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In my post, How I’m Healing My Leaky Gut, I gave you my recommendations to help you identify if you have Leaky Gut, and how to begin healing it. If you’ve done that, then you may be feeling a little overwhelmed about how to proceed. Outlined in this post are the supplements I…(Read More)

Is Gluten-Free Healthier?


Some background: what does gluten-free mean? Before I go into my thoughts on the healthfulness of going gluten-free, I wanted to make sure everyone knew what gluten-free meant. The Food and Drug Administration proposed the term gluten-free to aid in food labeling to help those who have celiac disease and those…(Read More)

7 Veggie Time Savers


Veggie Time Savers to Live By People always ask me, how do you get all those veggies in? They take so long to wash, prep, and cook. Who’s got that kind of time? I certainly don’t. Here are some good veggie time savers to have up your sleeve! 1. Pre-cut, Pre-washed…(Read More)

My Fabulous Food Finds in Boston I traveled to Boston last week for a couple of conferences. My husband joined me and we spent a fabulous, tasty, fun-in-the-sun weekend together. Two and a half days of adventures and food finds that I never expected. I love surprises like that! Here are the…(Read More)

One Healthy Meal Just Got Easier! When I was at Whole Foods I came across Stahlbush Island Farms Organic Fully Cooked Brown Rice and Black Beans in the freezer section. Hmmm…must try. On top of being organic, Stahlbush Island Farms practice sustainable farming and use 100% biodegradable packaging. It gets better. All I have…(Read More)

What Makes a Healthy Breakfast? Breakfast is my toughest meal to figure out. It seems like the easy options aren’t healthy, but who has time to make an elaborate healthy breakfast each morning. What works for me? Protein, a good source of carbohydrate, and a small amount of a good fat. Here are 3…(Read More)

How Do You Deter Sugar Cravings? Ahhh, sugar. We all want it. You’re a big fat liar if you say you don’t – even super fit people. We all crave it at some point. So what’s the best way to deal with sugar cravings? They often occur due to a deficiency. It takes…(Read More)

How to Take Off that Winter Weight There are a number of foods and strategies that support weight loss. These have shown to boost metabolism more than your average healthy food. I keep these strategies close by, myself. Why? Because it’s a struggle to take off the 5 lbs I put on every February…(Read More)

Dairy-Free Truffles: an Easy, Yummy Treat I love chocolate. Maximum extreme love. Truffles fit into that category. To control the dairy and type of chocolate in my truffle? Total bonus. Easy to make? Score! How to Make Vegan, Dairy-Free Truffles 3 Easy Steps to Dairy-Free Truffles   Print Author: Angela Marinelli Ingredients…(Read More)

What’s high in protein, a good source of fat, and makes a healthy breakfast easy? Kefir (or Keifer). Never heard of it? It’s basically a fermented milk – cow, goat, sheep, even coconut (although technically a cultured milk when it’s not from an animal) – into a thin yogurt that has high amounts of…(Read More)