We all know protein is important. It is what keeps us full and feeds our muscle and keeps blood sugar levels stable, and prevent sugar /carb cravings. Protein is about more than building muscle. Each and every body part requires protein to function, from red and white blood cells to hair and skin (all made of protein.) Eating protein at every meal stabilizes our blood sugar levels, helping with everything from mood to weight management to nervous system health. Continue reading Top 10 Plant-Based Proteins To Add To Your Daily Routine
Detoxes and cleanses are in full swing right now. In January people are motivated and ready to get on a healthy track, so this is the perfect time for a sugar detox. The main aspect to focus on during a sugar detox is keeping the body well fed and hydrated. Sugar imbalances your hormones, mood, energy and blood sugar. In addition it suppresses the immune system… Continue reading Sugar Detox: 6 Steps to Cleanse Your Body after a Binge
Bring 4 cups of water or veggie stock to a boil, add 2 cups of quinoa and 2 cloves of garlic, reduce to a simmer and cook until all the water has been absorbed. Continue reading Delicious Quinoa Salad
(Inspired by Dr. Fuhrman’s Black Bean brownies) Makes 12 brownies Ingredients: 1 19 oz./793 g can black beans (salt free) or 2 cups fresh cooked black beans, drained 2 tsp vanilla extract 1tbsp chia seeds soaked in 2tbsp water (egg substitute) 2 tbsp almond butter or peanut butter 2 large medjool dates, pitted (18-24 if using smaller dates) 1 large ripe banana 1/2 cup cocoa … Continue reading Gluten Free Vegan Black Bean Brownies
Vacations are the best! They are an opportunity to take a break from the daily grind. Whether you are kicking up your heels at the beach or exploring a place you’ve never been before, there is a good chance you will be indulging when it comes to food and drinks. All those treats can take their toll and leave you feeling like you might need a vacation after your vacation. Continue reading Stay Healthy While on Vacation
The most common foods we crave are sugar, carbohydrates, chocolate, salt, and for some, cheese. First, let’s walk through the main causes of these cravings and then I’ll share some helpful tips for overcoming them. Continue reading 5 Causes of Food Cravings
Yesterday I had French macaroons and chocolate and cake for my sisters birthday. It was late I went to bed on a full stomach of sugar and carbs. I had to get up early the next day so I only slept about five hours last night.The next day Result? Well… I’ll tell you. I have been craving sugar and carbs so bad since I’ve been … Continue reading Sugar coma…HELP!!!!
As the rain comes and its cold outside It’s natural crave heavier and warming foods this time of year. Combine letting loose at family gatherings with your body’s inclination towards warming comfort foods and you’ve got yourself a recipe for overeating. I have good news! YOU DON’T HAVE TO RELY ON WILL POWER ALONE. ALL YOU NEED IS A LITTLE BIT OF PLANNING. These five … Continue reading How to Prevent Overeating & Still Enjoy Your Food
Are you struggling with sugar cravings?! Sugar is said to be 100x more addictive than cocaine…crazy huh?! No wonder its soon hard to quit the sweet stuff! Watch my video as my friend Aaron Barnes and I discuss simple steps to getting over the sugar without withdrawals and still enjoy your life. We go over supplements that help get you off the sugar without suffering … Continue reading Top Tips for Busting Sugar Cravings!
Getting fit is one thing, but staying fit is a whole another ball game. To stay fit, you must continue what you’ve been doing to get fit and make it a lifestyle change, not just some one-time thing and it’s done. Continue reading 8 Habits Of People Who Stay Fit