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A Wintry Sweet Potato Kale Salad with Creamy Chickpea Dressing

2018-03-01T15:30:35+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Clean Eating, best-selling cookbook author, culinary nutritionist, and wellness expert Amie Valpone shares healthy, detoxifying recipes that make your body feel good. And if you don't have her cookbook, Clean Eating - you should! Many of us associate salads with spring and summer, but after eating so many heavy foods [...]

A Few Tricks to Make You a Healthier Shopper

2018-02-13T23:03:02+00:00 December 30th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

We’re all guilty of this at some point; you’re walking aimlessly down the grocery aisles looking for nothing in particular but you’re so hungry you’d eat just about anything so you grab food that you normally wouldn’t. Did you just grab a box with bright, cheery colors (probably with a [...]

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 [...]

Raw Food, Harmful or Healthy?

2018-01-03T21:47:43+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

When I moved to Las Vegas in 2008, I learned about eating Raw from a new friend. She loved how it made her feel so I decided to try it. You'll find with me, experimenting on new ways of eating healthy - to give me more energy and vitality - [...]

Dance to the Beet

2018-01-03T21:47:44+00:00 June 20th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Come on…that’s funny! Beets get a bad rap. You either love them or hate them! I’ve never met anyone who said, “yeah, they’re ok”. It’s either, “oh my goodness, I love beets!” or “ew, gross, they taste like dirt”. And, the later statement could actually be true. I believe beets [...]

Trust – it’s a funny thing

2018-01-03T21:47:44+00:00 June 15th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I only imagined, but honestly, I had no idea. The old saying holds true, you don’t know what you don’t know. And once you learn it, you can’t un-learn it. I was one who actually trusted labels...until now. I just tried to watch the video Glass Walls by Sir Paul [...]

Best Hangover Cure EVER!

2018-01-03T21:47:45+00:00 May 22nd, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Ok…now that I have your attention, let’s talk about the many, glorious benefits of Wheatgrass! Did you know? Wheatgrass juice is an effective healer because it contains all minerals known to man, and vitamins A, B-complex, C, E, l and K. It is extremely rich in protein, and contains 17 amino acids, the building blocks [...]

Chocoholics Rejoice!

2018-01-03T21:47:45+00:00 April 14th, 2017|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Everyone loves chocolate - right? I know I do and over the years, my taste buds have gone from loving anything off the shelf at a grocery store (Snickers, Hershey's Chocolate) to more of the dark chocolate obsession. Anything 70% Dark Cacao or higher and I'm in LOVE! Ever wonder [...]