Foundation for Nutritional Health Before Disease Sets In

Foundation for Nutritional Health Before Disease Sets In When you’re ready to adopt a lifestyle change where you’re using food to fuel and heal your body instead of to comfort you and fill emotional needs, it means you want to look at what’s going into your body, what needs to be eliminated from your diet, and what you can add going forward for better health. You’ll be focusing on nutritional health! There are really two steps to this process. First, … Continue reading

How Artificial Sweeteners Affect Your Body

How Artificial Sweeteners Affect Your Body It’s important to understand how artificial sweeteners affect your body. They have several undesirable effects, so let’s discuss what they are and what they do.  Artificial sweeteners are additives to food and drinks that make them taste sweet without adding to the sugar or calorie content. From diet soda to protein bars, you can find these sweeteners in just about anything labeled “sugar free”, “diet” or even “low carb”. For people who consume products … Continue reading

Healthy TV Commercials

Healthy TV commercials?  If you see it advertised on TV, chances are it’s not good for you… Seriously, think about these three things and what you see on television: food, drugs, personal care products. Let’s talk about them one at a time and see what might be good about them. Food…what do we see advertised on TV that is healthy for us to eat? Can you think of one thing? When I think of food on TV, I am hard pressed … Continue reading

How I Removed Processed Foods From My Diet

How I Removed Processed Foods From My Diet Today, I was asked if I had written a post addressing how I removed processed foods from my diet.  I hadn’t, so it seemed like a good topic for a few hundred words. The complete answer is longer than I can write in one post, which is why I am constantly creating content to help you do what I did along this journey, but I’ll give you the “Reader’s Digest condensed version” … Continue reading

Are You At Risk For Diabetes?

Are You At Risk For Diabetes? With diabetes reaching epidemic proportions in our country, I read everything I can about preventing the disease.  For me personally, one of my great grandmothers was diabetic (hyperglycemia), and I was diagnosed with hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) in my late twenties.  I am acutely aware that having hypoglycemia can lead to developing diabetes, so I am very careful. I am at risk for diabetes. Additionally, the impetus for me “disappearing” my chronic depression was … Continue reading

3 Ways to Get High Energy in the Morning to Maximize Productivity

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3 Ways to Get High Energy in the Morning to Maximize Productivity We’ve all experienced it – we set our alarm for 6 AM with the best of intentions to maximize productivity, but when the time comes, we hit the “snooze” button repeatedly, and our day starts much more slowly than we had hoped. Starting the day sluggishly sets a disappointing tone for the rest of the day.  It’s hard to feel motivated and upbeat when you start your day … Continue reading

Turkey Meatballs

Print Turkey Meatballs Ingredients Ground Organic Turkey Bread ¼ cup diced onions 1 egg ¼ cup veggie broth Salt Pepper Garlic powder Dried onion flakes Salt free multi spice (available in any grocery store) Instructions The ratio of turkey to bread should be 2/3 to 1/3, so you can make this in any quantity. Chop the bread finely, place in a large bowl. Add the broth and mix the two together until the bread softens. You may need to add … Continue reading

I Accidentally Discovered I Could Treat Depression with Food

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I Accidentally Discovered I Could Treat Depression with Food If you’ve ever wanted to live large and make a difference, what I am writing here will speak to you. I accidentally discovered I could treat depression with food and felt strongly I had an important story to tell. I’ve made a decision not to live from fear, but to live from a place of openness so I can reach more people and attempt to help more people with their health … Continue reading

The Basics of Clean Eating

Basics of Clean Eating

The Basics of Clean Eating If eating better is on your list of goals to accomplish this year, good for you!  Remember it’s a process and be patient with yourself. Before looking at meal ideas and other tips for a clean eating lifestyle, you should hone in on exactly what the basics of clean eating are going to do for you. The following information goes over clean eating, what is allowed and not allowed, and very basically… how it works! … Continue reading

On the Stove or Crock Pot Soup

Print On the Stove or Crock Pot Soup Ingredients 1 large onion chopped 4 large mushrooms, thinly sliced Minced garlic Dried garlic powder (you never have enough…) Dried onion flakes Dried dill 2 cans beans (you can choose the kind) 1 pkg chopped frozen spinach 1 pkg butternut squash 2 cartons organic veggie broth Chopped cauliflower ¼ cup white wine (optional) Salt & pepper to taste 1 can wild salmon and/or several egg whites (add egg whites just before serving) … Continue reading