Your Summer Refresh Plan

My recent post ushered in that Summer feeling.  I gave you a great Creamsicle refresher that will add high quality protein to your day or to start your day or even post-workout recovery.  I’m reminded by many of you that it’s that time.  You know… shorts & tank tops, sundresses and bathing suits for the pool and/or beach.  […]

10 Steps to an Anti-Aging Lifestyle

A couple of weeks ago I published an article on anti-aging and our most popular “Ager,” SUGAR.  It was extremely popular and I got a lot of feedback on it, so I decided to put together a list of 10 things we can start doing, besides reducing our sugar intake, that will help to slow the […]

MegaDosing Vitamin C for a Cold? A Better Option… Camu Camu

So, it’s that time of year when people get run down and start catching those colds and flus.  I wrote a couple of weeks ago about preventing the flu and stopping those immune busting behaviors.  Hopefully you are trying to utilize some of those!  However, I’m hearing a lot about people using Emergen C packets […]

Spaghetti Squash Dinner

Let me just say that I love love pasta.  I have eaten it my whole life, from mac & cheese, to traditional spaghetti & simple pomodoro, to pasta with olive oil, garlic, parmesan & fresh parsley.  Really I’ll take it anyway I can.  So…when I found I could no longer eat gluten this was a […]

Breakfast Cereal 411

If you’ve had an appointment with me you know that I ask for examples of what you eat throughout the day.  The most common response for breakfast is cereal, so when I saw this infographic from nomoreaddedsugar.com I had to share it with you. If you want to be healthy, if you want to manage your blood […]

Chlorophyll: Hate Wheatgrass? Try Chlorella

I just wanted to write a little about chlorophyll. It’s the blood of plants and it nourishes our blood as well.  Have you heard of like feeds like?  Well, this is a perfect example of like feeds like.  The blood of the plant feeds the blood of the human. It, however, does so much more. I […]

10 Minute Easy Skillet Lunch

Everyone wants easy these days.  Easy & Quick actually.  I think this is part of the drive-thru/take out routine.  But, drive-thru and take out are not part of the eating real whole foods plan.  Let me just say that if you think when you get an order of fries all you get are potatoes, oil […]

Nut Butters!

Ok… so I love my nut butters, how about you?  If you read the “Healthy Snacks to Go” blog post then you know I recommend nut butters.  I have had some great feedback and people are doubling down on the nut butters whether its eating them with an apple, putting them in a smoothie or […]

Does Organic Matter?

So, I get this question a lot. In fact, I have recently printed out the new Environmental Working Group’s latest Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 List to display in my office, so it generates a lot of conversations. In the fall there was the “new study” that reviewed other studies and concluded that there was […]

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#1 Mistake in Going Gluten Free

I love that so many of you are going gluten free these days.  I don’t think it should be a fad, but a lifestyle choice that should be adopted by all.  Regardless of whether you have celiac disease or not, it is my opinion that gluten is just not good for you if you are trying […]

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