June 24, 2019

In a time where everyone seems to choose a side (vegan, paleo, gluten free, dairy free, keto), I want to remind you that you can get great results without going all in 100% to any particular dietary theory.

Yes, if your body reacts negatively to gluten or dairy or has a...

May 28, 2019

Pre-kids, I enjoyed making my own bread, spring rolls, sushi, and more.  And then I took a long break from some of the more tedious food prep items... who has the time?  But lately I've been ready to dive back in.  Spring rolls are relatively quick and easy and delicio...

May 13, 2019

I have a huge sweet tooth, and I seem to have passed it down to my girls as well.

We try to limit desserts and processed sweets in our house, but one of the ways we’ve dealt with the request for dessert after dinner is by having an alternative “treat” for the girls (or...

April 22, 2019

Spring comes sooner in the warmer states but, wherever you are, spring vegetables and fruits have some of the most powerful detoxifying properties to naturally cleanse the liver and clear out the body’s extra fat and toxins after winter.

Here are a few of the foods that...

April 8, 2019

Fat loss, not weight loss, is the theme recently among the women I am working with.  What the scale says matters less than fitting into clothes, losing the muffin top and feeling good in our body.  (That scale has WAY too much power- I'm all for throwing it out!)

W...

March 14, 2019

Homemade Chicken Noodle Soup is winter comfort food in a bowl. Ready in 20 minutes, this quick and easy version makes a healthy meal possible for busy families!

During winter, you just can’t go wrong with a bowl of soup. Warm, hearty, and filling, soups are a great way...

February 4, 2019

We learned some of the key minerals needed for optimal functioning and healthy weight in parts one and two, and now I want to share a few herbs that can make a big difference.

Check your pantry for these, and start cooking with them!

Mint - Excellent source of magnesium...

January 21, 2019

In the previous post, we talked about the important role that magnesium and phosphorous play in maintaining or reaching a healthy weight.

Today, let's look at two additional key nutrients that will help you be your best.

Iron

One of iron's most important roles is to make...

January 8, 2019

January is often about cutting out the junk- the sugar, the soda, the take out.

This is an important part of a healthier lifestyle but it is equally important to add in the nutrients your body needs and uses to establish a healthy weight.

Let's start with two nutrients t...

December 16, 2018

There are detoxes every where you look, especially this time of year as the holidays approach. 

Everyone is looking for a quick fix to feel better or lose weight, but do you need to detox?

Actually, your body is very efficient at detoxifying itself- the kidney and liver...

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