• Graze Vs. Meal: Which Is Better?

    Are you a meal person or a grazer? I never really gave it much thought until someone mentioned that they cook three meals everyday. I’m the opposite! I cook one, occasionally two meals a day. The rest of the day we either eat left overs, snacks, or things that the kids and I can make quickly.  I usually cook meals that will have left overs that way I can skip cooking the next day. Cooking isn’t my favorite thing to do. Plus, when I cook more I feel compelled to eat more and usually end up over-eating. I really want to teach…

  • Screw The Statistics! 8 Tips to Smash Your Fitness Resolutions

    Have you ever started the New Year without a resolution? If you’re like most Americans, you have a list of lofty goals you’re just itching to get started on. January 1st is practically synonymous with “new year, new me”. The number one new year resolution is usually related to weight loss or exercise. But, let’s be honest how many times have you actually stuck through and accomplished your resolutions? If you can honestly say yes, you rock! However, most of us can’t. According to statistics, on average only about 16% of people who make resolutions actually accomplish their New Year’s resolutions. If…

  • Halloween Weight Loss Challenge

         Who wants to join a Halloween weight loss challenge? When you’re a mom, Halloween can be a daunting time of year especially if you’re trying to loss weight. Between all of the parties, trick or treating, and Halloween themed gingerbread houses you can easily pack on a couple of pounds without even realizing. Since I’m still a couple of pounds away from my goal weight, I decided to challenge myself. This Halloween my goal is to not collect the “Mom tax”. For those of you who unfamiliar the mom tax is, it is when Mom takes several pieces of candy…

  • Easy Weight Loss Tips

    Ever wonder why some people lose weight easier than others? It’s crazy you can take two people and give them the same diet and exercise plan and one will lose weight easier. Why? According to a Harvard study it could be their mindset. That’s right, your mindset can directly impact your weight! I know it’s annoying! But, that’s good news because you can control how you think and I have some easy weight loss tips to help you. In 2007, Harvard University did a study on how mindset impacts weight. In this study they took 84 female maids. They completed a physical…

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