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 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 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 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...

May 7, 2015

Why UPSTRENGTH?  What does it mean?  

Choosing a name for a fitness and health website is actually surprisingly hard.  Everyone's already thought of EVERYTHING.  Guh.  Finding something that is unique and quickly conveys who you are as a coach, a brand, a personality, a...

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