What are superfoods and how do I incorporate them into my diet?

Spoiler alert, you are probably eating superfoods and not even knowing it.  A superfood is defined as “a nutrient-rich food considered to be especially beneficial for health and well-being.” Nutritionally and scientifically speaking, there’s no such thing as a superfood. Rather, it’s a term created to market and sell certain foods. Even so, I can […]

6 Steps to Spring Clean Your Pantry

You know that feeling when you finish a deep spring cleaning of your house? It’s hard work and can be time consuming, but is so rewarding when you’re finished. I’m going to show you how to spring clean your pantry step-by-step with tips on how to stock your shelves with FitLiving Eats essentials. Friends, it’s spring […]

How to Indulge in Smart Snacking (Plus, Healthy Snack Ideas)

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Did you know that snacking could be a part of a healthy diet, as long as you indulge in moderation and make healthy choices? I don’t know about you, but I find that I often need a boost in energy and something to tie me over in between meals, especially between lunch and dinner. Otherwise, I become hangry. You know what I’m talking about, right? That feeling when you are so ravenously hungry that you can’t think straight, are weak in the knees, and are a ticking time bomb of anger and frustration if you don’t get food in your system ASAP. Learn more about smart snacking, here.

10 Superfoods to Add to Your Smoothie

The new year always brings resolutions and plans to eat healthier, and I’ve got 10 superfoods to add to your smoothie to help give you a head start on your path to healthier habits. Whether you are looking to make simple tweaks or give your lifestyle an overhaul, let me introduce you to my favorite […]

Seven Guidelines for Clean Eating

You’ve heard me throw around the phrase “clean eating” a few times. So, what exactly is clean eating? And is it just another diet that will leave me feeling like a failure because I can’t keep up with the “rules” and restrictions? Learn what clean eating is and is not, plus seven guidelines to follow in your pursuit towards clean eating, here. 
 

5 Ways to Practice Mindful Eating

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Healthy eating isn’t just focusing what’s on your plate — practicing mindful eating can help you better enjoy your food and those around you. Mindful eating can also lead to health benefits such as improved digestion, healthy weight management and increased awareness around food habits. Being healthy, truly healthy, is more than just numbers. It’s […]

What is the difference between plant-based and vegan?

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This is one of the most common questions I get asked as a plant-based chef. The terms can be confusing, especially for those who do not associate with either dietary lifestyle. Both “plant-based” and “vegan” can be used interchangeably, but can also have different meanings depending on who you’re talking to. Let’s explore the difference […]

Career Series: A Review of Nutritious Life Studio

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Have you ever considered a career in nutrition or are looking for a nutrition program to compliment your already existing wellness profession? A year after graduating from Integrative Nutrition, I was looking to further my expertise in nutrition and I found The Nutritious Life Studio program, founded by Keri Glassman, Registered Dietitian and celebrity nutritionist. If you’re just […]

Do you get enough vitamin D in your day? Giveaway inside!

Ah, the hot topic wellness question of the era. Vitamin D is most famously known as the sunshine vitamin, but did you know that you can find it in foods and supplement form, too? Pull up a seat and let’s talk more about this essential vitamin and how it impacts your health. It’s Vitamin D […]