5 Reasons to Choose ME as Your Beachbody Coach

There are a LOT of Beachbody coaches out there and each has their own unique focus and reasons behind why they’ve chosen to coach. Different people fit best with different coaches and I’m looking to work with clients who resonate with how and why I coach. If you’re looking to start Beachbody or just aren’tContinue reading “5 Reasons to Choose ME as Your Beachbody Coach”

6 Reasons why Working Out in the Morning is the BEST

Ok, being real, ANY time you can fit in a workout is the best time for you to do it. However, if you can manage it, first thing in the morning is the absolute best time to plan to work out. Any habit becomes easier to keep if you “stack” it with habits you alreadyContinue reading “6 Reasons why Working Out in the Morning is the BEST”

How Can I “Do” Beachbody if I Keep Kosher?

One of the things that I feel very strongly about is that you really CAN do just about anything you want to do or used to do as a religious person, whether that’s an Orthodox Jew or whatever your faith tradition is. Sure, there are some things that just aren’t compatible, but I think it’sContinue reading “How Can I “Do” Beachbody if I Keep Kosher?”

The Shabbos Conundrum

During the week, eating a whole foods, plant based diet (or vegan…whatever you want to call it) proves pretty darn easy.  It’s when holidays and Shabbos happen that we’re finding it a bit more challenging.  At first, our friends were a little nervous to invite us over because they weren’t sure what we could eat. Continue reading “The Shabbos Conundrum”

Kosher Vegan Gumbo? Yes!

When I first began eating kosher, I experimented quite a bit with making recipes kosher.  One of the first things I tackled was gumbo, which is a cajun stew that traditionally involves some mix of shellfish, chicken, and sausage in a rich, spicy broth thickened with a roux made of flour and butter.  With someContinue reading “Kosher Vegan Gumbo? Yes!”

Mushroom Barley Soup

Mushrooms are pretty amazing little things.  We used to think they were mostly just water and, beyond being pretty tasty, didn’t do much for nutrition.  However, more recent research is pointing to mushrooms, even plain little white button mushrooms, being nutritional powerhouses, helpful with everything from diabetes, heart disease, to cancer and obesity.  They mayContinue reading “Mushroom Barley Soup”

Cholent Rebooted!

Sometimes there are recipes that without them, a holiday or occasion just isn’t the same.  For my husband, cholent and Shabbos just go together.  For recipes like this, I like to do a “reboot” meaning I like to find some way to make something that satisfies that craving or desire without sacrificing healthy eating.  IContinue reading “Cholent Rebooted!”

Daily Salad Template

This is more a template than a recipe and we eat this for at least one meal a day.  Really, except for breakfast, every meal begins with a bed of greens.  It’s an easy way to get a lot of nutrition in without a lot of calories or carbohydrates.  We have a different template forContinue reading “Daily Salad Template”