A Blog Schedule and the First “Motivation Monday”


I’m looking to get into a habit of the type of content I’m posting on the blog, and I like the idea of having some type of organization, so you know what to expect and I’m sure to keep the content fresh.  Of course, my work schedule is slightly less than predictable (ha!), so as…

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Traveling Healthily: Healthy Travel Snacks


Happy Sunday!  I’m in Evanston for a quick trip to support the Kellogg 5K for Kids, which I helped start last year at Kellogg and which supports kids with cancer through an amazing and empowering summer camp.  It’s such a wonderful organization, and I’m so grateful to my friends at Kellogg that are continuing the…

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Summer Seafood, Quinoa, and Vegetable Salad Recipe


Have you heard of quinoa (pronounced KEEN-wah)?  If so, have you tried it yet?  Quinoa has been all the rage in healthy living circles for a while now, and in my opinion, rightfully so.  It’s a nutritious and tasty way to incorporate whole grains into your diet without some of the negative consequences that wheat…

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Slow down for your health


Good morning!  I hope you had a wonderful and relaxing Memorial Day Weekend.  Did you see my tips on healthy dessert ideas and how to make a holiday weekend healthier?  Kev and I followed some of those healthy tips as we grilled out Sunday night.  I actually took this picture with Instagram … to complete…

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How to Be Healthy on Memorial Day Weekend


Memorial Day Weekend: a time to honor those who lost their lives in service of our country, a time to relax over a three-day weekend, a time to … eat until you’re overstuffed, drink a lot of beer, and lay around all weekend?  No way, you’re not going to get off that easily!  I’m all…

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