Nutrition

Raw Food Cleanse – How am I faring?

Posted by on Sep 18, 2013 in Cleanse, Nutrition, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Day 5 of my Raw Food Cleanse.  Overall, I’m feeling great. The only detox symptom I’ve had is a little bit of a nagging headache, most likely from caffeine withdrawal. The one snafu I’ve hit is that I need more calories than the base diet provides. I lost 4 pounds in 2 days and since I’m not trying to lose weight on this diet, I need to make some modifications. So, I’ve added a little bit of quinoa and yams. Obviously, these aren’t raw but at least they are plants so I’m staying in that part of the theme of the program. I’ve observed a couple of things over the last week....

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Yes! I’m Going To Do A Raw Food Cleanse

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Blog, Cleanse, Fitness, Nutrition | 0 comments

I’m excited that I’ll soon be doing a Raw Food Reset Cleanse. Created by Young and Raw, the cleanse is 100% naturopathic doctor reviewed and approved with meal plans, recipes, and shopping lists included. There’s even a Facebook group created just for people in the cleanse. I never really thought about doing a cleanse before. Overall, I eat great. For instance, when I prep for a competition, I eat 100% clean. When not prepping, I eat about 90% clean and organic. I do, however, enjoy wine a few nights each week and sometimes indulge in less than ideal snacks. I always keep my weight...

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Lime Chicken Soft Tacos

Posted by on Jul 11, 2013 in Blog, Fitness, Nutrition, Recipes | 0 comments

Here’s a great recipe by Marissa Wright.  All ingredients are organic and, boy, does it make a difference!  Enjoy. 😀 Ingredients: 1.5 pounds of skinless, boneless chicken breat meat – cubed 1/8 cup red wine vinegar 1/2 lime, juiced 1 teaspoon white sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 green onions, chopped 2 cloves garlic, mined 1 teaspoon dried oregano 10 (6 inch) corn tortillas 1 tomato, diced 1/4 cup shredded lettuce 1/4 cup shredded Monterey Jack cheese 1/4 cup salsa Directions: 1. Saute chicken in a medium saucepan over medium high heat for about 20...

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Great Results and a Favorite Winter Recipe

Posted by on Jan 10, 2013 in Blog, Nutrition, Recipes | 0 comments

Recently I had some routine blood work done and I was super proud of the results.  Other than some wonky hormones (I am entering menopause afterall), everything is perfect – including my B and D vitamin levels, which are often off for even the most health conscious people. Particularly noteworthy is that the marker for cardiac inflammation was so low they couldn’t even measure it!   So thankful for a healthy diet and exercise routine. Here’s one of my favorite healthy – and filling – winter recipes.  I hope you enjoy it! Turkey Stew INGREDIENTS (I use all organic): 1 to 1.5 lbs...

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Welcome to my new blog!

Posted by on Nov 14, 2012 in Blog, Coaching, Fitness, Nutrition | 0 comments

Welcome to the first post of my reconstituted blog, coinciding with the launch of my new website!  It’s hard to believe how much has happened since I last posted in July.  My focus on studying health and nutrition at the Institute for Integrative Nutrition has propelled me towards what’s next for me. I employed a well known business coach who works with wellness professionals, Karin Witzig Rozell.  With her help, along with divine guidance sought through daily meditation and prayer, it became clear that the direction I should take was one that would allow me to meld my skills,...

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