It’s a Lifestyle, Not Just a Diet – A Healing Journey of the Mind, Body, & Spirit

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Getting healthy goes well beyond just nutrition and making dietary changes.  It’s making lasting positive lifestyle changes that stick versus a temporary fix from restrictive dieting.  There are a ton of diets out there with claims to give you healthy weight-loss results and although, they may lead to short term weight-loss results, the long-term results can be dangerous. Register for It’s a Lifestyle, Not Just a Diet workshop here It’s important to understand that losing healthy weight is more than just dieting.  … Read More

A Simple to Make Kale Salad

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This week I’m taking it to the kitchen to show you how simple it is to make a healthy, nourishing, salad that will fill you up and keep you coming back for more! This is my first of many recipe videos to come. My goal is to show you how simple it can be to eat raw, living, plant-based foods that promotes a true, healthy, cruelty-free way of life. Here’s what you’ll need for this recipe – Ingredients for the … Read More

Make Your Holiday Dinner with Family and Friends a Success

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The holidays can be a stressful and challenging time when traveling or welcoming guests into your home, especially if you have a big family and large circle of friends.  Even more so, when planning your holiday meals.  Not everyone is going to eat the same foods or have the same preferences.  And, some are on a completely different dietary plan. So, what do you do? Here are a couple of ideas you can start with: Turn your holiday dinner into … Read More

Top 20 Energy Boosting Foods to Naturally Fuel Your Body

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Restore your energy levels and recharge your mind and body with these top 20 powerhouse foods.  Loaded with essential nutrients, vitamins, and minerals, these foods will give you the boost you need to jumpstart your day and keep your energy juices flowing ALL day long. The best way to start your day is to eat fruit in the morning while on an empty stomach.  This is the time of day your body is craving for nutrients and hydration.  The body undergoes its own … Read More

4 Reasons Why Meat Is Not Good for Your Health

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I wasn’t too far behind when it came to opting for a filet mignon, ribeye, or a porterhouse steak on the grill.  It was a meat-eating frenzy when it came to barbeques! And vegetables? Well, those were last to make it on my plate.  Meat and potatoes were the typical meal selections.  I’m sure you can relate.  The largest portion on my plate would be the meat and the worst of carbs with the smaller portion being the vegetables.  At … Read More

Super Nourishing and Alkalizing Kale Salad Recipe

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Salad making is a big part of living the raw food lifestyle and a daily affair your body will just love.  Making it a daily habit will quickly prove to be one of the best decisions for your health you could possibly make and best of all it’s easy! Not all salads are healthy… It’s important to understand that not all salads are healthy.  What you put in them and how you make them, plays a major role on whether or not the … Read More

Raw Food Life: Kitchen Essentials

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Whether you are just starting out or are well on your way to living a raw, plant-based lifestyle, having the right kitchen tools are a must to truly enjoy the process and get creative with your meals along the way.  Eating your meals should be appetizing and enjoyable not be forced or dreadful. Getting organized around your kitchen and acquiring the essential tools and equipment needed to make a variety of raw food recipes will not only save you a … Read More

Raw & Alive Scoop: What I Typically Eat in a Day

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One of the questions I’m often asked is, “What do you typically eat in one day?” A common and natural question to ask whether you’re a newbie in the raw food world, have already gotten your feet wet but are ready to dive into deeper waters, or simply just looking for some inspiration.  Whichever the reason is, I will gladly break it down for you. Anything to help you along your wellness journey! Wherever you’re at in your journey, it’s … Read More

10 Tips to Help You Transition into a Raw Vegan Lifestyle

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If someone had told me years ago that living a raw vegan lifestyle would change my life entirely, I would have never believed it.  I had no idea what living a life so fulfilling would be like.  In my mind, I was already living a “healthful” lifestyle.  I was so far off.  Little did I know that such a transition in my life would lead me to creating a life I truly love and have become so proud of. A … Read More

Debunking The Protein Myth

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The consumption of protein has greatly become an obsession in today’s society.  The idea that protein is the primary need for your body couldn’t be further from the truth. In fact, the primary function of protein is tissue repair, growth, and cell replacement; not to be confused for increasing energy, staying strong, or to prevent from getting sick which is what most are under the impression of. Protein is a minimal requirement in adults compared to a growing and developing … Read More