July 1, 2015


Healthy Deli Digs! | I live in NYC and am constantly on the go as a trainer. This means being creative on the fly at NYC delis to grab tasty & healthy options. Try this recipe for lunch!

Italian Tuna Salad

Ask your local deli to toss together the following, or make on...

June 28, 2015


I just discovered an incredibly effective hair rinse.  This may sound dramatic, but it might have changed my life.  For about 3 years now I have been suffering from a severely dry, severely itchy scalp.  To alleviate it I have tried... EVERYTHING.  From organic pine s...

June 21, 2015

Try this for a healthy, fast dinner!


  • 3 Buffalo Thin 'n Trim chicken sausages (no preservatives, wheat free, soy free, made with lean chicken and thigh meat, fully cooked)

  • 1 orange bell pepper

  • 1 sweet vidalia onion 

  • 1/4 small avocado

  • 2 cups ba...

June 18, 2015


When my fiancé and I went out of town recently for a beach getaway, we grabbed a bunch of QUEST BARS on the way out.  Whenever I go out of town I make sure to throw a few of these in my bag.  Great dessert option or sure fire snack when options are limited.  And they...

June 16, 2015


I was playing around in the kitchen today for lunch, and invented such a pretty awesome recipe for healthy chicken salad.  Since it's a pretty balmy June day here in NYC today, this was the perfect bite to make for lunch.


I had already baked chicken the nigh...

June 15, 2015

As a trainer in NYC constantly on the go, I'm often in need of quick and healthy snacks that I can grab from basically any NYC deli on the fly.  As much as I'd love to lug a cooler around the city full of homemade foods, it's just not practical every day.  When I need...

June 12, 2015

Here's your first TIMES UP CARDIO workout.  To be clear, this is an abbreviated workout to be used when a full workout isn't possible, and takes no more than 10-15 minutes if you move briskly and take minimal rests. It also is great as a killer cardio finisher to your...

June 9, 2015

We had Taco-less Tuesday over here at Stellis Manor the other night, and it was muy delicioso. And also super healthy.  Try this tonight.



Ingredients for 2 (+ leftovers if you're lucky):


  • 99% lean ground turkey meat, 1 lb package

  • 1 can black beans

  • 2 cups...

June 9, 2015

 MR. UPSTRENGTH and I high-tailed it out of the city for a little R&R on Memorial Day.  I walked through H&M a few days before and found so many cute swimsuit options for really affordable prices!


TOP | H&M | $17.95

BOTTOMS | Victoria's Secret | $17.95


Super cu...

June 5, 2015


I admit it.  I am a recovering flavoured coffee creamer junkie.  


I'm talking, International Delights, Coffeemate and Bailey's flavoured creamers.  French Vanilla, Hazelnut, Dulce de Leche, Pumpkin Spice...basically if it is pumped full of palm oil and...

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