It Works! Greens: Momma’s magic drink

I always knew I’d be short on sleep after having a baby (see Sleep Training Struggles for more). I’ve always been sensitive to caffeine – it makes me jittery and sends me into an anxious mess – so coffee is unfortunately not an option for surviving the day. Luckily, I discovered a magic potion. Ok, maybe that’s an exaggeration, but I … Read More

Refresh, Reboot, Cleanse.

I am in serious Get it, Girl mode this week. With a big trip to Cabo next month, I’ve been really focused on building good nutrition habits. It’s been a long-time goal of mine to cut back on my sugar so I wanted to get a jump start on that! Did you know that the average person can hold up to 10 … Read More

Recipe: Sea Salt Honey Butter Popcorn

In less than 2 weeks, I will be soaking up some serious sun on the beach in St. Maarten. Like any girl, I’ve thought about my wardrobe and realized that 90% of my time on vacation will be spent in a swimsuit. While I think that everyone should just rock their body no matter the shape or size, I naturally … Read More

Trader Joe’s Breakfast Shake

I’m officially a New Yorker! After a crazy few months, Andrew and I are finally settled in Brooklyn with our two little bulldogs. Unpacking after having our stuff in storage for 6 months was like an extra Christmas. After a quick trip to Trader Joe’s, I whipped up an early morning protein shake for breakfast this morning using my long lost blender. … Read More

CARBS

Do you know the difference between a good carbohydrate and a bad carbohydrate? Carbohydrates are the main sources of energy for the body and are very misunderstood. Many people think that cutting out carbs is the secret to losing weight when in reality, it’s just managing your consumption of the bad carbs! Learn more: Good Carbs vs. Bad Carbs And check … Read More

FDA Finally Bans Trans Fats

The FDA finally banned trans fat in foods, but here is an explanation of why they are doing it and what trans fat really is. Read on here: http://gizmodo.com/trans-fats-what-they-are-and-why-the-fda-is-finally-b-1460251061 (Source: fit-personality.com)

Lemon Water

Beautiful skin starts from the inside. Having a healthy diet and lifestyle will improve your skin’s overall appearance {not to mention the amazing anti-aging benefits!}. I’ve always felt that if I start my day off right, I’m more likely to continue the trend and make healthier choices through the day. The easiest thing you can do to get a healthy … Read More

Green Juice Recipe

I love juicing. There, I said it. It’s an easy way for me to get the vitamins needed everyday without eating a salad. Yes, salads are great too and you should eat lots of them. But on days where a salad just isn’t in the cards? Juicing is a great alternative. Today’s Juice: The Green Juice Celery (2 stalks)- Very Alkalizing. … Read More

Boulder Love : Elana’s Pantry

While being on a gluten-free diet may be challenging for most people (especially those cooking for an entire family), Elana Amsterdam has changed challenge into passion. After learning that neither she nor her son could eat gluten, she began experimenting with recipes- all being judged by her husband! Her recipes are not only good for you but they taste great … Read More

Pumpkin Spice Muffins

Growing up, every fall Mom would make Pumpkin Spice Muffins for breakfast. I loved them and can’t think about fall without craving some! I decided to mix up a batch to compliment a Sunday full of football and lounging. The easiest way to make this snack, simply select a box of very moist cake mix in either Spice Cake or … Read More