I am a nutrition coach from the Bay Area. A former middle school and college instructor, I am an educator at heart. I also have a Masters degree in counseling and numerous certifications in nutrition counseling. I am the author of the upcoming book, Muffintop Makeover, and hope to use this blog as a way to educate, motivate, and inspire people to a healthier way of living.

January Book Club Pick…

FOOD RULES, Michael Pollan HELLO EVERYONE, and HAPPY 2012! Thanks for joining my Muffintop Makeover book club! At the end of 2012 you will be able to say you made a difference in your own life, and in the lives of your friends and family, which is what life is all about…..making the world a…

No matter how hard you try….

YOU CAN’T SUCK IN BACK FAT. So lets get to work! We’re not talking resolutions, here, we’re talking re-programming behaviors, getting educated, living it, and paying it forward to your friends and families…. WE HAVE OUR WORK CUT OUT FOR US…. One of my favorite sayings is, “how you do something is how you do everything.” We…

The Eighth Day of Christmas….

    ON THE EIGHT DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME……totally natural skin care! Do you ever read the label before you put something on your skin? Please do! Your skin is our largest organ and when you put toxic chemicals on it you are feeding disease.  Whatever you put on your…

The Seventh Day of Christmas

  ON THE SEVENTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME……health of spirit! Well, here we are, just a few days from Christmas, and I am certainly feeling the crunch. Can you say STRESS?? Not to worry, though, I am taking time to enjoy the season daily and reminding myself that this is…

The Sixth Day of Christmas

ON THE SIXTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME……….A nutritional library! What’s more sexy than beauty AND brains? The combo is hard to beat. That is what happens when you get educated on health and nutrition, you become a healthier, more attractive, smarter version of the already fantastic you. How about it?…

The Fifth Day of Christmas……

  THE FIFTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME…..beautiful shapewear for my girlie figure! WE’RE MAKIN OVER MUFFIN TOPS FROM THE INSIDE OUT From sit-ups to shapewear, we’ve got ya covered…. I seriously HAD NO IDEA there was such beautiful and effective shapewear out there to help muffintop until I started researching…

The Fourth Day of Christmas…..

  THE FOURTH DAY OF CHRISTMAS MY TRUE LOVE GAVE TO ME……A good nights sleep! This is Blythe, isn’t she cute? She is having a hard time falling asleep. Check out those circles around her eyes….look familiar? Listen up, Muffin Friends, you can’t be beautiful and muffin free without plenty of SLEEP! As my mother so eloquently…