What are Excitotoxins? You need to know.

Simply put, excitotoxins are addictive flavor enhancers that are added to almost all processed foods. They are especially common in sweet and salty snack foods, frozen foods, yogurt, gum, condiments and diet snacks. They enhance flavor while poisoning our food in the process and causing an artificial “high” for the consumer. This is why most fast food … Continue reading What are Excitotoxins? You need to know.

Spirulina….what is it?

Most people in this day and age love adding supplements to their diets as a way of gaining extra insurance in terms of nutrients. This also helps us out when we get lazy and don’t eat a well rounded diet like we should. (Is it on purpose that I’m writing this post during December, the … Continue reading Spirulina….what is it?

Why we need essential fatty acids in our diet

 We’ve all heard of essential fatty acids…..but what exactly are they? In a nutshell, they are fatty acids that we are required to ingest in order for us to live because our bodies don’t synthesize them on our own. Pretty important, right? The two most critical are alpha-linolenic acid (an omega-3 fatty acid) and linoleic … Continue reading Why we need essential fatty acids in our diet

Facing my mortality

I used to be terrified of death. Absolutely petrified. I think a lot of it was the unknown....how, when will it happen? Will it hurt? Even if you believe in a higher force or power, you still have no clue what actually happens to you when you die. I never knew I was about to … Continue reading Facing my mortality

Skin Brightening Beet Juice Tonic Recipe

An awesome power juice of: beets, apples, lemon, ginger. Great for healing, detoxing, cleansing and energy.

Vegan/Gluten-Free Mexican Fun Bowl Recipe

I created a new dish that really excited me because it came out so incredibly tasty! It’s balanced nutritionally, flavorful and vegan/gluten-free but has the option of adding chicken, which I’ve also done before. Shopping List: -Brown Rice (pre-cooked is fine) 3 packages or 2.5 Cups dry -Organic Canned Black Beans 15oz. -Organic Tomatoes 1-2 … Continue reading Vegan/Gluten-Free Mexican Fun Bowl Recipe

Benefits of Turmeric

I wanted to highlight this great spice in this weeks post. It goes under the radar by many people but offers great benefits to our health. Turmeric is a spice that belongs to the Ginger family. Its active ingredient is curcumin and it has a slightly earthy, mildly bitter, slightly hot peppery flavor with a … Continue reading Benefits of Turmeric

Best Alkaline Foods

Take a peak at the most alkaline foods for your body and be sure to consume any of these daily for the best benefits. The more alkaline your body is, the healthier you are. Disease cannot survive in an alkaline environment, so try to incorporate more of these! The Standard American Diet (SAD), is largely … Continue reading Best Alkaline Foods