“…staying slim and healthy is usually about making a commitment to a lasting lifestyle changes–not the latest trendy diet.” Continue reading SIX THINGS YOU’LL HAVE TO GIVE UP TO LOSE WEIGHT
Use what you have to make a creative chicken salad anytime! Instead of being traditional, think about adding Green nonfat yogurt and mayo for creaminess, Stevia, sweet onions and dried fruit for sweetness, pepper, salsa or cayenne for kick, and … Continue reading Try New Things Together
Think you have food allergies, but confused by the complexity of elimination diets? You have found the solution! Precision Nutrition has one of the easiest, and most visual elimination diets I’ve ever seen. Click here, and print yours. -melissa Continue reading Simple Elimination Diet
We all know it…until we are really READY to make a change…we just aren’t going to really change. Read this guy’s feedback from his six weeks of GO-EAT! nutrition training and get ready to change! “I know it is a broken record but I really do appreciate all your input and efforts. I am going to win this or die trying…Thanks for the encouragement. I have decided that the wine has to go until I can loose the weight. I am really eating well, thanks to your great suggestions! Have not entered food consumption on Spark People for the … Continue reading TIMING IS EVERYTHING!
If I were to call myself something in the kitchen, it would be…a HACK. This article sums up well, so many of the hacks I utilize every week to make eating and planning easy and reflexive. Take a minute…read…plan…hack. “Though … Continue reading 25 LIFE HACKS for EATING BETTER
Tired of the hype of “health products”?? Yeah, me too. Of course, if we eat better, and move more, we could also eat a few blades of grass every day, and still get healthier. Matter of fact, I’ll sell you … Continue reading START WITH GREAT FOOD, NOT SUPPLEMENTS!
If you have never been one to use your big soup pan or crockpot…it’s time you started! This is one of the easiest ways to make food that will yield many meals, but only takes a few minutes of your time. The delicious flavor comes from the slow cooking, but the prep time is QUICK & the recipe is FLEXIBLE! PORK SHOULDER BUTT…it’s leaner than you think! Pick up the shoulder that will fit in your crock pot, and add 8 oz. of water, and 8-16 oz. of Scott’s Sauce, made in NC! Slow cook for 7 hours, and then … Continue reading DELICIOUS FOOD that COOKS ITSELF
It never stops making my day, when a client sees changes in her life that help her Make The Turn! “Melissa, Thanks for all the great information you send. I have learned so much from you that I didn’t even know I needed to know. I am continuing with sparkpeople, and continue to plan my meals and snacks. Working with you has truly changed the way I think about, plan, purchase, and prepare food. I feel like I have turned a corner in my nutrition. Thanks so much, T” Continue reading GO-EAT! FOR LIFE!
This bundle-of-energy-gal came to me for GO-EAT! nutrition training, about two months ago, and we had a blast learning together. When I reviewed her first week’s food journal, I thought “Maybe I should go to her for lessons! She eats really healthy stuff already!” She started out eating well, and made tweaks and changes to make it great! I am so proud of her focus and dedication to being healthy and nutritionally sound! Keep up the great work, Va! Here’s what she had to say, “Melissa is a wealth of knowledge. I hesitated going to see her because I exercise … Continue reading GETting MORE FIT with FOOD!
This is Becky–my mom! 🙂 She came to visit about 2 months ago, and attended a “Shop ‘Til You Drop 10#” tour through the grocery store. Not only has she gained a new perspective on food, but she dropped 12 … Continue reading SHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP 10#!