• When becoming a personal trainer, no one warns you how scarce your time becomes. Not only has sleeping in become a luxury, but also making time for a decent meal that ISN’T a protein bar or banana like shake.

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  • Being a lover of chocolate and a person who can sometimes be a tad hasty when wanting a treat, I couldn’t have found a better match than my No Bake Chocolate Chia Energy Balls.

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  • During a talk by nutritional therapist Beatrice Rabkin at The Good Food and Wine Show this past weekend, I noticed that I kept hearing the words “kefir” and “probiotics” when she was speaking about the gut.

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  • Mornings can be hectic and chaotic, and for many of us its a struggle to fit in a well balanced breakfast. Whether you are a personal trainer like myself where your mornings start before sunrise or you spend a large portion of your mornings making sure your kids are filled with nutrition for the day. Its easy to find yourself grabbing a double cap and waiting till later that afternoon to nourish yourself.

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  • After the countless banana smoothie, I started loosing my love for these yellow fellows and that made my heart sad.

    I came across this idea of a ‘banana pop’ and just couldn’t see how one could go wrong when adding two of my favorite things in the UNIVERSE, chocolate and peanut butter.



    • 2 bananas
    • 2 tbsp organic peanut butter
    • 6 blocks of 70% dark chocolate
    • 1 tbsp coconut oil
    • 10 almonds


    1. Peel and halve bananas.
    2. Insert Popsicle sticks into each half.
    3. Place on a lined cookie sheet or plate and freeze for 2 hours.
    4. Melt peanut butter with 1 tbsp coconut oil in the microwave. Stir every 30 seconds until mixed well.
    5. Pour the mixture over the frozen banana to coat.
    6. Pop the coated bananas back into freezer.
    7. Crush almonds – leave aside to be used as a topping after cacao coating.
    8. Melt dark chocolate in microwave. Mix well.
    9. Pour melted cacao over frozen bananas.
    10. Immediately sprinkle crushed almond onto chocolate before it sets.
    11. Chill chocolate-covered bananas for an extra 10 minutes and enjoy!

    Store in the freezer up to 1 week





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So take a girl with the energy of a greyhound stuck behind a desk for too many years who gave it all up to pursue a more fulfilling life centered around her passion for health and fitness. That rather convoluted sentence sums me up. Read More.

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