Race Recap: 2015 Chicago Marathon

I've spent a lot of time thinking about this race over the last three days and every time I've tried to put pen to paper, I've just come up blank....more
It sounded like a rough day and you were just *off*. It's too bad your *off* day happened to be ...more

What You Need to Know Before Buying Organic Produce

Last weekend my husband and I stayed with our dear friends, Liza and Jake. Liza is a naturopathic doctor, an expert when it comes to toxins in and around the home. We’ve stayed with them a number of times, but for some reason, this last visit really opened my eyes....more

Healthy recipe books that contradict!

It is no secret that we (hubby & me) are not in the best of health. I try my best to cook good, wholesome food and find myself constantly looking for recipes that I can use. I have found that recipe books for heart patients invariably have too much sugar in them. Those for diabetics have way more salt than our hearts can handle and 'healthy' recipes usually have more salt, sugar and fat than is acceptable. ...more

Team NutriBullet Inspired

  Team NutriBullet Coaches, Mentors and Alumni...more

Change the Way You Look at Carbs

Raise your hand if carbs stress you out!How many are too many? When should I eat them – before lunch? No carbs after 3pm? Only on odd days when it’s cloudy with a 30% chance of rain? Come on! We are giving carbs WAY too much credit.Check this out:...more
omnivores such as humans can survive medium-term on most anything considered food. food science ...more

A Healthier Life Equals A Better YOU!

We all know how imperative it is to stay well by eating healthier, thinking positively, meditating and exercising right? Well, if you didn't know than now you know. You can thank me later. Those 4 essential objectives play a huge role in how we feel, think and see ourselves and others as well as the world. If you are someone who doesn't do at least 2 or all of these things, then I 'am here to honestly tell you that your mind, body and soul are sadly missing out tremendously!...more

An Open Breakup Letter to Junk Food

Since becoming vegan, I have noticed there are several foods that are technically vegan but still unhealthy. These foods stand out much more against my quinoa and veggies and plant-based proteins. While I was able to phase out animal products over the last few months, it is now time to take it one step further. This is why I am publicly bidding farewell to the following vices:...more

Saying yes to the dress … and a healthier life

There is a tremendous amount of pressure on brides to lose weight for the big day. Flashbacks of crying in mall dressing rooms as a teenager came back to haunt me before I even tried on a single wedding dress, as I worried about what would fit or look “flattering” (every curvy girl’s LEAST favorite word in the dictionary)....more