Entries by Katie Kost

Provider Ghosting: it’s real.

Ghosting your healthcare providers, it happens more than you think.  We know why you do it, and we are here to tell it to you straight.   When you ask your kids if they stole a cookie… chances are they will tell you no. Who wants to get in trouble? Who wants to feel ashamed […]

Quinoa, White Bean, Kale Slow Cooker Soup

Quinoa, White Bean and Kale Soup Ingredients 3/4 cup uncooked quinoa rinsed 1 container Tuscan Chicken Flavor-Infused Broth** 1 can (14.5 ounces) petite diced tomatoes undrained (I like fire-roasted) 2 cans (15.5 ounces EACH) cannellini beans undrained 3 teaspoons minced garlic 1/2 cup yellow onion chopped 2 teaspoons Italian seasoning 3 cups chopped kale Salt […]

I don’t care.

I don’t care.  Not caring can either be a defense mechanism – us trying not to care about our situation or obstacles. Or it can be that we have drug ourselves through the mud for so long that caring is hard. BUT if we block out the right things and “not care” about things that […]

How to set New Years Resolutions

New Year’s Resolutions often sound like this: “I am going to lose 20lbs” or “I am going to cut out sugar” or “I’m going to exercise more”. While,you are capable of achieving anything you set your mind to… keep in mind setting small goals will make you more successful. Small doesn’t mean less important or […]

A Dietitian’s New Year’s Resolution

I am not a big fan of setting New Year’s resolution because a date is not going to motivate me to make a change. But I do like the idea of reflecting on the last year and thinking of ways to make next year better and what I need to be more aware for the […]

How to start a workout routine for the New Year!

So You Wanna Start Working Out… now what? Or You’re Ready for the Next Level… what does that mean? For a lot of people, the New Year symbolizes a new beginning. A new beginning to a fitness journey, eating habits, being more financially savvy, or just better self-care in general. I am here to give […]

“I’ll start January 1st.”

“I’ll start Monday.” How many times have you said that? You’re ready to get started on something new but for some reason just can’t commit to starting today. Well this time of year it’s REALLY tempting to say “I’ll start in January.” We all like the feeling of a fresh start that the new year […]

Stop the Comparison Game!

When we first set goals (like last New Years :P) we tend to shoot for the stars. *Read more on goal setting here.  But no one really talks about what happens when we see all the people whose opinions we really care about. Does Aunt Matilda give us the once over, like she’s clearly disappointed? […]

Small Business Saturday

Small Business Saturday Promos… on Friday!?! Ok, so Mother Nature has her own set of plans this weekend and with the strong potential for a blizzard, we figured we should do our Small Business Saturday promos Friday! (Too early to call if our hours Saturday & Sunday will be impacted by the storm, but stay […]