Anxiety is that thing that you hear people talking about but that nobody really seems to understand, unless you’ve had it. People also tend to talk about as if it’s just some emotion like laughing or crying, yet it’s not and it affects 40 million adults in the U.S. Anxiety disorders are highly treatable but … Continue reading Let’s talk about Anxiety – part 1
This will hopefully make your life easier! I've compiled a list of my favorite substitutes to use in cooking. Have you used any of them before? Rice = Cauliflower Rice. Pulse cauliflower in a food processor or you can now buy cauliflower rice in most stores and just use it in place of rice - … Continue reading Healthy substitutes for cooking
Hi! Happy Spring. Why do we always want to clean in Spring? Is it the fresh beginnings and new growth happening in nature that inspires us to start new? I find it's the perfect time to set ourselves up for the rest of the year and let go of all of the old, heavy energy … Continue reading Spring detox ideas
Simply put: we are all made differently with different genes, lifestyles, diets, makeups, habits, bodies. There is no correct diet for all- it doesn't exist! Eating must be intuitive & planned in a way that supports YOU, no one else....and no that's not a free pass to eat donuts. We must eat with intention & … Continue reading Why we can’t all eat the same food!
Dr. Weil was one of my professors in nutrition school and he's a really cool dude. I love his approach to Western Medicine and his open-mindedness to other philosophies. He has an amazing breathing technique that I wanted to share because it makes a huge difference in allowing space to open up inside your body. … Continue reading Are you breathing correctly?
This has to be one of my favorite recipes that I've ever created! Who doesn't love bruschetta? Since I can't do grains or dairy, I turned this famous Italian appetizer into a stew instead. Ingredients: 1 block, Extra firm tofu (or shredded chicken) 1 can of organic chickpeas 1 yellow bell pepper, diced 1.5 Cups … Continue reading Bruschetta Stew Recipe
Do you have adrenal fatigue? This topic is super important and I love spreading awareness on it. We are bombarded by stresses, toxins and unhealthy sleep habits that are causing major problems in our bodies. Why do we do this to ourselves? Not enough hours in the day? Work comes first? Too much on your … Continue reading Adrenal Fatigue: the silent killer?
I'm a smoothie drinker but when Winter approaches, man does it get hard! One great thing is to use room temp ingredients, not frozen ones (fresh banana vs. frozen one). My other trick is to always have a cup of hot tea nearby. This morning, I've got Yogi Tea green tea. What are you eating … Continue reading Smoothies in the Winter?!
When I was going through cancer, I wanted a lot of soups. They were warming, easy to digest and delicious. I created this hybrid soup of joining together asparagus and broccoli. I hope you enjoy it too! Ingredients: 1 bunch of asparagus, chopped 1/4 head of broccoli, chopped 4 TBL nutritional yeast 1 TBL coconut … Continue reading Asparagus & Broccoli Soup
One thing to know about me and I love me some guacamole! I will not let guacamole go without eating the whole bowl. Now, I don't do this every day, duh, but the healthy fats in this dish make it so much more fun to eat. Ingredients: 2 Large Avocados, mashed 1 Ripe Tomato, diced … Continue reading Fiesta Guacamole Recipe
Cauliflower Corn Chowder Servings: 2 Prep Time: 7 minutes Cook Time: 2 minutes Ingredients: 1 head cauliflower-chopped, 4 TBL nutritional yeast, 1 full cobb of corn, 1/2 tsp sea salt, 2 TBL chopped white onion, 1 clove garlic, 1 TBL olive oil, 1.5 cups almond milk, 1/4 red bell pepper. Instructions: Simmer the olive oil, … Continue reading Cauliflower Corn Chowder