fitbeauties · nutrition · Pregnancy

NYE 2016! Reflection and Intentions

I just re-read last year’s post about New Year’s and I feel so grateful. 2016 was good to me. Ultimately I wanted to start a family and as I’m writing this I’m 8 months pregnant and can feel baby girl moving around inside me. This is 2016’s biggest gift to me. I also had a… Continue reading NYE 2016! Reflection and Intentions

fitbeauties · workouts

Full Body Metabolic Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Hello fitbeauties!! I love all your questions and article topic ideas, keep them coming! 🙂 This post is in response to the request for my favorite full-body “at-home” workout. There are so many styles of training and in most cases the 3 most important factors are : Enjoyment – Finding a training style that you… Continue reading Full Body Metabolic Workout You Can Do Anywhere

Mindset · Women's Health

All-or-Nothing? Why Absolute Thinking Hurts

I try not to speak or think in absolutes. It’s not something that comes easy because I did but it’s something I’ve been working on over the years. It was a mentality that I embraced starting in business and managing people but quickly moved into my world as a mentor, coach, nutritionist and writer. Words… Continue reading All-or-Nothing? Why Absolute Thinking Hurts

fitbeauties · Women's Health · workouts

All About The New Landsdowne GoodLife

As a Brand Ambassador for GoodLife Fitness I was invited to the unveiling of the new GoodLife location yesterday – it’s so pretty! It’s in the new TD complex with the entrance being close to Bank street and across from Whole Foods. It’s really large and the layout is basically a long rectangle. Cardio machines… Continue reading All About The New Landsdowne GoodLife

competing · fitbeauties · recovery · workouts

Progress Not Perfection

So as you know I was invited to shoot with the famed Paul Buceta a couple of weeks ago.  It was a pretty big deal for me and coming off of being sick it was amazing motivation to get back into the intensity of training I love. If you want to read a recap all… Continue reading Progress Not Perfection

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Balance: Lost & Found

Balance in life in something I cherish. It allows me freedom to be present and enjoy the moment. It helps me stay focused on my priorities and committed to my goals but with flexibility in my methods. There is peace that come with that balance and with that peace comes long term success and sustainable,… Continue reading Balance: Lost & Found

fitbeauties · Women's Health

Break Up & Move On

You must admit that there are things in your life that are just not working for you. There’s no denying that we all do it, as we continue on with routines or habits that just don’t work for us. This can be anything from relationships to diets and workout routines. I could also be referring… Continue reading Break Up & Move On

fitbeauties · nutrition · What I made on Sunday

What I Made Sunday Sept 28th 2014 {Meal Prep}

Hiya! I’m so hot! I mean sweaty hot. It’s so beautiful out and we don’t have our AC on since summer is officially over an all but wow it’s hot. I love it! The only problem is I used the oven for a lot of my meal prep today and it’s totally central to my… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Sept 28th 2014 {Meal Prep}

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What I Made Sunday May 4th {Meal Prep}

Hi! I have so many things to tell you about! Lots of new delicious on plan recipes coming, a newsletter in the works and some videos tutorials too plus I want to tell you about my juice fasting experience. Eeeesh never enough time. I’ll commit to getting that juice blog posted this week though! So… Continue reading What I Made Sunday May 4th {Meal Prep}

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I love YOU! The WHY behind what I do

I love to share great things with other people. I love to help brighten someone’s day, share a fantastic find and give compliments.  I find joy in spreading love and light and true happiness in educating and empowering women. This is why I love to share my thoughts, knowledge and why I love to coach. We each… Continue reading I love YOU! The WHY behind what I do

fitbeauties · nutrition · What I made on Sunday

What I Made Sunday March 9th

Happy Sunday Beauties!  Spring forward means it’s still light out while I type 🙂 As I mentioned in my video I’ve been soaking most of my grains lately. It reduces the phytic acid and helps digestibility as well as bio-availability meaning you absorb the nutrients better. The only problem with this is remembering to do… Continue reading What I Made Sunday March 9th

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3 Simple Tips For Making Your Competition Prep Meals Delicious

Preparing for a physique competition or otherwise getting in your best shape ever doesn’t have to be all about restrictions. You do not need to live on tasteless, repetitive meals over and over, day in day out. There are plenty of ways to enjoy a gourmet meal that fits perfectly into your plan. 3 Tips for… Continue reading 3 Simple Tips For Making Your Competition Prep Meals Delicious

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What I Made Sunday February 9th

I may have gone a little overboard today…not exactly sure why, maybe the extra coffee I had this afternoon? Lol. My creativity was sparked so I came up with a few new recipes, only trouble is I didn’t write anything down! I have so many recipes already to share with you and I just can’t… Continue reading What I Made Sunday February 9th

fitbeauties · nutrition · What I made on Sunday

What I Made Sunday February 2nd

My goals for weekly meal prep are always this: Meets nutritional requirements Tastes delicious Includes variety Satisfies cravings, hunger and energy needs This week I was inspired by all the Superbowl foods going around so I made chili sweet potato fries topped with fresh cilantro. I  used ground chicken and omitted the beans plus made… Continue reading What I Made Sunday February 2nd

nutrition · What I made on Sunday

What I Made Sunday January 5th

My first Sunday post of the year! It’s one of those back on track kind of meal prep. You know after you’ve been out of your routine for a while it’s kind of of a ritual to get organized and back on plan. For me that means lots of water and pre planned meals during… Continue reading What I Made Sunday January 5th

fitbeauties · nutrition · recovery

Healthy Choices of 2013

2013 was an interesting year for me. My family went through some very stressful experiences. I dealt with an injury, stress, pain and loss and I had some very insightful personal moments along the way.  All of those experiences led me to some decisions to look at my health even more closely. At the beginning… Continue reading Healthy Choices of 2013

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What I Made Sunday Dec 22nd

I’m all off my routine because of the holidays and I forgot to write this post yesterday! Ooops! 🙂 I actually didn’t do much in the way of meal prep since I’m off work this week I can make each meal fresh most days. I also have cooked and frozen chicken breast sliced up that I… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Dec 22nd

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Setting Goals for 2014

As 2014 approaches I start to think about my goals. Past present and future. I look back on last year’s goals and I assess. I also think about where I’m at. You know like enjoy the moment kind of thoughts. I feel like I really did accomplish many of those goals and I feel great about… Continue reading Setting Goals for 2014

fitbeauties · nutrition · What I made on Sunday

What I Made Sunday Nov 24th

And another weekend goes by….wow. Ok so today I stuck with the basics for meal prep. Sort of my go to meals. It’s what I’m craving so it’s what I went with. One meal will be baked sweet potato fries, roasted spiced chicken breasts and roasted zucchini. The other meal will be my fave chipotle turkey… Continue reading What I Made Sunday Nov 24th

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My Thoughts on ‘Diets’

nu·tri·tion  (n-trshn, ny-) n. 1. The process of nourishing or being nourished, especially the process by which a living organism assimilates food and uses it for growth and for replacement of tissues. 2. The science or study that deals with food and nourishment, especially in humans. 3. A source of nourishment; food. -TheOnlineDictionary There are… Continue reading My Thoughts on ‘Diets’