Cauliflower Rice

Warm weather and summer time is a great time to lighten the load.  Consider reducing your grains, sugar, and heavy meats.  It works for me, and just might for you too! My favorite replacement for rice (and recipes like pizza crust and popcorn substitute) is cauliflower.  Use for stir-fry, in burritos, and a base for … More Cauliflower Rice

Pain-free Diet

If you knew that eating less sugar and refined flours would minimize your pain levels, would you make the change? Foods can be categorized as either acid forming or alkaline forming.  Our bodies prefer to be in a more alkaline state, as a healthy blood pH is at 7.35 to 7.45, slightly on the alkaline … More Pain-free Diet

Top Sweetener to Avoid

High Fructose Corn Syrup (HFCS) is generally 55 percent fructose. It is an industrial food byproduct extracted by a chemical process. Nothing natural about this stuff no matter how innocent and convincing those commercials are. Your body does not process HFCS the same as other sugars or other
 fructose sources (like juice and agave nectar). … More Top Sweetener to Avoid

Why Ditch Sugar

Last week on Samantha Ushedo’s Facebook page was all about letting go of Self UNLOVE to make way for beautiful and nourishing practices in your life. For 7 days, she  challenged herself (and you!) to find small ways to incorporate self LOVE practices into your daily life. I was honored to be a part of … More Why Ditch Sugar