nutrition

Healthy Breakfast Idea: Brit’s Perfect Power Protein Parfait

Recently I tried (and became obsessed) with Ladera Natural Almond Pecan Granola.  Ordinarily I try to stay away from granola because I tend to overeat it and consequently consume way too much sugar.  However, I do enjoy a Greek yogurt parfait occasionally because I can set some healthy boundaries and control the granola portion.  When I tried Ladera granola …

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Soup Up to Slim Down: Delicious High-Protein Spring Soup Recipe

It’s Spring – yippee!  In warmer weather I often feel weird eating soup because it seems like such a “cold weather thing.”  However I’d like to keep up my soup consumption because doing so is great for weight management.  Studies show that people who sip on soup before their meal are more likely eat fewer …

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Outdoor Fitness Fun for Earth Month: 10 Minute HIIT Workout then #ParkYourThirst with Honest Tea

In honor of Earth Month, I’m encouraging you to spend some time outdoors especially at your local parks!  Here’s a HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training) workout I filmed in Central Park – NYC around this time last year.  Try it for yourself during your next park visit.  Outdoor workouts provide  several added benefits over working out …

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Nutritional BANG for your BUCK: Tips for healthy grocery shopping on a budget

Guest Post – For more nutrition advice visit www.lknutrition.com As a self-proclaimed “FalafeLover” (and “many-other-foods-lover”) in Brooklyn, grabbing a yummy meal at one of the Big Apple’s thousands of amazing eateries is pretty par-for-the-course when it comes to socializing & enjoying New York City life. BUT, eating out’s not always super budget friendly… (9 bucks …

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Dawn Beats Dusk: Trade your late night snack for a hearty breakfast

Hey guys!  I hope you are enjoying your weekend and looking forward to a wonderful week ahead.  As you plan for your weekly grind, I just wanted to share a little nutritional nugget of wisdom.  Now, you guys know that I firmly believe getting an early start to the day.  That’s right, 5:30 am wake …

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Why Dieting Doesn’t Work (and Why Intuitive Eating Does)

Before reading on, please check out this *fantastic* short video by neuroscientist Sandra Aamodt: [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jn0Ygp7pMbA&w=560&h=315] This post is a supplement to Dr. Aamodt’s message about the futility of dieting, from a dietitian’s perspective. I am going to take it one step further by discussing the 10 basic principles of intuitive eating, so that you can …

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Year in Review: GRIT by Brit’s Top 10 Most Memorable Moments of 2013

Wow!  The New Year is upon us and I have so much so much grateful for. Most importantly, I’m so thankful for all of you who follow my blog and send me encouraging messages.  There’s nothing more rewarding than connecting with you.  Thank you so very much – be blessed exceedingly and abundantly! This blog started out as a …

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7 Days of Sweat: 1 Week Cardio Formula for a Super Slim Down

Hey GRIT gang!  In case you’re looking to change up your cardio routine, I’m gladly sharing my cardio workout plan for the week.  I’ve recently been a little lax with my sweat sessions due to a crazy travel schedule , so this week I’m going to get my butt back in gear! When looking to …

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