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Spring Clean for Weight Loss!

By staceyalehn | April 4, 2018

I’ve been talking a lot about spring lately, and for good reason! It’s such a good time of year to spring clean your house… your car… your mind… and your body! We have discussed this topic in-depth during the weekly health chats “spring edition” if you haven’t heard, it’s pretty awesome! Paying attention to what…

Spring Has Sprung! (DIY $10 wreath)

By staceyalehn | March 18, 2018

It’s really starting to look a lot like spring around here…even if the weather doesn’t show it! Here is my $10 wreath I made at least 2 years ago and I LOVE it. I am able to use it all year long by just changing out how I decorate it. For example, for spring I…

Craving Carbs? Stop the insanity!

By staceyalehn | March 12, 2018

Even when you begin changing your eating habits for the better, incorporating cleaner foods and better practices, you can still fall victim to the massive carb craving.  Sometimes, we attribute these carb cravings to a lousy day at work or a stressful week of deadlines, but carb cravings can also come from physiological imbalances. When…

Vegan “Bullet-Proof” Coffee

By staceyalehn | March 6, 2018

Have you ever tried bullet-proof coffee? I’m gonna be dead honest here and admit that I’m not a huge fan of the conventional method of using grass-fed butter. I appreciate the results (the way it helps me feel fueled) but I don’t love the butter taste. In my search to acquire the best non-butter version,…

Chunky Veggie Soup

By staceyalehn | March 2, 2018

Now is that time of year on the east coast where we are pushing the seasonal limits by wearing flip-flops and sweatshirts! My New England peeps understand what I’m talking about. Basically, its cold in the morning and warms up midday and back to cold by dinner time. It’s no surprise that during the winter…

How to Sneak Healthy Foods into Your Holiday Dishes, Without Anyone Noticing

By staceyalehn | December 27, 2017

The holidays are here, and it is time to savor all the joy they bring — friends, family, meals together, giving & gratitude. Of course, along with them are hearty dishes and sweets that can certainly wreak havoc on our bodies. Casseroles laden with cream, sugary cakes and cookies, and other tempting empty calorie bombs…

How to Prevent Stress Eating During the Holidays

By staceyalehn | December 26, 2017

The holidays can be a great time of joy for many. But for others, they are filled with anxiety and stress. Sometimes, even for those that love the family get-togethers, the stress of holiday shopping, finances, and hosting relatives can tear them apart. When stress hits at this time of year, it’s easy to turn…

Thanksgiving Leftover Recipes!!!

By staceyalehn | November 24, 2017

Happy (post) Turkey day! Now that you have gobbled til you wobbled, what are you to do with those leftovers? I hate wasting food, especially after I have spent hours in the kitchen preparing it! I love these recipes because you can make them ahead, store in the fridge and grab & go, like the next…

Happy Fall {Hockey Season} and the best healthy foods for the season!

By staceyalehn | November 8, 2017

Happy Hockey Season! 🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🏒🤣 Ya see most people see this time of year as when Autumn starts….but in this family its when the travel season begins! I am in no way complaining, I love watching my son on the ice. I enjoy watching him grow and develop his skills. What I most enjoy is watching…

🎃Healthy Halloween Menu🎃

By staceyalehn | October 31, 2017

🎃Happy Halloween!🎃 It’s Halloween, which means lots of fun and treats. To help offset all that sugar, plan a healthier meal as your pre- trick or treating routine.  In the past halloween dinner got forgotten which would end up being some sort of fast food like pizza or Chinese (uber unhealthy!!). Now we plan out…