11 Ways to Destress

Despite how hard we try to keep everything in line and running smoothly, life just doesn’t always like to follow along. Between work, home, social life and keeping up with everything in between, let’s face it, we can get stressed. The good news is that there are many...
Grilled Artichoke & Cannellini Burgers

Grilled Artichoke & Cannellini Burgers

Kick off grilling season with these delicious and easy veggie burgers featuring artichokes–an antioxidant superfood and nutrient powerhouse. Written by Amanda Hershberg, Active Wellness Personal Trainer & Nutrition Coach at Synergy Health Club Petaluma. Find more...

Top 6 Office Snacks By Team Active

When most Americans think about grabbing a snack, they reach for the potato chips, soda, cookies and other poor choices. The average American eats 2.2 snacks per day. When our daily snacks include unhealthy foods and large portions, weight gain will occur over time....

“Cheez” Cake Fruit Dip

Source: Amanda Hershberg, CPT | Body Fit Fusion Satisfy your sweet tooth with this seasonal treat, made with plant-based ingredients to fuel your active life. Find more recipes by Active Wellness team members Amanda Hershberg, CPT on her blog here. Serves: 6–8...

Is Sitting Really the New Smoking?

“Sitting is more dangerous than smoking, kills more people than HIV and is more treacherous than parachuting. We are sitting ourselves to death.” This statement was given by Dr. James Levine, Director of Mayo Clinic – Arizona State University, in a recent...

Kelp Noodles with Creamy Coconut Tahini Sauce

Source: Amanda Hershberg, CPT | Body Fit Fusion Comfort food is reinvented with this exotic combination of creamy coconut sauce, fresh veggies and Kelp noodles. Don’t be intimidated by the ingredients list if Kelp noodles are new to you! They can be found in the...

5 Steps to Mindfulness

It’s been said that mindfulness in the workplace can increase productivity and reduce stress. The question is, what is mindfulness? Mindfulness is a gentle effort to be aware moment to moment. It’s living in the present moment so all of your energy is directed to...

Grab & Go Breakfast Jars

Source: Body Fit Fusion Blueberry French Toast in a Jar There is nothing better than warm comfort food to start your day. This healthy to-go twist on a breakfast classic will soon be a household favorite. Whole grains, fiber, protein and antioxidants mean that this...

Vegan Quinoa Salad with Creamy Ginger Lime Chili Dressing

This protein and flavor packed salad does not disappoint! A rainbow of vegetables, chickpeas and quinoa make it a nutrient dense dish that is delightfully filling. No dairy and no added oils make this one appropriate for those following a whole food, plant-based...