Embody Health and Wellness Blog

Ideas, musings, recipes, and fun.

It’s our 1st Anniversary!

Can you believe it has been one year already!  We are grateful to all of you who have partnered with us on your path to wellness. To celebrate this milestone we are having a workout party. Join us Saturday, June 10th, from 8am to 10am for our Workout Extravaganza!...

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Valentine’s Day Strawberry and Cream Fudge

Show yourself a little love this Valentine's Day and prepare a nutrient-dense, nourishing, satisfying treat! I have a raging sweet tooth.  Bulk bags and M&Ms every grocery shopping trip, entire packages of Kit Kat bites in a sitting, birthday cake binges -- all...

Ladies Night Out: Shopping, Tea, Treats…

Embody Ladies' Night Out with Asics: Footwear, Fashion and FUN! Sunday, February 12th from 6 to 8 pm Treat yourself this Valentine's! Come to the ASICS Outlet located in the Fashion Outlets of Niagara (Entrance 5) for an Embody private event. Our Asics experts will...

Superfood: BEE POLLEN and Power Ball Recipe

BEE POLLEN! I posted a picture of my breakfast yesterday that was topped with bee pollen and had a few questions on this superfood.  Here is the BUZZ!  nBee pollen is a superfood that is amazing for energy.  I use it to top my pre-workout energy smoothie bowls and...

Post-Holiday Cravings?

The tree is down. Decorations packed into storage. The festivities have quieted. But are you left with lingering post-holiday cravings? My philosophy -- cravings are messages from the body that something is out of balance. So here is some information and tools to get...

Resolution REVOLUTION! See It. Be It. Live It.

Work out. Eat less. Eat better. Cut stress. Sleep more. Be happier. Organize everything. Does this sound familiar? New Year's Resolutions. I am not a fan anymore.  Too much pressure, expectation and restriction tied to these sweeping ideals. A recipe for disaster. I...

I am Thankful for Goji Berry Pecan Bars

Five ingredients.  Sweet, but refined-sugar free.  Autumn flavors.  Chewy and delicious, like a cookie bar.  Sold yet??? These bars are a great option to bring to your holiday festivities next week. Now...what the heck is a goji berry, you might be asking?  Goji...

Stress-Busting Cookie Dough Balls

Have a feeling that stress and fatigue may be an issue today!  I have the perfect treat for you -- no need to dive head first into the leftover Halloween candy.  Satisfy your sweet cravings utilizing targeted nutrients to address the body's stress mechanisms. And it...

Sweat. Tone. Rock. Get ready … New POUND Class

Channel your inner rock star during this high-energy, total body workout!   The popular POUND fitness trend will be a regular featured class at the studio beginning this week. Use lightly-weighted exercise drumsticks, tone muscle and accelerate the heart rate to your...

Detox Chocolate Fudge

Yes.  You read that correctly.  Detox Chocolate Fudge.  This recipe is a true testament to all those who think nutrient-dense eating is devoid of flavor, satisfaction and enjoyment.  And this recipe is dairy, gluten and refined sugar free.  It is anti-inflammatory,...

Zucchini Oat Energy Bars

These bars have extra veggie power, are full of fiber to keep you satisfied, have a touch of sweetness and will fuel stable energy to address a mid-afternoon slump or pre-workout fuel.  Kid-friendly too! One of my tips...instead of adding dark chocolate chips to the...

Burning Toilet Paper? I Travel with Matcha.

I shook my head in awe.  My friend told me of her recent camping trip.  Tenting.  No electricity.  No showers.  No bathrooms.  You hike your belongings with you to your location.  You burn your toilet paper after use.  Did I mention she was with her three children and...

My Vacation & Your Homework

Reprieve.  Recreation.  Connection. Time for VACATION!  I will be out of town from Sunday, August 14th through Friday, August 19th.  Unfortunately, that means my fitness classes at the studio will be cancelled this week. However, Megan Sackman will be offering a BONUS...

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