I practice mindful eating. I've realized that I feel so much better when I eat well. When I slip into eating junk it becomes a pattern and I crave more of it. This, in turn, impacts my sleep, my energy, and my motivation. I just don't feel my best. Creating a healthy balance with mindful eating for . . .
How COVID Lifestyle Changes Helped Me Become A Morning Person
Becoming a morning person is not something that came easy to me. I am naturally inclined to stay up late and wake up late. As a busy parent I often found late nights to be the quietest time in our house so I could actually get work done without being interrupted by kids, texts and phone calls, or . . .
My Favorite Gluten-Free Resource
Did you know that today is National Gluten-Free Day? I don't know who declared all of these celebratory days but I'll play along. In honor of National Gluten-Free Day I want to introduce you to Anatomy of a PINEAPPLE, a blog dedicated solely to gluten-free cooking and created by a dear girlfriend of . . .
Why I’m Doing A Nutritional Reboot With Lean With Amanda In 2021
From Thanksgiving through New Years I indulged in a lot of everything. I've been feeling tired and sluggish -- a common effect of having too much sugar in my diet. I'm ready to reset back into a healthy eating lifestyle. Last year at this time I began following a whole food nutrition program called . . .
My Favorite Post Holiday Detox Drink
I'm ready for a holiday detox. My daughter baked up a storm of fresh scones, cinnamon rolls, cookies, and other baked treats from Thanksgiving to Christmas and I gave in to all of the temptation. I've been feeling tired and sluggish -- I know it's time to hit the reset button and detox. I'm here for . . .
Derby Day Celebration
We all know there are few occasions to get dressed up and celebrate these days but when I heard that the Kentucky Derby would go on this year I couldn't help but get a little excited. Even if this is an occasion with just your immediate family or if you'll spend Saturday watching the race with a few . . .