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Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night?   Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day?  Do not fear, I have some great tips (and another amazing recipe) for you!

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and another amazing recipe) for you!

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere!  I may be in my own bubble here, but are you as tired as I am of the constant changes to what is deemed healthy?

Tired of counting calories and obsessing about how much you eat?

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! I may be in my own bubble here, but are you as tired as I am of the constant changes to what is deemed healthy?

Ahhh, the “stress mess.”  Does stress make you feel a bit off? Do you notice negative health effects when stress is the worst? Maybe it affects your sleep, or maybe you get sick more often.  Yes, stress can definitely mess with your health.

The Stress Mess: How It Messes With Your Health

Ahhh, the “stress mess.” Does stress make you feel a bit off? Do you notice negative health effects when stress is the worst? Maybe it affects your sleep, or maybe you get sick more often. Yes, stress can definitely mess with your health.

This series would not be complete without discussing the importance of sleep.  Lives are hectic; most people are exhausted on a daily basis and use “pick me ups” like sugar and caffeine to cope.  Proper sleep hygiene is critical for repair and rejuvenation, to keep the immune system strong, to regulate hormones and to help detoxify your body overnight.

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Getting Started (Part 6): Sleep

This series would not be complete without discussing the importance of sleep. Lives are hectic; most people are exhausted on a daily basis and use “pick me ups” like sugar and caffeine to cope. Proper sleep hygiene is critical for repair and rejuvenation, to keep the immune system strong, to regulate hormones and to help detoxify your body overnight.

Did you start the challenge from Part 1? What did you start with? Nothing is too small, anything counts. Let me tell you that in learning anything there are no stupid questions.  Most of us have gone a long time believing a variety of different things about simply eating well.    Seriously, who can keep up with all the new and constantly changing information?

Ultimate Savvy Guide to Getting Started: Part 3

Did you start the challenge from Part 1? What did you start with? Nothing is too small, anything counts. Let me tell you that in learning anything there are no stupid questions. Most of us have gone a long time believing a variety of different things about simply eating well. Seriously, who can keep up with all the new and constantly changing information?

A huge part of adopting a new lifestyle is grocery shopping.  Finding local, in season, fresh foods is certainly becoming easier in some areas, but for many people the grocery store is where they obtain some or even all of the food for themselves and their families.

Ultimate Guide to Getting Started Now (Part 2): Grocery Shopping

A huge part of adopting a new lifestyle is grocery shopping. Finding local, in season, fresh foods is certainly becoming easier in some areas, but for many people the grocery store is where they obtain some or even all of the food for themselves and their families.

Let’s talk label reading.  You may already be doing this, but bear with me. I see many people looking at the calories, but they are not too certain about what else they are looking at and how to decipher it.  Label reading is an important component of healthy eating and changing your lifestyle,

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Getting Started (Part 4 ~ Label Reading)

Let’s talk label reading. You may already be doing this, but bear with me. I see many people looking at the calories, but they are not too certain about what else they are looking at and how to decipher it. Label reading is an important component of healthy eating and changing your lifestyle,

Alright, You knew I’d have to touch on fiber at some point, right?  It plays such an important role in our diet, but the typical American diet only contains about 10-15 grams of fiber daily.  We know we need to eat fiber, and the basics of why it’s important.  But how can you up your intake?

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Getting Started (Part 5 ~ Fiber)

Alright, You knew I’d have to touch on fiber at some point, right? It plays such an important role in our diet, but the typical American diet only contains about 10-15 grams of fiber daily. We know we need to eat fiber, and the basics of why it’s important. But how can you up your intake?

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Get Started (Part 1)

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Get Started (Part 1) - Savvy Vitality

This Ultimate Savvy Guide to Get Started will give you the basics of adopting a healthy lifestyle and the most common concerns with tips to deal with them.

The real magic pill that will catapult your #success is one small change each day, week...  #savvyvitality #diet

Manage your weight and NEVER "DIET" again! - Savvy Vitality

What if I told you that you that you could manage your weight and NEVER have to "DIET" again? It's easy to get overwhelmed with all the varying opinions.

Eat Savvy

These are so easy to make, just need a little patience.

Sourdough cinnamon rolls

These are so easy to make, just need a little patience.

You absolutely SHOULD jump on the coconut oil bandwagon, and here’s why.

The Coconut Oil Craze - Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too? - Savvy Vitality

You absolutely SHOULD jump on the coconut oil bandwagon, and here’s why.

Inflammation is a fact. Scientists are finding that inflammation in our bodies can be pretty bad for our health; especially when it's chronic.

Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods - Savvy Vitality

Inflammation is a fact. Scientists are finding that inflammation in our bodies can be pretty bad for our health; especially when it's chronic.

How to pack not one, not two, but three anti-inflammatory foods into one delicious recipe. Click here to try it for yourself.

Inflammation: 6 Foods Proven to Fight it

How to pack not one, not two, but three anti-inflammatory foods into one delicious recipe. Click here to try it for yourself.

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.  I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously).  What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent.   Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll look at mine).

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll look at mine).

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”.  You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow.  Why does this happen?  Why do metabolic rates slow down?

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down?

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right?     Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is.

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is.

Do you love your breakfast? Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes? Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again?  Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast? Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes? Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss.

Snacks can get a bad wrap. Often being the first thing that we think of getting rid of when adopting a healthier lifestyle.  But the truth is that whole food snacks are a great way to keep you feeling satisfied, and help to avoid the snacks that will leave you feeling tired and weighed down.

Five Whole Food Snack Ideas

Snacks can get a bad wrap. Often being the first thing that we think of getting rid of when adopting a healthier lifestyle. But the truth is that whole food snacks are a great way to keep you feeling satisfied, and help to avoid the snacks that will leave you feeling tired and weighed down.

Truth moment, I have never made Zucchini muffins before…I know crazy right 😉  I have tried the loaves that others have made, while slightly curling my nose. I figure I have to be open to trying something new, for all the times I have made things that others have dutifully sampled, and I was surprised that it was actually good 😉

Double Chocolate Zucchini-Carrot Muffins

Truth moment, I have never made Zucchini muffins before…I know crazy right 😉 I have tried the loaves that others have made, while slightly curling my nose. I figure I have to be open to trying something new, for all the times I have made things that others have dutifully sampled, and I was surprised that it was actually good 😉

I have been thinking a lot about what happened to home cooking. Making meals from scratch seems like a long lost skill. Replaced by pre-cooked meals or meals that require no cooking.  As I was considering writing this I checked my e-mail and an article shared on LinkedIn caught my eye,

Home Cooking: Good for Your Waistline and Wallet

I have been thinking a lot about what happened to home cooking. Making meals from scratch seems like a long lost skill. Replaced by pre-cooked meals or meals that require no cooking. As I was considering writing this I checked my e-mail and an article shared on LinkedIn caught my eye,

Working all day sometimes means skipping meals, and you can forget about snacks. If you do grab something it is often a sugar rich “pick me up” alongside coffee. Am i right? Whole food snacks are a great way to keep you feeling satisfied, and help to avoid the snacks that will leave you feeling tired and weighed down.

Whole Food Snack Ideas

Working all day sometimes means skipping meals, and you can forget about snacks. If you do grab something it is often a sugar rich “pick me up” alongside coffee. Am i right? Whole food snacks are a great way to keep you feeling satisfied, and help to avoid the snacks that will leave you feeling tired and weighed down.

Savvy Books

Live Savvy

You have probably heard over and over that you need to set goals, I talk about it, and so does everyone else in the coaching and wellness bubble. We also talk about mindset, and some may even tell you to rely on willpower.

Willpower Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be: 3 Ways to Upgrade Your Mindset

You have probably heard over and over that you need to set goals, I talk about it, and so does everyone else in the coaching and wellness bubble. We also talk about mindset, and some may even tell you to rely on willpower.

Reducing stress is crucial to improving overall health….and this includes weight loss!   Everyone perceives stressful events differently.  Your perception of events will determine your emotional and behavioral reaction to them. We can never know true reality – only our perception.

Reducing stress is crucial to improving overall health….and this includes weight loss!

Reducing stress is crucial to improving overall health….and this includes weight loss! Everyone perceives stressful events differently. Your perception of events will determine your emotional and behavioral reaction to them. We can never know true reality – only our perception.

A year from now do you want to still be thinking that you should _____ (Insert your #desire/#goal)?  #action #vision #savvyvitality

Without a Vision There Is No Action

A year from now do you want to still be thinking that you should _____ (Insert your #desire/#goal)? #action #vision #savvyvitality

Keep track of your #journey. What did you #eat and drink, how did you #feel? What about #stress? How well did you #sleep?  #savvyvitality

4 Reasons to Start Journaling

Keep track of your #journey. What did you #eat and drink, how did you #feel? What about #stress? How well did you #sleep? #savvyvitality

Remind yourself daily of why you want to make #changes. #changes #achieve #success #savvyvitality

What could you achieve if you gave it one more day?

Remind yourself daily of why you want to make #changes. #changes #achieve #success #savvyvitality

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These are so easy to make, just need a little patience.

Sourdough cinnamon rolls

These are so easy to make, just need a little patience.

You absolutely SHOULD jump on the coconut oil bandwagon, and here’s why.

The Coconut Oil Craze - Should I Jump on the Bandwagon Too? - Savvy Vitality

You absolutely SHOULD jump on the coconut oil bandwagon, and here’s why.

Inflammation is a fact. Scientists are finding that inflammation in our bodies can be pretty bad for our health; especially when it's chronic.

Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods - Savvy Vitality

Inflammation is a fact. Scientists are finding that inflammation in our bodies can be pretty bad for our health; especially when it's chronic.

How to pack not one, not two, but three anti-inflammatory foods into one delicious recipe. Click here to try it for yourself.

Inflammation: 6 Foods Proven to Fight it

How to pack not one, not two, but three anti-inflammatory foods into one delicious recipe. Click here to try it for yourself.

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”.  I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously).  What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent.   Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll look at mine).

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll look at mine).

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight.  Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”.  You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow.  Why does this happen?  Why do metabolic rates slow down?

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down?

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night?   Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day?  Do not fear, I have some great tips (and another amazing recipe) for you!

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and another amazing recipe) for you!

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere!  I may be in my own bubble here, but are you as tired as I am of the constant changes to what is deemed healthy?

Tired of counting calories and obsessing about how much you eat?

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere! I may be in my own bubble here, but are you as tired as I am of the constant changes to what is deemed healthy?

You have probably heard over and over that you need to set goals, I talk about it, and so does everyone else in the coaching and wellness bubble. We also talk about mindset, and some may even tell you to rely on willpower.

Willpower Isn’t All It’s Cracked Up To Be: 3 Ways to Upgrade Your Mindset

You have probably heard over and over that you need to set goals, I talk about it, and so does everyone else in the coaching and wellness bubble. We also talk about mindset, and some may even tell you to rely on willpower.

Ahhh, the “stress mess.”  Does stress make you feel a bit off? Do you notice negative health effects when stress is the worst? Maybe it affects your sleep, or maybe you get sick more often.  Yes, stress can definitely mess with your health.

The Stress Mess: How It Messes With Your Health

Ahhh, the “stress mess.” Does stress make you feel a bit off? Do you notice negative health effects when stress is the worst? Maybe it affects your sleep, or maybe you get sick more often. Yes, stress can definitely mess with your health.

Reducing stress is crucial to improving overall health….and this includes weight loss!   Everyone perceives stressful events differently.  Your perception of events will determine your emotional and behavioral reaction to them. We can never know true reality – only our perception.

Reducing stress is crucial to improving overall health….and this includes weight loss!

Reducing stress is crucial to improving overall health….and this includes weight loss! Everyone perceives stressful events differently. Your perception of events will determine your emotional and behavioral reaction to them. We can never know true reality – only our perception.

This series would not be complete without discussing the importance of sleep.  Lives are hectic; most people are exhausted on a daily basis and use “pick me ups” like sugar and caffeine to cope.  Proper sleep hygiene is critical for repair and rejuvenation, to keep the immune system strong, to regulate hormones and to help detoxify your body overnight.

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Getting Started (Part 6): Sleep

This series would not be complete without discussing the importance of sleep. Lives are hectic; most people are exhausted on a daily basis and use “pick me ups” like sugar and caffeine to cope. Proper sleep hygiene is critical for repair and rejuvenation, to keep the immune system strong, to regulate hormones and to help detoxify your body overnight.

Did you start the challenge from Part 1? What did you start with? Nothing is too small, anything counts. Let me tell you that in learning anything there are no stupid questions.  Most of us have gone a long time believing a variety of different things about simply eating well.    Seriously, who can keep up with all the new and constantly changing information?

Ultimate Savvy Guide to Getting Started: Part 3

Did you start the challenge from Part 1? What did you start with? Nothing is too small, anything counts. Let me tell you that in learning anything there are no stupid questions. Most of us have gone a long time believing a variety of different things about simply eating well. Seriously, who can keep up with all the new and constantly changing information?

A huge part of adopting a new lifestyle is grocery shopping.  Finding local, in season, fresh foods is certainly becoming easier in some areas, but for many people the grocery store is where they obtain some or even all of the food for themselves and their families.

Ultimate Guide to Getting Started Now (Part 2): Grocery Shopping

A huge part of adopting a new lifestyle is grocery shopping. Finding local, in season, fresh foods is certainly becoming easier in some areas, but for many people the grocery store is where they obtain some or even all of the food for themselves and their families.

Let’s talk label reading.  You may already be doing this, but bear with me. I see many people looking at the calories, but they are not too certain about what else they are looking at and how to decipher it.  Label reading is an important component of healthy eating and changing your lifestyle,

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Getting Started (Part 4 ~ Label Reading)

Let’s talk label reading. You may already be doing this, but bear with me. I see many people looking at the calories, but they are not too certain about what else they are looking at and how to decipher it. Label reading is an important component of healthy eating and changing your lifestyle,

Alright, You knew I’d have to touch on fiber at some point, right?  It plays such an important role in our diet, but the typical American diet only contains about 10-15 grams of fiber daily.  We know we need to eat fiber, and the basics of why it’s important.  But how can you up your intake?

ULTIMATE Savvy Guide to Getting Started (Part 5 ~ Fiber)

Alright, You knew I’d have to touch on fiber at some point, right? It plays such an important role in our diet, but the typical American diet only contains about 10-15 grams of fiber daily. We know we need to eat fiber, and the basics of why it’s important. But how can you up your intake?