Category Archives for Tips and strategies

How to Navigate the Holiday Party Overload Healthfully!

Happy December, everyone! I love this time of year so much… the lights, the music, the general cheer and coziness… It makes me so happy. And part of the cheer and merriment comes in the form of about a bazillion holiday parties. It can feel like every weekend in December has another party or three […]

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3 Tips to Make Hosting Thanksgiving Easier!

Who doesn’t love Thanksgiving? Family and loved ones gather around, we get to celebrate all the wonderful things we’re thankful for, and we get to feast on lots of yummy food! Food-centric holidays can be tough in many ways, but they don’t HAVE to be. If you’re having the family over to your place this […]

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The Switch Witch – An Option for Tackling the Halloween Candy Avalanche

I’ve written before about the fact that we don’t need to freak out about the Halloween candy. Yes, it’s a lot of candy on one day. And yes, candy isn’t the most nutritious thing ever. But if we keep things in perspective and look at it inside the bigger picture of our overall eating pattern, […]

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How to Start Meal Planning

I want to preface this post by saying that there isn’t one right way to do meal planning. Everyone does what works best for them, and there’s usually quite a bit of trial and error involved in figuring out what that is! I know that I always appreciate seeing the various ways people do things […]

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Intuitive Eating for Moms is Not Bullsh*t

Did that title catch your eye, or what? It’s not like most of the other titles around this blog, but there’s a reason for that… This post was inspired by a Facebook Live video titled: “Intuitive Eating for Moms is Kinda Bulls**t.” I want to respond to that video today, and explain a few things. First, […]

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How to Eat Healthy Without Dieting

Last week, I watched as Facebook-land threw all manner of diet-industry craziness at a close friend of mine.  She’s been having difficulty with her weight lately (due primarily to medical reasons, which of course no one on her Facebook feed was qualified to speak to – including me), and was venting her frustration and looking […]

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Want to be Healthy and Still Have a Social Life?

I had a client email me recently about how she was “trying to figure out how my social life and my health goals can live in harmony.” Wow. How much do I LOVE that phrasing!? That’s pretty much THE ideal goal, right? We’ve been told for so long that social occasions are huge obstacles to […]

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A Healthy Thanksgiving: 5 Tips to Avoid Getting Over-Stuffed

Last week I wrote about ways to make hosting Thanksgiving a bit easier and less stressful. I hope it was helpful for those of you who will be having everyone over to your house for the holiday! But while only some people host Thanksgiving dinner, everyone EATS Thanksgiving dinner! We tend to love the food, […]

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5 BIG Fat Loss Mistakes that Halt Your Progress, and What To Do Instead!

A good majority of us have attempted fat loss at some point in our lives. Whether we just wanted to lose a couple pounds, or we realized that we’d feel a lot better weighing 100 pounds less, we’ve all been there in one way or another. What’s one of the most common things we experience […]

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Building Resilience: How to Thrive in the Midst of Struggle

How many times have you been super excited to make some type of change, but came across an obstacle that ended up totally derailing your progress? I know it’s happened to many of my clients. They’ll be going along, practicing their new nutrition skills, when something comes along (LIFE happens) and they feel like they […]

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