Many of the dishes consumed through the eight days of Hanukkah are weighed down by oily fats and extra calories. We’ve compiled a few inventive recipes to keep your holiday eating under control, without giving up the beloved latkes, challah or sufganiyot.
Those who live in colder climates know that weathering a long, dreary winter can sometimes feel as tough as surviving a broken heart. Scientists are now discovering that the connection between “The Sunshine Vitamin” and our hearts may be deeper than cold-weather malaise.
All too often we find ourselves eating without even thinking. The physical act of eating a meal has lost importance in our rapidly moving society, and all too often is rushed and hasty. When is the last time you actually sat at a table, removed all distractions, and thoughtfully ate a nutritious meal?
Get ready to question everything you thought you knew about meal prep and cooking! With the abundance of conflicting information of the internet about what is “healthy” (we’re looking at you, coconut oil), it’s time to take a step back and turn to science for the answers.
The summer is coming to an end! One of my favorite things about transitioning into fall is getting back into my routine, which includes getting on track with clean eating, exercise, and my overall health. By the end of the summer, after all of the delicious barbecues and fun pool parties, it’s nice to hit reset. Let’s cleanse in a simple, natural way, while still enjoying the delicious, satisfying foods we love.
One of my biggest struggles in the past has been finding ways to enjoy special events or celebrations without allowing treats to get me completely off track of my health goals. Special events are important. Whether it is a birthday, anniversary, wedding or reunion, many special events seem like a train wreck when you are trying to lose weight and commit to a healthier lifestyle.
This summer, I’m really trying to slow down, think rationally, and positively, so I can be my overall best self. To that end, I’ve identified some not-so-great habits that I’ve slowly adopted for one reason or another, that I’d like to cut to help decrease my anxiety and increase my productivity and positivity. Do any of these bad habits resonate with you? Below each of these not-so-great tendencies I’ve listed a strategy that I’m going to use (and you can to) to try to eliminate it from your life.
I consider myself a morning person. I enjoy waking up with the sunrise and getting an early start on my day. Still, most mornings, the thought of a tough workout with Serena and her team make me want to pull the covers over my head and hit the snooze button one more time!
We are all tight on time. It's a challenge that prevents a lot of us from fitting in our workouts but is also something that can be overcome. I always tell my clients to get away from the idea that you need to dedicate a full hour to the gym. It doesn't have to be this large chunk of time out of your day because let's be honest; we'd rather be hanging out with friends or planning our next trip to Europe.