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Dangerous Cortisol – Part 2

As with anything in life, the best way to learn and grow is to look at things from a ‘child’s mind’, that is, pretending that you don’t know anything about it and allowing your brain to pick up information as if it was brand new. Give yourself the gift of ignorance in this situation and... Continue Reading

Dangerous Cortisol – Part 1

The sad story about how stress is making you fat. I’m going to let you in on a big secret.. you can lose weight by DOING LESS. It’s this miraculous backwards thing that proves that teaching yourself to RELAX will help you shed those stubborn pounds that just won’t go away, even with all the... Continue Reading

Why the Keto diet works

The Ketogenic diet essentially illustrates to us the fact that healthy fat doesn’t make you fat. Let’s just let that sink in a little deeper… FAT WON’T MAKE YOU FAT. So if not fat, then what makes us gain weight? The Ketogenic diet shows us that sugars derived from carbohydrates (bread,... Continue Reading

Allergen-free Cream of Mushroom Soup

On chilly days we all crave that rich, sultry feel of a good soup. This is at least what my grandmother taught me. On cool spring days she would make the classic mushroom cup of soup - the kind that you just add hot water to a packet of powder and taaadaaaa you have soup! She would always let me... Continue Reading

Grilled Veggies and Tempeh

You are also probably sliding into the best parts of summer - swimming, river hang outs, and BBQs!! Hopefully you love summer as much as I do, which is a lot. One of the best parts about summer is the fact that you get to eat outside - in the sunshine!! This recipe is meant for the BBQ and for... Continue Reading

Vegan Stuffed Squash with Miso Gravy

You've probably noticed how much I love squash, and now stuffed squash. It might be the only thing I don't like about summer - the fact that squash isn't in season. But that's why I also LOVE the fall. Anyways, squash is great because it's a valuable complex carbohydrate. It helps your adrenals... Continue Reading

Simple Turkey Breast Roast

My usual routine has been to prepare 3 or 4 days worth of meals at once because it gives me more time during the day for other things, as well it keeps my diet really steady and healthy. This week I picked up a turkey breast roast for my 4 days of meals and made this super easy recipe. Super... Continue Reading