Can My Symptoms Actually Be a Food Intolerance?

Food intolerances or “sensitivities” can affect you in so many ways. And they’re a lot more common than most people think. I’m not talking about anaphylaxis or immediate allergic reactions that involve an immune response. Those can be serious and life-threatening.  If you have any allergies, you need to steer clear of any traces of […]

All About Digestive Enzymes

Not everyone should be taking digestive enzyme supplements; and not all of them are created equal.   As a practitioner, I find that many people with digestive issues want to jump straight into using a supplement. And many times I would rather try other strategies first. Not to mention, that some supplements can be harmful […]

Homemade Salad Dressings

Print Recipe Zesty Balsamic Vinaigrette Zesty Balsamic Vinaigrette homemade salad dressing that rival store bought brands in 5 minutes or less. Prep Time5 mins Course: SaladKeyword: dressing, vinaigrette Ingredients½ cup balsamic vinegar¾ cup olive oil1 tbsp. Dijon mustard2 tbsp. water1 tsp. pure maple syrup1 tsp. garlic minced1 tsp. black pepper freshly cracked InstructionsBlend all ingredients […]

Reduce Inflammation With These Key Foods

Inflammation. It’s not just for health headlines. It’s a fact. Scientists are measuring levels of inflammation in our bodies and finding that it can be pretty bad for our health; this is especially true when it’s chronic (i.e. lasts a long time). Inflammation has been linked to obesity, heart disease, Alzheimer’s, and diabetes, just to […]

Everything You Think You Know About Healthy Eating is Wrong and it’s Making You Fat and Tired

Oh my gosh – nutrition and diet info is everywhere!   And each expert and association tries to lead you in their direction because they know best and their advice is going to help you.  Right?   Well, maybe…   Everyone has heard (and maybe lived through) the intense focus on how much you eat.  […]

MYTH – Fat is bad

Clean Eating – Eat more healthy fats MYTH – For decades we’ve been taught that fat is bad. A dangerous myth.   Because instead of fat, we’ve been replacing it with sugar. And many people believe this has led to the current diabetes and obesity epidemic. The truth is that your body needs some fat. […]

Crispy Chickpea Snack Trio – Pizza, Taco & Cinnamon Flavored

Print Recipe Crispy Chickpea Snack Trio – Pizza, Taco & Cinnamon Flavored If you’re looking for a clean snack, packed with protein, full of flavor to satisfy your crispy craving – try one of these recipes or go for the whole trio and share. Prep Time1 hr 5 minsCook Time1 hrTotal Time2 hrs 5 mins […]

May is “Clean Eating” Month

  For the month of May and the next 31 days I’ll be guiding you on a journey to understand clean eating and get you started on a path to a new way of eating and a new lifestyle. Clean eating isn’t about deprivation. It’s also not about spending tons of money at a fancy […]

What’s one thing you know you need to do to improve your health?

The thing is, we don’t need to be told what to do to improve our health.  We know the basics — drink enough water, eat whole foods, exercise, get enough sleep, have healthy relationships, etc.   Putting one foot in front of the other is the absolute most important thing we can do to begin […]

Blueberry Coleslaw

Print Recipe Blueberry Coleslaw Prep Time10 mins Course: Side Dish IngredientsIngredients to Use:12 oz. coleslaw mix12 oz. broccoli slaw carrot mixture1 cup blueberries1/4 cup sunflower seedsDressing Recipe3/4 cup dairy-free yogurt2 tbsp. apple cider vinegar2 tbsp. raw honey InstructionsCombine all dressing ingredients and stir until smooth. Mix all ingredients and stir well. Serve immediately and enjoy!