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Weekday Breakfast, Solved!

Eating a balanced plate first thing will give you an energy surge to kick off your day STRONG, and help keep those hunger growls in check. As I state in my book Go from Stressed to Strong: Health & Fitness Advice from High Achievers, “what you eat for breakfast sets the tone for your entire [...]

A Reason to Celebrate

Hello, Strength Seeker! I wanted to share an exceptionally good moment with you. I got a special package delivered to my door... my book. After two years of joy, sweat, tears, grit, sacrifices - both financial and personal, the day finally arrived and I got to hold this major achievement in my own two hands. [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:59+00:00Uncategorized|0 Comments

Stop Celebrating Being “Busy”

A couple months ago, I asked, “Are you really as busy as you think you are?” But, unusually for one of my posts, I didn’t really talk about concrete steps we can take to overcome our misconception that being busy means being productive. Then, Joe Pinsker’s recent article on the same topic triggered the question again: [...]

Spaghetti Squash with Paleo Meat Sauce

Ingredients: 1 spaghetti squash 1 1/2 lbs of ground beef (chicken, turkey, and lamb can also be substituted for ground beef) 1/4 cup water 1 white onion, diced 1 zucchini, diced 1 green bell pepper, chopped 6 cloves of garlic, chopped 1 (14.5 ounce) can organic crushed tomatoes 1 (8 ounce) can organic crushed tomatoes [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:59+00:00Food|11 Comments

Combatting News-Related Stress

Last February, yet another study found that Americans - all kinds of Americans - are seriously stressed out about the future of our country. And think of how much has happened just in the last six months! This is NOT a political post. This is a self-care post. My mission is to take you “From [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:59+00:00De-Stress|1 Comment

Flat Iron Steak with Fingerling Potatoes, & Asparagus

Ingredients: 2 flat iron steaks (8 oz. each) 8 ounces fingerling potatoes 1/2 bunch asparagus 3 ramps (wild onion) 1 lemon 1 bunch chives 1/2 bunch dill 1 shallot 4 tablespoons butter 2 teaspoons of olive oil 2 tablespoons crème fraîche Yields: 2 servings Cooking Time: 35 - 45 minutes Prepare the ingredients: Wash and [...]

2017-12-21T03:17:59+00:00Food|4 Comments

Almond Meal Pancakes

A few weekends ago, I was craving pancakes so I played around and created an easy, and healthy recipe using almond meal. I shared a picture that morning on IG & FB, and it got such a great response that I’m adding the recipe to the blog to share with all of you. These babies [...]

2017-12-21T03:18:00+00:00Food|2 Comments

Know When to Hold Em’, Know When to Fold Em’

Lately it seems like wherever you turn, people are saying just about whatever they want, without a filter, and getting away with it, whether in the personal, business, or even political spheres. For the rest of us who choose to conduct ourselves with at least some dignity, we have to keep it cool, especially in [...]

2017-12-21T03:18:00+00:00De-Stress|0 Comments

The Power of Music

If I were ever stranded on a deserted island, the one survival item I would want to have with me is probably not the first thing you’d expect one would need to survive nature. No, it's not a pocket knife, matches, rope, or a tent. It's none of the standard, go-to things one might think [...]

2017-12-21T03:18:00+00:00De-Stress, Travel|2 Comments