Tag Archives: happiness

Becca’s Fab Five- January Edition

It’s no surprise that I am a health junkie…. food, movement, stress reduction, sleep, hormones, brain chemistry, gut health…. you name it. I LOVE the Human Body with all of it’s mysteries and intricacies. New products and science are always coming down the pipe and it’s hard to know what to read, where to spend […]

Christmas Gifts for an Active Family

We are getting close to Christmas….. like, reallllll close. It can be hard to know what to get for the active family, or the family that is trying to bump down the grasps of technology and do more outside. This is a short list of the Game Changers in our family, including for my nephews […]

Happiness and Pleasure: Do you know the difference?

HAPPINESS and PLEASURE Do you know the difference? We live in a culture of pleasure. Everywhere you turn, there is another opportunity to give yourself the feel goods. But are all the ” because I deserve it’s” actually NEGATIVELY effecting your happiness? The latest research says so!! The chemicals in the brain that have to […]

BE A WEED: 5 Ways to Survive and Thrive

I LOVE to work in the yard… like, love love love love love it… but, it’s hard to get around to these days with a growing business, that pesky baby, and all the other stuff I have to do. With the kids finally getting a little less needy, I’m slowly catching up on 8 months […]

Veggie Tots

We have our produce box delivered every Thursday to the gym. It’s like Christmas to open it up and see all the beautiful fruits and veggies and herbs! We were looking to mix it up a bit and the boys are definitely at an age where hand-held foods are just so realistic. A client shared […]

Say Good-bye to Stroller Woes

Many professionals in my field of Human Movement frown upon using strollers with kids. They point out that while you exercise, you encourage your kids to sit… and in the worst possible position imaginable, too. I get all of that. But I would argue that losing my sanity would be far more detrimental to my […]

Help! My kid won’t eat his veggies!!!

Whoaaaa! Take a big deep breath, smooth your feathers, and prepare to go to the dinner table just a little bit calmer tonight…. I don’t know any parent that isn’t familiar with the dinner time struggles. It’s hard enough to prepare a meal and get it on the table. But the coaxing and coercing and […]

Shrimp Bisque

I can think of a million reasons to eat Shrimp Bisque, but I’ll just stop at “…because it’s soooooooo yummy, Mommy!” 2 tablespoons (1/2 stick) Organic butter, divided 1 1/2 pound medium shrimp (about 45), peeled, deveined, shells reserved 2 bay leaves 2 carrots, peeled, chopped 1 Shallot, chopped 3/4 cup white cooking wine 1/4 […]

Stuffed Acorn Squash

Another quick and healthy weeknight meal! See how we put it all together in a week-long meal plan HERE! Ingredients: 2 Acorn Squash 1.5 lbs ground meat (I use 1 lb grass fed ground beef and 1/2 lb free range ground pork) 1 Tbsp rosemary 2 tsp thyme 1 Tbsp roasted garlic powder. 1 Tbsp […]

Tarragon Chicken Summer Salad

This is a great meal for the long summer days. Make the chicken salad ahead of time in a larger quantity. This will allow the flavors to combine and for you to have it for lettuce wraps at lunch! See how we use this recipe in a full week of meals HERE! Ingredients: Chopped or […]

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