Awhile back I had a post about sugar and the not so good things it does to your body. So here is a follow up on that post! I wanted to get a little more in-depth about some of the sugar alternatives that I use and let you know why I choose them. There are … Continue reading Sugar is the Devil Solution #1: Stevia!
Okay so I kindly borrowed the title "Sugar is the Devil" from an eye-opening book, Skinny Bitch and let me tell you those skinny bitches had it right! I have mentioned my love for all things sugar in my post about 3 ingredient cookies....and let me tell you I LOVE....D sugar with all my heart … Continue reading Sugar is the Devil!
I don't consider myself a full-blown vegetarian/vegan but I have adapted a lifestyle that mostly strays away from animal products (meat and dairy). I realize that because of this choice it is much more important to get my protein in daily. My favorite way to up my protein intake is to eat nuts! I LOVE … Continue reading I’m going nuts!
Ever heard of Maca? Me either until just a little while ago...This powerhouse root from the high altitudes of Bolivia and Peru is packed with a powerful health punch. This simple little powder is what is called an adaptogen...ADAPTOGEN: strengthens the body nutritionally so it has the ability to adapt to stress on a physical, … Continue reading More Maca Please!
My loving boyfriend invested in my health last year when he bought me a juicer for Christmas. I can't even tell you how happy my little cells are when they are flooded with delicious fruits and vegetables and all of the yummy goodness they come with! I got introduced to juicing awhile ago but never … Continue reading Goddess of the Greens!
Most of you have heard that your body is composed of about 70% water but did you know that your brain is roughly 80% water? Guess that explains why around 4pm everyday I feel a little foggy....my brain needs water! Ideally, we should be consuming half our body weight in ounces of pure water each … Continue reading The H2O show!
Imagine the shock when I learned that for the greater part of my cooking life I was unintentionally filling my meals with carcinogens (cancer causing agents) by cooking with my beloved olive oil! Not cool! Like many people, I imagine, olive oil is a staple in the kitchen. Not so fast my friends, beware! Okay … Continue reading Cookoo for Coconut oil
Anyone who knows me, knows that I love my sweets! I reaaaaaally really love my sweets...but I have also made some much needed lifestyle changes over the last year and I decided to throw refined sugar out the door. After several months of mourning and detoxing aka chowing down on a ton of fruit to … Continue reading 3 ingredient cookies!