Exercise is not one size fits all

There is a popular saying “no pain, no gain” that many of us use as a mantra to push ourselves harder during our workout, but sometimes that pain is a signal from your body that it’s in distress. Back, knee and calf injuries are all too common when we go all in on an exercise…

Sexy for summer 7 day juice cleanse

If you are interested in a guided juice cleanse, please sign up for the free 7 day juice cleanse July 28th- August 3rd 2018. This juice cleans will be exclusive to email subscribers only. By signing up you will receive: Exclusive videos A 32 page workbook A 7 day pre-juicing eating plan with shopping list…

Feeling full vs feeling satiated

We’ve all seen a picture or commercial of the satisfied eater with the bloated belly and unbuttoned pants. The idea of feeling full after a meal conjures up this image. When a meal is tasty or during the holidays such as thanksgiving and the upcoming barbecue holiday the 4th of July, we tend to eat…

Stop setting hard boundaries with yourself

  When trying to achieve any sort of change, we can sometimes resort to tactics that we believe will light a fire up under us and push us. We forget about how the words “don’t” “stop” and phrases like “you better not” trigger resistance and defiance in us. “Stop going out to eat” “Don’t buy…

Orthorexia

Orthorexia is defined as: An unhealthy obsession with eating foods that one considers healthy. When it comes to some healthy foods, you have people who will only eat organic foods, people who will only eat alkaline foods, people who will only eat fruit with seeds, people who avoid chain grocery stores and will only buy from…

Which kind of bad habit eater are you?

No matter how hard we try to adopt healthier eating habits and eat clean, sometimes our fat, salty sweet processed faves still make it into our hands and eventually our mouths. There’s no such thing as perfection and the occasional snacks and comfort foods that don’t fit into our new healthy ideal won’t kill us,…

Cleveland VegFest

The 5th annual Cleveland VegFest was held on May 5, 2018 at Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio. I remember attending the first VegFest in 2013. It was held at Cleveland State University in one of their ballrooms. I missed the three following VegFests, but I’m glad to see the VegFest has grown over the…

Review: Beyond Meat Sausage

The wait is over (at least in my area) Beyond Meat Sausages are available at Whole Foods. I have to admit I’ve been waiting for these to come out since the company made the announcement late last year. So when the Beyond Meat Facebook page posted that the sausages were available at Whole Foods nationwide…

Raw vegan buffalo okra

I love raw okra. I can get a package of okra and some seasoning and munch away. This recipe was an experiment gone right. I originally made the buffalo sauce for some cauliflower I had made earlier and decided to try it on some okra. I dehydrated the okra for two hours to get the…

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