A Frozen Treat Everyone Can Eat

I’ve made it a point not to label my diet. I’m not a vegetarian, I eat dairy and gluten right now but sometimes, I don’t. I go in phases where I do avoid certain foods but I try not to make declarations against them, because I often return to them, like beef and coffee. I […]

New Healthy Place to Eat: Juice Press in Chestnut Hill

After weeks of having to turn down work events, I finally said yes, “F’ it. I’m bringing my baby.” Of course with the OK from the agency… Still trying to figure out if I want to hire help or do this on my own, I’ve had to say no to more work events than I’d […]

Brita Wants You To Show Tap Water The Love It Deserves and Reward You With $25K

Trying to reduce your consumption of plastic bottles means drinking tap water for most of us. It’s also an easy way to save money and make use of all those water bottles people give out these days. Living in Boston, I always use filtered water and usually that comes from using my Brita as seen […]

How I Lose 10 lbs in 6 Weeks

Summer is 6 weeks away sorta… In New England, I don’t know why Memorial Day is considered the summer when really it starts the weekend of the 4th of July, right? At least that’s when I usually first wear a bathing suit or attempt to go in the ocean. However, 6 weeks is a good […]

5 Surprising Ways To Nutritiously Satisfy A Sweet Tooth After Dinner

I’ve always had a sweet tooth but I believe I’ve trained myself to want something sweet after I eat a meal. I wish I hadn’t and I’ve tried too many times to count to train myself to NOT want sugar after dinner but it’s easier said than done. Instead, I’ve found surprisingly healthy ways to […]

Half Marathon Training Update + My Long Run Breakfast Recipe Video

Last week, I went to two different classes that had child care for little ones like Tommy. It was awesome but that means, I wasn’t running. Since I either need to wake up before Nick goes to work (and pump before I leave) and run in the dark or go after work when it’s time […]

Cranberry Nut Baked Oatmeal (Vegan, Gluten Free)

My morning routine has definitely changed. I don’t really have time to do the whole warm water with lemon thing or make a protein pancake from scratch. I’m lucky if I can drink my almond milk lattes hot. The Nespresso machine I got for Christmas has been my best friend. Cold breakfasts have become the […]

Simple Vegan Recipe: Baked Falafel

I have another guest post for you guys today from my friend Lauren Hefez. Lauren is a fellow group exercise instructor here in Boston and also has a fabulous YouTube channel. We have shot a few videos together that you may have watched. She is sharing one of her favorite recipes featuring falafel.  If you […]

My Post Pregnancy Diet Plans + $100 Kohl’s Giveaway

Now that Tommy has arrived, I’ve started thinking about getting back to my pre pregnancy diet. I think pregnancy taught me a lot about what my body wants and needs to maintain a healthy, happy and confident weight. I found that when I ate what I wanted and craved, my body told me when I […]

Chive White Bean Dip with Thrive™ Algae Oil

I love holiday party season mainly for the food, especially the cookies! Good thing it’s not the alcohol because I’m obviously not drinking any this year. I usually like to bring something that is either a healthy counterbalance to all the fatty dips and sugary dessert or a dessert I love and can’t bring myself […]