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  • Cider Brined Pork Loin Stuffed with Butternut Squash, Apples and Cranberries


    This post is sponsored by ALDI as a part of the Healthier Holiday series. Check out my first post featuring healthy holiday appetizer ideas.  It’s the season of holiday parties, family feasts and indulgent meals. The good news is that indulgent doesn’t have to be synonymous with diet-breaking butter, cream and cheese. Indulgent can mean [...]

  • Cranberry Apple Cinnamon Oatmeal {Recipe}


    Good morning! I promised the apple cinnamon oatmeal recipe yesterday but then I got distracted. By babies! Two of my best friends just had babies within a week of each other. They are 3 and 4 weeks old. I met one friend for lunch and another for a walk and visit. This baby is like, [...]

  • Recent Eats: Bolognese, Scallops + The Best Apples


    Oh my gosh. Today was nuts! I literally didn't stop moving all day. For those of you who love "day in the life" here's brief synopsis of mine. 5:30-9 a.m. - gym...train 3 clients and meeting 9 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. - home for breakfast, write first PBR blog post, respond to comments and so [...]

  • Food & Fitness Inspiration for a GREAT week ahead!


    Happy Monday! The sun is shining here in Charlotte and we are enjoying perfect fall weather that is crisp and energizing. It was 37 degrees when I woke up to go to yoga this morning. Our coldest morning since April! I had to turn my heat on for the first time last night. I am [...]

  • Fall Grilling


    I'm taking a break from listening to really terrible music to update the blog. I'm downloading music for the new classes I'll be teaching this weekend and it's slim picking. The "workout music" selection on iTunes is made up of a lot of horrendous techno-ish covers. Wow. I can't use my BodyPump music because it's [...]