Healthy Holiday Tip: Choose Wisely

Healthy Holiday Tip: Choose Wisely

I love the holidays, especially things like big glasses of wine or champagne flutes refilled over and over again, my mom’s yeast rolls, and dark chocolate caramels until my teeth stick together. But I hate when after a party or gathering, knowing I had eaten something I didn’t really want, and way too much of … Continue reading

Easiest Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

Easiest Vegan Gingerbread Cookies

I’ve been craving gingerbread for over a week. I really wanted to make a gingerbread house, something I can honestly say I’ve never done before, but decided I didn’t need a cookie house, covered in frosting and candy to tempt me. But, I found a great vegan gingerbread recipe that I decided I’d try out. … Continue reading

Bouncing Back: The Post-Indulgence Fix

Bouncing Back: The Post-Indulgence Fix

The holiday season brings lots of fun, laughter, drinks and treats. Even those of us who rarely eat a lot of unhealthy foods, are tempted with holiday treats, and the drinks. Nothing goes better with family than wine. While I am now planning to do the 3-Day Refresh fairly regularly to kick myself back in … Continue reading

#26Acts 2 Years Later

#26Acts 2 Years Later

The morning of December 14th 2012, I was finishing up a conference call at home, before spending the day finalizing my Christmas shopping, packing up my apartment to put into storage for my move to Birmingham, and getting my car serviced for several thousand miles of driving between Christmas and the move. I had the … Continue reading

Healthy Holiday Travel Trips

Healthy Holiday Travel Trips

With all my work travel, I’ve had the opportunity to test my own ability to make healthy decisions when traveling. Holiday travel, however, always pushes those tests just a little bit further! You’ve got the perfect storm of celebrations, travel, family & friends, and, if everyone’s been good, lots of candy, cookies and pie. So … Continue reading

3-Day Refresh Experience Day 3

Yesterday was a very long day, as I had a work event that didn’t get me home until after 10 pm. I was exhausted, but was still loving how I feel doing the 3 Day Refresh. I was happy with my modifications being reduced, and was super happy with my food choices. Day 3: Morning … Continue reading

3 Day Refresh Experience: Day 2

3 Day Refresh Experience: Day 2

It’s been a long day with work, but I’m still loving how I feel doing the 3 Day Refresh after overdoing it in a number of ways over the last week. After yesterday, I learned I didn’t need as many modifications as I thought I would. Instead of allowing myself to use some unsweetened almond … Continue reading

3 Day Refresh Experience: Day 1

3 Day Refresh Experience: Day 1

I am excited to start the 3 Day Refresh after overdoing it in a number of ways over the Thanksgiving holiday week. For those of you who don’t know what it is, it’s basically a 3 day cleanse with a focus on fiber, plant based proteins, and fresh foods paired with good fats. It’s a … Continue reading