June 5, 2015 Thumbnail image for Smoothies That Promote Optimum Weight and Balanced Blood Sugar Levels (Guest Post)

Smoothies That Promote Optimum Weight and Balanced Blood Sugar Levels (Guest Post)

Today’s guest post comes to you from Brittany Carlson. The amazing Brittany is a Certified Holistic Health Coach as well as a Functional Nutritionist. She is also the founder of Wellbeing with Brittany as well as Green Wagon, a San Francisco based food company bringing you healthy snacks at work, home, on your next hike, camping trip […]

April 28, 2015 Thumbnail image for My Thoughts on Coffee: Healthy or Not?

My Thoughts on Coffee: Healthy or Not?

I get this question a lot: “what do you think about coffee”? Usually the conversation starts out with the person telling me that they are so many mixed messages out there about whether coffee is healthy or not. As a health coach, I have read countless studies or opinions from health professionals on whether coffee […]

November 20, 2014 Thumbnail image for Fitmob Class Review: Power Yoga at Sweat Republic

Fitmob Class Review: Power Yoga at Sweat Republic

As you may know from a previous post, I have been enjoying a trial Fitmob membership for the month of November. It is not too late for you to join me. If you sign up in the month of November, your first month will only cost you $1! Sign up here. As I mentioned in […]

November 13, 2014 Thumbnail image for Buckwheat Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Muffins

Buckwheat Pumpkin Spice Chocolate Chip Muffins

Everybody loves pumpkin this time of year and I am no different. I think what I love most about pumpkin recipes, though, is the spice blend. The spicy and warming flavors of cinnamon, ginger, nutmeg, and cloves mingling together. I created this recipe this morning as I was craving a healthy baked good of sorts. […]

November 4, 2014 Thumbnail image for Find Out About Fitmob + Giveaway!

Find Out About Fitmob + Giveaway!

Most of you that know me, know that I am a pretty big yogi. Yoga is what I do most for exercise, stress relief, and to build a strong, flexible body. As much as I love yoga, I know the importance of cross-training. Not only does cross-training provide physical benefits to the body, but it […]

July 23, 2014 Thumbnail image for Chocolate Banana Mug Cake (Paleo)

Chocolate Banana Mug Cake (Paleo)

Girl gets diagnosis. SIBO. Girl freaks out about restrictive diet. Girl gets creative and realizes it’s not so bad. Girl invents mug cake recipe. Bliss. Lovely little fairy tale, no? In all seriousness, though, I have SIBO. What is that you ask? SIBO = Small Intestinal Bacteria Overgrowth. Sounds daunting doesn’t it? In short, it […]

July 8, 2014 Thumbnail image for Snap Out of It: 6 Tips That Really Will De-funk Your Mood

Snap Out of It: 6 Tips That Really Will De-funk Your Mood

You’re in a bad mood. As far as you are concerned, the sun has stopped shinning and a dark cloud has set in over your head. You know, like in the cartoons where it only rains on one character. First one negative thought arrives, then a bunch of its buddies follow. Pretty soon you are […]

February 25, 2014 Thumbnail image for 5 Tips for Better Sleep

5 Tips for Better Sleep

Many of us have trouble with sleep. We don’t get enough and when we do, sometimes it just isn’t restful or rejuvenating. When we don’t get proper sleep, our biorhythms get disturbed, we have spouts of low energy during the day, our immunity is lowered, and we do not detoxify properly. Sleep is such an […]