called a plant-based diet. Everyone from the Huffington Post to the New York times is chatting about it and it’s risen in popularity TREMENDOUSLY the last few years.  The million dollar question is, what’s all the buzz about? Why are so many people getting behind it? Some …

The 5 Basic Rules of Healthy Eating

Healthy eating is and should be a pretty simple concept, yet it’s very difficult for so many people.  via GIPHY Heck, it’s hard for me and healthy eating is part of my job description. Nearly all of us know the basics of proper eating. Eat your veggies, get enough protein, try not to eat your …

15 Simple Ways to Move More and Sit Less

If you want to eliminate a risk factor for chronic disease, feel better, have more energy, and look better, then sitting all day long is NOT an option. Unfortunately for those of us with desk jobs, getting our movement in during the day can be a serious struggle. You don’t have to totally give up …

Simple Shoulder Sculpting Workout

One of my favorite muscle groups to work is my shoulders. Afterall, it’s the three main shoulder muscles (the rear, medial, and anterior deltoids) that give your arms that fit, sculpted look.  Here are some of my favorite shoulder exercises that work all three deltoid muscles to help you build beautiful shoulders! Feel free to include …

FRÉ Skincare Review (Plus a Discount!)

*This post contains affiliate links.  Finding a phenomenal skin care product that works from a brand you trust can be such a pain. I’ve pretty much tried every drugstore brand of face washes and moisturizes out there and have been disappointed by all of them. I finally just resorted to only using coconut oil because …