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The Biggest Loser Controversy: A Health Coach’s Perspective

February 7, 2014
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If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting! So, about this Biggest Loser controversy. Unlike most of the rest of the country, I didn’t watch this week’s finale. While I’ve seen the show many times, I don’t tune in regularly. I have mixed feelings about it. There […]

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Meditation Made Easy

February 6, 2014
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One of my goals for this year is to be more consistent with my meditation practice. Yes, I’m putting it out there to keep me accountable. For years, I’ve been on and off with it, but so far this year it’s going better than ever (no, still not perfect, but I probably won’t ever be!). […]

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Beyond Sushi’s Sunflower Halva Vanilla Nut Butter

February 4, 2014
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  For anyone tired of run-of-the-mill nut butters, may I suggest Beyond Sushi nut butters. I tried their Sunflower Halva Vanilla Nut Butter and we managed to polish off an entire jar before I could snap a picture! This creamy spread has a surprising flavor that manages to be sweet and savory at the same […]

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11 Healthy Lunches That Aren’t Salad

January 28, 2014
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It’s cold outside and frigid temps mean your usual cold salad may not be as appealing as it was last June. That’s normal. Cold weather calls for warm food to keep your body temperature regulated naturally. Here, I’ve curated 12 healthy lunches that aren’t salad. Put these easy, creative meals on rotation to get you […]

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Healthy Hot Spot: Jack’s Wife Freda

January 23, 2014
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I have to be honest, for two whole years the SoHo cafe Jack’s Wife Freda has been on my never ending wish list of NYC restaurants to try– the name alone makes it intriguing —  but for whatever reason I kept missing it. Luckily, I had the chance to go  last weekend with Women Who Brunch and […]

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Breakfast Oatmeal Muffins

January 21, 2014
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Ever need a grab and go breakfast? Like something that’s not a store-bought granola bar, because really, those are so not satisfying. January is National Oatmeal Month (so I’m told) so of course an oatmeal recipe is appropriate this week. Somewhere online I ran across this recipe for oatmeal cupcakes so I adapted it a […]

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2014 Fitness Must-Haves

January 14, 2014
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Exercise has always been a non-negotiable part of my day. So I need to have the right gear and classes to keep me motivated. I’ve found that having a new top or a fun class to look forward to is key.  As part of a FitFluential campaign, I’ve rounded up a few of my fitness […]

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Why Getting Off Track Can Be A Good Thing

January 8, 2014
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Confession: Over the holidays I got off track with healthy eating and exercise.  I didn’t plan it that way. The opposite, really. But it being the holidays and us getting engaged in Paris, it happened. I ate, I drank and I didn’t workout — the worst possible combination. Though I don’t really weigh myself, I […]

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A Paris Engagement Story

December 31, 2013
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I rarely get super personal here but since I’ve been gone longer than usual I thought an explanation was in order. I got engaged in Paris! The plan was to go to London and spend about five days there before heading to Newcastle, England where we would spend Christmas with David’s family. On our first […]

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