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June 24, 2017

Making sense of carbs and starches

Everyone seems to be trying to cut back on carbs these days—including yours truly! Many of us trying to adopt a more Paleo-based diet have been weaning ourselves off of carbs, or at the very least, eating them less frequently. Everyone needs some carbs—the good carbs—in their diet, while there are others that nobody really… Read more

May 26, 2017

Coconut Aminos

One of my favorite things in life is sushi. I love it anyway you give it to me—rolled, not rolled, plenty of wasabi…just load me up! But sushi means soy sauce and soy is definitely not a health food—especially considering non-organic soy sauce most likely will be GMO soy. Soy seemingly has a wonderful nutritional… Read more

May 9, 2017

Give Mom a Break

Being a mom is hard work! It’s not easy to stay energized and healthy. Until now! Get your give mom a break bundle. Read more

April 27, 2017

The REAL Unicorn Smoothie

Leave it to Starbucks to ruin the magic of Unicorns with a fake and dangerous imposter! (sigh of relief that they’ve vanished!) Want in on a secret?! Unicorns are REAL! And you can taste their full magic only when using REAL ingredients! Introducing the Real Unicorn: a smoothie worthy of consumption. Full of flavor, nutrients,… Read more

April 24, 2017

Food Shaming?

I learned something new this weekend. Apparently calling out crappy food is now called “food shaming.” Seriously? Is everything a “shaming issue” now? At what point do we turn a blind eye and pretend that it’s okay to consume 76 grams of sugar in one stupid, “unicorn” drink? At what point do we slide our… Read more

March 28, 2017

Leaky Gut. What’s All The Fuss?

What’s the fuss about leaky gut? You heard the words “leaky gut” bandied around a lot, I bet. And in your mind’s eye, do you see your poor intestinal walls pouring water out like sieve? That’s a dramatic visual, however it’s helpful for understanding the problem. Your intestinal walls are supposed to be barriers to… Read more

March 14, 2017

The Rubber Chicken Recipe!

Rubber Chicken is one of the recipes I’m most famous for—and yet, it’s not really mine. I just named it Rubber Chicken because it allows you to stretch one measly chicken into 3 days worth of meals! Rubber Chicken was originally published 20 years ago in my newspaper column (The Manic Housewife) that I wrote… Read more

February 15, 2017

Keep Me Full Smoothie Recipe

One thing I’ve learned over the last several years in the battle of the bulge, is that my morning smoothie is my own personal guarantee for a great food day, one with no regrets. Let me explain. My morning smoothie isn’t just a bunch of fruit and some random protein powder in a glass. It… Read more

February 1, 2017

United Tables of America

My dearest friends– If there is one thing that can unite a polarized America, it’s having a meal together. Look, we all need to eat in between watching CNN or Fox News. And wherever you stand (or sit) politically at the table, is really none of my business. Is it? 🙂 The most important thing… Read more

January 21, 2017

5 Day Bone Broth Cleanse

The Five Day Bone Broth Cleanse Nutritional Benefits of Bone Broth Your bowl of bone broth contains a healing helping of glucosamine and chondroitin sulfate, which work together to reduce inflammation, joint pain and other symptoms of arthritis. Bone broth is excellent for digestion (it will do wonders for your gut), but it’ll also aid… Read more