Karen S Holden

Coach at Living Well with Karen Holden

  • Certified Master Health Coach – Precision Nutrition Pn1, Pn2
  • Certificate in Nutrition and Healthy Living – eCornell
  • BA (Communications) – Michigan State University

Sustainable Nutrition and Behavior Change for Busy Professionals

Master Health Coach Karen Holden is passionate about helping busy professional women prioritize their health while keeping all the plates spinning. Karen helps you create big change by taking small steps. Her programs are built on 4 pillars of wellness: nutrition, movement, recovery, and mindset.

Karen’s superpower is meeting you where you are – because she’s been there. Retired after a 33-year career in Big Four accounting, she understands an overloaded and overbooked life. Karen is here to show you that you don’t need to be perfect to get lasting results but rather make small changes that are in alignment with the life you are currently living.

When she isn’t coaching, Karen is riding her Peloton, hiking with her husband and rescue dog Zora, or baking sourdough bread. Connect with Karen on her website and start to build your healthy lifestyle.

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How to build a thriving life - 10 tips for healthy Thanksgiving dinner

10 Tips for a Healthy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is right around the corner and if you’re like me, you might be stressing about how to maintain your healthy lifestyle during a time of indulgence. Don’t worry, here’s 10 tips for a thriving Thanksgiving.

Thanksgiving dinner vegetable recipes: healthy green bean casserole without processed ingredients

Healthy Green Bean Casserole (without mushroom soup)

You’ll love this healthier take on the perfect side dish for all your holiday dinners. Made from scratch green bean casserole.

Easy Thanksgiving recipe swaps and cooking hacks to lighten up the biggest meal of the year.

5 Simple and Easy Thanksgiving Recipe Swaps and More

While there’s nothing wrong with indulging, there are some simple swaps you can make to save calories, reduce sugar, and cut fat without sacrificing flavor. Make a few of these easy Thanksgiving recipe swaps, and you’ll be satisfied without being stuffed!

Are carrots good for your eyes? Yes, and here’s a recipe for harissa roasted carrots so good everyone will ask for seconds

Harissa Roasted Carrots with Lemon Tahini Dressing

Take roasted carrots to the next level with a harissa glaze, then drizzled with an easy lemon tahini dressing, so good everyone will ask for seconds. Elegant enough for your Thanksgiving table!

Flavored hummus to add to your spiced hummus recipes.

Spicy Pumpkin Hummus

This spicy pumpkin hummus is your new go-to fall appetizer – you’ll be eating it from Halloween through Thanksgiving.

For a sweet and tart mocktail perfect for summertime, this Blackberry Smash is a taste sensation muddled with basil.

Basil Blackberry Smash [Mocktail]

Karen S Holden While many of us like to enjoy a cocktail every now and then during the summer, sometimes you just want something sans alcohol  You’ve come to the right place – introducing the refreshing summer mocktail, Basil Blackberry Smash. Whether you’re not a drinker or you just need a break, this mocktail recipe…

Basil lime dressing sparks up this watermelon feta salad

Watermelon Feta Salad with Basil and Lime – Bright flavors for a delightful summer

Watermelon tastes like summer. Think of this as an evolved version of backyard watermelon slices you enjoyed as a kid.  Your grown-up palate will appreciate the spicy jalapeno and salty feta interplay with the sweet watermelon.