5 Cholesterol Myths . . . Busted

5 Cholesterol Myths . . . Busted

Sadly, we see way too many clients who have a fear of their “elevated” cholesterol levels when in fact, their numbers may be perfectly fine. Not to mention the fact that cholesterol is absolutely essential to good health (yes, you read that right). So we...
Jane vs Shoprite’s Chocolate Chip Muffin

Jane vs Shoprite’s Chocolate Chip Muffin

You may or may not know that I live in a blended family. My kids are now out of the house but I am helping to raise my two step sons, who are both in high school. When Marc first moved in with his two boys, they were in 4th and 6th grade. As you can imagine, there...
Carrot has a Secret Weapon – Beyond Vitamin A

Carrot has a Secret Weapon – Beyond Vitamin A

Practically not a day goes by where we don’t learn something new about the amazing healing and nutritional power of food. And though we cherish our hemp, flax and chia seeds, go gaga over coconut oil and ghee, and are always chatting about all the wonderful...
Eating strategies for bone health

Eating strategies for bone health

As middle age women, we are always on the hunt for how to preserve our bones as we age. Osteoporosis, which strikes about 1 in every 4 women, is called a “silent disease” because it progresses without symptoms until a fracture occurs. And though its true that it...
Chocolate Chip Ginger Thumbprint Cookies

Chocolate Chip Ginger Thumbprint Cookies

If the cookie monster could pick his favorite time of year, December would DEFINITELY be it. Yup – it’s a trifecta all right. If you’re not baking for Santa, you are likely either attending a holiday party or whipping up a batch or two of your own to...
Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas for 2016/2017

Healthy Holiday Gift Ideas for 2016/2017

When December rolls around (always so much sooner than we anticipate), it can be challenging to think of creative gift ideas. We find many people are scrambling well into the month to find something special or different that doesn’t scream same-old same-old. So,...
Delicata Squash – the new sensation

Delicata Squash – the new sensation

Introducing . . . .our new favorite food this fall. Delicata squash! It’s been brimming at the farmers markets, most of which are now closed for the season. BUT you can still find it at your local supermarkets and health food stores. PHEW. The best thing about...
Is your drinking water safe?

Is your drinking water safe?

Though we all know our bodies need water to survive, it’s easy to forget just HOW important it is to our health. However, it is equally important to address the issue of water safety. Recently, a few very concerning reports came out about the amount of toxins in water...
Is it good to be smokin’ hot?

Is it good to be smokin’ hot?

One of the most common questions we are asked is what kind of oil to use when cooking. And our answer is…it depends. If you’ve been reading our blog or taken any of our programs, you know that our favorite healthy oils include olive oil, coconut oil and...
A funny thing happened on the way to making jello

A funny thing happened on the way to making jello

Last week I was experimenting with my new batch of Vital Protein Gelatin in an attempt to make uber-nutritious jello and/or gummies. Stephanie and I have been on a mission to master a great recipe using immune boosting collagen/gelatin that could be used not only for...

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