Who doesn’t love apple pie? It used to be an ALL TIME FAVORITE dessert of mine, but its been years really since I’ve had it. It kind of just fell into the back drop of foods that I no longer engaged with because it was typically loaded with sugar and other junk. This all American food is a greatly desired one, but is rated high on the list of “unhealthy.”
As you most likely know, most pies are generally made with white flour, white sugar, and other junk that really shouldn’t even be available for human consumption.
Now for the homemade apple pies, those have the ability to be made with cleaner options. But what if it’s in the middle of the holidays, its 20 days till Christmas, or it’s summer time, you want apple pie, but have no intention of making your own from scratch or purchasing a questionable pie?
Brown bagged cinnamon apple quaker oats oatmeal. YES. This was my all time favorite breakfast when I was dieting in my early high school years. My favorite way to eat them? Unheated, with just water. The foodies today call that soaked oats. Continue reading
I’ve come to a point of clarity with the assistance of my clients in what allows a dietary lifestyle to be successful.
My answer… creativity!
If you’re anything like myself, then it’s been awhile since you’ve fully indulged in something as simple as jelly. Way back when, when I was about 4- 6 years old, my favorite part about dining out was eating the little jelly packs on the tabletops at certain restaurants. A SUPER weird habit of mine, but what can I say, I loved jelly…?
When living a highly active and on the go lifestyle, there’s always a need for a snack. Even if you’re not the active type, you’ll still have these moments, I’m sure of it!
There’s a great difference in purchasing nuts and seeds from your local health food store compared to making them at home.
This may be new information for many, or you may already be, “In the know.”
Why should you be making your own seeds from home versus shoving your mouth with ready to go bulk seeds that are pre-packed and ready to eat? Continue reading
Now that its summertime, it’s time to stay hydrated and nourished with energy that’s long lasting 🙂
Playtime in the hot summer sun involves a need for proper hydration and minerals, and food of course as your energy source!
This past weekend I jumped back in the boots of the wake board with long lasting energy for the entire day in the salt and sun!
What did I fuel my body with?
A green smoothie loaded with fiber, protein, fat, minerals, and blood sugar sustaining fruit! Continue reading
When it comes to fermenting foods, I take it quite seriously. I firmly believe that we need to be consuming foods that have the strong ability to heal, restore, and maintain our bodies as much as possible. In my personal opinion, this goes far beyond consuming just the right whole foods.
By now you’ve probably noticed that I strongly advocate the elimination of processed oils in the daily diet, with a firm advocation of whole foods and fermented “experiments” as well. Continue reading