I have such a soft spot for Acai. It's a bowl full of sweetness that you can feel healthy eating. I mean, how can you feel bad about eating fruit – am I right? So when I saw that Trader Joe's had a new organic acai bowl, it went right into my cart. I live in sunny Los Angeles. It's in the 60s or warmer most days of the year. It's never NOT a good time for acai. One of my favorite weekend guilty … [Read more...] about Trader Joe’s Organic Acai Bowl Review!
What does it mean to ‘eat with the seasons’? When you eat with the seasons, you eat food that primarily grows during the season you’re currently in. So now that we've entered fall, eating with the seasons means eating food that grows during fall. The thought is that foods grow during specific times of the year for a reason. Foods that grow in spring and summer tend to be juicy and hydrating to … [Read more...] about Eat With The Seasons – Foods For Fall
I used to search for the most complicated answer. As if something being difficult made it worthy. Like when I would turn up the tension all the way on the Exercycle, thinking barely being able to move the pedals made me badass. Or when I did that speech without my notes. (hint...it didn’t go well.) But I’ve since learned that the simple answer can sometimes be the best answer. And that’s why I … [Read more...] about Healthy Raspberry Banana Ice Cream
Dammit sugar cravings! Why won’t you just leave me alone? But sugar cravings are merciless. They don’t care that you’re trying to eat healthy. They could give a crap about your big event next month. Good intentions? What? They don’t want to hear about that! They just want to sabotage everything. This is why I love No Sugar desserts! The case for No Sugar desserts! Ok, I’m not talking about a … [Read more...] about 5 No Sugar Desserts to Satisfy Sugar Cravings
Welcome to the 7-Day No Sugar Challenge! I created this No Sugar Challenge for all of you who tell me you are concerned about your sugar intake. Not just from the sweets you eat but from all the hidden sugar hiding in most of the packaged foods found on store shelves. Well, now is the time to put your money where your mouth is. And before you get nervous, know that I'm also gonna tell you all you … [Read more...] about The 7-Day (Skinny & Sexy) No Sugar Challenge
Protein bars can appear to be the best of all worlds. They taste like a candy bar while seemingly supplying needed protein between meals or before vigorous exercise. Yet the question remains; are these modern protein bars really a nutritious snack, or just empty calories disguised as nutrition? Well, the answer isn't so clear-cut. To pick a good protein bar, you need to look past … [Read more...] about Tips for Choosing the Healthiest Protein Bars