Recipe – Baked Pesto Salmon with Opera House Potatoes

This tastes so good, and is quite possibly the easiest thing you'll ever make for dinner. Make the side dish of potatoes first, since it takes longer. When I make this, I usually also have a side of asparagus, or broccoli, or a salad. BAKED PESTO SALMON Ingredients: Salmon steak (4 - 6 oz per person is a healthy serving size) Basil pesto (1 … [Continue reading]

Recipe – Lobster, Avocado & Heirloom Tomato Salad

The tomatoes this summer were SO good! I had some friends over for dinner, and made this delicious, summery lobster salad as an appetizer. Originally I had a 24oz lobster tail, thinking that would be enough meat for 4 people. Ummm, no. No, it wasn't. I seriously doubt it was 24 oz. Cue the husband being sent out on a lobster tail hunt - everywhere … [Continue reading]

Pregnancy, Training, and Heart Rate

One of the best things I ever got certified in as a personal trainer was Pre-and-Post-Natal Training. It's such an amazing experience to train a woman through one of the most life-changing (and body-changing!) times of her life. Nothing beats the feeling when a client tells me she's pregnant. I always find out if a new client is planning on having … [Continue reading]

The Dirty Dozen

Committing to buying and eating organic can be expensive. I am a big believer in organic food, and it annoys me that it's thought of as a trendy movement, or only for rich people or hippies. It is food that fuels us, we're feeding the only body we get, why would we choose food contaminated by pesticides and other chemicals when we can eat food … [Continue reading]

NYC Half Marathon

I had so much fun yesterday running the NYC Half Marathon! While I run a lot, and my base mileage is pretty solid, I ran this one for fun. As soon as I found out we would be running through a closed-off Times Square, I wanted in!It was an absolutely perfect day for running. Sunny, crisp, cool, and the atmosphere was great. NYRR races are always … [Continue reading]