Green Beans

Whole Food Focus: Green Beans

After posting up the delicious recipe for Coconut Almond Garlic-y Green Beans,  I thought this week’s Whole Food Focus should (naturally) be: Green Beans!  The other ingredients in this recipe: garlic, sprouted almonds and coconut also pack a nutritious punch too, so make sure to check out their nutrition profiles as well (coming soon). Green […]

Coconut almond garlic-y green beans

Coconut Almond Garlic-y Green Beans

Many people ask me how I create my recipes and I sometimes giggle cause I am so not a super chef. I remember when I first started cooking healthy, I lived in a super small studio and my kitchen was a 4×5 space with mini-appliances. I used to tell my clients “If I can cook […]

pumpkin seeds

Whole Food Focus: Pumpkin Seeds

Whole Food Focus: Pumpkin Seeds are a rich source of minerals, protein and monounsaturated fats. Compounds in pumpkin seeds help lower cholesterol, enhance the immune response and decrease risk of certain cancers. Because of the powerful antioxidants, phytosterols, lignans, and zinc, pumpkin seeds have been shown to provide protection of the prostate gland in men, along with giving […]

Green Juice

4 Simple Steps to the Perfect Whole Juice

As a practice, I try to commit to making a whole juice for breakfast at least a few days a week. I do this for a few reasons:  whole juice is loaded with nutrients, fiber, water and easy to digest goodness (I drink lemon water first upon waking, then make my whole juice) morning time […]

Soup in a Blender: Dinner’s ready!

This recipe is so delicious and tasty- it tastes gourmet. What’s absolutely crazy is it may be the easiest recipe I have ever made. ever. I made this in my Blendtec, but you can make it in any good blender (see instructions below).  As a side note if you haven’t yet entered my giveaway to win […]

Whole Juice vs. Juice

Many people ask me what exactly is a “whole juice” and if it’s healthier than traditional “juicing”. Here are the deets’ on whole juice vs juice:  Regular Juice: A regular ole’ juice has been strained of all natural pulp, fiber and skin from the fruit or veggie being used. There are specific times I love to […]

It’s National KALE Day!

Well, yesterday was….! I have been so busy cooking up some transforming and educational content for my upcoming home study eCourse, The Thyroid Makeover, that I didn’t stop and take a moment to honor my FAVORITE dark, leafy green on planet Earth… KALE!  Kale adds beautiful color and some serious positive nutrition to every meal. My […]

My Hormone MAKEOVER

Do the symptoms of hormone imbalance rule your life? I suffered for YEARS with symptoms from Hashimoto’s thyroid disease, so I feel ya! Dull dry skin, brain fog, weight gain, constipation – it sucks. For decades I suffered from intolerable, painful periods, PMS like nobody’s business and countless symptoms stemming from my thyroid disease. When […]

Magnesium: the missing mineral

Magnesium.  More than 75% of adults are deficient in this mineral, but the risk of deficiency is even greater in women who have endocrine related like hypo/hyper thyroid, Hashimoto’s or Graves disease.  It is also one of the most common mineral deficiencies in industrialized nations. Magnesium is essential to bones and fuels the “electrical” system of […]