Category Archives for Clean Eating

Yummy Cool Cucumbers

 Cucumbers are coming in to season now and I love them! Because of imports, it is possible to purchase fresh cucumbers at the grocery store year round. However, when they are out of season the price is much higher due to extra shipping costs. In addition, they have much less flavor and have many fewer […]

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Shrimp Florentine Bowl

I could not stand eating shrimp until I was 30 years old.  I know shrimp is one of the most popular southern seafood items, but I just did not like it.  Finally at aged 30, I was served shrimp at a dinner and tried it.  After a few bites I realized it was okay.  Now […]

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Healthy Homemade Junior Mints

Junior Mints were one of my favorite types of candy for a long time.  Sitting in a darkened  theater and slowly eating each piece one bite at a time while the movie theater credits rolled by, is a cherished memory from childhood.  Once I began eating real food and found out about the problems with […]

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Sugar, Friend or Foe?

I read the book, Fat Chance, by Robert Lustig, M.D. as part of my preparation for the Seven-Day Sugar Elimination Challenge. Dr. Lustig is a pediatric endocrinologist who has specialized in obesity and is famous for a You Tube video called “Sugar, the Bitter Truth”. This video has over 7.6million views and if you have […]

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Tips for Quick Healthy Dinners

What is the most common reason for not cooking at home for most of my clients?  A busy lifestyle and a lack of quick healthy dinner recipes. When I first realized I had food sensitivities to gluten, soy and corn I became very discouraged. I began looking diligently at food labels and found that almost […]

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Where’s the Beef? All about Protein

Do you remember the hilarious Wendy’s commercial with the old woman who yelled “Where’s the beef?”, picking on the small size of McDonalds’ burgers?  I still remember running around as a kid yelling “where’s the beef!” and then collapsing in laughter.  It irritated my parents, but we, like millions of others, remembered it much to […]

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