John Cena is right, let’s not deprive ourselves

If you consider “eating healthy” or “being on a diet” as restricting yourself from certain foods, John Cena and I would like to change that. Well, I haven’t consulted John Cena or ever met him, but he definitely has a program out there right now that messages EXACTLY what I try to message. Recently, he […]

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Snackaholic Nutrition Tricks

Hello.  My name is Melissa and I am a Snackaholic. All jokes aside, this is true.  My nutrition sabotage always occurs within my snacking habits, as full meals are typically pristine from a nutritional standpoint.  Nonetheless, the lil’ wee in-between hours when I snack…that is where the damage occurs. When I say damage, I mean […]

Plateaus Part 2: Food

Greetings!  I’m back for “part 2” of my plateaus blog, as food warrants its very own dedicated time. Hitting a “food plateau” to me means that I’m frustrated with making poor eating decisions over and over again (during a certain duration, not just one day), as well as getting bored with “eating healthy.”  So let’s […]

Essentials to a Healthy Kitchen

Happy Weekend! Many of the people I interact within the fitness community are talking about their diets more so than exercise right now.  Likely, this is due to the overindulging occurring over the holidays and the desire to feel “on track” again.  This had me thinking about my own eating behavior and what habits I’ve […]

Lime Curried Carrots

Hello!  Welcome to 2014…on a side note, I’m finding that a lot of people are trying to deter people from New Years Resolutions…to not set yourself up for failure or disappointment.  I think it’s malarkey!  Set a goal and strive for it…it’s okay if you don’t achieve it right away or ever.  I’m sure with […]