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How to End Emotional Eating Through Meal Planning

Fit moms, fat loss for moms, meal planning, end emotional eating

Stress, fatigue, sadness, depression: these are just a few of the emotions that often contribute to emotional eating. Food and eating have powerful connections to our emotions. We find comfort in food if we wish to keep feelings to ourselves. During celebrations, we reward ourselves with a buffet dinner or that indulgent dessert because we feel we deserve it. We even invite our friends to join us ...[Read More]

5 KidzShake Lunchbox Bliss Ball Recipes to Supercharge Your Kids’ Lunches

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Have you ever been in a lunch packing slump? I don’t know about you, but I can barely make it through a week without feeling the lunch-packing blues!  Don’t despair! Kidzshake delivers with 5 Kidzshake Lunchbox Bliss Ball recipes to supercharge your kids’ lunches!  If your kids are anything like mine, they eat very little at lunch (despite my beautifully packaged and ve ...[Read More]

5 Steps to Eat Your Way to Better Sleep

fit moms, fat loss for moms, nutrition, snacking, sleep

Sleep. Who needs it, besides just about every living thing on this planet? You, that’s who. And you deserve the best quality of sleep you can get on all levels, in all ways. Why? Because you’re worth it. Even though we don’t know you and will technically never meet you in person, we value you and your valid need for a good night’s rest. But getting better sleep isn’t just as simple as plopping dow ...[Read More]

Prenatal Vitamins: The why, when and how important!

Fit moms, healthy moms, healthy babies, prenatal vitamins

The Importance of Taking Prenatal Vitamins Before, During and After Pregnancy While Breastfeeding This post was sponsored by Avion Pharmaceuticals. All opinions are my own. I recently shared on instagram that I’m so grateful for my two healthy pregnancies and access to the essential, nutritional options I needed while pregnant.     But not every mom/baby is as fortunate. I believe it’s i ...[Read More]

Coffee with Kate #5: From Pregnancy Workouts to Toning Over 50

fit moms, fat loss for moms, kate lifestyle

It’s the fifth “Coffee with Kate” round-up and I just love the entire range of questions ya’ll sent in! Thank you for continuing to allow me to share a little more about myself. And, of course, I always love getting to know each of you better through your social media posts! Thanks for sharing your questions and anecdotes. You can always shoot me a question on my  ...[Read More]

Protein Powder for Moms

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Raise your hand if you’re a mom. Raise the other hand if you work outside the home. Now stand on one foot if one of your kids is in diapers. If one of your kids is involved in extracurricular activities…well, you get the idea. It’s a juggling act. With the day’s to-do list, sometimes our own nutrition is the last to get crossed off. Most of the women I work with discover as soon as they begin thei ...[Read More]

Homemade Protein Bars

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On days that I’m running errands, in a rush, or just need a quick grab & go meal or snack option, my “emergency” stock of homemade protein bars (or sometimes store bought!), in my pantry, purse, and yes, even my car, are life savers! Not all protein bars are created equally, though. In fact, some bars have just as much sugar (or even more!) than a candy bar. If you’re wondering how to tell if ...[Read More]

Omega 3 Benefits: How to Fight Fat with Fatty Acids

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Before we talk about Omega 3 benefits, you should read Best Supplements for Women: 5 Favorite Fat Loss Supplements. Once you’ve read the post you know that when it comes to the best weight loss supplements for women, NOTHING replaces the big rocks of: Training Nutrition Balanced Metabolic Hormones With that said, if you have these first pieces of the puzzle in place and still need some w ...[Read More]

Lessons Learned: 7 Things 2017 Taught Me

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Four years ago I thought it would be neat to share with you some of the top lessons learned that year. In 2013, I shared the top 13 things I learned, and in 2014, I shared the top 14 things I learned. I had a serious case of #mombrain and completely spaced on the lesson learned list in 2015, but brought back the tradition last year. (You can read that post here). I’ve shared before that I don ...[Read More]

5 Simple Ways to Get in Shape for the New Year

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  New Year’s is a time for committing yourself to new goals- whether that be to finally get in shape or to find simple ways to make staying in shape sustainable . . . leading a healthier lifestyle and committing to living your best life is a wonderful pursuit. But the truth is most New Year’s fitness resolutions are a letdown. Statistics show half of you will have already given up on yo ...[Read More]