In the Kitchen

A New Year’s Clean Sweep

2018-01-03T21:47:41+00:00 December 29th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I am not a fan of New Year's Resolutions; just the word 'resolution' is upsetting to me. I don't want to start any new year off with with a mindset full of self-inflicted demands on myself. I'd much rather free up space in my mind, in my house, in my [...]

Foods That Curb Stress

2018-01-03T21:47:41+00:00 December 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Stress can kill you….literally. And no matter how healthy your eating habits are or how much kale you consume in a day, you are not immune to the negative effects of stress. On a scale of 1-10, how would you rate your stress level? Chronic stress negatively affects every system [...]

A Healthy, Homemade Hostess Gift – YAY YOU!

2018-01-03T21:47:42+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

If you’re staying with friends over the holidays, or going to one of many holiday parties, you know the polite thing to do is to bring a hostess gift. Instead of picking up yet another scented candle (Zzzzz) or bottle of wine, give something with a personal touch by making [...]

Home-cooked Stovetop Stuffing

2018-01-08T22:42:55+00:00 December 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Just like mom made? Stovetop stuffing is another popular holiday tradition. That red cardboard box had a reserved seat at most family tables and you probably couldn’t get enough. Who could have imagined that some stale bread, spices, and dried vegetables cooked up in a little butter could and would [...]

Keto-approved Vanilla Protein Fudge

2018-01-08T22:43:03+00:00 December 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Vanilla Protein Fudge Primal Diet approved! Makes 36 squares, serving size = 1 square   These addictive treats pack a punch of healthy fats and protein. One decadent square is usually enough to satisfy even the over-the-top sweet-tooth! Calories: 72                                        Fat: 7 grams Carbs: 1 gram!                                   Protein: 2 grams [...]

Sugar-free Holiday Cookie Recipe!

2018-01-08T22:43:36+00:00 December 13th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I just found this delicious sugar-free cookie recipe on Gabby Bernstien’s blog and wanted to share it with everyone. Matcha Chocolate Chip Cookies By Candice Kumai Makes approx. 12 cookies. Candice is the golden girl of the wellness world! She based these super moist and delicious cookies on the most [...]

A Gentle Detox to Heal Your Gut

2018-01-03T21:47:42+00:00 December 11th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

As an Integrative Health & Wellness Coach, I’m always finding new ways to help heal the gut. Everything about you starts in your belly. And for 100’s of years, Doctors have been saying that your stomach is your entire system’s brain – if it’s out of whack, you’re out of [...]

RAW VEGAN MINI CHOCOLATE BITES

2018-01-08T22:43:36+00:00 December 9th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I just found this recipe by Leena Oijala and had to share – these are delicious and so simple to make. Healthy fat, low carb, raw, vegan, keto friendly and I believe if you’re on the Whole 30 they’re good to go too! Any of you dear readers that are [...]

Sausage, Kale, and Goat Cheese Frittata

2018-01-08T22:43:36+00:00 December 7th, 2017|

Ok, ok...I can't help it but I LOVE Frittatas - they're so simple and delicious!! As Mark Sisson would say (and yes, this is his recipe), every keto enthusiast should know how to make a frittata. You can use any combination of meat, cheese, veggies, herbs, and spices to tailor [...]

Protein-rich Brussels Sprouts Salad

2018-01-08T22:43:36+00:00 December 5th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Perfect light lunch to eat before doing some holiday shopping. It fills you up so you don't grab fast-food crap (sorry McDonalds), nourishes your body and gives you energy that lasts all day. Ingredients  ½ pound Brussels sprouts ¼ head purple cabbage ½ purple onion or shallots, thinly sliced 1 [...]

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