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The Secret to Fat Loss We've all been there. You hit your workouts and cut down on calories, but the scale refuses to tip in your favor. Let me tell you, there's a mastermind behind...
Cincinnati Lentil Chili Looking for a meal that's both hearty and light? Check out this amazing recipe that is low-fat, high in protein, quick and easy to make. It's the perfect way to...
Ultimate Vegan Chili This quick and easy chili can be made in less than 30 minutes. You can mix and match the beans for whatever you have in the pantry!
Morning Magic Scramble Quick, easy, and delicious! Try this high-protein, low-fat Morning Magic Scramble!
Protein Lovers Omelette If you love eggs but don't want the fat or cholesterol, you have to try these plant-based eggs!
Banana Protein Cookies Delicious and nutritious cookies as a snack or a breakfast on the go!
Nooch Tofu Salad This is an amazing quick salad that is both nutritious and delicious. You can prepare the tofu ahead of time and store it in your fridge to add to salads...
Best Home Workouts for Women Over 40 I get asked daily, "What is the best type of exercise I can do at home to lose belly fat?" Perimenopause and menopause bring about significant changes in a woman's...
Metabolism and Menopause After menopause, it might seem impossible to lose weight. At least, this was my experience and many other women who reached out to me. Our declining hormones, stress, and general...
Tofu Scramble with Whole Wheat Toast This hearty breakfast provides a good source of protein and fiber to fuel your day!

Mindfulness and Movement

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How to Achieve Progressive Overload At-Home There are some common myths and misunderstandings about progressive overload and how to build muscle and get stronger, especially if you work out at home. Let's discuss!
Handstands Can Change Your Life This is one of my most favorite images I’ve posted on Instagram. It was taken last year on a trip with my family to the Grand Canyon. When I
Face Your Fear What do you think is stopping you from living your dream life? I used to think that it was money, but as I look back on my life, I realize…
3 Killer Oblique Movements 3 Killer Oblique Movements If you are looking to build a strong core, focusing on just the superficial muscles (aka the 6 pack muscle - rectus abdominals) will not give…
The Abs Behind the Curtain Do you now where your Transverse Abdominis is? Do you know how to activate it?If not, you are not alone! Many people have no idea where this muscle is or...
Are You Disappointed? We know that thoughts have energy. This energy has either a positive or a negative charge. We know that the mind  If we think about something long enough, that thought...
Does Posture Even Matter? Do you feel like you have bad posture? Maybe someone has said to you before “sit up straight or you’ll end up ruining your back!” I know that I felt...
Do You Have a Dead Butt? Do you have a dead butt? Seriously, do you? Technically, what we are talking about here is known as gluteal amnesia. The condition means that the muscles of a person’s...
Core Control I'm sure I don't have to tell you how important the core muscles are for a handstand, but often, people are shocked at just how much core they
How I Stay Motivated One of the most common questions people ask me is “How do you stay motivated to practice yoga?” I’d like to share with you my story of

Menopause

The Secret to Fat Loss We've all been there. You hit your workouts and cut down on calories, but the scale refuses to tip in your favor. Let me tell you, there's a mastermind behind...
Best Home Workouts for Women Over 40 I get asked daily, "What is the best type of exercise I can do at home to lose belly fat?" Perimenopause and menopause bring about significant changes in a woman's...
Metabolism and Menopause After menopause, it might seem impossible to lose weight. At least, this was my experience and many other women who reached out to me. Our declining hormones, stress, and general...
Best Exercise for Menopausal Women What is the best exercise when you are in menopause? The answer is the one you will stick to and be consistent at, but in perimenopause and menopause, there are...
Heart Rate Zones For Menopausal Women What is the 411 on heart rate zones for menopausal women? So, you are over 40 and either in perimenopause or menopause, and you start to notice that you are...
My Menopausal Journey When I turned 40, literally on my birthday, everything I knew about my body changed. I had no clue what was happening to me. Over the next five years, I…
Sleep Strategy Creating a Sleep Strategy Night sweats, insomnia, and waking at all hours during the night, itching, this was my reality when I started Perimenopause at age 40. I didn't know...
Tweaking My Diet After Menopause Over the next two to three years, I began to gain weight even though it felt like my diet and exercise stayed the same. I ate healthy, whole food, plant-based...
Intermittent Fasting If you have struggled with weight gain after 40, you are not alone! As we age, we enter into Perimenopause/Menopause. Our metabolism slows down, and energy levels fall due to...
Stress Fat. Yes, It's A Thing. I admit I have had days where I struggle with aging. I mean, who likes wrinkles, saggy skin, low energy, age spots, hormonal and physical changes that come with aging?...

Lifestyle

Let's Talk About Iron Let's talk about Iron. When it comes to going plant-based, iron is often a topic of discussion. Anti-vegan crowds can sometimes make you worried that a plant-based diet is incomplete....
Why You Need An Instant Pot The Instant Pot is not your mother's pressure cooker! If you don't already own an Instant Pot, I can honestly tell you that you are missing out on LIFE! I...
Should You Stay Or Should You Go I have always been fiercely independent. I was the kid who worked two jobs at the age of 14 and saved all my money for a “rainy day”. I didn’t...
Tips on Transitioning to Vegan When I first decided to become vegan, I thought I just had to eat fruits and veggies. I soon found out there was so much I needed to learn. The...
Staples To Have In The House It's essential to have some crucial things in your home if you want to start a vegan lifestyle so that you can whip up a meal without much thought. Vegetable...
Why Eat Whole Food This cheese is amazing and very addictive! Use with caution!
How I Grew Out My Hair Disaster! About 3 years ago, I was feeling down and on a whim decided that I couldn’t go another minute without blonde highlights. Have you ever
How I Solved My Acne Problem! When I was going through adolescence, like most, my face broke out with acne. I had what is called cystic acne that was very painful. I'd also have smaller pimples...
10 Things That Might Save Your Relationship When I was little, I dreamed about prince charming rescuing me from my circumstances and building this perfect life with the white picket fence and 2.5 kids. When I got...
Living with Fibromyalgia I’ve often been asked about fibromyalgia and how I manage to practice yoga, raise 2 children, travel the world, and be successful in my businesses while living with severe chronic...