In general, people are worried they are not getting enough protein and the most common question I get asked as a plant-based eater: Where do you get all your proteins? Protein is essential for many functions in our body but there is a misconception that we need meat for protein. On the contrary, there are other […]
It might not sound like a viable match, being healthy while on vacation? Vacations are all about indulging, being carefree, and allowing ourselves to do the things we normally wouldn’t. Yet, there are ways for us to avoid any post-vacation depression, because let’s face it, as vacations wind down we’re already a bit down. There’s […]
When was the last time you had celery, kale, spinach, apple, ginger, and lime in one meal? Probably never! An easy way to sneak in extra green leafy vegetables that cleanse and alkalize our bodies is through juicing, smoothies, or soups. The average person is much more likely to drink all these veggies at once than by […]
What exactly is an alkaline diet? Maybe you’ve heard others talking about alkaline and acidic foods… there’s actually quite a bit of confusion surrounding the two and we weren’t really taught the differences growing up. An alkaline diet is based on eating lots of leafy greens, vegetables, fruits, and some nuts and grains — which […]
How many times have you decided to start eating healthier or exercising more? The positive intentions are there but you find it difficult to stay committed. It is a fact that eating healthy, exercising, and being more mindful make you feel better, yet often you find yourself running away from these realities.
It’s spring and there’s no better time to lighten up your diet! There are so many cleanses to choose from between the master cleanse, juice cleanses, green smoothies and more, but unless you’re working with someone who can guide you as to what would be best for YOUR body I suggest cleansing simply by cleaning […]
The holiday season can be hard on those of us opting for a clean diet. Calories abound during the holidays, but not all calories are equal.
So many of us are afraid of eating too much fat, but the fact of the matter is that we need it in our diet. It helps with digestion, elimination, cellular health and heart function.