Meet this week’s Rockstar Doggy Momma: Colleen Steckloff

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Meet this week’s truly amazing Rockstar Doggy Momma Colleen Steckloff. Colleen is not only Cesar Millan’s Head Trainer, but she founded her own training company LAK9S.com. Colleen’s journey began as a student of zoology, where she also studied with animal trainers on movie and commercial sets.

Homemade Broccoli Soup

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1 large head of broccoli, washed and chopped 1 large onion, diced 2 red potatoes, chopped 1 tsp. sea salt 2 garlic cloves, pressed 2 cups vegetable broth Place all ingredients in your Vitamix (or a comparable blender like the Nutribullet) and start at variable one (or use Soup setting). While the machine is running quickly … Read More

Exercising and Your Mental Health

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When we talk about exercise it’s usually in the context of weight loss and keeping our bodies healthy but what about our mental health? If you suffer from anxiety and/or depression, exercising is probably the last thing on your mind. However, just give me a minute and let’s chat about it.

Best Ways to Keep Your Fruits and Veggies Fresh

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If you are storing your fruits and veggies that way your grandmother used to store them, you may want to rethink things. So many things have changed since the good ole days making some of granny’s methods not so great. Here is a list of some of your favorites and how to properly store them to maintain their nutrients and maximum freshness.

Rock What You’ve Got!!

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Spring is in the air and with it a renewed desire to meet your wellness goals. Maybe you want to lose a few pounds, tone up for bikini season, or get your New Year’s plan back on track. And maybe you even think that once you reach this goal you’ll finally meet Mr. Right, get your dream job or dare I say be happy.

Rockstar Doggy Momma: Julie Austin

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Meet this week’s talented Rockstar Doggy Momma Julie Austin. As a seasoned graphic designer for over 10 years, Julie comes from a truly artistic background. In addition, while working at a dog rescue, Julie began taking photographs of homeless pups in an effort to help them find their forever home.

Healthy Eating on a Budget

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One of the comments I hear most often is “I’d love to eat healthier but it’s way more expensive than the cheaper (aka unhealthier) food options” so I’m here today to give you 6 tips on how to save money while treating your body to the good food options it deserves. Buy in-season. Ever notice how blackberries can go from $4 for a tiny contain to $1.75?

Fresh Herbs: The Healthier Flavor Option

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When it comes to weight loss and healthier eating, condiments are a calorie count killer. You can prepare a wonderfully healthy meal but once you sit down at the table and start to pile on the butter, sour cream, Bar-B-Que sauce, and the high sodium seasonings, you’ve pretty much undone all the good you did during cooking. One reason we feel the need to take our healthy meals and assault them of calorie and sodium laden condiments is to enhance the taste.