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It’s A Salad, That Means It’s Healthy Right?

If I can call it a salad, that means it’s healthy right? Some of us may wish this was true, but unfortunately it’s not. I’ll say it loud for the people in the back, not all salads are created equal! We look at salads as a healthy alternative. In some cases they can be doing us more harm than good. …

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Sunny Weather and Smoothie Bowls: Benefits of Pitaya

Although this winter seemed to have dragged, warmer weather is here and ready to stay.¬† Picture this: You are walking down the street on a bright, sunny day and see many people sitting outside eating these beautiful, fruit-filled bowls.¬† Smoothie bowls have been #trending lately and come in many different delicious combinations. Smoothie bowls are typically made with acai or …

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Foodie Finds Friday

One of my favorite pastimes is trying new and different foods. Bonus points if it’s really yummy! 2X the bonus points if it’s healthy. Trying new foods is fun because you’re just one bite away from finding your new favorite food. This concept was the inspiration for my new series: Food Finds Friday! Each week I will introduce a new …

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Let’s Get Alkaline!

What Does It Mean To Keep My Body Alkaline, What Is Alkaline? So depending on your diet, your body can either become more acidic or more alkaline. Most Americans consume a diet that includes almost twice the amount of acid per day that the body can handle. When this occurs the mineral compounds that make up our bones, are then …

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Sustainable Eating: How to Do It and Why it Matters

Sustainability. We’ve all heard this word being thrown around in magazines and on the news, but what does it mean? In layman’s terms, sustainability¬†is our ability to meet the needs of our current current generation without compromising the needs of future generations. It’s about acting in ways that preserve our natural resources. And it’s more important than you may think! …

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Get Grilling this Summer!

Summer is right around the corner and one of my (many) favorite things about this season is dining el fresco every night!!!! Nothing says summer to me like eating on my deck on a perfect summer night, and the best food to eat outside is anything grilled! This can be anything from turkey burgers to steak to corn to eggplant! …

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Foodie Finds Friday: Episode 2

Welcome back for episode two of FOODIE FINDS FRIDAY! The star of today’s episode is *drumroll please*… Bone Broth! “Yuck! Bone broth? That sounds horrible!”, you say? Relax! It’s not as bad as it sounds. It’s basically like chicken or vegetable broth. It’s made from animal bones that have been boiled down into a broth. Then it is simmered along …

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Foodie Finds Friday: April Edition

Does anyone else feel like winter lasted 2000 years? Or is it just me. Thank goodness it’s almost April!! If you can’t already tell, I loathe winter. My body is craving sunshine, warmth, and most importantly – fresh, local produce. Buying in-season is one of the best things you can do for your health. Why? Because the produce is cheaper, …

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