11:14 am

Don'ts of Whole30®: Legumes

Let’s talk beans, beans, the magical fruit…. And all the other legumes! Legumes are a staple in many diets around the world. They are cheap, easy to come by, and when you are looking at the nutrition label they appear to be really good for you. We see issues with legumes. Read More

7:15 am

Don'ts of Whole30®: Grains

Well, there goes breakfast! If you currently pour yourself a bowl of cereal in the morning or eat overnight oats for breakfast you now have to think outside the box. This is when potatoes become your best friend. Okay, so here is the deal. Grains are linked to being a cause of inflammation in the body, which is one of the benefits of doing the Whole30®. Inflammation is a nasty little thing. Read More

9:00 am

The Don'ts of Whole30®: Alcohol

The next item on the docket to remove for 30 days is…ALCOHOL. Trust me, I KNOW. I can sense the spews of curse words through the screen. This one hurts. I mean, I subscribe to a monthly wine program! Pity party over. Let’s get real on this. For 30 days we are removing ALL forms of alcohol from our lives. My first Whole30® I attended four or five parties, including a happy hour at a fitness convention with our Texas PILOXING® instructors, and successfully stayed away from all of it. I did plan ahead for that one though. I grabbed a few La Croixs and to take with me and I had no problems. I even helped open all the pretty bottles of red deliciousness that I so desire. What made me successful at not slipping up and ultimately sabotaging my program? Read More

10:16 am

The Don'ts of Whole30®: Sugar

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas and enjoyed some extra time with your loved ones. I definitely enjoyed some extra sugary treats that have now made their way to homes of others so they no longer live here. I want to start by covering the don’ts of the program. Those seem to be the harder ones to grasp and have people going cross-eyed as they are reading them on their own. I am going to break them down one at a time so you can get a better handle and understanding of them. Break off a small bit and chew before moving onto the next one. If you have questions, feel free to leave them in the comments or shoot me an email at staci@wanderingheart.net. I am happy to converse with you! Read More

4:02 pm

Set an Intention, Not a Resolution

Is it almost the New Year already? It seems like just yesterday we were setting resolutions, hopeful about accomplishing new goals and making positive changes in our lives. But while we often do our best to stay focused, resolutions don’t often pan out the way we’d like. Read More

4:45 pm

Now, What the Heck is Whole30®?

Now, What the Heck is the Whole30®? In the first post of this series I shared why you should do the Whole30® with Wandering Heart. Okay, but what exactly is the Whole30®? Let me break down the program into smaller nuggets that are easier to digest. Looking over the program rules and all of the information at once can be very overwhelming and hard to understand. Read More

4:51 pm

Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

Feeling under the weather? When the temperatures drop, we tend to spend more time indoors, get less sunshine and fresh air, and consume more indulgent, comfort foods. This combination leads to higher exposure to airborne organisms and decreased immunity, which means you're more likely to catch a cold or flu. Don't fret, nature is chock full of remedies that can help you boost your immunity and alleviate symptoms of sickness. Read More

1:37 pm

5 Superfood Swaps That Will Save You Serious Cash

Healthy foods, especially superfoods, have a notorious reputation for being expensive, and a lot of people use that as an excuse to grab fast food and sacrifice their health. Fortunately, there are plenty of nutrient-packed foods proven to protect against cancer, prevent heart disease, lower blood pressure, and more – that won’t break the bank. Read More

2:55 pm

3 Ways to Create a Wellness Tribe Wherever You Are

Isn’t it nice when you can let your hair down and just be yourself? When you can share your personal passion, struggles, or vision for the future, and have someone to turn to with questions, someone who actually “gets” you on a deeper level? That’s what a wellness tribe is all about! Read More

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