Posts in Nutrition
An Easy, Healthy Start to Your Day

Eating healthy is super important for us to function optimally in our daily lives. Lack of time is one of the biggest excuses I hear from clients when they say they have a hard time eating healthy. I totally understand this, and so I share with you this easy solution! You don’t even have to go to the store to pick it up–it gets delivered directly to your door! Daily-Harvest and I have teamed up to give you THREE FREE SMOOTHIES! See offer inside!

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What You Need to Know about These Super Little Chia Seeds

Chia seeds are a tiny, yet super seeds. Yes these once famous seeds that became chia pets, are packed with nutrition. They were even a staple food of the Mayans too. Superfoods are nutrient dense foods and chia seeds definitely qualify. Check out the top benefits as well as the proper way to add them to your diet. 

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Superfood Spotlight: Moringa

I absolutely love that there is a shift back to nature in terms of lifestyle and using the plants of the earth as medicine. I coin these plants, “superfoods,” as I have in past “Superfood Spotlight” posts.” Though it’s important to note that all plants of the earth are superfoods, preventing disease while optimizing our heath. That said, there are some that provide added medicinal properties. 

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4 Reasons You Must to Avoid Carrageenan

You may be wondering what carrageenan is. If you read labels, you may have noticed carrageenan listed as an ingredient in common packaged foods such as milks (both vegan and regular milk), ice creams, yogurt, sour cream, baby formula, other dairy and dairy alternatives, deli meats etc. It is important to read labels and choose items WITHOUT carrageenan. 

 

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5 Reasons You Need to Start Drinking Kombucha Regularly

Kombucha has been around for thousands of years and is known to promote health and wellness. I was introduced to Kombucha a few years ago and I love it so much I’m going to start making it myself!

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5 Things You Need to Know About Nuts

Nuts are healthy and nutritious. They make a great snack and fill you up because they are high in fats, which the body needs from healthy sources like these. They are also a great protein/amino acid source. The fat and nutrition profile of various nuts differ, and for the most part they are a wonderful addition to our everyday diets if you:

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Raw, Delicious Oatmeal Recipe (it's so good it's perfect as a dessert too!)

I love oatmeal. It’s hearty, fills my belly, and is a great source of fiber. It’s important NOT to buy instant oatmeal, but rather the whole rolled or steel cut oats. For the most part oats are gluten free, though sometimes are processed in factories with gluten products containing flour.

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All of these foods have anti-cancer benefits…

Cancer is on the rise and this is puzzling for many. The answer is quite obvious to me. The majority of the population has veered off of nature’s path. People eat things they believe are healthy based on advertisements. Even sadder is that people are addicted to the processed foods that have been created for profit. Food is a majorly propagandized topic in America. Could it be because food is a billion dollar industry and food companies will do just about anything to sell their products? 

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12 Plant-Based Complete Proteins and Combinations

Given the rare occurrence I eat animal protein, aside from cage free organic eggs, it is important for me to be vigilant about complementing proteins since I mainly eat a plant-based diet. A complete protein means containing all the essential amino acids (the building blocks of protein), which the body is unable to make and must source through food. Luckily there are plant-based complete proteins and delicious food pairings! 

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Top tools to create your reality.

A series of epiphanies thanks to various practices, people, and information sources gradually woke me up. I realized I wasn’t lucky or unlucky; I was creating my reality with my thoughts and my actions. After realizing how the universe works, I  decided to alter my reality, and I continue to do so everyday. When I’m not happy with something in my life, I choose to change it. I’m not going to just deal with it. Life is too short for that mentality. In no way, shape, or form will I ever settle or compromise when it comes to living a life full of passion. These are the top tools I use to create my reality. 

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