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Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Three Must Eat Breakfast Foods

Do you love your breakfast? Do you have a short list of “go-to” recipes? Do you need a bit of inspiration to start eating breakfast again? Getting some protein at each meal can help with blood sugar management, metabolism and weight loss. This is because protein helps you feel fuller longer and uses up a...

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

Five Cholesterol Myths and What to Eat Instead

You knew there was a bit of an over-emphasis (borderlining obsession) about cholesterol, right? Before we jump into some myths let’s make sure we’re on the same page when it comes to what exactly cholesterol is. Myth #1: “Cholesterol” is cholesterol While cholesterol is an actual molecule what it is bound to while it’s floating...

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

Why Your Waist Circumference Matters 100x More Than What You Weigh

You totally want to ditch your scale, don’t you? You may have this weird kind of relationship with your “weight”. I mean, it doesn’t define you (obviously). What you weigh can matter but only to a certain extent. Let’s look at your waist circumference (well…you look at yours and I’ll look at mine). Waist Circumference...

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

Why is My Metabolism Slow?

You may feel tired, cold or that you’ve gained weight. Maybe your digestion seems a bit more “sluggish”. You may be convinced that your metabolism is slow. Why does this happen? Why do metabolic rates slow down? What can slow my metabolism? Metabolism includes all of the biochemical reactions in your body that use nutrients...

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Bye Bye Sleeping Through the Night

Have you said “bye bye” to sleeping through the night? Are you feeling exhausted or “running on stress hormones” all day? Do not fear, I have some great tips (and an amazing recipe) for you! The science of sleep is fascinating, complicated and growing. Sleep is this daily thing that we all do and yet...

SPRING CLEANING SMOOTHIE

SPRING CLEANING SMOOTHIE

Spring Clean Your Way to a Healthier You           The holidays are over, summer is drawing near, and warmer days at the beach are upon us! What better way to feel better, look better, and rid your body of toxins than with this “Spring Cleaning Smoothie”! Are you struggling to get...

April 2016 Member Spotlight-Vicki F

         Vicki looking gorgeous  in her dress during our Village Event-Little Black Dress Project! We are so excited to share the personal story about this months’ member! We love having her as part of our tribe and we hope you enjoy getting to know her a little bit more! Here is our...

April Fast and Healthy Recipes

Fast, Healthy Recipes Quick & Easy Lemon Artichoke Soup           Ingredients: 64 oz. chicken or vegetable broth – organic or homemade Juice of 1 lemon 4-6 artichoke hearts – water-packed, chopped ½ package of mushrooms, chopped 6 chopped asparagus – optional 1 egg 1 cooked chicken breast chopped or torn –...

February Village Spotlight Article, 2016

We are so excited to share the personal story about this months’ member! We love having her as part of our tribe and we hope you enjoy getting to know her a little bit more! Here is our February Member Spotlight!                                                                   This is our Diane at our...

February Recipes, 2016

Heart Healthy Red Pepper Hummus Ingredients: 1 can garbanzo beans/ ”chickpeas” 1/2 red pepper 1/3 cup Tahini (found near peanut butter at Whole Foods) 2-3 cloves, peeled and chopped garlic Juice of 1-2 lemons 1 tsp. ground cumin ½ tsp. ground coriander Sea salt and pepper to taste Directions: Puree all ingredients in food until...