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Top Strategies to Stay Active Through the Holidays!

As the busy holiday season approaches, it can easily be used as an excuse to derail from your fitness program.  But don’t let it!  The busier we get, the more we need movement.  Not only does exercise build our resiliency to harmful stress hormones like cortisol, it increases our energy output and enhances our feel-good […]

Tasty, Simple Thai Shrimp Pizza

Pizza! Everyone’s favorite meal, right? Switch things up and try this simple, unique pizza at your next family dinner!  Thai Shrimp Pizza Pizza crust: Make your own or purchase one at the store. Other ingredients: 1.5 cups shrimp 1 red pepper ½ white onion ½ to 1 cup cheese of choice – Goat or feta, […]

Farmers Market Frenzy

Farmers Markets can be a wonderful way to find fresh, often organic, foods; along with other fun, unique goods. After going once, you’ll be hooked. But if you’ve never been, here are some great tips to follow! First things first, you need to find a farmers market. You might be surprised how close one is to […]

Stir up your weekly dinner

  Have you been looking to stir up your weekly dinner menu? Then this recipe may be just what you’ve been looking for. Everyone loves egg rolls, right? Now you can enjoy egg rolls in a new way without an ounce of guilt! This recipe is a must try – you’ll have everyone drooling over […]

You can’t out train a bad diet

A few days ago, I finally got to organizing some of my old pictures books in the basement. {Keep in mind we just moved into our new house two months ago so I think I am doing pretty good here!}  I started paging through my college year books and remembering the “good ole days” of […]

Quick and healthy on the go!

We live in a go-go-go world and it can be tough to not fall into the fast food grab and go life. But sometimes that’s all we have time for. So, we are arming you with tips to make educated decisions when you’re traveling and on the go. At Allegro, we focus on the 80/20 […]

Apps We Love

  No, we aren’t talking about food and appetizers, but here is a tasty crock pot recipe in case you were hoping for a blog dedicated to food! Now, on to the subject of apps….for your mobile devices. It’s a new year. You’re working hard to stick to your health and wellness goals, but sometimes […]

Guilt Free Party Sips

The holiday’s often are surrounded by indulgence – big meals, desserts, drinks and more. We get it, it’s hard to say no to that cookie or eggnog. Being healthy isn’t about avoiding everything bad, it’s about making healthier choices. A few swaps and substitutions and you can enjoy those sweet indulgences and save a few […]

‘Tis the season. Tips to get you through all those holiday parties!

Deserts, drinks and food, OH MY! Holidays are great, spending time with those we love and celebrating all we have in our lives; however food and drinks always seem to be the focus of every party. It becomes difficult to stay on track and we lose sight of all the hard work we have already […]

Meal Planning 101

Life gets busy, we totally understand. Whether you’re running your kids to and from sports or school activities or you are enjoying life between work and friends. Health can sometimes be put on the back burner. How do you put it front and center, without feeling overwhelmed? Plain and simple, planning. You’ve heard the phrase […]