Posted in May 2012

Kale chips-the new super food!

Kale Chips (Makes 2 servings) 1 bunch kale (or 1/2 pound) 2 teaspoons good quality olive oil salt to taste Preheat oven to 375 F. Line rimmed cookie sheets (also called hotel pans) with parchment paper (see note below). Tear the leaves off the thick stems into chip sized pieces. An easy way to do … Continue reading

Healthy Snacks

Here are some healthy snacks that will keep you on track in between meals: 1) Almonds- a handful, about 15 almonds.  Low in carbs, high fiber and good protein 2) 2 tbsp. of Hummus with fresh cut veges (Hummus is low in calories, carbs and sugar, tasty and has good protein) 3) 6oz non-fat plain … Continue reading

3 Reasons Why You’re Not Losing Weight!

  Why Weight Loss is Harder for Some People than for Others You’ve been sticking faithfully to your calorie range and exercise plans for awhile now, but you’re not seeing the results you want on your scale. Meanwhile, your weight -loss buddy is happily watching the pounds melt away week after week. Not fair! Or … Continue reading

Quick Lentil Soup

Recipe: Best Ever Simple Lentil Soup Summary: Rich tasting without being fatty, thick and satisfying, this is the best recipe for Lentil Soup you’ll ever taste! Ingredients 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 large onion, peeled and chopped 2 carrots, diced 2 ribs of celery, diced Kosher salt to taste 3 garlic cloves, minced … Continue reading

Get that extra sugar outta your diet!

  Breaking Your Sugar Addiction The 4-Week Plan to Stop Sugar Cravings — By Lauri Watson, Registered Dietitian That white, powdery substance just makes you feel good. You can’t get it off your mind, and you keep coming back for more. The more you have it, the more you want it! But even when you … Continue reading

Fit Bride!

 I’m so grateful to have found Nikki as a personal trainer.  I first trained with her while I was preparing for my wedding and didn’t want to be a  “chubby” bride.  I am so glad I did.  I felt great wearing a strapless dress that showed off my back shoulders and arms that Nikki helped me … Continue reading

Pregnant and fit!

I started working out with Nikki when I found out that I was pregnant, and the skills she has given me have been an enormous help throughout my pregnancy.  I get compliments all the time on how well my body is adjusting to pregnancy, that I don’t look like I’ve gained weight anywhere but my … Continue reading