Homemade & Healthy Chocolate

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...
The Big Fat Canola Oil Lie

The Big Fat Canola Oil Lie

I’m just going to cut to the chase here: canola oil is NOT healthy. Yet it’s touted as one of the healthiest oils! Really, nothing makes me want to SCREAM like reading a “healthy” recipe that calls for canola oil. Nooooooooo! I instantly have...
10 Tips to Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

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

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 —...