Archives for October 2015

Eat Fermented Foods To Improve Digestion, Boost Immunity & Lose Weight

Maybe fermented foods aren’t something that you’d consider to be a conversation starter, perhaps they will be after you read this! In fact, if you’re looking for something that can potentially change your health and help you lose those stubborn pounds without a ton of effort, you should definitely read on – and, tell your friends about it ... Read More »

Crunchy Juice Pulp Crackers

Don't you love it when a recipe solves 2 problems at once?! If you own a juicer, at some point you've likely wondered what on Earth to do with ALL that pulp! You know it's just straight fiber and have maybe even felt wasteful when tossing it in the trash. After all, most Americans don't get enough fiber and here you are just throwing dietary fiber ... Read More »


There's nothing quite like the smell of homemade banana nut bread coming from the oven! Most of my memories of the holiday season include this intoxicating aroma. Traditionally banana nut bread recipes include tons of white sugar, butter and white flour, right? Not this one. It has all the goodness, flavor and moisture of the traditional ... Read More »

Is Decaf Coffee Bad for My Body?

If you’re trying to avoid caffeine but don’t want to give up your favorite morning beverage, you’ve probably wondered if decaf coffee is good or bad for your health. Decaf, short for decaffeinated, is coffee made from beans that have had at least 97% of its caffeine removed. That means your decaf coffee isn’t completely caffeine free - in fact, ... Read More »

5 Carbs That Can Actually Help You Burn Fat

Just like all fats were demonized as “bad” for you back in the ‘90s, carbs have become the food to fear. But not all carbs are bad, in fact, they’re a very important part of a healthy diet. Good carbs offer a ton of health benefits. By choosing carbohydrates that are packed with fiber, they’re more slowly absorbed into the system, which helps ... Read More »

What the Color of Your Urine Can Tell You About Why You’re Not Losing Weight

You probably don't think about the hue of your urine very often, let alone discuss it but you might be surprised to find out how much it can tell you about your state of health – and, even your waistline. Have you happened to notice its color lately? While its hue can fluctuate depending on what you’re eating and drinking, the time of day and ... Read More »

Savory Turkey Burger With Zesty Yogurt Sauce

When I get a hankering to sink my teeth into a juicy burger, this is the recipe I turn to. And believe me, I get those hankerings the same as anyone else. This one's a little leaner than traditional burgers because it uses turkey instead of ground beef but this recipe would work with grass fed beef as well.  I like the turkey since it's easier to ... Read More »

Soothing Warm Ginger Pear Smoothie

Smoothies are typically served cold, right? Well, they don't have to be! This smoothie recipe will warm your soul on a cool Fall morning and would be ideal to serve holiday guests. The pear and ginger flavors mingle delightfully and this smoothie really tastes like Fall! As always,  it's nice and quick to make. When you taste it, you might want ... Read More »

7 Teas That Suppress Appetite, Kill Pain and Give You More Energy

You probably already know that sipping tea is great for your health, but with so many different types out there, how do you know what to choose? Most teas offer some type of health benefit, but there are some that particularly stand out – not only packing a punch when it comes to supporting good health, but also bringing pleasure with fabulous ... Read More »

3 Fatty Foods For Faster Weight Loss

It wasn't very long ago when people were convinced that in order to lose weight eliminating all fats was the way to go. Of course, now we know that healthy fats are not only essential for good health, our body needs them to keep blood sugar balanced, keep us feeling satisfied longer and prevent cravings. What you may not realize, is that ... Read More »