Five-Week Healthy Challenge

With Christmas just five weeks away, holiday treats and temptations are everywhere. That is why I have decided to create a Five-Week Healthy Challenge. Everyone has different goals and strategies when it comes to health and fitness, so rather than create a set-in-stone plan, I am encouraging everyone who would like to take part in […]

Monday Mantra – November 18

 Happy Monday! I hope everyone had a lovely weekend. It was a blustery and rainy day in the capital today, but I was able to sneak out for a few hours of Christmas shopping and healthy food shopping! Yes, alas, I am starting off this week fresh and pressing the reset button on my weight-loss […]

Recipe: Twice-Baked Sweet Potatoes

Lately I’ve been on a real recipe roll (see what I did there?) Last night I made the most delicious sweet potatoes I just had to share. Super quick, healthy and easy. Enjoy! Ingredients: – a large sweet potato – cream cheese (plain or herb and garlic) – salsa – corn – cheese – olive […]

Recipe: BBQ Turkey + Avocado Breakfast Sandwich

I’ve made this a couple times now and it never disappoints. This jazzed up breakfast sandwich will give you plenty of energy and nutrients. Start your day up right! Ingredients:  – two toasted slices of whole wheat bread – one slice of Swiss cheese – one fried or cut up boiled egg – three slices […]

Recipe: Steak Salad

Today I’m at home sick, but that was no excuse when it came to making a healthy and energizing lunch this afternoon. Feast your eyes on one of the best salads I have ever eaten. Ingredients: – fresh spinach/arugula mixed greens – cherry tomatoes cut in half – sliced avocado – sliced apples – strips […]