A Simple Swap for Better Health

A Simple Swap for Better Health

Truth be told – I have a “jenga cabinet” in my kitchen filled to the brim with food storage containers.  Most WERE made of plastic, but that is changing!  “What’s the big deal?”, you ask.   Although cheap and convenient, most contain chemicals which can mess with the...

3 Ways to Make Healthy Decisions ALL Year Long

3 Ways to Make Healthy Decisions ALL Year Long

Guest Post by Paige Johnson of LearnFit.Org Each year, when New Year’s Eve rolls around, we make a series of promises to ourselves. We promise that we’ll get a promotion. We promise that we’ll make new friends and get better grades. More than anything, though, we...

5 Tips to Set Successful Resolutions

5 Tips to Set Successful Resolutions

Each December 31st, I notice that the years seem to fly by faster and faster.  And true to form, here we are already - yet again at the tail end of another year.  More than anything, I love this time of reflection.  It gives us an opportunity to step back and take...

Are YOU in SUGAR SHOCK?

Are YOU in SUGAR SHOCK?

Halloween has come and gone and the last of the mini candy bar wrappers have probably made their way into the garbage can by now.  Hopefully you made it through without too much guilt or over-indulgence. But just when you can finally sit back and relax, knowing that...

When One Door Closes…

When One Door Closes…

We all know the rest of that sentence.  It’s what you think and hear when something in life that meant a lot to you comes crashing to a screeching halt.  It can be a person place or thing.  But the trauma of a loss can be incredibly hard to bear. Today I’m writing to...

Got the post vacation blues?

Got the post vacation blues?

It happens to the best of us.  We pack our bags along with the best of intentions.  We promise ourselves we won’t stray too far off course, but once in vacation mode, we forget our long term goals and just want to relax and enjoy.  Vacation is like an excuse that...

What you should eat is…

What you should eat is…

Well, the truthful answer is, it depends.  Ugh, right?  That’s clearly NOT what you wanted to hear.  My Change Your Diet Change Your Life Summit has come to a close.  After 23 days of interviews with top health and wellness experts, inquisitive listeners wrote to me,...

The Most Overlooked Ingredient for a Special Valentine’s Day

The Most Overlooked Ingredient for a Special Valentine’s Day

There’s a key ingredient that goes into making Valentine's Day extra spectacular.  But its most often overlooked. It’s not chocolate. It’s not roses. It’s not aphrodisiacs. It’s not even a caring, sexy partner (although this certainly helps!!).  Give up? You know the...

Easy Homemade Almond Milk…and 4 To Die For Recipes!

Easy Homemade Almond Milk…and 4 To Die For Recipes!

Sure, almond milk has gained in popularity and is available in your local grocery store these days, but some of the added ingredients are questionable and not necessary.  And have you ever tasted fresh homemade nut milk?  Absolutely delish!  And sooo easy to make…you...

Eating This Way Could be YOUR Ticket to Much Better Health

Eating This Way Could be YOUR Ticket to Much Better Health

Let me start out by saying – I don’t advocate any specific diet because our constitutions are all unique and what works for one person may make another very ill.  That being said, I do highly endorse a high percentage of PLANT-BASED eating to ignite your health,...

GREEN is the new Black!

GREEN is the new Black!

Its that time of year again. The kids are back in school, there's a chill in the air. To so many of us, Autumn signifies a time of change and new beginnings. If you are ready to get back on track, be sure to read to the end - you won't want to miss this invitation...

Salad in a Pot!

Salad in a Pot!

After this long, snowy, cold winter, it’s finally time to break out the gardening gear and get some fresh air. I don’t know about you, but I find gardening to be one of those totally therapeutic activities.
How to Rock Your Valentines World!

How to Rock Your Valentines World!

t’s that time of year when love is in the air. Hearts and flowers dominate. Want to impress your Valentine beyond belief…in the healthiest way of course??!!
Great news for chocolate fans!

Great news for chocolate fans!

We’ve all been hearing it lately. Sugar is addictive. Sugar is the bad guy. Sugar is taking the blame for rising rate of diabetes, increasing waistlines and
A Secret Weapon For You

A Secret Weapon For You

I frequently get asked for tips on how to eat right on a regular basis. Even those of us with the best intentions can get thrown way off the course of healthy eating when “life happens”.
Turn over a new leaf

Turn over a new leaf

Autumn brings with it many changes…a cool crispness to the air, apple picking, football, beautiful foliage, mums, sweaters and pumpkins.
I’ll drink to THIS!

I’ll drink to THIS!

We’ve been hearing more and more lately that sugar is a major contributor to not only to weight gain, but also to a myriad of health ailments such as...

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