Month: February 2017

  • Thursday Nugget

    Recipe of the Week Coconut Cauliflower Soup with Ginger and Turmeric Ingredients 2 ½ – 3 lbs. Cauliflower (cut into 1 ½ florets) 1 Yellow Onion (chopped) 2 Garlic Cloves (minced) 2 Carrots (peeled and chopped) 2 Celery Stalks (chopped) 3 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil ½ teaspoon Ground Turmeric 2 teaspoon Fresh Ginger (grated) 1 […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Are you challenged by your fears? Do you assume the worse cast scenario will happen, always? Do you find excuses to avoid the uncertainty? Reality is not perceived. You create reality in your mind. We, as human beings, have an innate tendency to assume the worst. Our fears can limit our awesome capabilities to create something amazing for ourselves […]

  • Monday Motivation

    We are past the 6-week mark, the time when New Year resolutions often fade and we slowly drift back to our old habits. Fitness can feel like you need to perform fast sprint to the finish line, achieving immediate gratification. Do the following questions sound familiar? How many pounds can I lose? Can my lunch […]

  • Thursday Nugget

    Recipe of the Week Maple-Glazed Salmon with Roasted Brussels Sprouts Ingredients 1 pound Brussels Sprouts (trimmed and halved) 1 large Red Onion (cut into 1-inch wedges, stem ends left intact) 2 tablespoons Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Pure Maple Syrup 2 tablespoons Whole-Grain Mustard 1 ½ pounds Skinless Salmon Fillet (cut into 4 pieces) ¾ teaspoons Salt […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Today is Valentine’s Day. Single or not, hate this day or love this day, Valentine’s Day is much more than red roses, chocolate candies, and expensive dinners. It is a day to love yourself before anyone else: husband, wife, boyfriend, girlfriend, mother, father, daughter, son, and even your pet cat or dog! If you do not treat yourself well, taking care of […]

  • Thursday Nugget

    Recipe of the Week Chicken Butternut Squash Curry Ingredients 3 cups Butternut Squash (diced) 1 lb. Chicken (cooked & diced) ½ cup Red Onion (diced) ½ cup Yellow Onion (diced) 1/3 cup Red Bell Pepper (diced) 1 cup Kale (de-stemmed & chopped) 2 ½ cups Coconut Milk 1 ¼ tablespoon Curry Powder ¼ teaspoon Cardamom […]

  • TED Talk Tuesday

    Do you frequently wonder “where the day went“? Do you wish there were simply more hours in a day or more days in a week? How well do you manage your time? What are your priorities? Manage your time wisely. Prioritize what is important to you. Avoid overestimating your commitments each week and underestimating time to yourself. In […]

  • Thursday Nugget

    Health Recipe of the Week Salmon and White Bean Salad Ingredients 1 6-ounce can Salmon (drained) 1 15-ounce can White Beans (drained and rinsed) 3 cups Kale (destemmed and chopped) (May substitute for another leafy green) 3 tablespoons Sesame Seeds 3 tablespoons Capers (rinsed) 2 tablespoons Extra-Virgin Olive Oil 2 tablespoons Fresh Lemon Juice Salt and […]

  • Workout Wednesday

    Start with your Core: Your Body’s Foundation  I have written several posts about our “core” on this website in the past: muscular structure, function, modifiable exercises, to name a few! Recent experiences with current and prospective clients bring me to discuss the important role of our core musculature again. I share with you some common […]