Real Food Roundup: Some favorite tips, tricks, and recipes by this year’s challengers

I am so proud of all of our Challengers who just completed our Real Food, Real Fit! program and the successes they achieved in just a matter of weeks. The Challenge was meant to be a re-set for the body and mind through improved digestive function and nutritional status using only whole foods. Only 6…

Meal Prep Inspiration Round 2: Lunch and dinner ideas

Checkout my last post Meal Prep Inspiration Round 1 where I share some healthy breakfast ideas and some of my freezer and pantry essentials. As promised, here's an example of some of my lunch and dinner meals prepared over the Summer. **A reminder that I draw inspiration from various sources and most of the time…

Meal Prep Inspiration Round 1: My weekend ritual and breakfast ideas

With summer coming to an end and school back in session, falling back into a balanced routine is essential. Sometimes life gets in the way of the most essential piece of my own routine --my weekly meal prep ritual. However, I find that those weekends I fail to plan and prep always tend to create more stress and challenge throughout the busy…

Variation is Key to a Balanced Diet

In a previous post, There’s no single right way to eat, but incorporating more whole foods is a good place to start! I discussed the benefits of whole foods and introduced an easy self-assessment tool you could use to get started. Now it takes some time and experimentation but once you've figured out what specific foods work for…

My honeymoon in Spain inspired some fun weekend food prep back home

It’s been a week since I’ve returned from my honeymoon in Spain and  it was delicious! Besides touring around to see the sights, we of course ate our way through Madrid, Sevilla, Nerja, and Barcelona. Everything was perfect!   Now you can imagine how behind I felt after a few weeks of stressful last-minute wedding…

Why Detox?

In this day in age, toxins or substances that are harmful to the body are ubiquitous in nature. Constant exposure to chemicals and pesticides, heavy metals, bacteria and parasites, and even compounds in healthy foods can really tax our bodies to a point where our detoxification systems become overwhelmed and we no longer clear wastes…