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How to get the most returns from the food you buy

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Did you know that most produce in the stores are about 5 days old. If you’re lucky, you’ll get about 40% of the nutrition from the food you buy because, not only the time that it takes to get to you, but also, if you live in a big city, the foods have been processed and a lot of the nutrients have disappeared.

Buying local helps you in many ways. Besides cutting down on the carbon footprint, you get in season, more nutrition and less expensive.

If you have a local farmer’s market, or a CSA, is usually your best bet. For over 25 years, Community Supported Agriculture (CSA) has become a popular way for consumers to buy local, seasonal food directly from a farmer.

Advantages for you:
Eat ultra-fresh food, with all the flavor and vitamin benefits
Get exposed to new vegetables (in season) and new ways of cooking
Usually get to visit the farm at least once a season
Find that kids typically favor food from “their” farm” even veggies they’ve never been known to eat
Develop a relationship with the farmer who grows their food and learn more about how food is grown

With a CSA, a farmer offers a certain number of “shares” to the public. Typically the share consists of a box of vegetables, but other farm products may be included. Interested consumers purchase a share (“membership” or a “subscription”) and in return receive a box (bag, basket) of seasonal produce each week throughout the farming season. You can even team up with a neighbor or friend, to share.

To find you local CSA (in the US) go to: http://www.localharvest.org/csa/
There will usually be a listing of your local farmer’s markets as well.

What it really takes to get healthy & feel amazing!


There are so many diet books out there telling you what to eat and magazines telling you to “Do this and you’ll look 10 years younger” or “Do that and you’ll experience rocket fuel energy.” With so much information, it can be overwhelming and confusing to separate fact from fad.

During my studies and through my own life experience I’ve discovered that our health isn’t just about what we eat. It’s about so much more than that. It’s about how our body works as a whole. It’s about how our lifestyle impacts our health. It’s about our quality of living. How happy are you? How well-rounded is your life? What’s falling off the metaphorical plate?

I want to take a minute today to break down for you really simply what it takes to look good, feel great, and get to a place of optimal health.

Here are the top 5 things you need to know and do to kickstart your health and feel amazing

  1. Commit to your success. So often, we have surface reasons for why we want to get healthy. We say, “I want to lose those last 10 lbs. so I can look good at my reunion,” when, in reality, it goes much deeper than that. You have to figure out what’s motivating you and what will keep you motivated as you create new healthy habits.
  2. Discover which foods fuel you. There is no one diet that works for everyone. You have to take the time to figure out which foods work for your unique body. This means looking for food allergies, intolerances, and sensitivities, then adjusting your diet to accommodate for these things.

IMG_4250 3. Practice self-care. I don’t know anyone who couldn’t use a little more time for themselves. In this busy world we live in, it’s hard to get a moment to relax. It seems like the more time passes, the more we have on our plates, the more things accumulate on our to do lists. Taking time for yourself – to just rest and BE – is super important in becoming a healthier, happier person.

4. Exercise regularly. This is something that’s talked about a lot but is often put on the back burner. You need to take time to move your body – but that doesn’t mean that you have to go to the gym. Figure out what works best for YOU. Do you enjoy dancing? Outdoor activities? Sports? Fitness classes? Find an activity that works for you, and stick with it. Your body will love you for it.

5. Get your body back in balance. With the amount of toxicity in our environments and processed foods in our diets, it’s easy for our bodies to get out of whack. If you find yourself tired often or easily gaining weight, this is usually due to blood sugar imbalances. Learning how to bring your blood sugar back into balance so your body can optimize the sugars you’re consuming is something you’ve really gotta know in order to be the healthiest version of yourself.

 These are just a few of the components of living a healthy life, but they’re up there on the list of the best things you can do for yourself and your health.

In a couple of days, I’ll be announcing a new course called “Smart Eating for Busy Professionals”. Over the course of 21 days, we’ll cover all of these topics, as well as other key factors of living a healthy life and thriving in today’s world.

Be on the lookout for more details coming the next couple of days. You won’t want to miss this!

Here’s to a healthier week and YOU!

How can you tell if your foods have a lot of nutrients?

The dark colors like dark leafy, green vegetables like kale, spinach, turnip greens, collards, even beet greens. They’re chock full of vitamins A and C. Foods that are dark green, orange, and yellow veggies tend to have more fiber, vitamins A & C, and phyto-chemicals, which are plant chemicals that may even help prevent cancer.
Besides being good for you, they add color to your plate, to make it even more appealing.
Roasted Tomatoes with Goat Cheese Polenta
This was a hit when I made it and almost everything can be made ahead of time, then all you have to do is add the spinach and warm everything up. Quick, easy, tasty and yummy – all mixed in with a touch of comfort food.
You can find the recipe at:


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It’s Smoothie Time!

Smoothie time with greensOrganic pineapple, orange, Meyer lemon, cucumber, celery, ginger, mango, red cabbage, cilantro, parsley, mango, raw green drink, probiotics, coconut water and a little ice. Prepared with two of my favorite kitchen utensils a Titan slicer and my Vitamix. What’s for breakfast at your house today?