Guilt-free Cure for Cravings: Nice-cream!

Ice cream is one of those treats that seems to be the choice dessert. Case and point: Celebratory sundae scoops – everyone goes out for ice cream! Birthday party favorite – a la mode or with cake. Break-up soother – pint, spoon, Netflix. We’ve all done it. Stress snacking – craving something and you go …

Healthy Fast Food: Why Macro-nutrients Matter

To understand how foods increase brain power and physical stamina, we need to look for a minute at macro-nutrients. They are three categories in to which foods are placed. Carbohydrates Proteins Fats All food is a mix of these three macro-nutrients. The breakdown for a banana for example is: 93% Carbohydrates, 4% Protein,  3% Fat. …

Raw Vegan Sugar Cookies

I have found the perfect raw vegan cookie that is nut and date free. No need to firm them up in the fridge either. And being the cookie lover that I am, I’m quite delighted with myself right now. My kitchen smells like dessert! Fresh, warm cookies on this chilly day is the best good-morning-treat …

How To Make Cravings Lose Their Power: Eat Satiating Foods!

To date, I’ve tried at least 6 diets and failed at them all. Sound familiar? Motivation can be your driving force for only so long, but if the foods you’re eating aren’t fueling your body in the right way, you will fail. It becomes a chore and you quit. I used to count calories using …

Homemade Coconut Yogurt & Strawberry Co-yo Bowl

Yogurt is a gut healthy food we should all include in our diet. We’ve all heard that probiotics are important but do you know why? They balance out the microflora in the gut keeping bad bacteria in check while feeding good bacteria so it can thrive. A short list of why Coconuts are so amazing: …

Tropical OJ:Drink to your health and enjoy it!

Every time you eat or drink, you are either feeding disease or fighting it. – Heather Morgan, MS Contrary to what you may have heard, food should not be rated on the merit of good looks. If it looks good eat it, can often be misleading. Rather, let’s hold our nutrition to the standard of …