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Ditch the Diet: How to Know If You’re Hungry

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Hunger, a natural biological cue, lets you know your body needs fuel. Often, when women diet chronically, they continue to deny their biological hunger. Over time, they experience a compensatory biological reaction and lose the ability to determine if they’re hungry. If you don’t respond to hunger knocking on your internal door, eventually it will stop knocking! When hunger stops “ ...[Read More]

Ditch the Diet: 4 Reasons I Have No Forbidden Foods

ditch the diet, forbidden foods, fat loss for moms

Everyone struggles sometimes with the foods they eat, the fitness goals they set for themselves, the balance they try to achieve to maintain a healthy lifestyle.  But some of us struggle every day, every moment even, with food playing a huge stressor role in our lives. Honestly answer the following questions to determine if you need food freedom: Do you tell yourself that you can’t or shouldn ...[Read More]

Ditch the Diet: Why Don’t Diets Work? 2 Reasons to Avoid the “All-or-Nothing” Approach

Fat loss for moms, fit moms, ditch the diet

Why don’t diets work? Let me paint you a mental picture… Every day millions of women wake up and vow to “get back on track” with their diets.   They start the day with a healthy breakfast and the motivation to “stick to the plan.” Their “food rules” tell them that carbs are “bad” so they decide to be “good” and order a salad for lunch. But as the day goes on, stress increases and ...[Read More]

Ditch the Diet: 7 Signs You Need a Healthier Relationship with Food

ditch the diet, fit moms, fat loss for moms

When did the fitness industry hijack dieting and turn what were once well-intentioned pursuits of health and well-being into a prison that many women feel they can never escape? With nearly $60 BILLION in sales each year, many so-called “experts” in the diet industry have traded their love for people in exchange for a love for profit. Instead of helping women learn to develop a he ...[Read More]

Low Carb Lemon Bars

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I love desserts. I’m usually more of a chocolate person, but sometimes I crave the refreshing sweetness of my grandma’s famous lemon bars!  Traditional lemon bars are refreshingly tangy, but don’t let the citrus fool you into thinking lemon bars are healthier than they really are. Most traditional lemon bar recipes call for a full cup of butter and 1½ pounds of sugar…which packs&nbs ...[Read More]

Healthy Holiday Helpings: How to fill up without filling out

fit moms, healthy holidays, fat loss lifestyle

Food is at the heart of most holiday celebrations. And knowing how to serve yourself some healthy holiday helpings is at the heart of the fat loss lifestyle, especially during the busy holiday (or as we know it, FEASTING) season!   Holidays come with the possibility of all kinds of indulgences. Whether it’s deep fried turkey, buttery mashed potatoes or your mom’s famous pumpkin pie ...[Read More]

Healthy and Hot Dinners: Recipes for Autumn Evenings

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Sunny days. Cool evenings. Leaves falling. Cider brewing.  Who doesn’t love Autumn?  One of the things I love most about Autumn is trying new healthy, hot dinner recipes to warm up on cold evenings! The following four recipes should give you a week’s worth (with leftovers!) of wonderfully warm, delicious and healthy meals to share with your family this Autumn!   Hea ...[Read More]

Diets Decoded

fit moms, diets decoded, fat loss lifestyle

Every so often there seems to be a new “this is the best yet” diet or workout program trending. You can’t even open social media without reading about someone trying a new and trendy diet and/or exercise program or talking about trying a new and trendy diet/exercise program. These trendy diets and exercise programs want you to believe that they’ve cracked the code. That they contain ...[Read More]

Coffee with Kate: From Protein Shakes to Dry Shampoo–Your Questions Answered

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Thank you for submitting so many amazing questions for our first official “Coffee with Kate!” I always love chatting with you ladies. I’m so excited to start a more regular way of answering your questions and connecting with you. Submit your questions for our next coffee date via email with the subject line “Coffee with Kate.” Coffee with Kate: Question 1. What’s the best healthy protein shake? Al ...[Read More]

Healthy Breakfasts for Kids: Kidzshake Freezer Packs

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Now that school is back in session, mornings seem to be getting crazier…(Mom life, you feel me?!) From wake-ups to breakfast prep, then lunches to getting kids dressed (and, of course,finding the missing shoes), anything busy moms can to do simplify the morning hustle can be helpful. Enter healthy breakfasts for kids: Kidzshake freezer packs! These quickly became our favorite way to get ...[Read More]