Spring Into SPROUTS!

Spring Into SPROUTS!

We have both been a bit obsessed about sprouted foods lately so thought it would make for a great weekly topic. But let’s start with the basics first . . .   What exactly ARE sprouts? Sprouting is the practice of germinating seeds, which can then be eaten...
Ginger: Powerful Digestive and Anti-Inflammatory Aid

Ginger: Powerful Digestive and Anti-Inflammatory Aid

Most people who love and use spices are unaware that they deliver on so much more than just flavor; they can be powerful healing agents as well.  Ginger (which is technically the underground rhizome of the ginger plant), ranks among one of the most recommended spices...
5 Amazing Benefits of Collagen Protein

5 Amazing Benefits of Collagen Protein

One of the things Stephanie and I tend to rely on as a go-to food in winter is bone broth. The new “darling” of the nutrition world, bone broth is filled with gelatin which has been shown to have many amazing health qualities, from its contribution to glowing skin,...
Canola Oil – Yea or Nay?

Canola Oil – Yea or Nay?

If you have ever checked out our recipes or followed any of our programs, you’ve probably noticed that canola oil is never used as an ingredient. This extremely popular cooking fat, high in monounsaturated fat (known as monos or MUFAs), is still seen  as a nutritious...
Our Number One Diet Soda Replacement . . . Enter, Kevita!

Our Number One Diet Soda Replacement . . . Enter, Kevita!

Love diet soda but having a tough time giving it up? We still encounter many clients who are addicted to the sweet bubbly taste of diet sodas, often thinking they are doing themselves a favor by choosing a no calorie version over sugar-laden regular sodas. Well it’s...
Which Diet Approach is BEST?

Which Diet Approach is BEST?

Stephanie and I are often asked what diet approach we think is the best. Clients always want to know if they should be eating vegetarian, vegan, lacto-ovo vegetarian, flexitarian or paleo. So MANY to choose from! Isn’t there one best practice that will deliver the...

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