Posts Tagged ‘healthy lifestyle’

Are you well fed?

Blog Post - Well Fed - Michelle MacLean _ Health and Wellness Coach _ Halifax Health Coach

Have you ever considered the idea that the food you eat may not be your primary source of nourishment? Yes, the food you eat fuels your cells, muscles, tissues and brain. It gives you the energy to move, grow, heal and think. But, I consider it to be secondary to all the other things in…

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8 tips to help you get moving

Blog Post - 8 tips moving - Michelle MacLean _ Health and Wellness Coach _ Halifax Health Coach

One of the most common strategies for overall health and well-being is exercise. Our bodies were designed to move. Yet it’s the area many people struggle with the most. Do you spend most of the day sitting in front of a computer and then most of the night sitting in front of the TV? We’ve…

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Try a healthier start to your day

Blog Post - HEALTHY BREAKFAST - Michelle MacLean _ Health and Wellness Coach _ Halifax Health Coach

If you’re trying to cut back on sugar and refined foods, one of the hardest meals is breakfast. A few factors make breakfast challenging. You’re tired. It’s early. You don’t have a lot of time to prepare and to get creative in the kitchen. Plus there are so many convenient, quick breakfast options on the…

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The key to successful healthy eating

Blog Post - Key to Healthy Eating - Michelle MacLean _ Health and Wellness Coach _ Halifax Health Coach

Most of us have a desire to eat healthier and we have some knowledge about healthy foods. Unfortunately, information and intentions don’t get the healthy meals on the table. If they did, we’d all be eating clean and healthy every day. What trips us up the most around healthy eating, and derails our good intentions,…

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Greek Turkey Burgers

These yummy and easy-to-make burgers have become a weekly staple for us. The recipe makes four large burgers but you can always double the batch and make extra to have on hand for lunches or leftovers. I love them topped with tzatziki sauce and served with a steamed green veggie and a greek salad. In…

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Roasted Pork Tenderloin with Sweet Potatoes

This smoky pork tenderloin recipe has become a fav over the last couple of weeks and has been added to our regular week night meal rotation. We cooked it for my parents on the weekend and they loved it too! It’s fairly quick to prepare (under an hour) and has a delicious tangy sauce that…

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Join my FREE 48-Hour Smoothie Challenge

In the hustle and bustle of our everyday lives, we often choose convenience over nutrition. By making this compromise, many of us are challenged to get enough fruits and vegetables into our diets. That’s why (I’m excited to announce) I’ve created a FREE 48-Hour Summer Smoothie Challenge. The Smoothie Challenge is a great way to…

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Five common mistakes we make when creating resolutions

Creating resolutions and setting goals for the new year is a natural thing to do in January. You want to change aspects of your life, make improvements, achieve goals and live your dreams. As you flip the calendar onto a fresh new year, you may feel ready to drop old patterns and create new habits.…

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How I got out of my exercise rut

Over the years I’ve enjoyed a variety of physical activities that have kept me in fairly good shape. As a kid, I was active in figure skating and gymnastics. In my 30’s I got into running and completed a marathon and eight half marathons. Yoga has been a weekly part of my life for at…

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