Exercise – How Important is It?

Exercise How Important is It | Veggie Lisa

Most dietary supplement ads on television end with something like, “This supplement only works with proper diet and exercise.” That statement is true because living on supplements alone will not make you healthy. But interestingly, a lifestyle based on an appropriate diet and regular exercise is often enough to make you healthy. This post focuses […]

Why is a Plant-Based Diet Better for You?

Plant-Based Diet | Veggie Lisa

Vegan or vegetarian, which is best for you? How about I offer something different to the table: a plant-based diet. A plant-based diet is better for you because it: Lowers blood pressure Lowers risk of heart disease Lowers the risk of type 2 diabetes There are more benefits to a plant-based diet. But for the […]

Marathon Mama

Marathon Mama Veggie Lisa

“If you want to win something run 100 meters… if you want to experience something, run a marathon.” -Emil Zatopek Shortly after the birth of my second baby, I decided I would try to go run around the block. I have been an active person my whole life, starting dance at the age of 3, […]

You Put the Lime in the Coconut

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Coconut Lime Thai Noodle Soup with Fortune Udon Noodles Don’t you just love a big bowl of warm soup on a cold winter’s night? I know I do! That is exactly why I came up with this Thai vegan soup option that is comforting enough to forget there is still snow outside. You might even […]

Spring Must Have’s

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*This post is sponsored by Babblebox.com Spring is in the air and so are these latest must have fitness products. I was so excited to open my Babblebox to see all of the amazing products that I cannot wait to tell you about. As a Certified Personal Trainer and Nutritionist, I am always on the […]

3 Minute Pancakes

3 Minute Pancakes Veg recipe | Health & fitness recipes - Veggie Lisa

A 3 Minute Pancakes before a good pre-workout meal is ESSENTIAL! These 3 minute pancakes became a game changer for me when I starting having them. This recipe is so so easy! It’s unbelievable. I love to make enough pancakes for my entire week, so in the morning I can grab a pancake, put some […]

Best HIIT Workout

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I am so excited to share one of my Best HIIT Workout with you! If you’ve ever been short on time and it is just so hard to fit everything in, this is the perfect workout for you. It is perfect for your metabolism burning!  I’ve outlined all the exercises, times, and even have pictures […]

How to Not Gain Weight on Vacation

Veggie Lisa in Disneyland

How to Not Gain Weight on Vacation – I know you’re probably thinking I’m crazy! However, I have some great tips for you that may be easier than you think. During the month of April I was out of town for ten days. Ten days of not exercising, not eating my regular food, and being […]

Making Mountain Hiking Safe and Fun for Kids


Enjoying the great outdoors is one of America’s favorite summer activities, and the mountains are a perfect way to see a new place while getting in some exercise.  There’s just something about being in the wide open, surrounded by trees and wildlife, exploring new territory that brings campers and hikers alike to parks and mountains […]