Let’s talk about Anxiety – part 1

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

Why we can’t all eat the same food!

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!

Adrenal Fatigue: the silent killer?

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?

Smoothies in the Winter?!

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?!

Asparagus & Broccoli Soup

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

Fiesta Guacamole Recipe

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

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

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