Author Archives: iwannacookie

Announcing….drum roll please… NEW blog at at NEW location!

Hi there – I’m just giddy with excitement.  I have been working on a new website lately that INCLUDES my blog so you can find me in one pretty spot!  So, this will be my last post here. Please hop … Continue reading

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Quinoa Salad with Black Beans and Mango

Mmmm – I have been so happy since the day quinoa came into my life!  For me, this gluten-free and protein-rich food is truly a gift.  It’s SO easy to prepare and so versatile.  Did you know that it’s actually … Continue reading

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Kale and Avocado Salad

I used to LIVE for Cadbury Creme Eggs.  When Easter was approaching I would scour the stores for their first appearance and do a little happy dance when I found them.  Ooooh – I love the milk chocolate and that … Continue reading

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Vitamin “L” (Love) Goes a Long Way

When people hear that I’m a nutrition and wellness coach, they assume that I’m all about making them eat green leafy vegetables and getting all their vitamins in.  While that’s important, of course, there’s a super special one that is … Continue reading

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Why I don’t “sweat” my workouts anymore

I found out recently that I have an athletic body type.  This means that my shoulders and hips are roughly about the same width and that my waistline isn’t super defined.  I had to chuckle because anyone who knows me … Continue reading

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Why the word “diet” can be good thing

Carbs versus no carbs.  Vegan versus paleo.  Protein versus not enough protein.  Dairy versus soy.  Our society is inundated with mixed messages around the right diet and how we need to eat.  I am always hearing people say to me, … Continue reading

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But healthy eating is so expensive!

You all know I LOVE me my health food store.  I could just go in and look for hours – the freshness of the ingredients, the numerous healthy options – it’s pure entertainment for me.  But, the number one roadblock … Continue reading

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