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28 Aug

Vegetables and You: A Love Story, Waiting to Happen.

I know what you’re thinking: “Another diatribe about the holiness of the leafy green?  Let’s face it.  I just don’t like  or have time to make vegetables.” I don’t believe it. #1  It’s time to stop thinking that eating vegetables and, God forbid, cutting vegetables is some sort of  time-consuming hard ship.  If I had a […]

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26 Jul

The Breadless Wrap – Cool Collards

Steamed Collard Wraps  with Omega Pesto This dish is a power house of antioxidants, folate, anti-inflammatory compounds and omega 3 fatty acids, all super for supporting cognitive function. 2 sweet potatoes, julienned 1 bunch collard greens 1 red bell pepper or jicama, julienned 2 avocados, julienned 1 beet, shredded 1 carrot, shredded ½ cup chopped […]

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04 Jul

Why you need to eat more cupcakes…

Ahem….Now that I have your attention, let’s talk about Lentils!  Did you know….. 1 cup of lentils = Approximately 18 grams of protein and 14 grams of fiber? They are extremely helpful for balancing blood sugar, aid in reducing cholesterol, and are one of the most sustainable pulses on the planet. These little nuggets sure […]

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01 Sep

Five Tasty Ways to Get Your Daily Dose of Nuts!

Not only do nuts taste utterly delicious, they house a host of nutrients that help boost our health. A good source of beneficial fats, magnesium, potassium and a variety of antioxidants, not to mention a touch of protein, these little gems provide us with a great balance of nutrition to round out meals, snacks, and yes, […]

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20 Jul

World’s Healthiest High Fiber Foods

You have heard that fiber is ‘good for you’ and that you probably need more of it. But why? And how? Fiber is the part of carbohydrates (think fruits, veggies, whole grains and beans) that cannot be digested. It feeds the healthy bacteria in our gut, regulates bowel health and proper elimination, lowers markers of cardiovascular disease to promote […]

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29 Jun

Yummy & Healthy Travel Foods for Your Summer Getaways!

Planning  any summer trips? Finding yourself always on the go during the summer?  With so many fun things to do, it can be difficult to find time to plan out healthy snacks to bring along! Here are 5 of my quick tips for easy foods to bring on any travel adventure!   1. Nuts, seeds, and […]

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21 May

5 Easy Ways to Support Your Digestion – either on the road at home!

Tummy trouble? Here are 5 ways to make sure your body is digesting a little more effortlessly. 1. Chew. Chew. Chew. Yes, your digestion begins in your mouth and that lovely saliva that is hopefully sloshing around in there helps to begin the breakdown of some components of your chow. If you are rushing through […]

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30 Apr

5 SUPER SEASONAL VEGGIES and how to eat ’em

We have officially entered spring time! Can you smell the flowers, feel the warming breezes, and take in the colorful beauty? Lastly, have you tasted any seasonal veggies that are out right now? I encourage you to visit a Farmer’s Market in your area and taste the bounty of this season. 5 SUPER SEASONAL VEGGIES […]

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15 Apr

3 Reasons a Seasonal Detox is Right for You.

Please know that when I write “Detox” I am not referring to fasting, juicing or pounding maple syrup, lemon juice and cayenne pepper until you poop your brains out.  I am referring to eating in a way that supports your body’s ability to detoxify effectively and eliminate consistently so you can function optimally.  Spring is an […]

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04 Apr

Beyond Guacamole OR Why I Love Avocados

What is a rich source of folate, vitamin K, vitamin B and potassium? Not to mention healthy monounsaturated fats, fiber and powerful antioxidants. Oh, and have I mentioned the amazing flavor, texture and mouth feel? Throw this all together and you have, yes, you guessed it—the delightfully nutritious avocado! I understood what true foodie love […]

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