Category: Health

How to start clean eating with new habits

When it comes to starting any new eating routine, your habits can be the most difficult to change. Those habits define what you choose to eat and, often, the cravings you’re fighting (or giving into). The best way to start clean eating is with new habits. Creating new habits, however, is a lot easier to talk about than implement. It’s not the sort of thing that is going to happen in a blog post. I […]

January 10, 2017
How to Lose Fat and Get Healthy

Clean eating is a great way to get healthy and, in the process, lose fat. Sometimes though, you need a little something extra to help reveal the body you want. Most programs focus on your weight, rather than targeting fat. But weight isn’t the enemy. Bones and muscles weigh more than fat. Strong bone density and good muscle mass are a vital part of being healthy. Even some body fat is good for you (especially […]

January 3, 2017
4 Lies You Believe About Vitamins

It’s commonly known that you can’t get all the vitamins and minerals you need from food alone. Our modern farming methods don’t utilize nutrient rich soil. Fruits and vegetables are harvested too early as a means to satisfy our desire for year round produce. Even cooking depletes nutrients in our food. Which is why a lot of us take nutritional supplements. Vitamins, amino acids, herbs to support our immune system… there’s a ton of supplements […]

December 16, 2016
3 Delicious, Easy Ways to Make Holiday Treats Healthy

Typically, we think of the holidays as a time of indulgence. We toss out the idea of being healthy and enjoy ourselves. But why not enjoy the holidays AND be healthy? Bake with your family without any guilt. Fill your home with delicious memories from your childhood. And create new memories for your children. We’ve got 3 delicious, easy ways to make holiday treats healthy simply by replacing sugar with healthy alternatives. It’s a great […]

December 13, 2016
5 Secrets to Knock Out Winter Congestion Naturally

Winter stinks! I mean, probably not if you enjoy the cold and beautiful snowy days and getting all bundled up in sweaters and cute boots and coats or warm cups of hot chocolate. Ok, so it doesn’t entirely stink. But it’s also the time of year that many people get all sniffely and congested. Because the air gets dry and cold and your body just wants to protect itself by covering your membranes in mucus. […]

November 11, 2016
Quick Breakfast Jump Start

I don’t know about you but I’ve never been much of a breakfast person. Oh, I think it’s incredibly important. Good protein and sustenance is vital to start your day. And my family is predominately hypo-glycemic so if we don’t get our blood sugar up then mornings aren’t pretty. So, breakfast is important! But even though, maybe I’m hungry 30 minutes after I wake up, I don’t really feel like eating food for at least […]

November 8, 2016
Simple Guide to Clean Eating

Clean Eating is the simplest term that encompasses how we eat and how we structure our recipes. It’s a fairly ambiguous term since a lot of people have a lot of different definitions of ‘clean’ and how far down the rabbit hole they go. If you don’t currently ascribe to clean eating, it’s pretty easy to get started. Pick ONE item on the list. Practice it for 30 days until it becomes a natural part […]

November 4, 2016
Make any recipe healthy

There are hundreds of thousands of recipes around the web. A lot of them sound really delicious but not all of them are healthy. What’s the fun in enjoying the taste of food if you know it’s adding to your waistline, damaging your heart or other organs or sapping your energy? The good news is, if you can eliminate a few key ingredients from your food, you can make ANY recipe healthy.  And sometimes the […]

October 25, 2016
4 tricks to decrease sugar cravings

Any time you eliminate sugar from your diet, whether just getting rid of processed sugar, switching to clean eating or going full on paleo, you’re going to start craving it. Even though it’s terrible for you, you’re body is used to all those refined simple carbs; your taste buds are accustomed to sweet flavors and your emotions are all wrapped in sweet things making you happy. It’s a hard cycle to break. The good news […]

September 30, 2016