Winter Blues: 9 Ways to Thrive and Feel Good This Winter

According to certain religious beliefs, the human race will face (or is already facing) an apocalypse, a time of utter turmoil and destruction which will decide our fate as a species; a complete and final destruction of the world. For me, the apocalypse happens every year between the months of eh, November to March in which we […]

Nutrition in a Nutshell: Everything You Need to Know in 6 Guidelines

Over the weekend I had the incredible experience of holding my first live workshop here in Boston. I can’t even begin to tell you how much it meant to me, and after hosting the event, I knew, without a ounce of doubt, that my life’s purpose is to bring women together in a sacred safe […]

Food, Memories, and the Thundercats

I’ve been feeling very nostalgic lately and have noticed that my thoughts have been drifting towards my childhood. I find it interesting that when I feel sentimental about being a kid, I immediately think of food. And for me that means my go to comfort food, chicken adobo. This feeling proves to me that food […]

Why do I overeat? Some things to think about…

Ice cream. Peanut butter cookies. A giant bag of Sour Patch Kids. Waffles. Toast with butter. What do all of these things have in common? My belly. Where they all wound up. In. My. Belly. I would like to say that I have my food in check 90% of the time, however, this past Tuesday […]

An Unconventional Approach to Sugar Cravings

We often look at food cravings from a very physical standpoint, meaning, if you are craving sugar, then your blood sugar is probably low, or you’re not eating enough carbs, or you’re missing a certain vitamin or mineral.  All valid explanations to why our body craves something sweet. However, as much as our physical body […]

3 Tips To Help You Eat Slower

Last night I was on the phone with a distance coaching client who just finished up the LBC and who decided to continue with Maintenance.  After each Challenge, our participants can continue their progress working on a one on one basis where we fine-tune her program and really dig deep into developing a better appreciation […]

Applesauce Delight

Before I moved to Boston, I had been previously spoiled by the abundant offerings of organic food, farms, CSA’s and farmer’s markets that New Hampshire had to offer me. So, when I moved to Coolidge Corner and realized that the nearest Whole Food’s required bribing a friend with a car to hitch a ride, or […]

3 Hidden Reasons Why You Self-Sabotage Your Weight Loss Goals

If you find that you are consistently dieting and/or sabotaging your weight loss goals, the answer may be a lot deeper than just a lack of willpower or dedication. What I find typically happens in career dieters, is a life-long game of nutritional “red light, green light”.  A client picks up a program, sticks to […]

Why Emotional Eating is B.S.

For my girls out there that are reading this, I wanted to address a topic that like running, has been addressed countless times, yet, we are still struggling with, and that is, emotional eating. Now I find the term “emotional eating” a little redundant, because eating is inherently, emotional to begin with, as we talked […]

8 Quick Gluten Free Snack Ideas

cantaloupe and prosciutto

Whenever I receive the same question on multiple occasions in a short period of time, it is a clear sign that it’s time to blog about it.  For some reason this week, the ideas of gluten free snack ideas and meals on the go came up several times.  I’m going to go out on a […]