Where to Spend & Save on Organic

Can't go 100% Organic?

Have you ever heard of the Dirty Dozen? It’s the 12 kinds of produce that you absolutely MUST buy organic because they are most heavily sprayed with pesticides. Pesticides contribute to toxicity in the body, which means that we are more likely to suffer from allergies, a weakened immune system, and digestive problems, … Continue Reading ››

What’s for breakfast?

Why are smoothies important for breakfast?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day, and sometimes it just doesn't fit into our schedule the way it should. How we begin the day  determines how the rest of the day goes. It determines if we feel energized or if we feel dragging with a lack of … Continue Reading ››

Detox? Not Me!

Detox is not as scary as you think!

You know how nice it feels to drive your car home after getting a tune up? The oil is squeaky clean, the fluids topped off, windshield wipers changed, tire pressure is the perfect level, and it’s been washed inside and out? Well, just like our cars need a tune … Continue Reading ››

Don’t Hire a Health Coach – Unless …

Don’t Hire a Health Coach - 

Unless:

Pimento ‘Cheese’ Hummus

I tell you what's the truth, my mother in law could whip up some tasty pimento cheese spread! I'd never had it until I met her. Wow. Was I missing out. It was so yummy, we could eat it by the spoonful. Until, that is, I realized dairy doesn't make my body very happy once … Continue Reading ››

Nutritional Yeast

What is it?

First off, let me be frank, it is ugly and it smells funny but, nutritional yeast flakes may be one of your best finds to date. Seriously. It's that good in terms of nutrition and taste. It has a nutty, cheesy flavor and provides a wealth of vitamins, minerals and protein that almost … Continue Reading ››

Effects of Sugar

Sugar is almost everywhere. It’s not only in our pastries and desserts, but it’s also in our coffee, in our soup, even in salad dressings! Sugar robs the body of nutrition. It can rot your teeth and cause fatty deposits to build up in your liver. It’s the main cause of cellulite, body fat, and metabolic … Continue Reading ››