Cowboy Caviar

Recipe modified from www.spendwithpennies.com Cowboy Caviar (also known as Texas Caviar) is a salad with black beans, black-eyed peas and a light vinaigrette-style dressing -- perfect as a dip, appetizer, or side-dish! Ingredients: …
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Slow Cooker Fajitas

I LOVE Fajitas and it is typically the healthiest thing to order at a Mexican Restaurant (careful of all the fixins though).  This recipe is so easy yet turns out so tender and flavorful. Prep Time: 15 minutes; Cook Time: 6 hours 10 minutes;…

You Can't Exercise Away a Bad Diet!

The holidays are over and if you are like the average American you packed on 7-10 pounds.   This is GREAT for my business!  Come January, I get lots of people willing to pay the extra money so I can help then exercise those pesky pounds off. We’re…
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David Hoover's Success Story!

I am bursting with pride over my client and Hidden Meadows neighbor, David Hoover.   David has an amazing transformation story that I just have to share with you. David had been in a horrific car accident when he was in his 20's resulting…
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Healthier Pumpkin Tarts (Vegan, Paleo)

Prep Time: 20 minutes Total Time: 20 minutes Servings: 8 Author: Detoxinista.com Quick and easy mini pumpkin pies, with no need for an oven! Ingredients For the crust: 1 cup walnuts 1/4 cup shredded…

Making Healthier Choices when you don’t have time to cook

In my ideal world I have all day Sunday to cook and prepare meals for the week.   Every day I would have whole food lunches that I could just grab and go. For dinner there would be easy delicious, ready to go meals that would take minutes…

My Experiment with Ketosis - Part 1

Just coming off my experiment with reducing foods that might cause me inflammation and gaining a few pounds on vacation, I set out to try something I have been hearing about since I took my course in Integrative Nutrition – Ketosis.  Your…
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Cauliflower Bread Recipe

Cauliflower Bread This is a great substitute for bread if you are trying to reduce your carbohydrate intake.   This picture is my yummy grilled cheese using this bread.  Servings 4 servings, 1 piece each Ingredients 1 medium…

Could this be the Cause of My Weight Gain?

My weight would NOT budge even though I was eating healthy foods; whole grains, lots of veggies, real dairy, NO white sugar.  On top of that my knees were achy and I was struggling with a low back issue that would not go away.  I am blessed…

Paleo, DASH, Vegan...Oh My!

Have you been overwhelmed by all the crazy diets out there….Low Fat, Low Carb, Atkins, DASH, South Beach, Paleo, Raw, Vegan, Ketogenic, Gluten Free…it can make any persons head spin in an attempt to meet their health goals. In my effort…