Tag | Healthy Recipes/Nutrition

Crazy delicious chili recipe!

This chili is amazing… This is the time of year for soup, chili and stew. Even in L.A. where it’s dropping down to the 40s (which is FREEZING for us) we appreciate a good, warm soup of some kind.So I have a really good Chili recipe for you courtesy of our partners at Balanced Habits. This is one of […]

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vegan brownie recipe

This vegan brownie recipe has a secret ingredient

These brownies are amazing! Wow, do I have something special (and super delicious) for you today! This may even become one of your new favorite recipes. This new brownie recipe is decadent and delicious – and it also happens to be vegan, gluten-free, AND packed with fiber! AND it’s super simple and easy to throw […]

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eat your veggies

5 Ways to Up Your Veggie Game!

Eat your veggies! Plants are powerful. They are the biggest source of nutrition available to us. But some people don’t like veggies or don’t know how to get them into their diet in a palatable way. Fruit is rarely a problem. So here are 5 Quick Tips for getting more veggies into your body every […]

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calories in vs. calories out

7 simple calorie clean ups

Calories in vs. calories out…again? I have to be honest, I’m worn out by “calories.” I’m tired of the “calories in vs. calories out” conversations, tired of breaking down food into simple units of energy. Food is so much more than just calories. It creates an environment in your body. It creates a conversation between […]

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counting calories

Why counting calories doesn’t work

If you’ve ever tried to lose weight, you’ve probably tried counting calories. And if you’re a woman, you’ve probably fixated on consuming 1,200 calories per day. Where did that come from?  Many women I’ve spoken to about how many calories she thinks she should eat per day say 1,200 but can’t really city WHY this is […]

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healthy meals

6 Strategies for Healthy, Quick and Convenient Meals!

Short on time? Strategize! The biggest obstacle I hear from people is that they “just don’t have time.” People are busy today with work, families, managing a house, and the million other things that come up. So it’s too often that they find themselves grabbing food for convenience – food that not only doesn’t serve their bodies […]

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healthy recipe

Simply Scrumptious Southwest Side!

Simply Scrumptious Southwest Side (Calabacitas!) Yields: About 4 cups Ingredients: 1/4 cup Canola Oil 1 Yellow Onion, thinly sliced lengthwise 1 Tbsp. Garlic, minced 1 avg. Jalapeño Pepper, seeded, diced very small 2 cups Roma Tomatoes, chopped 2 avg. Zucchini, halved lengthwise, cut into thin slices 4 avg. ears of Corn, husked and ears carefully […]

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The healthy swap ebook

The Healthy Swap List

Small hinges swing BIG doors! In other words, small actions can create massive change. Have you ever gotten to a point in your life where you hit the wall and were so frustrated that you knew you needed to change, NOW! That’s powerful motivation, when your behavior no longer matches your internal values and you […]

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nutrition and weight loss challenge

St. Patty’s Day Irish Stew!

St. Patty’s Day Irish Stew Yields:  8 servings 1 serving = 1 heaping cup This cooking process will take up to 2 1/2 hours from start to finish Ingredients: 2 Tbsp. Canola oil, divided 1 Tbsp. Unsalted Butter, divided 1/4 cup White Whole Wheat Flour 2.5 pounds Select Beef Chuck Roast Boneless-trimmed of fat/cut into […]

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Fitness and fat loss

Fitness and Fat Loss Success Story: Belle Taylor

#commitment Belle has been a member for several years and is always upping her game. From personal training to group training to nutrition coaching, she knows that the key to success is having a clear objective and a specific plan of attack. She’s had many successes during her time with Arena Fitness, but here are […]

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