Sugar Detox Meal Ideas

   BREAKFASTS Eggs: hard-boiled, scrambled, egg muffins, omelettes, fritattas Leftovers: veggies with side of eggs or meat Green Smoothies: be sure to add protein powder/collagen and/or healthy fat Nut Butter and Fruit (ie: apple or banana with almond butter) Banana Continue reading

Sugar Detox for Lent

For those of you who like to give up something for Lent, I invite you to join the Sugar Detox. It’s a wonderful time for spiritual discipline to coincide with health. Because the Lenten season runs from Ash Wednesday to Continue reading

Clean Chicken Nuggets

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Here’s the trick to a tastier chicken nugget: use ground chicken. I know, simple right? But there’s something about using ground chicken (as opposed to a hunk of chicken breast) that gives the nugget that fast food taste and texture Continue reading

Nutrient-Dense Waffles (no flour-gluten-dairy)

I love these waffles from paleoparents.com. I use my Vitamix to make big batches of them several times a month to freeze and have on hand for busy school mornings. The main ingredient is almond butter (or Sunbutter) which is Continue reading

Sneaky Chocolate Smoothie

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I shouldn’t really call this smoothie “sneaky,” because my kids know exactly what’s in it. Heck, they love to help make it! But if your kid runs at the sight of anything green, then this smoothie is a good way Continue reading

Sugar Detox

Ready to purge some sugar? Great, because sugar is incredibly stressful and inflammatory to your body. It creates numerous health problems including weight retention, hormonal imbalance, insulin resistance, skin and allergy issues, liver burden, infertility, insomnia, depression, anxiety, and fatigue…just Continue reading