Good vs Bad Foods

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I get a lot of questions about which foods are really “good” for us vs foods that are “bad” for us.   Many of us are creating lists in our mind about foods that are the good guys and foods that are the bad guys.  Perhaps you’ve wondered or wanted to ask me some of these… [Continue Reading]

Raw Cauliflower Cous Cous

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While I love the flavor of cous cous, I’m not a huge fan of the processed pasta that’s used to create it (yep, cous cous is a pasta made of refined wheat, not a whole grain).  This is a super delicious makeover of this Middle Eastern favorite using raw cauliflower as the base.  I have… [Continue Reading]

3 Reasons You Should Lose Motivation

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“I just don’t have any motivation!” is one of the main complaints that I hear (and face myself from time-to-time – yep, even me).  This common conundrum can be a real hang up.  It can stop you in your tracks, have you spiraling downward, and feeling stuck.  But, what if it’s all just a distraction?… [Continue Reading]

“Now that I know what works, it feels effortless!”

Before I started this program, I struggled with 5-7 pounds that I couldn’t shake and a frustrating skin rash.  After working with Andie, I lost the weight and have been able to keep it off!  I’ve switched my mentality to find the foods that work best for me, which has made such a difference.  In… [Continue Reading]

3 Dangers of Restrictive Diet Programs

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I have to admit it – even when I was 30 lbs overweight and struggling to shed the extra pounds – I was never a good dieter.  As an overachiever, it’s rare that I don’t strive to follow through with my plans 100%.  But, something about the act of dieting felt completely unnatural to me,… [Continue Reading]

Energy Bars

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Energy bars are a great go-to convenience when you’re on the run, traveling, or want a healthy snack.  However, most of the store-bought alternatives are full of refined sugar, bad fats, and nasty artificial ingredients.  Try these easy energy bars that you can make at home and have fun experimenting to create various flavor combinations. … [Continue Reading]

Banana Nut Ice Cream

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This is my new favorite dessert and ice cream alternative!  It’s super easy to make (especially with a Vita-Mix or high powered blender).  Dairy-free and sugar-free … and so good, you won’t even miss regular ice cream. INGREDIENTS: 2 frozen bananas, chopped 1.5 Tbsp nut butter (almond, peanut, or sunflower seed butter are great) 1/4… [Continue Reading]

Top 9 Strategies to NOT Gain Weight This Winter (… and even lose fat fast!)

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1.    Shiver – single-digit snowstorms probably aren’t your favorite weather, but knowing you’re burning fat might make them a little more tolerable. When you shiver, your muscles involuntarily clench to generate heat. As a result, you burn up to four times as many calories as your cold-weather escaping friends lying on a breezy beach in… [Continue Reading]

Stay Healthy Through the Holidays

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For many people, the holiday season is not only a time of joy and excitement, but also a time of added stress and frustration.  Maintaining healthy habits when we are busy and stressed can be difficult, but it is more important than ever to stay the course and make healthy choices.  Making up for it… [Continue Reading]

Cacao Bliss Balls

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These indulgent chocolate treats are a nutritious upgrade with healthy fats, blood-sugar balancing cinnamon and antibacterial honey.  Plus, you can add in a number of other superfoods to suit your fancy! INGREDIENTS: 1 cup raw almond butter 1/4 cup raw cacao powder (carob works too if you’re avoiding chocolate) 1/4 cup unsweetened shredded coconut 1/8… [Continue Reading]

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