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Grilled Farro Salad

Farro is an ancient grain loaded with fiber, zinc, magnesium, and B3. And provides 6g of protein per 1/4 cup! What is so great about those nutrients? Together they provide immune support, healthy bones and muscle function, energy, and regulates blood glucose levels. What you need Yields 4 servings 1 cup dry Farro, rinsed and […]

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Look Up or Look Down

Looking up is what happens when you choose to believe you have control over some aspects of your life.  Looking down is what happens when you believe you’re a victim of life and circumstance.  Looking up is a way to survive and thrive through difficult times; it requires courage, optimism, belief, and accountability.  Looking down […]

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Peaches and Greens Smoothie

What You Need 1 small handful spinach 1/2 cup plain Greek yogurt 1 c. Unsweetened vanilla almond milk Frozen peach slices (1 peach) 1 scoop unflavored protein powder 1 tsp Chia seeds 1/2 tsp vanilla extract Note: If you did not have time to freeze peaches ahead of time, make sure to add ice to […]

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The Truth About OrangeTheory Workouts

When people find out I’m a trainer, there’s a moment where I’m tested. It happened recently at a dinner with my girlfriend’s family. The conversation turned to OrangeTheory, the popular bootcamp style of workouts that is a variety of weights and cardio supported by technology.  My girlfriend’s sister, Katie, had been going to a local […]

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Do You Need To Drop $200+ On A Massage Gun? 

If recovery is a big part of the recipe for better fitness and overall wellness, then deep tissue massage has been an age-old secret ingredient for helping muscle pain and sore muscles.  The emergence of foam rollers showed that there was more than one way to improve your soft tissue and bring pain relief.  But, […]

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Get The Tea On Turmeric

Turmeric has been used in Ayurveda and other traditional medicines for many years. It is promoted for its anti-inflammatory properties and used as a spice across many popular cuisines. Present day research shows that there could be an association between Turmeric and its healing properties, however, some studies have conflicting results. What does that mean […]

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The Magic Pill Is The Way

For years, I’ve been saying there is no magic pill. But, maybe I was wrong. The magic pill is recognizing the magic pills. And avoiding them. When you see or hear any “expert” claiming to have identified a single problem that will solve all of your issues, that’s when you know the approach is wrong. […]

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Spiraled Baked Potato with Garlic and Butter

Potatoes make a great snack or side dish to any main meal. They are a great source of carbs and that translates to energy for the body and brain. Sweet potatoes are often inaccurately touted as superior to white potatoes. The truth is, you can confidently use either white potatoes or sweet potatoes—both are highly […]

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Vegan Carrot Soup

Vegan Carrot Soup  A big bowl of soup is always my go-to meal. It’s such a good way to load up on your veggies and it warms you up just right! Today, I have a delicious Vegan Carrot Soup for you! It’s creamy, loaded with herbs, and it’s flavor packed. Sip your way into the […]

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Vegan Peanut Butter Cups

You might be skeptical that peanut butter and pumpkin could be a good combo. But it truly is! The ratio of peanut butter and pumpkin in these cups is perfect. These small bites of heaven are covered in a hard chocolate shell and filled with a creamy, mouthwatering filling that tastes like pumpkin pie and […]

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