Meal Planning Simplified

If you want to get organized..

you’re going to LOVE the AHP meal planner.

If you want to lose weight…

you’re going to LOVE the AHP meal planner.

If you want to simplify your life and stay on track with your goals…

you’re going to LOVE the AHP meal planner.

Basically, you all are going to love this new planner we’ve created to help you stay organized, know what to eat each week and reach your health and fitness goals.

Here’s how it works.

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It’s here! And at a steal.

I have had so many requests from you all for simple recipes using the ingredients you have on hand and I’ve honestly had so much fun coming up with those recipes that it’s sort of brought me back to the basics and appreciating how simple it can be to create a delicious meal at home with just a few ingredients.

With everything that’s been going on, I truly believe it’s more important now than ever to put a healthy meal on the table but it can also be sort of overwhelming trying to plan, shop and cook during this new normal. Continue reading “It’s here! And at a steal.”

Bone Broth 101

Bone broth is a super hot trend currently, but the more I learn about the health benefits of consuming bone broth the more I believe it’s a trend that’s worth checking out. Bone broth is easily and simply made by boiling bones (beef, chicken, fish, etc) in filtered water with an acid (like apple cider vinegar) along with optional vegetables, herbs, and spices. Broth can boil for as little as 4 hours or up to 48 (which is what I prefer). You can then use it in soups or just sip it (like I do) for an incredible nutrition and protein boost.

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Massage Some Life into Your Kale!

Tools Required:

Citrus Juicer – I love my citrus juicer so I can get the most juice out of my lemons and limes. They also make squeezing the citrus super simple!

Glass Bowl – You just can’t beat a good set of nesting bowls for meal prep and making dressings. I also own over 20 of these glass bowls from IKEA which work perfectly for kale massaging!

My Thought Process:

It’s a little known fact that raw kale is gross. If you don’t believe me, give it a taste and you’ll find out just how tough and fibrous this leafy green can be. And while I’m a huge fan of sautéed kale (green power bowls are my life), warmer weather makes me crave lighter meals and that means more raw fruits and veggies. But I am NOT cool with giving up my kale and this has led me to play around with about a million different ways to squeeze it in every week – everything from kale chips to lighter lemony kale soups to smoothies and even raw massaged kale salads.

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My Go To Healthy Summer Picnic

Happy Friday! Summer is in full swing and I don’t know about you ladies but I have picnics on my mind. It’s the perfect summer date. Pack up the dogs, some of my favorite canned rose or chardonnay, a cute blanket and of course, a healthy picnic and you’ve got the ultimate summer date night.

Here’s what’s on my menu:

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Why Low Carb Diets Don’t Work + What to Do Instead

Ask anyone what they should to do to drop a few pounds, and they’ll most likely  say, “I need to cut back on carbs.” As a health and nutrition coach, I’ve heard it about a million times. Carbs have gotten such a bad rep over the years and most recently, going nearly carb-free (the keto diet) has become the go-to weight-loss craze. And while low carb / ketogenic diets may work for quick weight loss, more than likely women who lose weight with a low carb diet are unable to sustain it for any period of time. Eventually, they’ll hit a plateau or gain back the weight they originally lost.

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