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A Guide to Smarter Smoothies

A Guide to Smarter Smoothies

While smoothies have become a popular meal replacement, snack and all around trendy food, crafted incorrectly you can be consuming a sugar-loaded, blood sugar exploding cocktail. I am excited to share with you A Guide to Smarter Smoothies to hopefully help you understand how to better create the smoothies that are right for you. If you’ve been […]

What You Need to Know About Eggs - Pasture Raised vs Cage-Free vs Free-Range, etc

What You Need to Know About Eggs – Pasture Raised vs Cage-Free vs Free-Range, etc

Selecting eggs these days can be a bit overwhelming. There’s Free-Range, Organic, Caged, Cage-free, Pasture-Raised. There are brown eggs and white eggs,  Omega-3 enriched eggs. Not only are there significant differences in the animal care with these various types of eggs, but in addition, depending on what the hens themselves ate and their access to […]

Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Cups

Dark Chocolate Nut Butter Cups

With Halloween approaching and the rest of the holidays not far behind, sweets and treats are going to be just about everywhere, tempting us at every turn. While I don’t see anything wrong with the occasional indulgence, I still also maintain my concerns about the quality of ingredients in most treats. From loads of refined […]

Dark Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn Balls (Gluten-free & Dairy-Free)

Dark Chocolate Drizzled Popcorn Balls (Gluten-free & Dairy-Free)

I love the challenge of creating healthier versions of classic recipes. Earlier this week I asked my Facebook readers: what Halloween treat would they like a re-imagined healthier version of? Popcorn balls popped up (pun intended) quite often! Traditional popcorn balls are usually loaded with butter, sugar, corn syrup or marshmallows, etc. I figured the […]