No coincidence that our chakras are these colors and that eating foods associated with the color of each chakra can help balance them. This chart will be super helpful when putting together your own chakra salad! Using these colors/foods as a guide will not only be great for your body, heart and soul, but also will end up making a really pretty presentation! … [Read more...] about The Great Wheel of Color…..
It's one thing to be watching calories and another to live on a plant-based diet but when you combine them, you obviously create a smaller list of foods that you are comfortable eating. For years I struggled with the potato. I absolutely love potatoes (any way and every way) but with the whole anti-carb hype, anti-"white" hype, I limited them for quite a while, reserving them … [Read more...] about You Can Call Me…..
Here in South Florida mangoes are the happening fruit. They are falling from trees everywhere, including our own backyard. Whether you like to peel them and eat them over the sink, cut them in half and scoop them out, (our favorite way) slice them or dice them, they are at their sweetest right about NOW. They are awesome refrigerated, grilled (yum) or just the way they are! … [Read more...] about Mango Bango!
Last week I registered for The Food Revolution Summit, a free, online series of lectures by some of the most well respected professionals in the field of nutrition, longevity and health. Thus far, I have gotten to tune into some awesome speakers, including Dr. Dean Ornish, Dr. Mark Hyman and Dr. Caldwell Esselstyn, who all spoke about food as medicine. Regardless of who … [Read more...] about Is Myth #2 Affecting Your Weight Loss Goal?
Yes, the gym is open today and yes, I will be there to teach my regularly scheduled morning class. See you there, or back here. Enjoy your day, peeps. But keep in mind, each PEEP you eat is about 28 calories. You'll have to walk about 8 minutes to burn one off. It's all about choices, so if you have to have the peeps, make sure to lace up those sneakers and get … [Read more...] about To Peep, or Not to Peep. That is the Question.