Healthy Eating

Here, you’ll find the knowledge and power you need to restore your body to its healthful, natural state. You’ll be able to achieve your genetic potential at your own pace. What this site isn’t about is masking pain and suppressing your symptoms with pharmaceuticals—instead, you’ll learn how to identify the root cause of those problems and give your body the “nutraceuticals” it needs to create noticeable, positive changes.

From The Blog

Ripe & Juicy: Making the Most of Summer Fruit

Summer time is fruit time! Berries are bursting, peaches are perfect, and melons are mouthwatering. Whether you’re looking for a quick snack or planning a picnic, summer fruit tastes good and is good for you. Bonus point: compared to tropical fruits like bananas and...

Easy Swaps & Ideas for Going Gluten-Free

If you’re thinking about trying out a gluten-free lifestyle, summer is a great time to give it a go—with seasonal produce filling market tables and farm animals producing their best eggs, butter, and cheese, it’s a snap to switch your main ingredients from processed...

Spring Cleaning Your Produce

Warmer weather is finally here!  You can spring clean not only your house but also your produce by looking for organic, which is produced without synthetic pesticides, herbicides, fungicides, or fertilizers. Organic produce isn’t irradiated or treated with industrial...

My Favorite Way to Save on Healthy Foods

I LOVE Thrive Market! Why? It offers something for anyone and everyone who want to eat healthier and live well. It has a really nice, curated mix of products to choose from that are the best-in-class of organic, nonGMO, vegan, raw, paleo and gluten free. However you...

Fun Toppers for Spring Salads

It’s spring and lettuce is in full bloom! Whether you’re a fan of open-head lettuce like red or green leaf, crisp lettuce like Romaine, or buttery lettuce like Bibb or mâche, the toppings make the salad. In the mood for bitter arugula or hearty baby spinach? The...

Quick & Healthy Snack Ideas To Go

Sometimes you’re on your way out the door and don’t have time to make a meal, and other times you’re just getting home from a long day and can’t wait to eat. Good thing it’s easy to grab something quick and satisfying! Whether you make your own grab-and-go bites or...

Simple DIY Gourmet Broth

Even though it’s almost spring (finally!), there’s still a slight chill in the air, so why not make soup? It’s surprisingly easy to use leftover veggies, bones, shrimp shells, and even cheese rinds to make your own broth for soups, plus it’s free. Wait—better-quality...

Avoid These 4 Things and Be Healthier

#1 - Avoid Aluminum Aluminum is a highly toxic metal. Large numbers of aluminum molecules enter food that is cooked, covered by, or stored in aluminum pots, pans, cans, and foil. Teflon coatings (also toxic) do not prevent aluminum from leaching into foods. Aluminum...

Bone Broth for Health

Want to improve your skin? Want to improve your digestion? Want to improve your overall health and vitality? The amazing nutrients and healing capabilities of bone broth can help you with all of the above. Want to eat bone broth but don't have time to make it?  I am...

Creating a Healthy Holidays

Many people get nervous around the holidays because they think they need to avoid everything and won't have any fun if they are trying to eat healthy.  The good new is, healthy eating around the holidays can also be delicious eating! It’s also less expensive than...

The Scoop on Squash: Summer and Winter Varieties and Uses

Crisp fall days are here! Cooler weather brings plenty of produce possibilities, from the last of summer favorites like tomatoes and corn to cruciferous veggies like broccoli and cauliflower that prefer not-so-hot days and nights. The summer-to-fall shoulder season is...

Use Your Melon

Whether you like to let the juice trickle down your chin or you’d rather have a seed-spitting contest, everybody loves eating melons during the summer months. You can find melons in just about every color, size, and flavor—some easily weigh 10 pounds, while others are...

10 Creative Ways To Make the Most of Summer Fruit

Ripe peaches, sweet strawberries, juicy plums—summertime means an onslaught of fresh fruit at delicious prices. Now what to do with all this bounty? It’s just too good to pass up! Fortunately, there are plenty of ways to enjoy your favorite fruits now and later. The...

Make Food Fresh—Spring Clean Your Pantry!

When spring rolls around, we think about cleaning our houses from top to bottom (which I have been doing the past two days!), but what about the pantry? Jars roll into corners, bags get pushed to the back, everyone keeps ignoring the hominy…time to spring clean the...

Planning + Prepping = Healthy Eating!

Sounds simple right?  Well it is and it isn't.  It is because if you do it then it works! However, I know all the excuses in the book because I have used them myself time and time again.  I am too tired, too stressed, too busy, don't know what to make, don't want to...

Cold Days, Warming Spices

Baby, it’s cold outside! Time to warm up with spices like ginger, cinnamon, and cardamom. Long valued for their rich flavors and healing properties, these fragrant spices have the added benefit of making you feel warm from head to toe. Need to get your blood...

Your gut: where health starts and healing begins!

Gut dysfunction can be linked to virtually every disease and can cause conditions like fatigue, depression, food sensitivities, chronic pain, allergies and more. The Heal Your Gut Summit from January 18-25, will help you understand how these conditions are by and...

Festive Holiday Beverages Made Easy

If you have a slow cooker that’s been languishing in your basement since the 80s, it’s time to haul it out and put it to work this New Year's Eve! Some of the season’s most party-friendly beverages can simmer happily in a slow cooker while guests enjoy a relaxing...

Healthier Holiday Treats & Sweets

Holiday treats don’t have to equal holiday guilt (or pounds)—it doesn’t take much effort to transform traditional favorites into healthy new favorites. All you need to do is focus on individual ingredients. Use unrefined oils, not vegetable oil; opt for whole-grain...

FREE GIFT to you to THANK YOU for your support

At this wonderful time of year I remember all the things I am grateful for and one of them is YOU!  In gratitude to YOU, I have teamed up with my friend and colleague Angelle Batten to offer you this amazing and FREE "REAL Holiday Survival Guide".  This eGuide is our...

Blood Sugar Problems?

Why are so many people struggling with their weight, blood sugar, cholesterol, and inflammation?  Diabetes is a global epidemic and needs to be stopped! My good friend and diabetes expert, Dr. Brian Mowll, has put together the first ever Diabetes Bundle, full of...

How to Reverse Type 2 Diabetes (Plus Free Nutrition Guide)

Happy November!  Hope you enjoyed Halloween and didn't eat too much candy!  Speaking of candy and sugar, November happens to be National Diabetes Awareness Month and I’m so excited to share a new resource with you!! A few months ago, my friend and diabetes expert, Dr....

Halloween and Food Allergy Strategies

Do your kids have food allergies?  Do you?  Halloween is that time of year when you have to be more aware of food allergies.  Often there are more treats lurking around the office or more treats coming into the schools either for parties or candy being passed out in...

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