I would encourage anyone, if they have the opportunity to hear her speak to do it! It was one of the most amazing programs and speakers I’ve heard! – Sharon, NY Food Services

  1. Chia Seed Pudding Recipe

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    Chia seeds are packed full of nutrients and make a tasty addition to smoothies and cold treats. Try this chocolate Chia seed pudding recipe for a healthy snack!   Ingredients: 1 cup unsweetened almond milk or coconut milk 2 tablespoons raw cacao powder 1/4 cup chia seeds 1/4 cup maple syrup Directions: In a small bowl, combine the milk and cacao, stirring until the cacao is blended in. Add the... Read More

  2. 52 Ways to Love Your Body More! – week #13

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    To get started, try some of my favorite recipes: Cookie Dough Contraband Mini Blueberry Muffins Crustless Kale Quiche Cinnamon Pear Quinoa Salad

  3. Pineapple & Black Bean Tacos

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    Naturally sweet fruits and veggies are a great way to combat sugar cravings throughout the day! Ingredients: 1 Small Sweet Potato 2 Tablespoons Coconut Oil Pinch of Sea Salt 1 Tablespoon Ground Cinnamon 1/4 Cup Cooked Black Beans 1/4 Cup Fresh Pineapple, cubed 1 Gluten-free Soft Shell Tortilla 1/4 Almond Cheese Directions: Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Cut the sweet potato into chunks and place on a baking sheet. Lightly... Read More

  4. 52 Ways to Love Your Body More! – week #12

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      Take a walk in the park and look at all the beautiful plants and creatures that live there. Take a moment to use this inspiration to power yourself. You are made of nature too. You are uniquely beautiful too!  

  5. Puppy Ice Cream!

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      It’s no secret that I am obsessed with my dog. One look on my Instagram says it all. I mean, how can you not love Ms. Winnie Cooper? Look at this face: Since this summer has been an exceptionally hot one, I’ve been trying all I can to keep Winnie cool. I wanted to make her some sort of ice cream treat that required little to no effort, was healthy,... Read More

  6. 52 Ways to Love Your Body More! – week #11

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    Here’s a head start to get you going: “I am beautiful, inside and out.” “I am strong.” “I am funny.” “I am fearless and free.” “I’m great at ___(insert things you are great at!)”    

  7. How to Detox Your Home

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    When I first started my health journey, the last thing I was thinking about changing was my home environment. I traded in my Lean Cuisines for Amy’s Organic Frozen Meals and eventually started cooking with real food. I started small and grew from there. I decided to commit to an entire lifestyle change and not just a temporary fix. Once I changed my health and diet, then I decided to... Read More

  8. 52 Ways to Love Your Body More! – week #10

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      It seems like the world is constantly at our fingertips and we have access to information on a daily basis. Just the other day, I realized how many push-notifications I get from news sources on my iPhone. It seems almost impossible to shut down from the world around us. However, it’s so important to step away from it all and allow yourself to re-charge. For me, it’s a phone-less... Read More

  9. Chocolate Dipped Bananas – Recipe

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    Chocolate Dipped Bananas Ingredients: 6 bananas 12 cookie sticks  ½ cup organic chocolate cups 1 Tbsp coconut oil ½ cup pistachios, crushed Parchment Paper  Directions: Cut bananas in half and insert stick half-way up. Set on a baking sheet lined with parchment or waxed paper and set aside. Melt the chocolate chips and coconut oil in a small saucepan. (You can use a double boiler if you like, but I’m... Read More

  10. My Battle Being a Medium-Sized Woman in the Health Industry

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    “Bread or no bread?” Bread! “Soup or salad?” Soup! Out of forty health and wellness colleagues in the room, I was the only person who ordered soup and bread. Not only that, but I was immediately met by a sea of judgment. Everyone cautiously ate their green leaves of lettuce so mindfully, being careful of their every move. One person said, “Oh, you got the soup. How nice.” Yes, it... Read More