In the US 40% of food we produce goes to waste, that’s 365 million pounds of food a day! Picture the worlds largest football stadium filled to its absolute brim with daily food waste, while 1 in 8 Americans still don’t have a reliable supply of food to their tables. All this wasted food is […]
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Spring is the time for renewal and freshness, and spring cleaning is in order, not just in our houses, but our body homes too. Our bodies are programed by evolution to sense the awakening of spring, so spring is already affecting your whole system. Here are some ways you can assist your body and mind […]
I recently watched a documentary that truly inspired me, Minimalism, a documentary about the important things. Minimalism is not about getting rid of all of your things. Minimalism itself is far more concerned with living intentionally, living elegantly through simplicity, and living meaningfully while enjoying the material possessions you own without giving those possessions too […]
We have an education; we know exactly what we need to do, but its not happening. We know we should be eating fewer chips and more fruits and vegetables, but we eat the chips anyway. When it comes to winning our own hunger game, eating when we’re hungry and stopping when we are full, the […]
Cashews are magical. Cashews are rich in Vitamins C, E, and K, phosphorous, iron, magnesium and zinc and also contain antioxidants, phytochemicals and protein. Cashews Improve the health of your heart, are an excellent detox agent, promotes healthy bones, can help prevent cancer, improves the health of skin and hair, aids weight loss, improves the nerves in your body, boosts brain function […]
Happy new year folks! Who is ready to take on 2017? While the first of the year is generally associated with resolutions, being more health minded, proactive and starting fresh, it is often preluded with a night out of drinking and debauchery. I get it, go out with a bang, and the “diet” starts tomorrow. […]
Our days comprise our lives. Intentionality means taking stock of our lives and making changes if we’re dissatisfied. Because if you don’t live intentionally, if you don’t check in with yourself often and reflect, it becomes far too easy to move through life without ever having lived on your own terms. I am a huge believer in […]
Food addiction refers to compulsive overeaters who engage in frequent episodes of uncontrolled eating, also known as binge eating; eating an unhealthy amount of food while feeling that all sense of control has been lost. This behavioral addiction is characterized by the consumption of high fat, high sugar foods, the types of foods that activate […]
This Thanksgiving you will likely find yourself eating with others. Eating together is a cornerstone of our culture, its safe to guess we’ll be sharing thousands of meals over the course of our lives. When you eat with other people, your food choices may attract attention or commentary. Turning down somebody’s food offering can […]
Plant based Thanksgiving meal plan, and Tips to creating your own STRESS-FREE Thanksgiving game plan.
Even before I was plant based, I felt an immense pressure to be some kind of domestic goddess on thanksgiving. The other 364 days of the year can be easy, thrown together, one-pot type meals. Thanksgiving has to be perfect. So many separate dishes get involved, and they all have to come out at the […]