Nutrition

Last Minute Sweet Potato Recipes

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Today is one of the best days of the year! A day we are brought together by family and love. And a day we get to eat until our hearts are content (and stuffed)! It’s really easy to get off track during this time of year. You’re eating rich food you don’t normally have that…

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Winter Spaghetti Squash Bake

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The temperature has officially dropped in Pittsburgh and it’s really starting to feel like winter! Today, we want to share with you a warm and toasty spaghetti squash recipe guaranteed to fill you up. The ever-popular winter gourd, spaghetti squash, is in its prime season right now. The spaghetti stands out from other squash varieties…

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Tips to Get Through the Holidays: Part Two

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A few weeks ago, we began discussing tips to help you have a fitter holiday season. And today, I want to add to them! It’s really easy to get off track during this time of year. You’re eating rich food you don’t normally have that have a high amount of calories. And family sometimes guilt…

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No-Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Balls

No-Bake Pumpkin Oatmeal Energy Balls

Bring on the pumpkin! Quick, healthy no-bake pumpkin oatmeal energy balls taste like cookies. But we promise they are good for you! These bites are going to be your go-to healthy snack all fall long. Oatmeal balls are a perfect on the go or pre-workout snack. They’re also super easy to meal prep! Once you…

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Pumpkin Overnight Oats

pumpkin overnight oats

The weather is turning! Our warm sunny days are being traded for cold breezes and frost. And there is one ingredient ruling the cooking sphere: pumpkin. And to add to the pumpkin spiced madness, we wanted to share one more pumpkin spiced recipe for your arsenal! If you want to feel fuller and burn more…

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Tips for a Fitter Holiday Season: Part One

fitter holiday season

Tips for a fitter holiday season. It’s that time of year again. That time where we don’t need to worry about our beach bod. And where some of you may be dreading the time you have to spend with your in-laws. Fall holiday season. Some of my greatest family stories and memories revolve around this…

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The Return of the Wellness Series

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School is back in session. Not just for the kids, but for adults as well! At PFP, we believe in continual education. We want to share our collective wealth of health and fitness knowledge. And what better way to do that than bring back the PFP Wellness Series?!

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Healthy Substitutions

healthy substitutions

Healthy substitutions. One of my favorite hobbies is recipe development and utilizing healthier ingredients as substitutes for other, less nutritious ingredients. I have listed a bunch of my go-to substitutes in the table below and I encourage you to try them out for yourself. I promise you can hardly taste a difference and your body…

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What I Typically Eat in a Day

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What I Typically Eat in a Day! It is a common misperception that nutritionists and dietitians eat a perfect diet. And that they never indulge in any kind of “junk” food. Because to be honest, I probably enjoy a gooey fudge brownie just as much as any of my clients. With this being said however,…

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Summer Smoothie Recipe

summer smoothie recipe

Nothing is more refreshing after a grueling workout than a fruit smoothie. One of my all-time favorite summer smoothie recipes is a super fresh peach banana smoothie. After a workout, however it is important to make sure you are supplying your body with adequate protein. Rather than just mixing protein powder in water I turn…

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