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Green lemonade is a great starting point for those new to juicing! Be Your Own Chef on this-use any kind of greens you like. Get the Recipe!
Guest Blogger: Andrew Hecht on A Plant-Based Diet
Today’s guest blog post is courtesy of Andrew Hecht, of Nature’s Plates (www.NaturesPlates.com). Andrew is a plant-based food coach who has studied plant-based cooking, nutrition, and diets, along with maintaining a plant-based diet for over 8 years. Read his blog posts!
Health for the Long Haul
I am continually surprised at how many emails I get from people asking if I prefer supplements over smoothies over juicing, etc. to be healthier and lose weight. Read More!
Flu Fighters-Part 2
Now this is the obvious one; I know you’re thinking of course Vitamin C boosts the immune system. But have you ever wondered why? Why not…Read Part 2!
Back in the fall, the CDC predicted this would be the worst flu season since 2004. With the amount of outbreaks and deaths so far this year, they may unfortunately be...Read More!
Today I have a guest blogger who will tell you why quinoa is a great food for weight loss.
As soon as I heard this, I knew I would want to incorporate more of quinoa into my…Read More!
When people first learn about the many toxins found in every day products such as makeup and body care, they often feel compelled to throw everything away and run out to the store for natural replacements…Read More!
Detoxing for the Holidays
“I’m never eating again!” “I feel as if I just gained ten pounds, ugh.” “Guess I will go on a diet tomorrow…again.” Have these words ever come out of your mouth…Read More!
Healthy Tricks for Traveling
How many times have we arrived home from vacation and realized that we were completely derailed from our healthy regimen of working out and eating well? It then takes several days to get back into the swing of things an…Read More!
Pumpkin Smoothie Delight
Satisfy the fall craving for healthy comfort food with this yummy smoothie! Get Recipe!
Are You Really Hungry?
With 0% of Americans dying from malnutrition, it’s obvious that we have access to enough food. In fact, 42% of women that live below the poverty level are obese, as well as 29% of men and 20% of children! Read More!
The Magic of the Multi
Whenever you sit down with your doctor or nutritionist, they usually ask you if you are taking a multivitamin. You either say, “Yes, of course,” or admit that you have the bottle on your kitchen counter but aren’t the best at…Read More!
Understanding Gluten-Part 3
So whether or not you are convinced that going gluten free is good for you, we can all benefit greatly by reducing our wheat consumption. I’ve seen amazing health results with my clients such as improved digestion… Read Part 3!
Understanding Gluten-Part 2
So who cares if the wheat we’re eating today was hybridized in a lab and is found in almost everything we consume? Well, analyses of this hybridized wheat found that 5% of the protein to be unique, not found in either parent. What this means is… Read Part 2!
Understanding Gluten-Part 1
With October being National Celiac Disease Awareness Month, I thought it would be important to clear up exactly what gluten is and why everyone can benefit from a gluten free diet. It is extremely important that you have a good understanding of what gluten is … Read Part 1!
Gluten Free Pumpkin Bread
With the days getting shorter and cooler weather rolling in, nothing is better than healthy comfort food! Get the Recipe!
The Dorm Room Diet
When I moved into the dorms my freshman year of college, I learned to stock up on pantry-ready items such as pop tarts, granola bars and trail mix. With these treats constantly available, the pounds quickly crept on…Read More!
Healthy Aging in Your 20′s, 30′s, 40′s and Beyond
It’s usually not until we hit our early 30’s before we really start to notice more and more wrinkles popping up, strands of gray hair and some extra jiggle in our bodies. What we fail to realize is…Read More!
Guest Blogger: Crystal Coventry’s SuperFood Smoothie!
This smoothie is full of healthy antioxidants to help fight aging and disease! Get the Recipe!
Restaurant Menu Unveiled
I will be the first to tell you that of course it is ideal to eat at home or pack your lunch versus eating out, but the reality is you will be in situations where you will choose to or have to dine out. So here is the real deal on… Read More!
How to Finally Lose those Stubborn Pounds
With two thirds of our population either overweight or obese, we need to figure out how to drop pounds-for good. I can’t tell you how many of my clients have come to me after losing tons of weight from a… Read More!
The Inside Scoop on Iron
We all know iron is important in our diet, but how much do we really know about it? Based on how many of my clients are iron deficient tells me that we absolutely do not know enough. Read More!
Try my oatmeal raisin cookies-they’re delicious! Get the Recipe!
The Sweet Revenge
While staying at a hotel recently on business travel, I witnessed the most bizarre scenario in the lobby. A pizza delivery guy was waiting for a hotel guest to come down to retrieve their order, and the Front Desk staff asked him if he wanted a cookie … Read More!
Foods that Make You Fit
It never ceases to amaze me how much time we spend in the gym, only to sabotage our efforts unknowingly with our diets. We continue to plod along for several weeks, only to throw in the towel after not seeing any results. What we are missing is … Read More!
Summer Skin Care
No matter where you live, you probably start to pay a little bit more attention to your skin as summer approaches. The warm summer days offer an excuse to wear cute dresses, tanks and shorts. All of a sudden we realize that a LOT more of our skin is exposed… Read More!
Want to enjoy one of our greatest superfoods in the most delicious way? Try my Steamed Kale! Get Recipe
My husband is a super healthy eater (except for his insatiable sweet tooth). I, on the other hand, am not. I go more for cravings and taste. Got any healthy and yummy holiday recipes so we can eat together?
I just stumbled upon your resistance band workout and loved it (you)…so now I have the bands and have done my first workout….it felt amazing!! I love your site, it’s informative, honest and fun!!! Thank you!!
I love all of your recipes! They are healthy and taste amazing! Your husband is lucky he gets to eat all of that amazing food!