How to Find the Healthiest Bread to Eat (Your Bread Buying Guide!)

August 28, 2016

One of the questions I get asked most often is: do you eat bread? And people are usually surprised when I say that bread is one of my favorite things to eat. Of course I eat bread! I love the smell of fresh bread in the morning, whole grains, and all of the ways you […]

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Healthy Banana Bread (Lightened Up, Low Calorie!)

August 10, 2016

I’m a sucker for baked goods. Especially for things that sound healthy but aren’t: banana bread, zucchini bread, muffins, scones … so, so yummy, I dream of that freshly baked smell when I’m craving something indulgent for breakfast. Of course, I rarely sit down and enjoy an entire piece of banana bread, because those suckers can […]

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4 Reasons to Always Choose Organic Dairy

March 3, 2016

When it comes to buying organic, there are many different ways to prioritize. The Dirty Dozen is a great guide to produce, but there’s more to buying organic than just produce! When it comes to milk and dairy, organic milk is my milk of choice. The reason I choose milk (instead of milk alternatives) is […]

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The Truth about Fat: 10 Facts You Need to Know

February 25, 2016

Everyone seems to be talking about fat these days. That fat is good and can help with weight loss and disease prevention. That cheese and eggs aren’t actually bad for you. But for decades, we were told that fat was the bad guy and that we had to avoid it at all costs (Remember those […]

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The Truth about Calories and Calorie Counting

October 21, 2015

We see the word “calorie” everywhere: from food labels to nutrition articles, calories are at the center of conversations about weight loss and health. But what is a calorie anyway? A calorie is just a measure of energy that is generated from food. It’s as simple as that. At a high level, if you eat […]

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50 Vegetarian and Plant Based Protein Sources

September 28, 2015

One of the most frequent questions I get when I tell people I’m vegetarian is: “But then where do you get your protein?” It’s common knowledge that meat is a great source of protein, but you don’t actually need to eat meat to get enough protein! Somehow, being vegetarian has become synonymous with just eating leaves (which do […]

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