fbpx

Keto Coffee Hot Chocolate Recipe

OH SNAP! – It got cold fast! (I’m jumping up and down in my fuzzy socks and hoodie)

  • and I’m SUPER cold natured….

 

via GIPHY

So this means that I need a warm, toasty drink to warm me up! 

What if my warm drink:

  • gave me superfoods to keep me healthy through the winter
  • fuel to help me stay away from the nagging SUGAR CRAVINGS
  • energy to keep me going all day long
  • and collagen to keep my skin healthy in the cold, dry air.

Now that would be a magical drink right there…

AND what if it also tasted like HOT CHOCOLATE! 

“Angela, there is NO way that I could drink broccoli, cauliflower, beets, Blue Green Algae, Parsley, Spinach, Alfalfa…. and it taste good.”

I know, I know…. I didn’t believe it either. But I tried it… and my kids tried it… and my friends tried it… read more

4 Actions to Help you Reach Your Goals

In my coaching group, I work with many people who are pushing hard to reach their goals – whether it be health goals or financial – They are trying their best to work towards their best.

I’m spending some reading time each morning with Act Like a Success, Think like a Success and I wanted to share one take away from this morning!

Watch my short video of 4 Actions you can take to help you Reach your Goals:

When you are working on reaching your goals… and maybe you aren’t making the progress you need to or want to, this is the time to… read more

How to Tighten your Skin without Surgery

Learn this simple process I learned to Tighten Your Skin after pregnancy or weight loss. This at home treatment will help you avoid surgery and tighten your skin.

How To Tighten Your Skin After Pregnancy

About 3 years ago, I was 4 month post partum with Annaleigh (my second baby) and I was doing everything I could to get back in shape and feel confident again.

How To Tighten Your Skin After Pregnancy

I was eating healthy, I was exercising – but pregnancy had stretched out my skin and left me with a few stretch marks too. I was not feeling like myself… I didn’t want to dress up… I was just feeling stuck.  read more

Choosing to cook healthy or exercise: What matters most?

cooking healthy meals, eating for weight loss, exercising for weight loss, weight loss plan, healthy lifestyle, what matters most for health, how to cook healthy meals

Choosing to Cook or Exercise 

What Matters Most for Health?

 

There was a recent study that showed that American’s have a limited amount of time devoted to health activities:  cooking healthy meals or exercising. We all know that time is precious. Where we choose to spend our time should be focused on the activity that affects us the most overall health-wise. Both cooking healthy meals and exercising are both good things for improving your health, where will you decide to spend your time? 

The study showed that this unconscious trade-off was made across all demographics: men, women, single, married, with and without children. As the time spent on cooking healthy meals increased, the activity spent on exercising decreased in a given day period.

how to lose weight, eat for weight loss, exercise or eating better, what matters most exercise or eating better, healthy lifestyle, how to lose weight, how to get healthy, how to cook healthy meals

Where should we spend our time for the biggest health benefits?  

There is much discussion about the best way to improve your health. Should you eat better? or workout more?

Psychological Science reported that people who thought that eating right was the key to weight loss showed lower BMI (body mass index) compared to people who thought exercising was the key to weight control.

Maybe the people who valued eating right for health benefits, ate healthier in general and this choice caused lower BMI numbers. Or possibly the people who thought working out was the key to weight loss, had more muscle mass and that skewed their BMI numbers.

Both eating right and exercising are beneficial to your health… so if you have to choose where you spend your time, what choice do you make? 

When asked most people agreed that it was easier to change how they ate then adding exercise into their schedule. Everyone finds time to eat. When trying to figure out what was more important for certain goals, Women’s Health Magazine reports that diet was most important for weight loss and reducing heart disease. Exercise was more important for boosting energy, prevention of diabetes, and improving mood. Both eating right and exercising were important for cancer prevention. 

Every day you make the choice for where you are going to spend your time. Some days we may decide to spend a little more time moving and exercising and another day we may spend it preparing healthy meals in the kitchen. 

Tips to save you time in the kitchen for days that you exercise:

Take one day to prepare foods in advance

Use a crock pot for making healthy meals 

Prepare extra of some meals to freeze to use on busier days

 

Where do you choose to spend your time on health?  read more