We Were Regulars At The Food Shelf When I was Kid

Around four years old my Mom, a single mother, started bringing me to the food shelf with her. You can imagine that a single Mom with three kids in the 1980’s didn’t have a lot of money or resources. So, when I was four years old she started taking me to the food shelf…… to… read more

My New Speakers Reel!!!

I’m so excited about my new speakers reel! I would love to speak at your next event, check out the attached video!!! I have presented at both national and local conventions. I’ve been a keynote and breakout speaker. To schedule me as a speaker you can connect with me at cleanandlean@outlook.com I want my daughter… read more

Tips And Tricks To Getting Fit For Free

Get Fit For Free!!! We have so many resources at our finger tips that it really doesn’t need to cost a small fortune to get fit. Going to classes, getting a personal trainer, or paying for an online services isn’t a bad idea, but you don’t necessarily need to pay for anything in order to… read more

Lindsey’s story

I thought I was a very healthy, active individual. After graduating from college in 2010 I was not at my personal best (nowhere close what I wanted to feel and look like). Adjusting to ‘adult life’ was hard for me and I felt like I had no energy sitting at a desk all day.  I… read more

Clean Snacks

I’ve been getting a lot of questions about snacks. One of the keys to staying lean is eating five to six times a day, which requires some snacking. Below are some good snack ideas and some, not so good, ideas.  Good 1. Unsalted/raw nuts and seeds (I always have a bag in my glove compartment and… read more

If I Can Do It, You Can Do It

Aug 19, 2013 I love to eat, I love to cook, I love being social. I promise you, If I can do it, you can do it. There’s absolutely nothing different about me. I just decided that I was going to change no matter how long it took.  I’m just like any other addict, only my… read more

Meat Ball Tip!

Next time you make meatballs use quinoa as a substitute for bread crumbs. I substitute one for one (bread for quinoa) and it works great!!! You will be adding more nutrients and more protein!… read more

Fiber is not a nutrient

Technically fiber is not a nutrient, but it’s essential to eat enough fiber in order to balance your body and for healthy weight loss. Fiber is yummy and it…… Helps lower the amount of fat and cholesterol in the blood Helps digestion Helps our body absorb nutrients Helps us get full and stay full… read more