Tag Archives: eat clean

Nutrients that Make You Smile

by in Blog Posts, Wellness June 10, 2015

Top 5 minerals that you need in your diet to make you smile each day.   1. Calcium The most abundant mineral in the body Plays an important role in maintaining strong bones and healthy blood vessels, and reducing the risk of Type 2 diabetes Low levels of calcium may play a role in PMS-related depression in […]

Day 1, Flatter Abs and Meals

by in Blog Posts, Lifestyle March 29, 2015

Let’s Eat Clean this week!!  I had such a great response from the last group at the beginning of March – I am going to share some “clean eating days” with you all this week. Day 1: B – 2 pan cooked organic eggs (use cooking spray) served over 1 cup spinach, 2 tomato slices & […]

Enjoy sun shiny days

by in Food & Nutrition January 20, 2013

Ahhhhhh!  The sun is shining and it is a gorgeous day here in Charlotte!  It felt great to sit out on the front porch and eat lunch with Kendall today, while soaking up some much needed Vitamin D!! Speaking of Vitamin D; you may already know that the best source of Vitamin D is direct […]

Oatmeal!

by in Food & Nutrition January 18, 2013

The breakfast battle: Steel Cut Oats vs Rolled Oats Several people have asked me about what the differences are between the two.  The answer is simple  – it is a difference in processing. They are essentially the same food, just cut differently. Steel cut is a cut whole grain, and rolled oats are steamed and rolled.  Rolled […]

Cold days – warm food!

by in Food & Nutrition January 16, 2013

I don’t know about you all, but our recent weather here in Charlotte has been a lot of misty, rainy & chilly days – the kind that make you want to curl up and watch a movie. I always feel like these are prefect days to make chili or soup.  Soups can be so delicious […]

A few things on Day 8!

by in Food & Nutrition January 14, 2013

I wanted to share a few things with you all as we enter week 2 of eating clean and changing unhealthy habits to healthy ones! 1. I received an email this morning questioning if I ever post the recipes for all of my food pictures that I post. The answer is yes; but not always.  I love […]

Eating out this weekend?

by in Food & Nutrition January 12, 2013

Day 6 and the weekend is in full swing!!  How are YOU doing with clean eating?  Which by the way, can prove to be even more challenging on the weekends!!  Social gatherings, weekends out-of-town, girls night out, football playoffs, dinner with friends – all of these can throw you off track; BUT, they don’t have […]