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Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

Good Fat vs. Bad Fat

We need to consume healthy fats in order to have a healthy body.  Fat is a nutrient, and just like we need a certain amount of carbohydrates and protein, we also need to eat fat in order to have energy, to absorb vitamins and to support brain and heart health.  I am a Health Coach, not a doctor, so you…

Simple, Daily Detox for Optimum Health

Simple, Daily Detox for Optimum Health

Detoxing is vital to do in this toxic world. For so many years as a health coach, I focused simply on digestion because I do believe that good digestion leads to a healthy life. But then one day I realized that in order to have good digestion, you must be detoxing properly. The light went off in my head. Detox…

3 New Autumn Smoothies

3 New Autumn Smoothies

If you are in the northeast like I am, your body may feel tricked into thinking it is still summer with these 80 degree sunny days – but your brain knows better. Today marks our official, first day of Autumn (my favorite season btw). We are in what I call that “in between stage”. You know the new season is…

10 Reasons you are NOT losing weight

10 Reasons you are NOT losing weight

You wrote out your goals, set your intentions, changed your mindset, but still – – – the weight isn’t coming off yet. It may not be 100% your fault. As we age things change. What you did 10 or 20 years ago to lose weight may not work for you today. Here are my top 10 reasons why you may…

Top Slimming Foods

Top Slimming Foods

While there is no magic recipe for weight loss, there are however certain foods that can help you reach your weight loss goals faster than others. The one common denominator these foods share is that they are high fiber, which helps you stay fuller longer. Add some or all of these foods into your weekly meal planning and you may…

3 New Springtime Recipes

3 New Springtime Recipes

We all could use a little variety in the kitchen – especially once the season changes.  Whether you don’t cook a lot, or even if you are a seasoned chef in front of the stove each night – when we move from cold weather to warm, we need to change our diets.  According to Chinese medicine, one of the best…

Rejuvenating Springtime Cooking Class

Climb out of your cave, dust off the cobwebs and rejuvenate yourself for spring.  Watch me prepare a complete sit down dinner using seasonal whole foods that will prepare your body and soul for the new season. Class includes: full meal, instruction, recipes, giveaway.  Cost: $45 Menu: Vegetable Chickpea Medley Cilantro/Lime Rice Refreshing Springtime Salad with Citrus Dressing Tangy Lemon/Coconut…

Why are SMOOTHIES important for breakfast?

Why are SMOOTHIES important for breakfast?

Breakfast is the most important meal of the day.  Sometimes it just doesn’t fit into our schedule the way it should. How we begin the day will determine how the rest of the day goes. It will determine if we feel energized or if we feel dragging with a lack of energy. What we put in our bellies is directly…

Bring on the snacks…

Bring on the snacks…

Let’s face it.  Americans love to snack almost as much as they want to lose weight.  My job is to help people see that they can actually do BOTH.  Sadly, there are a couple of common mistakes I see people making all the time that will hinder their ability to drop weight and keep it off.   The first, is that…