What if cooking at home was as simple, convenient, and cost effective?

What if cooking at home was as simple and cost effective as something traditionally considered convenient?

What if cooking at home didn’t mean doubting yourself through the whole process, or feeling overwhelmed about getting it all done?

What if all the frustration and back and forth between cooking this week, feeling crappy for your food decisions the next just didn't have to be there anymore?

What if the answer was super-duper simple?

Would you take the opportunity to get out of the cycle that is not benefiting you?

If the answer is yes, then let's get you out of it, together.

Join the Meal Prep Course now! You get to get out of the cycle you are in now, and you get into a new one.

One that leaves you feeling proud and light because of your meal decisions.
One that gives you time back each night so you can play in the backyard with your kids
One that lets you live a life with no stress around meal times
One that leaves you feeling so excited because you are on track to eat...

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Easy and delicious recipe!

Whose meal prepping today? ‍

I made these caramelized pearl onions with peas (both frozen!!!) with thyme and sage and I got the compliment, "These are the best peas I've ever had in my life!"

High marks, you guys! And they were super easy

Recipe:
1/2 of a bag frozen pear onions
1 bag frozen peas
1 T olive oil
Pinch thyme and sage (dry)
Salt and pepper

Instructions:
Heat oil in a skillet and add onions.
Season with herbs, salt and pepper.
Cook the onions until browned and fragrant.
Add peas, season again.
Sauté until just beginning to brown.

Enjoy!!

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The US Health Crisis

Part of the reason I chose to graduate with a degree in Nutrition and Exercise Physiology was because of the health crisis the US is currently in.

I'm talking record deaths from heart disease, type II diabetes, obesity- diseases that did not exist 70 years ago.

I felt compelled to help people understand what eating better looked like. I just didn't know that it's not that most people don't know what to eat, they don't know how to get it on the table.

"Yes, I know I should be eating vegetables, but all I have time for is the drive-thru or anything that delivers".

It was a painful cycle to watch; a cycle so many Americans are locked into that has the power to kill.

Foods of convenience do not care about your health.

I felt scared for our nation, so I decided to do something.

I wanted to teach people that there is a simple way to get health on their table each night.

And no, it doesn't have to cost an arm and a leg, you don't have to be Martha Stewart, and you don't have to the time to...

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Recipes, meal prep, guides, grocery lists and more

I hear it all the time, "now that the kids are gone, I just don't want to cook anymore. It's so much harder to cook for one or two people anyway." 

Hey, I hear you. I've lived alone and I felt this way for a long time. 

Surely it's harder to cook for less than it is for more....but did you just hear that? 

Because it sounds kind of backward....and actually it is backward.  It' EASIER to cook for fewer people! 

Less food to buy, fewer meals to make, less time it takes to make them, less clean up....You just don't think it's worth it! 

And let me tell you, it is more important than ever! Yes, your health is more important now than ever before. 

For your energy, for your peace of mind, for you grown kids and grandkids or unborn kids, for your career and financial health; your health is more important than ever. 

Because of that, I want to give you something: a month of meals, recipes, and grocery lists totally done for you. No planning, email searches,...

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Delicious and versatile mango salsa recipe!

I've been loving in mixing in the flavors of SPRING !!
Yes, it is finally here

This was a mango salsa I made to go on top of fish:
2 diced mangos
1 diced bell pepper
1/4 diced red onion
juice of 1 lime
Pinch of red pepper flakes, salt and pepper

Put it on fish, chicken or a chip! It is fantastic

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Healthy and Easy Side Dish

I love this SUPER easy, tasty and healthy side dish! It pairs well with pretty much any meal so it's a great go to!

One of the easiest side dishes ever:
One bag frozen green beans
Fresh baby heirloom tomatoes
Drizzle of olive oil
Salt, pepper and fresh crushed garlic

Roast at 400 for about 10mins, tossing in between.

Yummmmmmm!

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Self Reflection and Self Improvement During Quarantine

One of the best things about quarantine (in my humble opinion) is the time for self reflection and self-improvement!

I've been taking more time to read, get creative and figure out how to slow down. The book Self-Compassion by Kristin Neff, PhD, has been fantastic!!

Something I have working on during the forced slow down is being nice to myself . It's helping me enjoy my days more, not beat myself up for dietary "slip ups" (while still losing weight), and helping my business grow!


What has the best thing about quarantine been for you?

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Meal Prep Course! Don't miss this!

Ever wonder how anyone has time to scour the internet for healthy recipes, get the grocery shopping done, cook all the meals and still have time to help their kids with their homework?

The answer is some simple meal planning, which I am now doing for you for FREE from now until Thursday, April 30th. That's right, right now you can get A Month of Meal Times Made Simple FREE when you sign up for The Meal Prep Course!!

Not only will you learn how to be an expert in the kitchen, but
No more hour long searches for recipes
No more second guessing whether they're healthy
No more trying to figure out how it all fits together.

I am taking care of all of that for you!

This is a limited time offer, so sign up NOW for The Meal Prep Course and get four weeks of meal plans, recipes and grocery lists all done for you!

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Berries are in season!

Berries are finally coming back in season as the weather warms (even though it doesn’t feel like it’s quite hit us yet‍). Either way, they are tasting amazing and I’ve been adding them by the nutrient dense handful to my smoothies!

Even though I make my smoothies fresh each day, they are definitely a part of my weekly meal planning. The beauty of having a great planning process is nothing is ever guess work or rushed.

This is exactly what I teach in The Meal Prep Course. You never feel confused, rushed, or like you have no plan for the groceries in your fridge. You ALWAYS know; no worry, no stress. Check out the course here!

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What's in Your Pantry?

Lots of food faces going on in my new weekly segment “What’s in your pantry?” With Rene Knott of KSDK news!

Every Monday at 5am and 6am (record it, only Rene is up that early during quarantine ) we share awesome recipes using items you already have in your pantry (hello, fewer trips to the store!)!

It’s fun and funny mostly because Rene is hilarious and I make faces like this! See you on channel 5 on Monday!

 

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