If there’s one conversation that takes place more than any other at our fitness retreat, it’s about food. If you’re like me, you love delicious tasting food but sometimes need a healthier version of your favorites. Most of our guests usually ask for our favorite “go to” healthy cooking sites so they can have ideas for when they head home. Luckily in 2019, there are so many great websites out there dedicated to delicious tasting food that it also really good for you! Whether you’re vegan, vegetarian, paleo or just a regular eater, there is something for everyone.Read More
Superfood – it’s one of the biggest phrases in nutrition right now. Superfood indicates a food that is nutrient dense and will benefit the body on a deep nutritional level. Everyone wants superfoods these days. Our guests that come to our fitness retreat love to talk about superfoods and how they can get more of them. It’s a great conversation because there is some confusion out there. There are like a zillion shake diets out there (I will not name any of them) who claim to be selling “superfoods”. I’m here to tell you that superfoods don’t come in the form of a processed meal replacement shake. They just don’t.
Superfoods are -> Whole, unprocessed, colorful foods.Read More
Do you love grocery shopping? If you’re like me, grocery shopping can be a task if you’re not prepared. I’m not the best grocery shopper and I’m fine admitting that. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve walked into the grocery store without a plan and walked out with so many items that I didn’t need. And if you’re trying to eat healthy, walking out with items that you don’t need or want can be detrimental to your nutrition plan.Read More
Pasta dishes are delicious but if you’re like most people, you want to enjoy those wonderful dishes without all of the carbs and the guilt. Luckily, healthy nutrition and cuisine have paired up over the last few years. There are many alternatives to the traditional pasta.Read More
When you’re trying to eat healthy, easy snacks that don’t take a ton of prep time make a big difference. Protein always seems to be one of the hardest parts for a snack. It’s hard to find protein sources of good quality that are easy to eat and prepare for snacking. Who wants to spend all of their time meal prepping? We’re all busy enough as it is so making snacks simple and accessible is the goal. This list provides a number of high quality protein snacks that you can enjoy on a daily basis and don’t have to spend a ton of time preparing.Read More