Things I’m Lovin’ : February Edition

Is it just me or did we just fly through February? Without any pomp and circumstance, here are the things I’m lovin’ this month: The Peloton Bike. This comes as no surprise to me whatsoever. I am naturally motivated and a self-starter, so I knew if we invested in this piece of equipment it would […]

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Valentine Treat: Gluten Free Chocolate Covered Oreos

Gluten-free doesn’t have to mean zero flavor and I think these chocolate covered Valentine’s Day Oreos are proof! What you’ll need: 1 package gluten free Oreos (I prefer the regular “stuff” size when making these) 1 bag gluten free white chocolate chips 1 tsp coconut oil 1 jar gluten free Valentine themed sprinkles (I found […]

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Things I’m Lovin’ : January Edition

Cue The Sound of Music‘s “My Favorite Things,” please! This is a monthly segment I’ve been wanting to write for a while now and I’m finally putting pen to paper (or fingers to keyboard!) In it, I’ll be sharing a few things that I’m loving in hopes to spark your curiosity and generally be a […]

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Spiced Pumpkin Muffins

I begin craving all things “cozy and pumpkin” the day after Labor Day (even though the first day of fall isn’t officially until September 22nd this year). And who can blame me…now that I live in Michigan, early September brings cooler temps and the subtle beginning of leaves changing color. Cue all things FALL please! […]

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Whole30: Where Do I Start?

Alright. You’re ready to do your first Whole30, but you have no idea where to start. Good news – I got you! First, the Whole30 website is a wealth of knowledge and you can browse through and download all kinds of information – for free! Here are a few of my favorite links for quick reference: Whole30 […]

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Marathon Training Week Six

This week I am prioritizing sleep. I didn’t log enough zzz’s last week and my body felt the repercussions – I was sore, irritable, and lacked motivation. I’m upping my sleep game by getting into bed a whole nine hours before I intend to get up. That means if I’m up at 5am, I’ll be […]

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3 Tips for Whole30 Success

After working in the health & fitness industry for over ten years, it still amazes me the power that food has on our bodies. It can be our greatest medicine or our greatest demise. After almost two years of reading and researching the Whole30 (mostly just hemming and hawing), I finally did my first reset […]

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Marathon Training Week 4

  Heading into Week Four feeling fantastic – which I’m sure I can attribute to being on the home stretch of the ‘January Whole30 Challenge’. (More on that later!) Here’s what’s in store for this week: Sunday: Rest Day! Monday: RUN! (I’m on week 4 of Coach Jenny’s Half Marathon Run/Walk Program) Tuesday: Rest Day! (with […]

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Permission To Pause

For me, going outside gives me the space and quietness that I need to go ‘inside’. And by ‘inside’…I mean inside my head. Inside my soul. Allowing this time to pause and go inward is not only essential to my well-being, but it allows me to come to the table in everyday life as the […]

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