Archive of ‘Diet’ category

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celebrity diet secrets

Ooooo there must be some magic super effective diet I don’t know about yet that keeps all the celebrities slim! Here’s some interesting things I’ve seen lately… Alright, Alison Sweeney.. Not to be rude, but #1, I don’t believe you’re only eating 1000 calories. If that’s all you’re able to eat to stay slim, then […] Read more…

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Healthy food favorites

I follow a lot of clean-eaters, who post tasty recipes that I’m always trying out. I rarely come up with something entire delicious on my own ūüėČ That being said, though, I’m often asked what some of my favorite food supplements are- those things that make food¬†taste better when you’re trying to eat healthy and¬†lower […] Read more…

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whole wheat rosemary bread

It would seem these days, that everyone is afraid of carbs. And bread, and wheat. Fear not, my friends, there is a time and a place for everything!! This is seriously one of my favorite bread recipes- and it’s supposed to be similar to the bread from Macaroni Grill. Me and my sister Valerie have […] Read more…

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Should I detox?

Juicing is SO hot right now. So hot. Ok,¬†honestly there’s always something new and trendy to excite people about weight loss. Several people have asked me if I think it’s a good idea, because they’re¬†already planning on doing a cleanse before they start a diet and exercise program.. I feel like my body runs pretty […] Read more…

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game day meatballs!

While on the subject of healthy Super Bowl snacks, I remembered a BBQ meatball recipe posted by my friend and fellow bikini competitor Trish @spoonsandbells on Instagram-check her out for delicious, healthy recipes, she is awesome! ¬†=) So this is what I’ll be making for the Super Bowl tomorrow. I just made a batch and […] Read more…

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Surviving the Super Bowl

Whatever team you’re rooting for, don’t be a loser on your diet! This weekend will be crazy at the grocery stores, just plan on it, but don’t make that an excuse to mindfully throw all the junk you can find into your cart! Here’s my picks for easy, pre-made snacks that still maintain some nutritional […] Read more…

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Eating out while staying slim

So let’s get one thing straight: I love food. I’m an advocate for clean eating the majority of the time, but I also really love to not have to cook, prep, or think about a meal. And I love dates that involve a restaurant! But a lot of us know that you can completely undo […] Read more…

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mental toughness

I’ve been thinking for some time about why some people are able to lose weight and maintain it, and why others keep failing again and again. There might be various factors. Do they not have sufficient education¬†on proper diet and exercise? How much do¬†genetics play a role? Are hormones off? I think those factors can […] Read more…

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Supplement Basics

I’ve been asked quite a bit about supplements. So¬†I’m addressing women who may have similar goals to mine, in that they want to lose weight, and build muscle but be lean, and “toned.” All of the above right? =) Weight training should be a part of everyone’s routine, and to encourage growth, you gotta up […] Read more…

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Competition Diet

I dunno if this is news to anyone, but you can’t out-train a bad diet. The nutrition aspect is usually really hard for me. I know how to shop clean, cook clean, and eat clean, but in normal settings, I give myself wiggle room for treats, and parties, and eating out. During this prep, I […] Read more…

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