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5 Tips for a Healthy Taco Tuesday

Here are my top 5 tips to indulge in a healthier fiesta. 1. Let’s Taco ‘Bout Balance. A balanced taco means it has complex carbs, good quality protein and healthy fats as well as some color to round it out! Use the graphic above for some ideas. Tacos can...
Ginger Water

Ginger Water

Ginger has many benefits ranging from promoting growth of healthy gut bacteria, lowering blood sugar, reducing the effects of toxins (especially heavy metals) on the body and overall immune support.  Ingredients 1-2 inches fresh ginger root, grated.   3-5 cups...

Protein Bars Decoded

Protein bars More than just a candy bar? Do's & Don'ts of picking a good protein bar With so many options on the shelves it can be hard to choose a protein bar that isn’t just a glorified candy bar filled with sugar and artificial ingredients....
PRE-biotics – The Unsung Hero

PRE-biotics – The Unsung Hero

“I have heard of probiotics, but what are pre-biotics?” Prebiotics are found in fiber rich foods such as fruits, vegetables, and whole grains and serve as food for probiotics. Probiotics are found in fermented foods such as; sauerkraut kimchi fermented soy...
Can you Eat Too Much Avocado?

Can you Eat Too Much Avocado?

The answer from a functional medicine dietitian Yesterday, it was mashed avocado slathered on gluten-free toast, a runny egg and a few dashes of Sriracha hot sauce. Today’s lunch? Cubed avocado on your spinach salad. So would guacamole with tonight’s tacos...

Curious about Lectins?

Lectins is a hot topic today especially after Dr. Gundry’s “Plant Paradox” and Kelly Clarkson’s weight loss success. Here are a few resources below that may help you to determine if a lectin-free diet is right for you. What is the Plant Paradox...
January Whole30- Who’s In?

January Whole30- Who’s In?

First of all, you may be asking yourself, “what is Whole30?” The Whole30 a nutritional program designed s a short-term nutritional reset, designed to help you put an end to unhealthy cravings and habits, restore a healthy metabolism, heal your digestive...