March 21, 2016


Do you struggle with sugar cravings?


I used to be addicted to sugar! I’ve learned how to manage it and I’m no longer controlled by sugar, but it is an addictive substance that is really tough to conquer.



Here are some of my favorite tips to manage your sweet tooth:



July 22, 2015

Sometimes you have to do the real deal and enjoy every creamy, delicious bite.


But if your family is like mine, the request for ice cream in the summer is almost daily and I have to find alternate cool treats.


Here are three alternatives to traditional dairy (sugar and...

July 2, 2015

Every few months I hold a detox that is especially beneficial for those with yeast or sugar overgrowth in the gut.  But how do you know if that is something you may be dealing with?


We all have a mix of good and bad bacteria in our gut, and the good bacteria theoretica...

March 12, 2015

Growing up, I remember eating whipped cream by the spoonful after plopping it on my strawberry pie or apple crisp.  Technically, it wasn't cream at all- our favorite was the mock stuff, "whipped topping" (or Cool Whip.)


Have you stopped to read the ingredient label on...

February 20, 2015

If you missed them, part one was the addictive nature of many processed foods, particularly those containing sugar or salt, and part two covered the imbalances in our bodies and nutrient deficiencies that can cause cravings.


Part three is possibly the hardest one to ch...

January 7, 2015

In the first post in this series, we looked at the addictive quality of sugar, salt and fat. The second reason we crave salty and sweet foods has to do with the energetics of food and imbalances of nutrients in our bodies.


Are you getting what your body needs?


An imbal...

May 2, 2014

So many times we have great intentions for cleaning up our diet and we know WHAT to do, but we don’t follow through and do it. 


If only it were as easy as setting the intention. (And if only our mind and bellies always agreed!) 


Let's look at the three major reasons th...

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