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6 Gym Bag Essentials for Spring

by Marissa on April 2, 2019

This post is sponsored by Harvest Snaps. All opinions are my own. In the Winter, after I teach a barre class or finish my workout, I make a beeline toward home to hibernate. In the Spring, it’s not quite the same. The warmer weather and longer days mean that I make more plans and don’t […]

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Round-Up: Clean Plant-based Protein Bars

March 13, 2019

There was a time when clients would ask my advice about protein bars and I would steer them the other direction. Protein bars  – even (and especially) plant-based protein bars – have traditionally been laden with sugar, fillers and other ingredients rendering them more like a candy bar than a health food. However, protein bars […]

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Healthy Drinking Guide

March 4, 2019
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If you’re a wine-lover, you’re going to want to read this. As a social drinker who appreciates a good glass – or two – of wine, but couldn’t shake the guilt I felt when drinking said glass – or two – of wine, I started to dig into how I could enjoy alcohol within the […]

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10 Ways to Increase Protein Intake

February 27, 2019
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Today is National Protein Day (yes, there really is a day for everything!) so what better time to shed light on this oh-so-important-but-often-overlooked macronutrient. According to a recent survey, 37% of Americans don’t get enough protein and I believe that! The USDA recommendation is 45 grams of protein for women, but for most people that’s […]

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The Best Natural Lip Balms for Dry, Chapped Lips

February 26, 2019
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The seasons are changing and basically that means the weather is still windy and frigid. That dry, cold air can wreak havoc on sensitive, exposed skin like your hands, but also your lips. Unless I’m going out, I don’t necessarily like to put much on my lips but in this climate it’s unavoidable if I […]

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How to Become a Health Coach – And Be Successful + IIN Discount

February 22, 2019
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So you’re passionate about health and wellness and want to make it a career – maybe even become a health coach. First, let me reassure you that you’re in the right place. About 15 years ago I felt a calling likely similar to what you’re feeling right now. I was working in Corporate Public Relations […]

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Our Infertility Journey: The IVF Decision

February 18, 2019
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The last time I wrote about our infertility journey was almost a year ago. Everytime I post something personal about infertility, I struggle with whether to share it and once I do, I usually want to crawl into a hold and hide. But, I feel that since I have a platform to share, it makes […]

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Seven Ways to Be Healthy with Your Honey

February 14, 2019
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I’ll admit that there was a time in my life when Valentine’s Day was everything to me. I longed for the moment I was in a relationship special enough to celebrate a day reserved only for lovers. Now that I’m in a relationship special enough to celebrate Valentine’s Day, is it ironic that we don’t […]

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Winter Ski Getaway in Stowe

February 5, 2019
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   It seems like ages ago now, but on New Year’s Day we headed to Vermont for a Winter ski getaway in Stowe. Skiing in the Northeast can always be a little icy, but I love going to Vermont for a Winter ski getaway because there’s so much natural beauty and always lots of good […]

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