The Sugar Dilemma: Good, Bad, & How to Decide

Did you know our bodies need glucose to feed our cells? Without it, we die. Naturally occurring sugars found in whole fruit provide fiber for the slow release of sugar in the body as well as vitamins, minerals, and antioxidants. However, added sugars, refined sugars, processed sugars, or sugar substitutes are not the same thing. …

Want Superpowers? Drink This Green Protein Smoothie!

I love food, who doesn’t? But not all food is created equal. As nutritious as a bowl of oatmeal is, or any other fruit I’d have for breakfast, nothing compares to the energy I get when I start my day with this green protein smoothie. No lag, no down time, just pure energy. Can you …

Is Your Food Hurting or Healing You?

The lie most people believe about food is that it can’t hurt you. If it tastes good eat it. If you crave it, have it. The truth is, everything you eat either heals you or hurts you. It’s not a matter of opinion or belief. Countless studies show that a diet high in processed foods …

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? …