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. …

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 …

How To Eat Raw: Let’s Go Shopping

Let me be completely honest. If I missed my fast food and had to say no to myself repeatedly, I would have given up long ago. Truth is, I’m satisfied with what I’m eating. If I need savory, I have raw vegan dips, and salad dressings in the fridge for quick meals. If I want …

Deciphering Cravings: Does Food Control You?

There is power in understanding why we crave what we crave because we can choose whether we allow it to have influence over us or not. Are your really craving meat or the seasonings it’s flavored with? Like garlic, rosemary, lemon, thyme, salt and pepper. Have you ever had a burger patty with zero flavor? …

Healthy & Happy Transformations

It’s not about the thigh gap or the hip bridge or any other ‘skinny’ visual you’ve seen on social media. I used to look at my legs and think genes screwed me! Why do my legs applaud when I walk? But if I measure myself to the standard of unrealistic ideals, I will always be …