Chocolate Avocado Giraffe Smoothie

Experimenting to make a chocolate smoothie with avocado is complete. Every time I've had a smoothie with an avocado out I loved the smooth texture it delivers. I have tried to replicate a few different ways and I think this version hits the mark. The mix of ingredients are fantastic! Starting with dates, the perfect... Continue Reading →

Cut Fat to Cut Fat and Weight

One way to lose weight in a healthy manner is to reduce the amount of fat we consume. A friend of mine recently asked me how they could lose weight when they are eating pretty healthy to begin with and it made me reflect on what I learned switching from a Standard American Diet (SAD)... Continue Reading →

Easy Plant-Based Breakfast

Finding plant-based breakfast options can be extremely easy and challenging. How about that contradiction to start... Here, I'll share some challenges, how to overcome them, and how you can make eating breakfast out or at home very easy. I also have some of my favorite recipes and resources at the end. Challenges I think breakfast... Continue Reading →

Rely on the Dietary Guidelines?

Like most things in our lives it's best to take accountability for what we can control, do the work necessary to educate ourselves and take appropriate actions. Over the last couple weeks I've seen reports from the recent Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) meeting held in Washington, D.C. The DGAC sets the Dietary Guidelines for Americans.... Continue Reading →

Are Carbohydrates Good?

Are carbs bad for you? Are they good for you? Should I be on a low carb/high fat diet? Should I be on a high carb/low fat diet? There seems to be a lot of confusion about carbohydrates. In today's blog, I'll share by my observations to these questions and more. To start, let's look... Continue Reading →

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