Tag Archives: Nutrition

Healthy, Happy Comfort Food ~ Italian Style

The morning air feels crisp and fresh while the evenings are dark and brisk.  We are slowly but surely moving into the season of warm, comfort foods.  When we think of comfort food we often visualize heavy sauces, meats, breads and cheeses. Yet, … Continue reading

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Stay Fit on Vacation

For many people, booking a vacation provides the necessary inspiration for individuals to embrace the fit life in an effort to achieve a lean and toned beach body. Having that date on your calendar provides a constant reminder and countdown … Continue reading

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Fight Fat with Fat

Believe it or not, fat is our best source of fuel and is absolutely crucial to the healthy functioning of our bodies. Dietary fat plays a major role in helping us achieve our weight loss goals. Specifically, fat maximizes our … Continue reading

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Nutritious & Delicious Irish Soda Bread

St. Patrick’s Day celebrations just wouldn’t be the same without enjoying a traditional Irish Soda Bread. Each year, my mother and I bake our secret family recipe passed down by my Great Aunt Marie. Yet, in an effort to stay … Continue reading

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Keen on Quinoa

March is National Nutrition Month so I’d like to turn the spotlight on one of the world’s most powerful foods. If you haven’t heard of this super food yet get ready to indulge in a perfect plant protein loaded with … Continue reading

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Beware the Snack Attack

Although I hate to admit it, even as a fitness competitor, there are days when I just can’t seem to stop snacking. It’s as if my stomach is a bottomless pit and I am ruled by an insatiable hunger that … Continue reading

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