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What Kind of Fats are Best to Eat and Why?
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What Kind of Fats are Best to Eat and Why?

As a past low-fat vegan and vegetarian, the idea of including fat (“good” fat or not) was not appealing whatsoever to me. Anyone who tried to tell me that there were healthy benefits of eating healthy fats like olive oil, coconut oil, and avocado instead of my beloved vegetable oil […]

3 ways yoga enhances your life off the mat.
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3 ways yoga enhances your life off the mat.

I was first intrigued by yoga while working at a gym in college. I was the pass checker who swiped the cards of the members as they entered the fitness classes. During those four years, I always admired the strong and powerful teachers who led the classes with confidence and […]

Banana Cake with Whipped Cream & Berries
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Banana Cake with Whipped Cream & Berries

I’ve been making banana bread for a while now.  It’s my go-to sweet treat to make because 1) my boyfriend loves it and 2) it lasts a while (unlike coconut ice-cream which is gone the day it gets into my house #guilty). And my banana bread process has changed and […]

9 healthy snacks for on-the-go.
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9 healthy snacks for on-the-go.

To clearly define what I mean by healthy snacks on-the-go, all of these items are: First and foremost, delicious Real Food Gluten-free  Sugar-free Chemical & additive free Portable & quick and easy to make I.E. FOOD FROM THE EARTH 1) Raw cheese and brown rice crackers.   The reason I love this […]

Post-weekend Green Smoothie for Hydration.
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Post-weekend Green Smoothie for Hydration.

This past weekend we celebrated the 4th of July here in the United States. It’s a time for family and friends to come together in honor of our freedom and to commemorate the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. The celebrations often include BBQs with hamburgers […]

5 Minerals to Eat for Thyroid Health.
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5 Minerals to Eat for Thyroid Health.

If you are working with a sluggish thyroid resulting in restless sleep, dull & dry skin, thinning hair, fatigue, constipation, and/or weight gain, you are often handed a list of “no-go” foods.   This list includes everything from cruciferous vegetables (I have my own opinion on this one!…and it’s to […]

Healing my relationship with food.
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Healing my relationship with food.

A while back I told you of my story, my journey of food, wellness, and getting myself healthy. The response was incredible and I thank you for allowing me the space to be open and vulnerable with my experience. However, I’ve done you wrong, I haven’t told you the whole […]

The “No Rules” Diet Plan
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The “No Rules” Diet Plan

Something is going on in the world of nutrition that needs to be addressed. There continues to be an increase in the amount of rules and regulations around what to eat that is creating fear, anxiety, and guilt in many individuals who simply want to feel and look their very […]

20 quick tips to get started with Real Food.
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20 quick tips to get started with Real Food.

1. Change your grocery store. Find your local co-op, health food store, or farmer’s market and make this your primary place to food shop. 2. Start simple. Find 5 – 10 things you love to make (that are also health supportive) and stick to them for a couple weeks until […]