Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #5

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #5

Tip #5 – LISTEN TO YOUR CRAVINGS Our bodies are sending us messages through discomfort or food cravings that need to be decoded. Trust your body and listen to your cravings as your new BFF.  We may crave certain food such as sugar when we are dissatisfied with a...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #4

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #4

Tip #4 – BE A LABEL READER Sugar is often disguised in some oh-la-la fancy language (over 250 aliases), labeled as corn syrup, lactose, dextrose, maltose, glucose, high fructose corn syrup basically anything ending with –ose is typically a sweetener.  Any...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #3

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #3

Tip #3 – FIND THE SNEAKY SUGAR What are some items you’ve purchased and later were shocked to find out they contained sugar? Nearly 70 percent of the added sugar Americans eat come from processed food such as bread, salad dressings, peanut butter, and...
Quick, Easy and Healthful Black Bean Soup

Quick, Easy and Healthful Black Bean Soup

Quick, easy, and perfect for a cold winters night. INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon Oil (walnut, avocado, olive) 1/2 cup onion, chopped 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped or minced 1 carrot, diced 1 bell pepper, diced 1 cup tomato, diced (fresh or canned) 2 cans black beans, drained...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #2

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #2

Tip #2 – AVOID THE FAKE STUFF – ARTIFICIAL SWEETENERS Artificial ingredients affect blood sugar levels and are linked to other serious health problems.  If you need to add sweetener, use just a small amount of natural sugar. If you need to use white or...
Fluffy Gluten Free Pancakes

Fluffy Gluten Free Pancakes

Super delicious alternative to traditional wheat pancakes.  Make up a batch and store extras in airtight container in the refrigerator or freeze. Ingredients: 1 1/4 cup blanched almond flour 4 eggs 4 tablespoons honey 2 tablespoons vanilla extract 1/4 teaspoon salt...
Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #1

Sugar Addict 101 – Tip #1

Tip #1 – LAY OFF THE SUGAR!  This may sound impossible, but it is not. I know…I am a recovering sugar addict!  In the following weeks I will share 15 tips that will help you naturally reduce your sugar intake. We need to avoid or limit sweetened coffee...
Good Oils, Bad Oils

Good Oils, Bad Oils

Cooking oil is one of the most common culinary ingredients you’ll find in American homes.  It’s used in countless dishes, but what exactly does it do? The main purpose of using cooking oil is to quickly transfer heat to the food that’s being cooked. ...
Butternut Squash Bake

Butternut Squash Bake

Excellent as a side dish to your favorite protein.  Get ready to fight for the left overs! Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds butternut squash, seeded, peeled and cut into 1-inch cubes (about 3 cups) 2 tablespoons olive oil 8 ounces dried penne noodles 4 tablespoons coconut...
9 Tips for living with less plastics

9 Tips for living with less plastics

The banning of plastic straws has been a topic discussed frequently in environmental circles. As of July 1st, this became not just a topic for discussion, but a reality for Seattle, Washington, which is now the largest city in the United States that has banned the use...

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