Balance

Finding balance in building a healthy lifestyle takes time. Like I’ve said before, eating salads for a week doesn’t make you “healthy”… just like indulging in a sweet treat doesn’t undo all your progress. Balance.  It takes a ton of...

Avoiding the Quick Fix

Hey again! Martine here … the Nutrition Coach at Illumine. I am 100% for living a  lifestyle that can be maintained year round.  There is no such thing as a quick fix, especially in a time crunch. This all comes back to making SMART goals. Wouldn’t you want the...

What Snacks are in Martine’s Fanny Pack?!

I bet you all have seen your favorite Nutrition Coach Martine (me) sporting her newest accessory – a fancy fanny pack! What makes it so great? It’s another place for me to pack all my snacks.  Being prepared with snacks sets me up for success. I do my best to...