Nutrient Timing

How To Maximize Results Exercise and Nutrition go hand in hand. You won’t see results without adopting healthy eating behaviors and fueling your body with the essential nutrients it needs to function. Now I’m sure you all know about the post-workout protein shakes and pre-workout supplements but in reality nutrition play a much bigger role…

How Dark Chocolate May Benefit Your Health

I used to have a serious sweet tooth until about 2 years ago when I suddenly lost all taste for sugary treats, including chocolate. Mostly it was due to the fact that I had started eating so healthy that my taste buds just hated the taste of foods that are bad for me. Recently however…

Benefits of Yoga

Yoga is one of my favorite ways to workout. I’ve actually only been doing yoga for exercise the past few weeks and have noticed some amazing results so i wanted to write a quick post on some benefits yoga may have for anyone who wants to try it! Physical Benefits Yoga is amazing for increasing…

Macronutrients and Micronutrients

An in depth look at what they are and what their functions are You often hear or read about the importance of macros and how important it is to find the right balance. While macros are very important, what most people don’t tend to focus on enough is micronutrients. In this post I’m going to…

Hydration: Can you drink too much water?

It’s no secret that drinking water is vital for your health and essential if you want to lose weight and see results from your workouts. However, it’s important to know exactly how much you should be hydrating your body because there are times when too much water is just not healthy and can even cause…

Healthy Granola Recipe

Granola is one of my favorite things to add to smoothie bowls or chia puddings or even to have on it’s own. It’s hard to find good, healthy store bought granola without extra sugars or ingredients you can’t even pronounce. Frustrated about that, I decided to try to make my own and it was a…

Fat Loss Tips

Are you following a healthy diet and exercising regularly but still aren’t seeing results? Maybe you’ve been living an active lifestyle for quite some time but just can’t seem to shed that last bit of fat on your stomach or thighs. I’m sure everyone deals with some frustration at some point during their fitness journey…

Benefits of Intermittent Fasting

Intermittent fasting has been popular for quite some time now, promising effective and long term weight loss including improved health. I personally love intermittent fasting and it’s been part of my lifestyle for 2 years now. What is intermittent fasting? Intermittent fasting is an eating pattern consisting of cycling in and out of periods of…

SMOOTHIE BOWLS

I absolutely LOVE smoothie bowls. They’re refreshing, sweet, smooth and packed with nutrients if made right! My obsession started when I went fully raw the beginning of this year. I started experimenting and trying new combinations until I found how to make the perfect smoothie bowl EVERY TIME! Before I share my not-so-secret recipe, I…

Low-Carb Diets: Why they don’t work for everyone

Low-carb diets have been pretty popular the last few years, specifically the keto diet. It’s thought that a diet high in fat and low in carbs should create a state of constant fat burn. While some have had very good success and been able to lose several pounds, others have complained about seeing no results…

Benefits of a raw plant-based diet

I started eating plant based almost a year ago, mainly because I had bad skin and desperately wanted to clear it up. Before that I had already cut out dairy and gluten out of my diet for the most part, with the exception of french croissants and my mom’s famous cheesecake. I also wanted to…

Benefits of eating Pineapple

Pineapple is probably one of my favorite things in the world. It’s sweet and refreshing and instantly lifts my mood. If I could, I would probably have pineapple-flavored and scented everything, that’s how obsessed I am! Not only does this fruit taste amazing, did you know that it has some AMAZING health benefits? Vitamins Pineapple…

CHALLENGE : 10 days to a flat tummy

I love challenges, especially when health benefits are involved. I like to do a so called reset every few weeks where i clean up my diet and reinvent my workouts. I start by making a list of everything I’ve been doing, eating habits, workouts, frequency, water intake, etc. and determine what works best for getting…

Staying Healthy on Vacation

Let’s be honest. Being on vacation can easily derail a healthy routine. You don’t have your go to foods or places to workout, no equipment and you want to enjoy your time away without necessarily ditching your healthy habits. Here some easy tips you can apply wherever you go to stay in shape and enjoy…

Morning habits everyone should have

Everyone has their own morning rituals. From sleeping in an extra ten minutes, morning coffee and devotionals or a quick workout, we all have some sort of routine to start the day. Morning habits can actually determine our day, so it’s best to have good habits so the day starts off right. 1. Hydration You…

How to overcome food guilt

Food guilt is something I think everyone deals with. I’m writing this after having eaten two slices of my mom’s chocolate cake, which is the BEST chocolate cake in existence! I’m not someone who like sugar or sweet things so I completely understand that guilt feeling after indulging in something that might not be so…