Remember the phrase “garbage in, garbage out”?! It’s so true!! I get sooo fired up 🔥 when I see the junk we as Americans consume on a daily basis. 🤔In general, people know so little about the connection between food and disease. I consider […]
Select firm or extra firm tofu. Place in a towel to absorb excess moisture. Dice tofu in small pieces. Marinade in: 1/4 C. liquid aminos 2 Tbsp. lemon juice 1-2 Tbsp. Sriracha sauce 2 Tbsp. maple syrup 2 tsp. sesame oil Marinate for 20-30 minutes. […]
FODMAP is an acronym for: (F)ermentable (O)ligosaccharides (D)isaccharides (M)onosaccharides and (P)olyols. These are a group of specific carbohydrates that are poorly absorbed in the small intestine, which can cause gas, bloating and other digestive issues. Often, patients with IBS are advised to follow a low FODMAP diet. FODMAPs are found in a lot of the foods we eat – breads, fruits, veggies and pasta. However, once you get a handle on which foods to avoid and which ones to consume, many of your symptoms can be relieved. A low FODMAP diet is often recommended for those with IBS (Irritable Bowel Syndrome) and digestive issues like gas, bloating and diarrhea. Request my free Low FODMAP eBook HERE — I’ll share some tips on what to eat, what to avoid, and simple recipes for each meal.
Clean Eating Tuna Salad 1/2 red or orange bell pepper, chopped finely 2 green onions, minced 2 cans tuna in water, drained 1 1/2 Tbsp. dijon mustard 1 Tbsp. Greek yogurt 1 Tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil Black pepper and Himalayan salt to taste Serve over […]
If you are an emotional eater, you realize it’s a vicious cycle. You eat to deal with stress, sadness, or other emotions – but it ends up making you feel worse. Here are some ways to cope: DELAY THE URGE If you can delay the […]
They say when you fail to plan, you plan to fail. That’s often very true with clean eating. Setting yourself up for success in your quest for good health often includes meal prep. Here are some tips to make it easier and more efficient.
Even when you do your best do encourage healthy habits, your family often needs a little outside motivation to get moving in the right direction. A Family Fitness Tip Jar is an idea that could work for you. Here’s how to do it: As a family, decide on what your goal will be. Make it something that gets even the least motivated of your crew excited. Don’t make it a goal that is too difficult […]
1 in 68 children have some form of autism. What if there was a food you could give to children on the autism spectrum that had a big impact with no side effects? There very well could be. This research is incredibly interesting and encouraging. […]
1. IMPROVE YOUR MINDSET What we constantly tell ourselves ends up manifesting in real life. If you’re betating yourself up mentally, telling yourself you can’t do this, you’ll always be fat, or worse yet – that it’s not worth it — that YOU aren’t worth […]
Greek Chickpea Artichoke Salad 1 15-oz. can chickpeas (garbanzo beans), drained 1 14-oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and chopped 1 red bell pepper, diced 1/2 red onion, diced 1/2 C. Kalamata olives, chopped 1/4 C. fresh parsley (I used parsley flakes) 2 Tbsp. olive oil […]