Nutrition | Holly Legare
Chiara and Holly-208Hi, I'm Holly! Certified Nutrition Coach & Personal Trainer, and welcome to my blog! If you’re looking to get fit & healthy you’ve come to the right place! This blog is all about sharing my best strategies, recipes and workouts for healthy living.

I believe that healthy living is a choice and we have the power and responsibility to choose healthy habits every day. My mission is to provide useful, and practical information to promote healthy living. I work to teach my clients eating and exercise habits that are sustainable for life.
"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow."

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The Ultimate Paleo Guide

Crossfitters do it, beautiful celebrities like Jessica Alba sware by it, and unless you have been living under a rock for the past 5 years, it is likely you’ve heard of the Paleo diet… I mean “Lifestyle.” Paleo has been steadily gaining popularity and for good reason. We live in a culture that is barely

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Taste the Caribbean with this Mahi Mahi Recipe

Last week I was lucky enough to be able to take time for a little rest & relaxation in the caribbean. We visited Hondorus, Belize and Cozumel Mexico. As native a Floridan, I have an appetite for fresh seafood and it was so nice to enjoy fresh fish and lobster while away. This mahi mahi

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Cinnamon Bacon Bites

Cinnamon Bacon Bites

Today I was craving a treat. This happens a lot on the weekends for many of the clients I work with. During the week we have a plan, we have our schedule and for the most part- we can stick to it. On the weekends though it’s easy to overindulge and undo all of the

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The best & worst foods for longevity

The Best & Worst Foods for Longevity

Have you ever felt overwhelmed by the seemingly conflicting fitness and nutrition information out there? Health is a hot topic these days and it seems that you cannot log into Facebook without seeing an article on diet or exercise pass through your feed. It’s great that people are interested, but pure information outside of the

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Healthy Donut

The Healthy Donut Option

Think eating healthy means giving up donuts? Think again! Below I share a fantastic video from Quest Nutrition’s 15 second recipe youtube series that is super easy to make & will keep you full, focused and ready to take on the day. What makes a real donut so bad? Great question! Donuts are surprisingly low

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3 Quick Tips To Make Healthy Eating Easier

I don’t think there is anyone out there who doesn’t understand that eating healthy is an important part of their overall health. The problem is that well-meaning fitness & nutrition professionals make this task overwhelming for people when they are just starting out. Below I have shared 3 awesome infographics that will help guide you

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Paleo Recipe

Paleo Recipe: Turkey-Bacon Meatballs

I don’t know about you, but I am always on the lookout for a healthy recipes to mix-it-up and keep my testbeds guessing. Today’s recipe is brought to you courtesy of from my {new} favorite company, EMeals. This company takes the stress out of meal planning by offering weekly menus to match your diet. Whether

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Time to start that diet
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5 Exciting Salads for the Spring

The warm weather is finally here (!!!) and it’s time to get out and have fun! 🙂 …This does not mean that it’s time to get complacent with your eating habits. If you’re like me the last thing you want to do on a sunny day is slave away in the kitchen. Salads are the

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5 Foods That Make You Fat

5 Foods That Make You Fat

It amazes me how many weight loss gimmicks there are out there. The irony of course is that it takes much more time and energy to yo-yo back and forth on a diet than it does to make healthy choices in the first place. Gain 10lb. Lose 10lb. Gain 15lb. Lose 12lb. On and on

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Burn More Fat: Add Protein to Your Diet

Burn More Fat: 6 Ways to Add Protein to Your Diet

It has been said that abs are made in the kitchen and I couldn’t agree more. Exercise is essential for shaping our bodies, but it is nutrition that really determines what our body looks like particularly in our midsection. Adequate dietary protein is the key ingredient for stimulating the metabolism and is where you should

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Are Americans Eating Better?

I came across this article the other day in the Washington Post and just had to say something about it. I know many of the nutrition bloggers and experts will look at this and tear it apart. Personally I am happy to see anything that promotes healthy eating for kids. it’s a great first step,

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Winter Kale Salad

Winter Kale Salad

The people who can most successfully lose weight and maintain a healthy life style are foodies. When it comes to healthy eating, people who know how to cook and make ingredients taste good have a distinct advantage over those who can’t. Edward Ugel, I’m With Fatty: Losing Fifty Pounds in Fifty Miserable Weeks, 2010 The best

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