Chicken Stock in an Instant Pot

Store-bought rotisserie chicken is a meal prep wonder in my house. One of my favorite meal prep “tasks” on a weekend afternoon is processing a rotisserie chicken and then making chicken stock in my Instant Pot. I pull out my vegetable scraps from the freezer and a few fresh ingredients to make a flavorful stock. […]

Adopt Flexible Thinking in 2023

It is the beginning of the calendar year and many people participate in the tradition of making New Year’s resolutions which typically involves changing habits or setting personal goals. Whether you choose to embark on new goals at the beginning or middle of the calendar year, we want to remind you that when setting goals […]

Reframing Occasional Sleep Difficulty

We think of nutrition and exercise as foundational for good health but sleep is equally as important. Prioritizing sleep is vital for your overall health and getting good quality sleep depends on a variety of factors. Our bodies have primary drives including the need for food, water, and sleep. Even though it may feel like […]

Shift Your Sleep Schedule

Sometimes it can seem like there is not enough time in the day to get everything done. Trying to fit in healthy eating, movement, work, and all the other things that come up can seem overwhelming. One way to guarantee time for yourself is to shift your sleep schedule to wake up earlier. I know, […]

Holiday Challenge Week #7 Workout

This week, the final workout is designed to strengthen your whole body again! Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and […]

Self Care Audit

You can’t pour from an empty cup so from time to time it can be essential to take a step back and make time to fill your cup. It can be beneficial to perform a self care audit to determine what activity you should prioritize. Keep your personal values, priorities, and obligations in mind, and […]

Holiday Challenge Week #6 Workout

This week, the workout is designed to strengthen your lower body! Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and modifiable so […]

Having Fun is Good for Your Health

We are constantly looking for ways to improve our health. There are many scientifically-proven habits that tend to make us healthier. For example, we know that eating a variety of fruits and vegetables and engaging in regular physical activity is good for us. But, what about having fun? Having fun can make our day-to-day lives […]

Holiday Challenge Week #5 Workout

This week, the workout is designed to strengthen your core with standing movements! Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and […]

Reframe How You Look at Failure

Though we may not like to admit it, we have all experienced failure at some point. We can be particularly hard on ourselves when it comes to nutrition, physical activity, and goals for weight maintenance or weight loss. But, what do we gain by looking negatively at ourselves? What if we reframed the way we […]

Holiday Challenge Week #4 Workout

This week, the workout is designed to strengthen your whole body! Muscle-strengthening activities are an important part of any movement routine. They can contribute to your weekly physical activity goals while also helping you feel stronger and making everyday life a little bit easier. The weekly workouts are designed to be short and modifiable so […]

Baked Berry Yogurt

This tasty recipe is perfect for when you need a quick breakfast or snack. Packed with protein, baked yogurt is an exciting new way to keep you satisfied. Mix and match the berries of your choice. Serves: 9Serving size: 1 baked yogurt cup or squarePrep time: 5 minutesCook time: 20-40 minutesTotal time: 25-45 minutes Ingredients […]

Baked Pumpkin Yogurt

This delicious baked pumpkin yogurt recipe is perfect for fall or winter! It’s also a very filling snack and packed with flavor.  Bake in a square pan or in a muffin tin for single servings. Sprinkle extra cinnamon on top before serving.  Serves: 9Serving size: 1 square or baked yogurt cupPrep time: 5 minutesCook time: […]