The 7 causes of cravings (and how to deal with them)

The 7 causes of cravings (and how to deal with them)

Why do we sometimes crave foods that are “bad” for us or just plain strange?? Many people view cravings as weakness, but really they are important messages from our bodies, meant to help us maintain balance. When you experience a craving, deconstruct it. Ask yourself, what does my body want and why? Here are a few common reasons or clues you can use to help deconstruct your own cravings:

Why granola bars should NOT be part of your healthy diet

Why granola bars should NOT be part of your healthy diet

Once upon a time, I was your average workin’ girl (wait.. that doesn’t sound the way I meant it to…) I was working full time, and trying to juggle family and exercise, and social life. Granola bars were pretty much a staple for our family. The kids would keep some in their backpacks for an more »

Sample week of lunch menus (with shopping list and instructions)

Let’s face it, we all have good intentions to eat healthy (…well, most of the time).  But I know once the work week starts, I find it hard to keep up and find the time to prepare and pack healthy lunches to bring to work. So, the key for me is planning and prep before more »

6 tips for eating healthy on a busy schedule

6 tips for eating healthy on a busy schedule

There is plenty of research to show that processed food is bad for us. We all KNOW we should be eating more real food (i.e. avoiding processed food), but with the hustle bustle of life and all the evil sugary temptations, it’s just not easy! Here are 6 tips to help you eat healthier, even with a super busy schedule

Get healthier starting now: The basics

Get healthier starting now: The basics

Aren’t we amazing?! I mean, think about it – without even thinking, our hearts beat to keep us alive, the food we eat gets broken down for energy, our eyes dilate when we’re in a dark room to let us see better…Millions of functions are taking place within us every day to keep these awesome more »