Have you been looking for a long term solution to weight loss and healthy eating? My friend Philip and with beautiful wife Casey have created this amazing video series and they are sharing them for free this week. It’s jam packed with information from this dynamic couple. With advice applicable to men and women, these videos would be the perfect start for a anyone looking to make a healthy shift with real results this year!
I see recipes pop up all the time claiming to be healthy. Raw, paleo, zone, low-fat, etc. Whatever your choice is for how you are delivering nutrients to your lovely body, one thing is regularly overlooked. Local & fresh. I understand that it may not always be as easy to get what you are craving that day but the more you make the effort to include these foods that are grown and raised in your area, the more nutrients your precious body can receive in every bite!
Grocery store produce isn’t the same quality. period. Here’s an affordable and easy home taste test that I find showcases the differences really well. Fall is right around the corner and fresh apples are starting to pop up more at the stores and your local farmers markets. Try this – take a big bite out of that expensive organic apple that traveled thousands of miles to you, bouncing around and then sat on the shelf waiting for you. Then try an apple from your local farmers market, ask where it was grown, every farmer I know has some story about why they are growing their chosen variety. The flavor is going to be more robust, packed with nutrients and real food flavor. This food was grown to be picked and eaten, not picked and shipped. It may not last as long on your shelf, and it should not need to, it tastes good enough to eat!
There are so many juicer options out there now. And I will admit to having a few in my kitchen, but I hardly ever use a juicer these days. For the most part, they are slow, and exhausting to clean. After a few well intended days of juicing, many people find it too much trouble and time [...][Continue reading...]
2 Heirloom tomatoes chopped into 1/2 inch cubes 1/4 cup fresh basil – finely chopped 1/4 cup aged balsamic vinegar 1 tbsp olive oil 1/3 cup nutritional yeast 1/2 tsp salt 1/4 tsp pepper 1 tbsp diced red onions 1 tsp garlic powder 1/2 tsp onion powder 1/4 cup sunflower seeds[Continue reading...]
Steamy days of summer have hit & I’ve been craving icy cold treats. Rather than traditional ice cream, keeping my energy high and digestion healthy with these easy and affordable treats. Blended until smooth 2 mangos (chilled or frozen) 1/2 cup raspberries 1 tbsp almond butter vanilla spring water[Continue reading...]
Strawberry season is just a few weeks away but today’s warn weather made me crave an old childhood favorite. My simple but delicious solution took minutes to make and I can indulge guilt free and stay eating low glycemic. In blender I added: 1. a cup of frozen (no sugar added) strawberries 2. 1 teaspoon [...][Continue reading...]