Fit Friday: No Muffin Top Muffins

The rain we’ve been getting in southern California has been making me want to stay inside drinking tea with cozy blankets, reading and snuggling my fur baby Finley. It has also been putting me in the mood to bake, especially things to go with my tea and coffee in the morning. I tried out a few recipes to incorporate things I had on hand and I was pretty excited about the results. So of course I had to share! These muffins are too yummy to notice they are healthy and hit all the right things you look for in a […]

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Wellness Wednesday: The Incredible Edible…

One thing that has frustrated me about the health and wellness industry is the back and forth claims that seem to change with the season. Dairy is bad, dairy is good, fat is bad, fat is good, go grain-free, be sure to get your grains! It can be exhausting trying to keep up and is one of the reasons I decided to start this blog. Weeding through the trends, finding the research and relaying it back in a simple way has always been my goal with MSF. One of the controversial topics that I’ve personally struggled with is the debate […]

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Motivation Monday: R&R To Slim

With the New Year approaching and the time off I’ve had for the holidays there’s been plenty of time to reflect on this past year and more importantly on what I plan for the upcoming one. Starting this blog has been more than a creative outlet for me, it’s almost therapeutic and with content research I feel like I’ve been learning a ton and been given an excuse to learn more about the things I’m interested in. While I don’t plan on slowing down with content about health and wellness, I will say all trending diet and claims I’ve covered […]

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Fit Friday: Follow Your Bloodline To A Healthier You

There has been a lot of conversation regarding the blood type diet. This is a topic that has truly fascinated me and ultimately inspired me to write a simple, concise overview of the idea and principles behind the blood type diet. Naturopath Peter J. D’Adamo created the idea of the blood type diet with the belief that eating a diet based on your blood type (O, A, B or AB) can help you achieve optimal health. He claims that the food we eat reacts with our blood type and by following a diet that correlates with a specific blood type; […]

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Fit Friday: Fight Fat With Fat

There was a time when consuming fat became a stigma and we all tried to avoid it like the plague. Fat-free foods quickly became diet staples and for those who haven’t been reading up on health and wellness in recent years, they still may be afraid to get on board with fat. I’m not saying all fat is good, of course not all fat is created equal and anything in excess will negate the positive affects of something but it can be extremely beneficial for weight loss and overall health by contributing to healthier hair, skin and digestion. Lets talk […]

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Not So Fast- A Look Into The 5:2 Diet

So what is it about fasting that has everyone jumping on the bandwagon? Fasting is something that has been around for centuries for medicinal and even religious reasons. So why is it #trending now? I feel like I am seeing and hearing about this everywhere. Whenever that happens, you can bet I will be doing some research and sharing here. A popular fasting “diet” is the 5:2 Diet or The Fast Diet, which is basically a plan formed around intermittent fasting. This diet was popularized by a British doctor and journalist whose guidelines are pretty simple, eat normally for 5 […]

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