1. Antioxidant-Packed Chocolate-Covered Strawberry Smoothie

    Mmm chocolate covered strawberries… such a treat! But why wait for romantic evenings or parties to enjoy them? Life’s too short! So indulge in this delicious Antioxidant-Packed Chocolate Covered Strawberry Smoothie to do your tastebuds and body good. Cacao and strawberries are both antioxidant powerhouses. Not only are strawberries rich in the potent antioxidant vitamin C — just five large berries provide…


  2. Homemade & Healthy Chocolate

    Chocolate makes everything better: a great movie, a bad day, a nasty breakup. Are you with me or are you with me? Dark chocolate with a high cacao content is also a nutritious treat since it’s jam-packed with healthy antioxidants. But finding pure dark chocolate without any unnecessary additives can be a real struggle. This is why I like to…


  3. 10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

    The holidays are a time for indulgence. And I’m not just talking about the big pile of presents. I’m talking cookies and cocktails and cocoa and LOTS of them! I believe that if you eat well the majority of the time — particularly at home and by bringing healthy, homemade meals to work — then you can most certainly indulge while out at a restaurant or…


  4. 7 Ways to Save Money on Healthy, Real Food

    A real food diet is the cornerstone of good health. There’s no ifs, ands, or buts about it. So it breaks my heart when readers tell me how they struggle to balance buying the best quality food for their families with their budgets. And I totally get it — healthy, real food can definitely be more expensive (thanks to our country’s backwards, profit-before-people…


  5. 10 Ways to Give Your Liver Some Extra Love

    Your liver is one hardworking hustler of an organ. It filters 1.4 liters of blood a minute, removing potentially toxic substances and pathogens It creates bile to break down fats, allowing the body to assimilate the fat-soluble vitamins A, D, E, and K It manages day-to-day blood sugar regulation It produces hormones and has the job of conjugating or deconjugating hormones…