Jump Over the Juice and Savor the Smoothies 

You just signed up for a new gym membership and finished your first boxing class. As you’re putting away your equipment, you can’t help but overhear a group of women talking about juicing and smoothies! As they continue the conversation about kale and ginger you ask yourself there two questions: Are juicing and smoothies really […]

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The Human iPHONE

When you look at your phone and a window pops up that says low battery – 10% of battery remaining – most of us feel a little panic and find a charger immediately. Thoughts may run through your head such as “what if my phone dies? How will I get home? Send emails? Play candy […]

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Nearly Naked Foods

With so many food terms thrown around such as “raw,” “naked,” and “clean” eating how does one stay centered and know how to navigate with our ever-changing food supply? Sometimes the simplest way to eat healthfully is eating “nearly naked foods.” What does nearly naked foods look like? How can we keep our meals simple […]

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Winning the Food Lotto at the Natural Foods Expo?

I have mixed feelings going to the Natural Foods Expo each year. I’ve attended for almost 20 years and the increased crowds make it feel like an endless line at Disneyland. However, the thrill of tasting some new food product and the desire to see what’s new and hip in the “Natural Foods” world wins […]

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Weighing in on the Freshman 15

While moving away from home can be an exciting new adventure it can also be nerve racking since you don’t know what to expect. Although college-hood is a time of self-discovery, freedom, and choices it can also be a time for expanding waistlines. The term “freshman 15” was coined by students because a majority of […]

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My Finds at the Natural Foods Expo West 2014

Although part of me loves going to the Natural Foods Expo in Anaheim each year, this year exemplified all the reasons the other part of me resists going.   Jeffrey agreed to go with me, although he dislikes the crowds and maneuvering around the Expo is like trying to get around on the busiest day at […]

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A Few More New Product Finds…

Last week I gave you some new finds from the Natural Foods Expo but I had a few more companies I was already familiar with but wanted to share their new products, which are worth you knowing about. Sweet Ella Peanut Butter – I’ve been recommending Koeze’sCrème Nut Peanut butter for a while but this new one is beyond […]

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