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lisakthrives

Rochester, New York
I am a wellness coach working for a national company.  I've coached in many industries, and now I am working on a workplace wellness coaching initiative at a major university. I also teach wellness, health, and nutrition for two universities online.  I live in Upstate NY, and I love... Full Bio
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Blog Hop: Women Writing by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve always had a thing for stories. As a child and young adult, I read a lot. Like, there was one summer when I think I spent the entire time reading in my bedroom ... Read on »
Pregnancy Update: 38 Weeks Pregnant by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m a few days late on this update, but I figured I better get it in if I plan to do any more updates before Baby E shows up. And honestly, the pic is from 37 weeks, ... Read on »
Skin Perfecting Body Butter for Scars and Stretch Marks by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve been making a lot more body and beauty products these days for a couple reasons. First, since I’m pregnant I want to be extra careful about what I’m putti ... Read on »
DIY Cinnamon Tangerine Lip Balm by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This weekend I asked myself what the most logical and practical thing would be for me to do on Sunday. My potential list included things like: packing a hospit ... Read on »
May Giveaway: Thieves Kit – $149 Value! by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating This month, a few friends and I decided we’d band together and offer a kickass giveaway–we debated about what it would be, and finally decided on giving a Thie ... Read on »
Mango Coconut Truffles by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating These start out kind of like macaroons you’d find in the raw food world. I’ve made versions of them before, but the coconut flakes are so tiny and they have a ... Read on »
Grain Free Zucchini Banana Coconut Muffins by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I needed to share this recipe ASAP—it’s the fluffiest yummiest coconut flour recipe I’ve come up with, and I still can hardly believe it turned out so well! I ... Read on »
April Giveaway: Enter for a Chance to Win Cloth Diapers and a Cloth Diapering Essentials Kit! by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating A few of my diaper-enthusiast friends and I decided to team up this month and do a kickass giveaway — the Cloth Diapering Essentials Kit! Cloth diapering c ... Read on »
Chocolate Coconut Macadamia Truffles by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It has been a while since I’ve made anything with coconut flakes… even though they’re one of my favorite ingredients. A few weeks ago it was my friend Alejandr ... Read on »
Pregnancy Update: 31 Weeks by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating My belly is now officially huge. I suppose it’s all relative, but I’m reminded of my size when I try to do things like get up off the floor or squeeze between two car ... Read on »
Extra Creamy Peanut Butter Cups by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m no stranger to making pb cups at home. In fact, I feel like I invented them because I make them for all people and all occasions… and whenever a “new” pers ... Read on »
Metabolism Boost: Coconut Oil and Peanut Butter Chips by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating If you know me, you know I love coconut oil frosting for breakfast. I haven’t been extremely consistent with it during pregnancy, but in normal life it is a st ... Read on »
March Giveaway: Real Food Starter Kit! by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’m really excited about the giveaway I’m hosting with my friends this month–it’s for a Real Food Starter Kit! We decided that we’d do something more specific ... Read on »
3 Types of Foods that Help Prevent Stretch Marks by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating You may wish that there was a solution or cure for stretch marks you already have, but the truth is, outside of improving the appearance of them a bit, once yo ... Read on »
Coconut Cream Mousse Parfait by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I’ve been making coconut cream mousse for a long time, and it’s definitely one of my favorite things. I used to make it with a high quality protein powder adde ... Read on »
8 Foods that Prevent Sunburn by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating It’s not that I want to rub it in that I just moved back to the beach… but, I just moved back to the beach. I know my friends and family in NY are freezing thi ... Read on »
7 Foods that Combat Body Odor by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I won’t mince words here—deodorant is bad for you. When sweat leaves your body through your armpits, it carries toxins out with it. This is awesome–it’s like y ... Read on »
Coconut Oil and Sugar Facial Scrub by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I don’t know about where you live, but in California in the winter, the air is much more dry than in the summer. My lips crack and my skin is dry. I do try and ... Read on »
Giveaway: 12 Packs of Nick’s Free Range Snack Sticks by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I was paid to write this post. However, I only promote sponsors I believe in. Have you tried Nick’s Sticks?! Until I found Nick’s Sticks, I never ate a ... Read on »
Pregnancy Update: 26 Weeks by lisakthrives Posted in: Blog Posts in Healthy Eating I finally feel good! Like, for real good, not just better than before. I think Dave is relieved, although he won’t admit it and is supportive no matter how much of a ... Read on »