If I’m being honest, writing this post in 2020 is proving to be a little more difficult than it was in 2019. Not that I don’t have a lot to be thankful for, it’s just, 2020…am I right? Although I fully recognize how many blessings I have in my life, it’s been easy to getContinue reading “What I’m Thankful For This Year”
Prep Time: 20 minutes Cook Time: 35 minutes Ingredients: 3 tbsp flaxseed meal 1/2 cup water 1 tsp olive oil 1 small onion, diced 2 carrots, diced 2-3 celery stalks, diced 2 (15 oz) cans chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup oat flour 1/2 cup rolled oats 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp pepper 4Continue reading “Recipe: Buffalo Chickpea Loaf”
Back when I was fresh out of grad school and my interest in health and wellness was starting to ramp up, I had a coworker who often used the phrase “you can’t outwork a bad diet.” At the time, I agreed with her, but now many years later, I can’t think of anything that makesContinue reading “Why Exercise Isn’t Everything”
September 30, 2020 September was birthday month here at Better Today Health Coaching! Yesterday was officially another year around the sun for me, and earlier this month, Better Today Health Coaching turned one! I honestly can’t believe it’s been a year already! I guess time really does fly when you’re having fun 🙂 Year 32Continue reading “Happy Birthday BTHC!”
*Originally published 5/22/20 Happy Friday! Is it Friday? The days all seem to blend together during quarantine, don’t they? The past few months have certainly been an adjustment, so I thought I’d check in, see how you’re doing, and let you know what I’m doing to stay physically and mentally healthy during the pandemic. IContinue reading “Life Lately & How To Stay Healthy During Quarantine”
*Originally published 4/24/20 Remember back in the nineties when we all thought that eating too much fat was making us fat? Turns out, we were wrong. Eating fat doesn’t make you fat. In fact, eating the right fat might even reduce your risk of chronic disease and increase longevity. Additionally, fat makes our food tasteContinue reading “The Skinny On Fats”
*Originally published 3/31/20 The current pandemic situation has brought a lot of fear and worry with it, so I thought today I would talk a little bit about stress and what it does to your body. I don’t know about you, but I’m definitely feeling the stress right now! With our wedding just 67 daysContinue reading “Is Stress Making You Sick?”
*Originally published 3/10/20 Today, as I sit at work, stressed about what kinds of foods will be served at our staff appreciation lunch, and worrying that it will be awkward when I inevitably end up eating the lunch I brought from home instead, I’m reminded of why I do what I do. I’m sure ifContinue reading “Why I Became a Health Coach”
*Originally published 2/15/20 Protein. It’s everywhere you look these days, but does it live up to the hype? How much do we really need, and is there a benefit to going over the minimum? Should grams of protein per calorie be what sells you on a product? Today I’m going to answer some of theseContinue reading “Do You Really Need That Much Protein?”
*Originally published 1/20/20 Sugar is a hot topic right now, but what’s all the fuss about? Today I want to give you a brief overview of why sugar is something you need to be aware of, how it can affect your health, where it might be hiding in your diet, and some tips to cutContinue reading “How To Reduce Your Sugar Intake and Improve Your Health”
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