Month: April 2014

Nothing Sweet About It

I used to laugh about being addicted to sugar, but the fun drained when I realized it wasn’t a joke anymore. Sugar has the same addictive properties as tobacco and alcohol. The more you eat, the more you crave. And the withdrawal, which includes irritability […]

Pecan Turtles

Pecan Turtles

  This rich and scrumptious candy comes together surprisingly quick with less than six ingredients! Raw honey is an alkaline-forming food that contains natural vitamins, enzymes, and powerful antioxidants. Lucuma is anti-inflammatory and loaded with iron. Cacao is anti-oxidant superfood.  Pecans are rich in fiber […]

The Blame Game

In the world of intimate relationships, it’s human nature to want to change your partner. The truth is, you can’t change your partner any more than they can change you. You can influence each other, but the more you believe your partner should be different, […]

Chocolate Protein Bites

Chocolate Protein Bites

  Who says you can’t have it all? Not too sweet and loaded with antioxidants, these protein-rich bites are sure to delight! (Makes 24 mini cups) 1½ cups coconut oil, liquefied ½ – 3/4 cup protein powder ½ cup unsweetened shredded coconut ½ cup raw cacao […]

Hijiki Kale Salad

Hijiki Kale Salad

If you’re not familiar with seaweed, hijiki is delicious introduction that pairs well with kale. Sea vegetables are an excellent addition to a healthy diet providing a good source of iron and iodine. This sturdy salad will keep for 2-3 days in the fridge. If […]

Joy

“Know that joy is rarer, more difficult, and more beautiful. Once you make this all-important discovery, you must embrace joy as a moral obligation.” – Andre Gide It’s fair to say many of us are conflicted about joy. We love it, but don’t often have […]