5 Ways to Cheat and Survive It

bowl of goodness

I’m not going to pretend I don’t love chocolate and wine. Or pizza and beer. It’s the reason I found myself needing to make diet changes in my early 20s. I just love food...all of it. I love super-healthy green kale smoothies with wheat grass and spirulina, and I love the … [Read more...]

Chocolate Indulgence (without the dairy!)

Before & After

Finding out I was lactose intolerant made my taste buds cry a little.  I was a lover of all things thick and creamy, and had a constant craving for chocolate.  After some grieving, I decided that it just meant I had to get creative in finding ways to recreate chocolate creamy … [Read more...]

How to Increase Energy and Fight Alzheimer’s in the Process

by timsackton

Boost your health with Antioxidants and fight America's greatest diseases You may have seen me post all over Facebook recently that I'm as healthy as Dr. Oz. In fact, that's what Erik told me to title this article because he said the headline would attract readers. The fact is, … [Read more...]

Have a Holly-Jolly Carb-Night

Strong Figure pb balls

When December rolls around, my favorite thing to do for my family is to bake. Unfortunately, most of my baking isn't super healthy, but I do try to throw in some gluten free cookies, low-sugar candies, and all-natural ingredients into the mix when I can. And while my holiday … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Eat Cottage Cheese

Cottage cheese and chocolate-covered acai berries

One of my favorite foods is cottage cheese and I’ve been known to eat it A) every day and B) in a variety of ways. I grew up eating cottage cheese–I remember my dad giving me a bowl of it one day with a big scoop of strawberry jam mixed in. Since then, I’ve been mixing and … [Read more...]