Starvation Mode. Fat loss is the goal, but there are healthy and unhealthy ways to make it happen. Here are the basics. Starvation mode is the trendy name for your body's natural response to getting less calories than it needs. When you're trying to lose weight, you need to be functioning in a caloric deficit, … Continue reading Starvation Mode: What It Really Is, and How to Avoid It
Spring break! Time for all of us who haven't gotten our "summer bods" ready yet to kick things into high gear. Cue the discounted gym memberships, emails from LuLuLemon, and juice cleanses! Just kidding. Juice cleanses are a waste of time. I'm not a hater, trust me. I love a good green juice as much … Continue reading Juice Cleanses: Don’t Waste Your Time
I feel like Intermittent Fasting is one of those terms that everyone just goes, "Oh, yea sure, I've heard of it," but they don't really understand. Honestly, up until a few weeks ago I barely knew anything about it myself. But, if you're looking for a lifestyle that improves your all around health, reduces stress, … Continue reading Intermittent Fasting: What, Why, How?
Baking christmas cookies has always been my favorite tradition for the holiday season. Whether I'm baking with my Nana for our annual Christmas Eve Party or with my best friend for a cookie swap, it's always these 3 recipes that I turn to first. This year, to keep up with my month of Family, I … Continue reading My Go-To Christmas Cookie Recipes
I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving this past week! I had a lovely holiday: cooking breakfast with my father, brother, and our SO's, and enjoying a traditional dinner at my man's sister's house with all of the family. It was my first Thanksgiving sat around a dining table with family in a few … Continue reading How to Stay On Track During the Holiday Season
When I was younger, I couldn't have cared less about my skin. I figured, I can just cover it up with foundation, so like - why does it matter? I've started to grow out of my heavy makeup days, and I now have such an appreciation for clear, glowing skin. Kudos to you ladies who can … Continue reading The Best Foods to Eat for Glowing Skin