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Healthy Vegan Potato Salad Recipe

Healthy Vegan Potato Salad

Ahhhh—potato salad. The quintessential BBQ side dish. Yum-O! I gave up potato salad long ago because dairy and I don’t mix. (You can read all about that here.)  Also, let’s get real. Have you ever tasted store-bought potato salad? It tastes like mayonnaise with mashed potatoes in it. Yuck! One time I caught my husband…

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Intuitive Eating: Break the Diet, Binge, Guilt Cycle

Coping Strategies for Emotional Eating

You start a diet on Monday. Restrict yourself all week. Binge on Friday because you can’t take the restriction anymore. Feel guilty and shameful over the weekend because of binging. Start over on Monday. Sound familiar? This pattern is destructive if you don’t put a stop to it. I know first hand because I did…

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3 Steps on How to Stop Overeating

3 Steps to Stop Overeating

You were born with the ability to know when to eat, what to eat and when to stop. Look at babies. They cry when they’re hungry and stop when they’re full. So why is it so freakin’ hard to stop from eating a whole bag of chips as an adult, even though you KNOW you’re…

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5 Fat Burning Tips to Slim Down for Summer

5 fat burning tips to slim down for summer

Summer’s approaching which signals “panic mode” for many. It’s this time where we think about lighter clothes for warm weather and start shedding our winter parkas for shorts and T-shirts. If the thought of wearing a swimsuit sends shivers down your spine, incorporate these 5 fat burning tips to slim down for summer.  1. Drink Matcha…

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How to Make Homemade Hummus

Healthy Homemade Hummus - Fat Free

THIS is one of my favorite snacks: easy, healthy homemade hummus! Store bought hummus is loaded with fat from olive oil and tahini. While you do need some healthy fat in your diet it’s easy to eat too much. This recipe doesn’t add any extra fats so your waistline won’t suffer!     Now you….

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Coping Strategies for Emotional Eating

Coping Strategies for Emotional Eating

Think of somebody in your life who can eat whatever they want, and NOT gain weight. Annoying right? Everybody knows somebody like this—people who are blissfully happy never caring about how many calories or fat grams are in their food. Doesn’t that sound nice? To be naturally thin and happy without feeling crazy around food?…

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Vitamin D Deficiency

vitamin D deficiency

Did you know an estimated 85% of people in the U.S. have a vitamin D deficiency? Whoa! I had a friend who was weak, tired and so low energy and couldn’t figure out what was wrong with her. Her doctor prescribed Vitamin D3 (without even testing her) and within 2 weeks she was feeling great. …

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How to Make Kale Chips

  I love Doritos! There, I said it. I’ve cleansed my soul now that the truth is out! Here’s the bummer. Doritos aren’t healthy. Like…not even a little bit. They’re laced with 50% bad fats, salt, MSG and other chemical concoctions sending you into an addictive tailspin. Kale chips are the perfect healthy alternative to…

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