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On Falling Out of Love: What My First Philly SoulCycle Class Taught Me About Myself

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On Falling Out of Love: What My First Philly SoulCycle Class Taught Me About Myself

"Emotional eating coach Jessica Procini, a former SoulCycle addict, on her “It’s not you, it’s me” moment with the new-to-Philly workout."

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Jessica Procini / June 2016
Phillymag

Philly Nutrition Pro - Top Picks At Snap Kitchen

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Philly Nutrition Pro - Top Picks At Snap Kitchen

"..to help you come to your decision a bit faster than we have in the past, I reached out to our pal Jessica Procini, Philly-based health coach of Laugh Yourself Skinny (and the same gal who helped us find healthy road-trip snacks at Wawa).."

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Jessica Procini / March 2016
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What 5 Philly Healthy-Eating Pros Eat Before a Night of Drinking

Jessica Procini, emotional eating coach and founder of Laugh Yourself Skinny.

Favorite pre-drinking meal: Avocado Toast

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Jessica Procini / February 2016
Phillymag

CBS Channel 3 New Segment

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How To Stay Healthy

Founder of Laugh Yourself Skinny discusses eating the right amount of healthy foods.

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/video/3288347-how-to-stay-healthy/

Jessica Procini / September 2015
CBS Philadelphia

Awarded Best 100 Health Blogs

best-100-health-coach-blogsJessica Procini is a weight loss coach who wants her clients to feel fabulous, be happy, and not count calories. Besides her personal coaching practice, Jessica also maintains a blog that is full of educational and entertaining weekly videos!



http://psychologyofeating.com/100-best-health-coach-blogs-2015/

CBS Channel 3 New Segment

CBS-aug11As summer winds down, many of us are trying to squeeze in our last few weekends at the shore.
The beach, of course, means bathing suits.
If you’re looking to slim down fast, there are some common dieting mistakes you want to avoid.
Coach Jessica Procini, founder of Laugh Yourself Skinny, explains what to do instead to feel fabulous in our bikinis.

http://philadelphia.cbslocal.com/2015/08/11/laugh-yourself-skinny-now/

Jessica Procini / August 2015
CBS Philadelphia

The Guilt-Free Guide to Satisfying Midnight Snack Cravings

Be Well Philly"We’ve all been there: It’s 1:30 a.m., you’re hanging out with your friends (or your three dogs) binge watching Orange is the New Black when you get the late night munchies. So you break out a bag of chips and some cookie dough ice cream and, before the next episode starts, you’ve eaten an entire bag of salt and vinegar chips and a whole pint of Ben and Jerry’s. You look down at the damage you’ve done and think Yiiiikes. I’m definitely going to regret this. Never again.

But guys, it doesn’t have to be this way! You can still satisfy your midnight cravings and not feel like you have to kill yourself at the gym the next day. I spoke with Philly-based holistic health and weight-loss coach Jessica Procini, of Laugh Yourself Skinny, and she clued us in to how to satisfy midnight munchies without feeling a hint of guilt about it."

Jessica Procini/June 2015
Be Well Philly

Interview for CBS Philly: How to Laugh Yourself Skinny

CBS-3-Interview"Have you already hit a wall when it comes to your new year's resolutions to get fit or lose weight?  Then it may be time to call in a health coach. I sat down with one who promises to help you Laugh Yourself Skinny"

 

 

 

Jessica Procini/January 2015
CBS Philly

Be Well Philly Boot Camp Sneak Peek: Jessica Procini of Laugh Yourself Skinny

jessica-procini-blog"Up today is Jessica Procini, the hilarious Philly-based health coach behind Laugh Yourself Skinny. This former stand-up comedian teaches her clients how to get healthy and have a great time doing it—because it really is possible!

Here, Jessica answers 10 questions about herself, her health philosophy and what you can expect from her talk at Boot Camp."

 

Jessica Procini/May 2014
Be Well Philly

6 Secret Gems in Trader Joe’s Frozen Food Aisle

trader-joes-lead photo by Claudia GavinGuess what? This got old very quickly. I prefer eating food rather than making it. And unless you’re a Powerball winner and rolling dough, you can understand why eating out at the healthiest farm-to-table restaurants every night of the week isn’t an option, either.

So I was determined to find a solution that would save me from slaving away over the stove for hours but that didn't force me to give up eating the foods that were good for me. And that's when I discovered this secret: the frozen food aisle at Trader Joe's."

Jessica Procini/May 2014
Be Well Philly

How to Jumpstart Your New Year Detox

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"As a health and weight loss coach, Jessica Procini's mission is to help individuals like you connect the dots between what to eat and how to lose weight.

Instead of going on a cleanse, I have what a call a "detox done right" where I plan an affordable luxurious week of self-care, pampering and nourishment that doesn't have me turning in to a hermit or a staving psycho. Here's a sample of 5 things I include in my 5 day detox..."

By Jessica Procini /Spring 2014
Belong Magazine

What Your Poop Says About Your Health

toilet_text1"Did you know you can learn a lot about yourself when you go to the bathroom? It’s true—what comes out of your body can shed some serious light about what’s going on inside of it.

So yes, children: Today we’re going to talk about poop.

Normally, talking about poop would be a very awkward conversation. But since Philly health coach Jessica Procini, who once dabbled in stand-up comedy, makes learning about poop and what it means for your health so darn funny, it almost (aaaaalllllmost) cuts the awkwardness completely."

Jessica Procini/August 2013
Be Well Philly

Is Multitasking Making You Fat?

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"As a health and weight loss coach, Jessica Procini's mission is to help individuals like you connect the dots between what to eat and how to lose weight.

There is a line that this fancy skill, multitasking, should never cross. Here's why multitasking is making you fat and what to do instead to help you stay slim and efficient..."

By Jessica Procini / Summer 2013
Belong Magazine

Awarded 'Top 50 Health Coach Website' by The Institute of Psychology of Eating

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"These health coach blogs align with our philosophy and we support them so much that we have created a badge for them to put on their site showing that we endorse them as one of the top health coach blogs on the Internet."

 

 

Psychology Of Eating
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Is Wheat or Dairy The Real Reason You Can't Lose Weight?

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"As a health and weightloss coach, Jessica Procini's mission is to help individuals like you connect the dots between what to eat and how to lose weight.

There is more to the weightloss puzzle than how many calories you eat and how much you exercise. You can count calories till your blue in the face but it your body isn't efficiently digesting the foods you are eating, the number on the scale will not lower..."

By Jessica Procini / Fall/Winter 2012
Belong Magazine

Awarded 'Best Health Coach Blog' by The Institute of Psychology of Eating

psychologyofeating-top100blogs"These health coach blogs align with our philosophy and we support them so much that we have created a badge for them to put on their site showing that we endorse them as one of the top health coach blogs on the Internet.

JessicaProcini.com: A few years ago Jessica changed her career from fashion marketer to weight loss coach. And she hasn’t looked back. She finally found the control in her life that she was seeking, and now she shares her secret to success with anyone who wants to know.
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3 Reasons Why You Gain Weight During the Holidays... And What to Do Instead

JessicaProcini.com -   3 Reasons Why You Gain Weight During the Holidays... And What to Do Instead We’re about to enter one of the biggest eating seasons of the year: the holidays! If you aren’t careful, you can easily gain 10 pounds by the end of the year!

I know I wouldn’t want to start 2013 buying pants in a bigger size, so here are some ideas to help you ring in the new year feeling great...

 


What Makes You Glow

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Appeared on the Universal Energy Radio Show - What Makes You Glow -  Listen Here -  August 2013


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The Best and Worst Fruit for Weight Loss

best-worst-fruits-for-weight-loss"Fruit may be Mother Earth’s all-natural dessert, but if weight loss is your ultimate goal, it might be a good idea to cut back juuuust a little. As Philly health coach Jessica Procini explains—yes, that Jessica Procini, from the amazing poop videos—not all fruit is created equal, and some are better than others at helping you reach your weight-loss goals. I’ll let her explain why, but know this: Jessica Poo-cini makes another appearance. That should be motivation enough for you to tune in."

By Jessica Procini / August 13, 2013
phillymag.com

We Need Some SOUL in Philly: An Open Letter to SoulCycle

JessicaProcini.com -  We Need Some SOUL in Philly: An Open Letter to SoulCycleDearest SoulCycle,

I sweat (with) you. I’m very blessed to have taken many of your classes when I travel to New York and LA. The hum of the bike, the bump of the music, the way we find the beat together … But this long distance relationship has gone on long enough.

I’ve been watching you expand and have put in many requests myself for you to come to Philly. Since it seems like you might be hesitant to make the commitment to come here, I’m giving you five more reasons you need to plant your SOUL in our city...

By Jessica Procini / August 9, 2013
phillymag.com

Why Multi-Tasking is Making Your Fat

JessicaProcini.com - Why Multi-Tasking is Making Your Fat"Do you eat dinner in front of TV? Do you flip through your phone while eating your lunch? Do you nibble and work, nibble and work?

Just a few years ago I was guilty of these habits. In fact, I used to eat breakfast and lunch while I was trying to meet deadlines at work. When I got home I'd have dinner sitting on the couch in front of TV while catching the latest episode of The Bachelor. Sometimes I used to get so engrossed in whatever I was doing that I could finish my food without even realizing it...:

By Jessica Procini / Spring/Summer 2013
Belong Magazine

Healthy baking: Tropical pineapple coconut oat muffins

jessicaprocini.com - Healthy baking: Tropical pineapple coconut oat muffins"Embrace summer with a muffin that’ll remind you of the tropics. This recipe combines pineapple, banana and coconut for delicious breakfast treat or snack. Best of all, these muffins are full of healthy ingredients, so you can enjoy your baked goods while also feeling good about what you’re eating...

Eat your baked goods without the guilt. Make a batch of these muffins at the beginning of the week, and you’ll have a healthy on-the-go breakfast or snack for the entire week. Simply store in an air-tight container in the refrigerator until ready to serve. Eat at room temperature or heat in the toaster. Easy, delicious and good for you, too.

Ingredients:

  •     2-1/2 cup old-fashioned oats
  •     ¾ cup crushed pineapple in juice
  •     1 extra ripe banana, cut in quarters for easier mixing
  •     2 eggs
  •     3/4 cup Greek non-fat plain yogurt
  •     2 teaspoons raw honey
  •     1 teaspoon almond extract
  •     1/2 cup unsweetened shredded coconut , plus 1/4 – 1/3 cup to top muffins
  •     1-1/2 teaspoons baking powder
  •     1/2 teaspoon baking soda

Directions:

  •     Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  •     Lightly grease a 12-cup muffin tin with spray or butter.
  •     Using a food processor, grind oats until fine. They should have the consistency of flour.
  •     Add all ingredients except the topping coconut to the food processor with the oats.
  •     Pulse to combine until the mixture is smooth and consistent.
  •     Distribute batter evenly in the muffin tin.
  •     Top with remaining coconut.
  •     Bake 15-20 minutes, or until the tops gently bounce back when touched and a toothpick comes out of center of a muffin clean.
  •     Allow to cool for 10-15 minutes. Then run a knife around the edges of each muffin to remove from tray.

Nutrition information: 122 calories, 6 grams of fat, 4 grams of protein, 5 grams of iron, 2 grams of fiber.

By Jessica Procini / June 11, 2013
Examiner.com

On the Edge of Exceptional - Finding Your Voice

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Jessica appeared on the The Dr. Laura Ciel Radio Show - On the Edge of Exceptional - Finding Your Voice, Listen Here -  8/23/12

 


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To Do: Five Secrets to Laugh Yourself Skinny

jessicaprocini.com - To Do: Five Secrets to Laugh Yourself Skinny"Tired of waiting around to see the efforts of your dieting regimen finally pay off? Weight-loss coach Jessica Procini is having a free teletraining that will focus on how to break away from the dieting cycle, stop stressing over weight loss and “laugh” yourself skinny. Procini will share her formula for finding the foods that are right for your body as well as adding things to your diet that will boost your energy. All you’ll have to do is sign up and tune in to the live phone call—can’t lose, right?" ...

By Jessica Procini / April 12, 2012
phillymag.com

Coconut Date Macaroons satisfy sweet cravings without sacrificing your waistline

JessicaProcini.com - Coconut Date Macaroons satisfy sweet cravings without sacrificing your waistline“These macaroons are proof that healthy eating doesn’t have to be bland, boring or depriving!” This is how Jessica Procini, a Weight Loss Coach from Philadelphia, PA, described these tasty treats made with just three ingredients: dates, banana and unsweetened coconut.

Each season presents its own challenges to those trying to lose weight or just eat healthily. Right now, you might find yourself constantly tempted by Easter candy in stores or the ice cream stands that seem to pop up on every corner. It might seem futile to resist, but don’t despair. Believe it or not, there are healthy ways to treat yourself. This simple recipe for coconut macaroons is one of Jessica’s favorites...

Coconut Date Macaroons:

Ingredients:

  •     8 dates (soak for 30 minutes before beginning)
  •     1 medium banana, cut into quarters
  •     1 cup unsweetened coconut

Directions:

  •     Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  •     Dry outside of dates and remove pits, cutting dates into quarters.
  •     Place dates and banana in a blender or food processor.
  •     Blend until a smooth paste-like consistency.
  •     Remove from blender and mix with coconut in a medium sized bowl.
  •     Using a small cookie scoop or spoon, scoop about 1 tablespoon of dough at a time and roll into small balls.
  •     Place dough balls on parchment lined cookie sheet.
  •     Bake for 10-15 minutes, until golden brown on the bottom.
  •     Makes approximately 18 macaroons.
By Jessica Procini / April 3, 2012
Examiner.com

Shopping Smarts: Tour de Whole Foods

jessicaprocini.com - Shopping Smarts: Tour de Whole FoodsEver walk into the supermarket, list in hand, only to walk out missing a few items, carrying extras you didn’t plan on buying, and spending more cash than you should have? Grocery stores’ endless options can be overwhelming, often resulting in impulse buys that wreck both budget and diet.

That’s why nutrition and lifestyle counselor Jessica Procini is hosting Tour de Whole Foods at the chain’s South Street location on December 15th.

By Jessica Procini / November 14, 2011
phillymag.com

7 Ways to Eat Out and Still Lose Weight

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Ever get to a restaurant, survey the menu and shudder with panic thinking, there’s nothing on here that isn’t going straight to my hips!

Everything on the menu looks like a big pile of fried, gooey goodness that will be three days worth of calories all in one meal.

Fear not! Now, you can eat out and lose weight, too. Just follow these 7 simple secrets...

By Jessica Procini / October 12, 2012
MindBodyGreen.com

3 Tips for Exercise That You Love, Not Loathe

JessicaProcini.com - 3 Tips for Exercise That You Love, Not Loathe“My schedule is just too busy to get to the gym!” Or, “I absolutely hate exercising! I’ll do it a few times, quit and then promise to get back to it at a much later date.”

Sound familiar?

Exercise is a great way to get the blood pumping, calories burning, endorphins surging and blow off some steam. Guaranteed, you already know all the benefits of getting in a workout, so I won’t waste your time. The real problem is being able to fit it into your busy lifestyle, and also enjoy it.

By Jessica Procini November 19, 2012
MindBodyGreen.com

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