Six Simple Ways to Spring Clean Your Diet

Happy first day of spring!  Spring tends to bring a sense of renewal for many of us, doesn’t it? As the seasons change, and after hunkering down during the winter, we feel refreshed and inspired to get outside (c’mon Boston weather!), move more, and think about how we can spruce up our diets a bit.  If you feel like your …

Why I Don’t Sell Beachbody

When I tell people that I left my corporate job last March to start an online fitness business, the first response I usually get is, “wow, that’s awesome!” That initial exclamation of excitement is usually followed up with a question. “So how does that work? What do you, like, make money through ads?” Doh. I definitely could make money through …

5 New Year’s Goals That Have Nothing to Do with Diet or Exercise

It comes as no surprise that the most common New Year’s resolution people make is to lose weight and get healthy. Plain and simple, every January people claim that this is going to be THE year they get back into a fitness routine and clean up their nutrition habits. While I’m no longer big into the word resolution or the …

My Five Minute Process for Making Kale Taste Better

Kale is one of those foods that can be utilized in soooo many ways: blended into smoothies, sautéed as a side dish, cooked into soups, used as the base for salads, and incorporated into egg bakes. Kale can even be baked into chips! However, even though the kale boom has hit hard in the past few years, I feel like it’s a dark, leafy green that …

Four Key Pillars to Stress Free Fitness

Lately I’ve been thinking a lot about what the cornerstone of my health and wellness viewpoints are. For those of you who have followed this blog for years, you know that I tend to write and share about many different things: fitness, food and recipes, mindset, body shaming, product and/or apparel reviews, general tips for health related things, the list goes on. …

8 Tips for Shopping at the Farmers Market

You guys. I’m excited because it’s the first week of June, and this means that all the local farmers markets here in Boston will be kicking off soon if they haven’t already. Browsing around different farmers markets is one of my favorite summer activities: it’s relaxing, fun, and it introduces you to new foodie items and ways of cooking. It also can …

Seven Numbers to Focus on in the New Year that Don’t Involve the Scale

It’s that time of year when New Year’s is just a couple of days away and people are talking about what their resolutions are going to be. Chances are that if you’ve overheard similar office chit-chat or recently had this conversation over Christmas dinner, then you’ve heard more than one person mention wanting to eat more nutritious food, go to the gym more …