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I am who I am

In my last article I talked about the importance of finding your why as it pertains to goal attainment.  As the saying goes, when you find your WHY, you will figure out the HOW.   So let’s say you’ve taken the time to find your why but you’re still feeling like you’re spinning your wheels […]

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What’s Your Why?

Given that the calendar just rolled over and many of us have been busy setting and embarking upon new goals for the year, I wanted to take a minute and share what I feel is the most  important part of this process – finding your why.   Simply put, what it is the real reason […]

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Superhero Muffins

Superhero Muffins

Makes 12 muffins Ingredients: 2 cups almond meal 1 cup old-fashioned rolled oats 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon 1/2 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/2 teaspoon fine sea salt 1/2 cup chopped walnuts 1/2 cup raisns 1/2 cup chopped dates 3 eggs beaten 1 cup grated zucchini 1 cup grated carrots 2 tablespoons butter, […]

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It Happens to Us All

I just sent this out to my January online nutrition coaching group.  We started getting into some mindset stuff last week and the need to always be “perfect”.  Here’s a snipit of the original email. Boy did I blow it yesterday.  Here’s how things went down.  Yesterday we drove out to Rockford for my wife’s […]

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Roasted Chicken with Herbs

Roasted Chicken with Herbs

Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 whole chicken (4 to 5 pounds), preferably organic 4 to 5 sprigs fresh herbs (such as thyme, oregano, sage, and rosemary, or preferred combination) 1/2 lemon, cut in half 3 garlic cloves, smashed 1-2 handfuls fresh parsley 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil Sea salt Freshly ground black pepper Directions: Preheat oven […]

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Did You Know This About Your Supplements?

A little while back after a training session, a client asked me to take a look at a protein powder supplement that caught his attention.  He grabbed his current copy of Men’s Health and proceeded to leaf through it until he found the the advertisement for this particular product. To be honest, I don’t even […]

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Scott's Easy Stuffed Peppers

Scott’s Easy Stuffed Peppers

Serves 3-4 Ingredients: 1 pound ground beef 6 bell peppers 1 medium onion, diced 2 garlic cloves, minced 1/2 cup brown rice, uncooked 1 – 15 ounce can diced tomatoes, undrained 1 – 15 ounce can tomato sauce 1/2 cup chicken stock 2 Tablespoons Worcestershire sauce 1 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 1 […]

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Could Your Goals Be Getting in the Way of Your Life?

So it happened again.  For the better part of two weeks, I found myself planted in front of the television from 7-9 pm watching the Winter Olympics.  I had absolutely no intention on doing this.  In fact, right before they began, I had basically zero interest and even remember thinking this would be the year […]

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Kale, Andouille, and White Bean Stew

Kale, Andouille, and White Bean Stew

Serves 6-8 Ingredients: 12-16 ounces andouille chicken sausage, sliced 1/4 inch thick 1/2 – 1 pound chicken thighs, diced 1 medium yellow onion, diced 3 carrots, peeled and thinly sliced 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes 1 teaspoon sea salt 1/2 teaspoon ground black pepper 2 teaspoons dried thyme 1 bunch […]

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Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Slow Cooker Beef Stew

Serves 4-6 Ingredients: 4 large carrots, peeled and cut into chunks 1 – 16 ounce package frozen pearl onions 4 to 8 ounces crimini mushrooms, diced 1 cup shredded red cabbage 4 cloves garlic, minced 2 pounds stew meat 3-5 medium red potatoes, washed and cut into chunks 1-2 teaspoons sea salt 1 teaspoon black […]

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