Homemade bars are entirely customizable, and so easy to make that you’ll be making a different batch every Sunday for snacks throughout the week. You can add any variety of nuts and fruit, play around with different types of grains, like quinoa or puffed rice, and different kinds of natural sweeteners.Read More
So what gives fruits and vegetables their bright and beautiful hues? Carotenoids! Carote-whats?!
Carotenoids are pigments found naturally in plant-based foods. When consumed the body turns carotenoids into vitamins, and they are also powerful antioxidants that help fight against diseases.Read More
Food is neither good or bad, but we as a society have assigned moral values to food. So what happens is that when you eat a food you believe is “bad”, then you consciously and unconsciously see yourself as a bad person for eating that food?Read More
This salad is great for traveling because it is all mixed together and has lots of crunchy vegetables for texture and to prevent soggy lettuce as the dressing is already mixed in when prepared. Simply pack a portion of this salad in a tupperware container and bring along with you. Don’t forget the spork!Read More
I definitely crave warm, hearty dishes when the first hint of Fall arrives. But until winter is here, I’m never completely ready for stews or chili. So I have to find a happy medium, and this Slow-Cooker Mongolian Beef dish is just that! It’s still warm and filling, but still light enough to enjoy in the Fall and not nudge me into complete winter hibernation mode.Read More
“I’m sick of having no energy!” …. Sound familiar? Dealing with a general lack of energy, annoying fatigue, and overall sluggishness is one of the most common complaints I hear from clients in my nutrition practice. However, when I dig deeper, I often find three main roots to this lack of energy; a burdened liver, rollercoaster blood sugar levels, and an inconsistent eating routine.Read More