Thinking of a Juice Cleanse this Year? Find out if it’s the Best Choice for You

Juice cleansing is a wonderful way of getting some much-needed vitamins into your body, detoxing from most common allergens and giving your gut a rest. Many people that go on a juice cleanse, report feeling wonderful; lighter, better skin, more energy. But the big question is, do you really need to do a juice cleanse [...]

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3 Reasons Why Alcohol will Sabotage Your Goals

Did you drink too much over the holidays?   You may have had the best intentions not to overdo it, but you know how it goes. Our intention to have just one drink turns into two, followed by much more. Plus many days of repeating the same scenario!   So now it’s the new year, [...]

Why I Gave Up Coffee for Matcha Tea

I have a confession to make: For many years I have been a complete lover and addict of coffee. Love the smell, taste, and the energy boost I get from it! I’ve been drinking coffee since high school, with my palate becoming more refined over the years and graduating to only good quality french press [...]

Load up on antioxidants with this simple summer soup!

What do you do, with too many tomatoes and cucumbers from your summer harvest?   Ok, so many of you don’t have a vegetable garden like I do, but you can still make this awesome recipe. If you’ve never had gazpacho, it’s worth trying! It’s delicious and this is an incredibly easy recipe. So what’s so [...]

Bone Broth & Gelatin – What’s the Difference and Are You Missing Out?

For those not familiar with either bone broth or gelatin, here’s a brief low down on both of these fantastic super foods! Ok, I’m biased, but you’ll see why :) Incidentally, in our fast growing Fitness Bootcamps we give our trainees daily recipes which dramatically increases their results. Bone Broth: Chicken broth has been said [...]

Recipe – Cauliflower Rice Protein Bowl

Ingredients: 1 pound of grass fed ground beef 1 tsp coconut oil 1 tsp sea salt 1 tsp allspice 1 tsp smoked paprika 1-2 garlic cloves, minced (replace for garlic powder if in a hurry) 1 small piece of fresh ginger grated (replace for ginger powder if in a hurry) 1 cup organic black beans*, [...]

If you Eat Out Regularly…Beware of this!

A lot more people are trying to make healthier food choices these days (bravo!), but of course, that means fast food chains and food manufacturers have jumped on the “health” bandwagon too. Sadly, they are succeeding in fooling a lot of us with their so called “healthier” menu options and clever labeling. Come on, McDonalds [...]

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Water and Caffeine

Most people are aware that caffeine is just not good for you.  But most people don’t know why…or wonder what the big deal is anyways???!! Sure, coffee is awesome.  So is black tea, and green tea (just stay away from pop period!), but if you’re drinking too much of it, you’ll likely notice a few [...]

Give up Bread & Improve your Heath Now!

Many of us fall into the bread trap daily, either with ourselves or with our kids.  Seems that for many, everything has to be put between two slices of bread.  But it’s funny though, whenever you ask people about their bread consumption they say they rarely eat bread…which really makes me wonder, who is consuming [...]