Posts Categorized: Nutrition

Best Recipe App for Meal Planning and Grocery Shopping

Best Recipe App

I’d rather scrub toilets than cook.  So there’s nothing I dread more than meal planning and grocery shopping each week. It’s like an ingrown toenail that never heals—that head cold you can’t shake—that thorn in your side that…well, you get the picture.  Feeding a family of six day after day is freaking exhausting. Who am…

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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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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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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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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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Easy Healthy Mocha Latte Recipe: Vegan, Sugar-Free, Caffeine-Free

Healthy Mocha Latte

  I can’t tell you how much I loooooove coffee, cream and sugar.  There’s nothing like drinking it on a chilly fall morning before the kids get up or sipping on it while opening Christmas presents in frozen December. Aaahhhhhh It’s like fuzzy pajamas meets creme brûlée—perfection! Here’s the only problem. It’s not healthy. Like,…

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