I have to tell you something - I've never done a juice cleanse. Like most normal people the thought of not being able to eat, chew, for days on end makes me feel a little anxious. I've done other types of detox diets, and I absolutely believe in giving your system a break for some deeper… Continue reading 10 Foods To Help You Detox Every Day
Our bodies are constantly talking to us. Only problem is they’re speaking a different language. And whispering. And everything else out there is screaming for our attention (hello, low carb craze), drowning out that small, still voice, telling you something else. That poor little whisper doesn’t stand a chance. This is why being able to… Continue reading 3 Tests To Know How What You’re Eating Is Affecting Your Energy
I hear this one a lot. You buy the veggies, plan to cook, then life happens, cooking doesn't, and a week later those same veggies are all wilty and in the trash. It feels like you might as well be throwing your money in the garbage. You do that a few times and it's enough to… Continue reading Tired of Buying Veggies Only to Toss Them Out Once They’ve Gone Bad? Read This.
It's the first day of Spring (finally!) and to celebrate I want to share one of my favorite smoothie recipes - I call this the Spring Break Smoothie because it pretty much tastes like Spring Break (minus the booze) in a glass. It's all tropical and refreshing, perfect on a hot day for breakfast or… Continue reading Why You Should Just Eat The Fruit + A Spring Break Smoothie Recipe
This curried cauliflower soup is the perfect dish to help protect you from the flu in these last few weeks of winter. We're so close to being out of arms reach of that dreaded flu and in the sweet embrace of spring. Speaking of spring... I've got something very exciting at the end of this… Continue reading Flu-Fighting Soup: Curried Cauliflower Soup
It seems like everyone is sick right now so I want to give you some ideas of things you can do to help you stay healthy and fight the flu naturally. It's downright scary out there. They're saying this is the worst flu season we've had in a decade and we're not even halfway through… Continue reading Eight Ways to Help You Stay Healthy and Not Get Sick This Flu Season
I'm a bit a news junkie (journalism major here) and in particular I eat up anything related to health/nutrition/food. My little New York Times "recommended for you" section is chock full of it. They know me. As does Amazon.com who seems to think I am an obsessive dieter/avid hiker/ecofarm hippie. Anyway, I thought instead of… Continue reading What I Read This Week: No more recipes. Foods to try in 2012. What your urine’s telling you.
First, a few things that I don't believe in: Guilt, Diets, Scales and 100 Calorie Packs. Now that I've got that out there, here's what I do believe... 1. You are what you eat. Literally. The food we eat gets digested and absorbed and used to make new cells, tissues, stomach lining, blood, skin, hair… Continue reading I Believe…
As I write this, I'm sitting here having a cup myself. So the question comes to mind - how bad is it really? I used to have my grande Starbucks drip every morning when I got to work. Now I might have one every other week just when it sounds too good to be true.… Continue reading Is coffee really THAT bad?
I love food. I’m sure you do too. You may even think you love food more. We can argue about that later. I bet if we were having a conversation right now, instead of reading, we could probably go on and on about what we love, what we hate, the best restaurants, and who has… Continue reading Live to Eat, Eat to Live