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7 Ways to Have the Healthiest Holiday Yet

The holiday season is upon us. You know, the time we indulge in all kinds of treats, and stress out about not having enough room in the house for all the relatives visiting over. It’s the time of joy, tears, chaos, overwhelm, and happy females who are actively “hinting” their boyfriends for a perfect engagement…

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Door to Door Organics Review

  I had never been one of those “order your groceries online” kind of gals. In fact, I thought it was kind of weird to not actually go into the store, and hand pick out my shopping list. That was of course until I tried shopping with Door to Door Organics and completely changed my mind.…

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8 Must-Have Staple Foods to Always Keep in Your Kitchen

If you find yourself guessing what to eat throughout the day, or spending way too much time on meal planning, chances are you may be missing some staple foods which could make food prep much easier on you. I find it that having certain foods readily available in your kitchen can not only prevent you…

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10 Best Fresh Casual Restaurants to Grab a Meal on the Go

As you probably know by now, I’m very anti-processed food in general. In fact, I prepare about 90% of my meals at home. But on occasion, there are times when I get stuck in traffic, or have a client meeting go longer than expected. I’m sure it’s happened to you as well. When this happens,…

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Top 10 Clean Food Products That Taste Surprisingly Delicious

As most of you know about me already, I’m pretty tough on my clients when it comes to processed foods. That’s because 99% of processed foods on the market contains harmful additives, preservatives, refined sugars, trans fats, MSGs, and other harmful chemicals that disrupt our bodies. In my ideal world, we’d all be eating organic fruits…

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5 Things to Never Forget When Trying to Lose Weight

It’s nothing new that millions of people struggle with weight issues. Especially now, it feels like everyone is on some sort of a weight loss plan, yet those people never really see results. At least not permanent results… In fact statistics show that at the moment 70% of Americans are trying to lose weight. These statistics…

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17 Tips for Cleaner Grocery Shopping

Toxins and chemicals in food are ubiquitous these days. Here are 17 Tips for Clean Grocery Shopping: 1. Your best bet is to shop on the outer store perimeter where you will find fresh fruits and vegetables. Avoid the center aisle where junk foods hide. 2. Choose organic produce whenever possible. During the summer time visit…

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5 Simple Tricks to Cook Quinoa Perfectly

5 Simple Tricks to Cook Quinoa Perfectly Quinoa is a staple in my kitchen. It’s come a long way from health foods to the mainstream, and makes a great substitute for starchy pastas, and even rice. I looooove it so much that I usually incorporate it into breakfast instead of cereal, make it part of a…

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6 Tips for Picking Healthy Chocolate

Have you ever decided to stop something for a week or so, but it only lasted for a couple of days? I’m with you on that one. It’s soooo hard to keep our own promises, only to break them, and feel guilty all over again. So today I want to share with your a little…

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3 Simple Ways to Get Off Sugar Fast

Did you know that Americans are consuming 152 pounds sugar in a given year? That is double what the Spanish eat! Sugar consumption has been on the rise, and the truth is that we as a nation are hooked like a junkie. Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D. shared in a recent interview on HuffPost Live that…

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