Ana Alexandre

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Stop Doing This

Apr 24
What to give up

I recently interviewed a friend of mine for my blog (more on that later).  She is someone I truly admire and I always learn so much from our conversations. I asked her what her best tip to creating the life you desire is.  Her answer? Stop doing stuff you hate. We spend so much times […]

Grain Free Raspberry Almond Bars

Apr 01
Grain Free Raspberry Bars, Gluten Free Bars

I originally came up with this recipe for my clients who were doing my sugar detox.   The original recipes uses a few drops of stevia in place of  the coconut sugar.  If you prefer to be completely sugar free, use 1/4 teaspoon of liquid stevia in place of the coconut sugar. I personally prefer […]

No time? Try this

Mar 13
no time

One of the most common phrases I hear is, I don’t have enough time.                 I don’t have time to exercise, I don’t have time to prepare healthy meals, I don’t have time to see my mom, I don’t have time for sex. We’ve all said it before. […]

Why you should eat chia seeds

Feb 27
Chia pudding recipe, cranberry chia pudding

I’m not a fan of fad diets, trendy new-supplements and calling everything super foods. All real natural foods have their own super powers. However, I do love me some chia seeds. The nutritional benefits of chia include fiber, calcium, antioxidants and protein! But my favourite reason to eat them is that they are packed with […]

Welcome to my new site!

Feb 17
WELCOME got a makeover! I’m so excited to welcome you to my new digital home. Click around. Read. Enjoy. Here are a few new places to check out on the site: All my recipes are now in one place here. You can check out my most popular posts here. And my fave page, some love […]

Out with the old, In with the awesome

Jan 14
Blog roundup

It’s January and you’re ready for a clean slate, right? Out with the old, in with the awesome. On that note, I’ve put together this roundup blog post to help you start 2014 off fresh. Kitchen Cleanup! It’s waaaay easier to live a healthy life when your cupboards are stocked with super healthy, super yummy […]

Questions to help you reflect on the last year

Dec 19

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Hot chocolate, cookies, parties and snuggles by the fire. And during this holiday season, as the end of the year draws near, most of us will start to think about what we want to create for ourselves in the next year. But before you jump into goal […]

How to inspire your friends and family

Nov 22

You started making some awesome changes in your life, and you feel great. And now you want your family and friends to feel great to. But it doesn’t seem to be working. Why? Creating change isn’t a universally popular idea. No one wants to be told they need to or should do something. That’s why […]

How to stock your kitchen with healthy foods

Nov 08
How to stock a kitchen, stock a healthy kitchen

You’ve heard the saying “you are what you eat”. Well it’s totally true. Most people understand the connection between what they eat and their body or physical health. But what you eat also effects your mood, your energy, your thoughts, how you sleep and how you perform during the day. Food can give you tons of […]

300 Rep Body Weight Workout

Oct 31
300 rep workout, 300 rep body weight workour

Happy Halloween! Enjoy all the cupcakes, chocolate and any other treats you love. After all the indulging, you can do this workout to balance it all out.    My Killer Halloween Workout 25 pushups 25 Reverse lunges (right leg) 10 Burpies 25 Reverse lunges (left leg) 25 TRX Rows* 10 Burpies 30 Montain Climbers 10 […]

Are Negative Thoughts Preventing You From Being Healthy + Happy

Oct 24
Negative thoughts and weight loss

It’s estimated the we have somewhere from 12,000 to 50,000 thoughts per day. And according to the research,  most of those thoughts are the same as the previous day and most of them are negative. Our thoughts can help us or sabotage our efforts to when trying to achieve goals. No wonder it can be […]

Protein Power Balls

Oct 17
Protein Power Balls

There are tons of recipes for protein balls on the internet.  All sorts of flavours. But many contain tons of sugar from honey, agave or dried fruit.       While that may be great for after a workout, they’re not that great at any other time. And whenever I’m working with a client doing […]

3 Refreshing Summer Drinks

Aug 14
Summer Sipping.001

We still have a few more weeks left of summer and this heat isn’t going anywhere. Stay cool with 3 of my favorite summer drinks: My morning green juice, new fave smoothie +  a low cal cocktail. Green Lemonade: 2 handfuls of chard 1 handful of fresh mint 1 cucumber 2 celery stalks 1 apple […]

Stay Healthy + Fit While Traveling

Jul 25
Stay healthy on Vacation.

Is it actually possible to ENJOY your vacation without bringing home five extra pounds alongside your beach-themed souvenirs? Si Señorita! You don’t need to choose between sticking to a healthy eating plan, OR enjoying delicious dinners on the terrace and drinks by the pool. Stick to these 5 simple steps while traveling to stay healthy […]

My Personal Body-Love Story

May 31
My personal story

  After launching the Clean + Bright + Sexy training series, I’ve been receiving many emails filled with personal stories. I love reading them and find it humbling that people share their stories and desires with me. So today I wanted to share my personal story with you. When I first started working as a […]