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Katie McGrath

Katie McGrath

Staff Writer

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Katie McGrath is a major geek for health. She makes it a point to read, review, cook, eat, and sweat her way through the latest in fitness, nutrition, and happiness. Her interests and expertise span from her 18-year contemporary dance training to her more recent loves of yoga and plant-based cooking.

Serving as a corporate wellness consultant and private nutrition coach, she guides people of all ages and health backgrounds to make simple and sustainable steps towards their best selves.

Her motto? Keep It Real: real food, real life, real results, real health, the real YOU!

When she's not working with her amazing clients, you can find Katie teaching or practicing yoga, exploring nature in her new home of the Pacific Northwest, or in her kitchen trying to make her favorite yummy desserts healthier...it is possible!

Katie graduated Magna Cum Laude from Western Michigan University with degrees in Exercise Physiology and Dance Performance. She holds multiple certifications in nutrition, health coaching, personal training, and yoga.


Recent Posts

Crustless Pumpkin Pie Mini Muffins: Clean Eating Dessert That’s Entirely Decadent

24 November 2014, 6:42 pm

The holidays are here and that means we get to feast! Whether you do so mindfully or mindlessly, the point is to enjoy the time, the family, and definitely the food. I LOVE sweets, however I don’t love how I feel afterwards. This means that some of my greatest ingenuity in the kitchen happens while [...]


The 16 Most Hilariously Terrifying Holiday Fitness Stock Photos

21 November 2014, 12:00 pm

I’d like to sit in on the photoshoot brainstorming where someone sees a need for poorly dressed, overly excitable models to pose for completely unrealistic holiday pictures. We’ve consolidated the 16 best (or worst) images (17 if you count the thumbs-up weight loss gal) so that you can join us in shuddering to some pure [...]


Cozy Winter Dinner for Four: Turkey and Herb Stuffed Acorn Squash

18 November 2014, 6:50 pm

Some (huge) part of me loves hunkering down for the cooler months. This season mean more time by the fire, with a book, wearing cozy sweaters, and playing board games. Maybe this means I’m secretly an 85-year-old woman living in a millennial’s body, but maybe I’m OK with that. One of my favorite parts of [...]


The Pegan Diet Dr. Mark Hyman and I Live By: Are You a Paleo-Vegan?

12 November 2014, 5:05 pm

As a health coach, it is my job to help guide my clients to find the best way of eating for them. A common response is, “Well, what works for you? How do you eat?” I struggle with this because I don’t want them to be subliminally influenced by my choices, but also because it [...]


Kids and Adults Reveal Very Different Answers When Asked What They Would Change About Their Bodies

6 November 2014, 4:05 pm

If someone asked you to name one thing you could change about your body, what would your answer be? Chances are you wouldn’t need much time to respond. We delegate a whole lot of energy towards scrutinizing our flaws, so your answer may come easier than most. What would kids say if you asked them [...]


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