Posts in real food
5 Reasons to Drink More Water + 5 Tips to Increase Water Intake

Growing up in N.Y.C. I can’t remember a real emphasis being placed on drinking water. Arizona Ice Teas, Snapple Apple’s and Coca Cola were a must but give me water and I might’ve thrown up! To this day I do my best to convince my mom and Wela (grandmother) to increase their water intake. It wasn’t until after college that I truly began to realize that being hydrated and drinking water was the key healthy living.

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Vegan King Oyster Mushroom Scallops Over Simple Gluten Free Pesto Pasta

There are so many mushrooms beyond the typical cremini/white button mushrooms we often see that not only have powerful medicinal healing benefits + are great for us but also have a natural umami or savory flavor + texture that can lend themselves to be a perfect meat substitute.  

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5 Healthy Weight Loss Breakfast Recipes

As a health coach, one of the first questions I get from the beautiful women I coach is how to effectively lose weight. One of my top 3 recommendations for healthy, sustainable weight loss is to eat a healthy breakfast every single day! Naturally, their follow up question is what are my go-to healthy weight loss breakfast foods or recipes, which is when I send over my top 5 overnight oats!

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3 Hormone Balancing Smoothies

As a woman balancing your hormones should be one of your top priorities. Your hormones not only dictate your mood but they directly impact your weight, energy levels, fertility and more. One of the simplest ways to balance your hormones is by tweaking your lifestyle and up-leveling your food choices. I'm talking locally grown, organic goodness to fill that tummy with the healthiest foods to fuel your hormones. My three hormone balancing smoothies is definitely the simplest way to begin doing just that!

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Operation Cleanse: What Flat Tummy Teas Can't Do That Real Food Can!

I decided to do a 2-week cleanse called Operation Cleanse and when I tell you I was pleasantly surprised- I mean I was REALLY happy with the results. The cleanse was much easier than I thought it would be and I lost 5-lbs which wasn't even part of the goal for me. Operation Cleanse was meant to reboot my system for the New Year, and that's exactly what it did.

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