Kick Sugar to the Curb and Reclaim Your Health!

Phew, Valentine’s Day has past, and it’s time to move on from the chocolates and cookies, right? Hmm, not so fast. It might not be so easy to stop. You see, sugar acts in the body the same way heroin does. Yep, the addiction is that strong! I bet you steer clear of heroin because […]

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Handy Reference for When to Spend and Save on Organic

It amazes me how by making a few simple shifts to clean up your life, you can see dramatic changes in your health and well-being. I thought I’d share one of the easiest and most powerful with you today. Have you ever heard of the Dirty Dozen? It’s the 12 kinds of produce that you […]

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Why I Stopped Counting Calories and Started Counting Colors

When I started out on my health journey 18 years ago, I was a calorie counter. I was a new personal trainer, and thought it was super imporant to know how many calories were in everything. I believed, because it’s what the “experts” all said of course, that if I ate less and exercised more […]

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Hemp Protein Balls ~ The Perfect Snack for Energy, Vitality, and Weight Loss

Want a snack that’s not only healthy, but tasty and full of nutrition? One that will maybe even help you to whittle your waistline? Introducing…..the protein ball. These bite-size snacks are the perfect way to enjoy something yummy while also packing a whopping nutritional punch. I highly recommend eating one before heading out to holiday […]

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10 Tips for Supercharged Immunity Through the Winter

Anyone else feel like they’re burning the candle at both ends right now? I’m sure I’m not alone! Between being a mama, my clients, preparing for the launch of my Winter Whole Foods Seasonal Reboot, holiday shopping, recipe testing, family in town, school parties, holiday parties, drinking and eating more at said parties….phew! I’m exhausted […]

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Weight Loss, Inflammation & Toxicity

Weight loss. It seems to be a perpetual goal for almost everyone I know. Whether it’s the “how did I gain 30 pounds over the past 5 years without noticing?” or the “why can’t I get these last 5 pounds to budge?!”, or “wait, these skinny jeans fit perfectly last year, what happened?!”….the story drags […]

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Sauteed Swiss Chard in Curried Coconut Milk

Have you tried to fall in love with greens and been unsuccessful? Do you eat your greens, but do so because you know they’re good for you, not because you love them? Have you been told to “eat your greens”, but you really don’t see what all the fuss is about? Well if any of […]

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It’s time for a Smoothie Revolution!

If you’ve been on Pinterest or Instagram for any amount of time, you’ve probably seen a decent number of green smoothie pictures floating around. Why is that? Because they’re so darn good for you! Green smoothies are a great way to get fiber, vitamins, and minerals – all served up in one glass that you […]

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Why Detox in the Fall?

Do you find yourself craving sugar repeatedly throughout the day? Is sugar or caffeine the only thing that gets you through your daily afternoon slump? Do you go to bed exhausted, only to find yourself tossing and turning or falling asleep but unable to stay asleep? If so, I’d venture to say your body is […]

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Lunch Box Inspiration ~ Real Food Roundup

A friend of mine recently found out that our kids’ school lunch program reheats food in plastic containers with a plastic film on top. Yikes! Isn’t it common knowledge how dangerous that is? It makes me sad that what otherwise seems to be a great food service company would make such a poor decision, especially […]

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