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Simple, Healthy Subs For Massive Results: Raw Cacao 2

Try a new way to make New Years resolutions stick. Lasting change comes from small, easy-to-manage steps. To start, fresh for 2017, try one simple, healthy sub: raw cacao vs. powdered chocolate drink mix, hot chocolate or processed cocoa powder.   I’m finally going to lose the last (x) pounds. I’m […]


Last Minute Homemade Christmas and Hanukkah Gift Ideas 2

We’re down to the last few gifts, we’re all broke and who wants another ugly Christmas sweater anyway? Bust out the glue gun and try these last minute homemade Christmas and Hanukkah gifts!   We’re crafty in our house. Over the years I’ve made ornaments, cookies, mustard, scented sachets and […]


Forks Over Knives Family Cookbook Review 2

Having the right tools makes feeding your family healthy meals a whole lot easier. The Forks Over Knives Family Cookbook is a great tool to add to your kit! Fact: Getting my daughter to eat healthy, plant-based meals reminds me of the first time I did bosu.   I fell flat on my face […]


What’s In Season? Everyday Super-food Orange. Recipe Roundup! 6

We all know and love this everyday super-food, the mighty orange!  But here’s a factoid you might not have known….it’s not the tired old, “it’s got lots of vitamin C and fights colds”, this is much juicier orange gossip.  All the goodies are in the white stringy stuff you pick off. Yeah, […]


Green Chef Meal Kit Delivery Service Product Review 4

Are meal kit delivery services the next thing since sliced kale? Find out if it’s all it’s cracked up to be with my Green Chef Meal Kit Delivery Service Product Review. A few weeks ago I noticed a sponsored post on Facebook to get four free meals and decided to test it […]


The Worst Thing You Can Tell Yourself When Fighting Sugar Addiction 2

We all tell ourselves little white lies, but what’s the WORST thing you can tell yourself when fighting sugar addiction? Keep reading…   You’re at an office party, talking to Steve, and suddenly a scent hits your nose and your vision narrows like a nuclear submarine ready to strike. There must be […]


Binge Eating Disorder (BED) And The Addictive Power of Foods 7

Do you suffer from Binge Eating Disorder (BED)?  You slip into the pantry and shut the door, hoping no one sees or hears you. As your fingers brush the greasy crumbs at the bottom of the bag, although you barely remember eating them, you’re reaching for the next bag – […]


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Eco Friendly Stainless Steel Lunchbox Breakdown 4

It’s back to school time and my daughter and I were on the hunt for a eco-friendly stainless steel lunchbox.    Allow me to lay out some handy storage options for both kids and work-lunches. Healthy alternatives for kids and portion control for adults! Booya!   I’m surprised at how few, […]


The Number One Way To Get Kids To Eat Healthy Meals 7

Is it like pulling teeth to get your family to eat healthy meals?  You’ve already heard of this, but you’ve forgotten the sheer power. Let me re-introduce you to….the bar – home style.  Why does it work?  Because kids of all ages love to have a hand in building their meals. […]


How To Transition To A Whole Food, Plant-based Diet – Five First Steps 1

Last week we chatted about why you want to make a change, this week we’re discussing how to transition to a vegan, vegetarian or whole food, plant-based diet.      You’ve answered your five questions. Now it’s time to get into action.   I’ll continue with the example of a mentoring/coaching client, […]

HOW TO SWITCH TO WHOLE FOOD PLANT BASED DIET

5 Questions To Ask Before Switching To A Whole Food, Plant-based diet

Five Questions To Ask Before Switching To Whole Food, Plant-Based Diet 4

You’re ready to get started and are searching for help. Stop! First ask yourself these five questions before switching to a whole food, plant-based diet (or vegan or vegetarian). Lately I’ve seen quite a few Facebook posts from people that say they’ve [insert reason here] and want to switch to a vegan, vegetarian or […]


What’s Rejuvelac? 4

We all know the benefits of fermentation, but few people have heard of rejuvelac. Discover more about this fermented drink, how to make it and the benefits. Article and video created by Florida Coastal Cooking intern extraordinaire, Dana Davis When I was in plant-based chef school last year in Austin, Texas, we […]

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Why Gardening Is Better For Your Health 2

Say no to the “Easy Button”. Six reasons gardening is worth your time and money when it’s easier to buy food at the grocery store. I’m honored to have the opportunity to share a guest post from my friend, the Petite Prepper. We met through the blogosphere and have become friends […]


Easy Garden Ideas For Kids – Start A Micro-Garden! 4

Teaching kids how to garden is a useful skill they’ll enjoy for a lifetime, but getting started can be overwhelming. We invite you to start small with us and I’ll share some beginner garden ideas for kids – starting with a micro-garden!    Plus some really yummy recipe ideas if you […]


10 Tips To Get Kids To Eat Their Vegetables 8

I’m often asked how I get my daughter to eat healthy. It can definitely be a challenge, but with a little persistence, patience and love, you’ll be amazed at the results. In this post I share my best tips to get kids to eat their vegetables.   First off, disclaimer. […]


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Vegan Food List! 30 Must-Have Healthy Pantry Staples 7

New to veganism? You’ll love this vegan food list – 20 Must-Have, Healthy Pantry Staples. I can’t tell you how many times people have said, “I tried a vegan diet but I didn’t know what I was doing and I wasn’t healthy so I quit.”  Allow me to be your […]