‘Healthy Eating’ Archive

Eat Healthier, Eat Seasonally

I hope you have been enjoying your summer! I have been relaxing since I finished my figure competitions. My husband Mark and I went to the water park last weekend.  It’s fun to be a kid sometimes and play. It’s also a great way to get exercise that’s not monotonous. But you have to run […]

Summer Time Vegan Mango Parfait!

Hello there! I wanted to let you in on what I’m craving, and that’s a mango vanilla parfait! This is great because it is non-dairy, raw, and there’s no processed sugar. I love it as a summer time refreshing treat! To start off, we’ll make the vanilla crème. What you’ll need is some raw cashews […]

Oil spill & toxins in the Ocean

I have been watching the news about the BP oil spill and all the aftermath and devastation in the Gulf of Mexico. It breaks my heart to see the livelihood and wildlife so negatively affected. This is not a fun, glamorous or joyous subject to talk about, but I feel it needs to be addressed. […]

How To Make Raw Spaghetti

I had requests to show how to make some great raw dishes so I’m sharing one of my favorites that’s also super easy and fast to make, Raw Spaghetti! In this dish I don’t use spaghetti noodles, I use zucchini instead. Check out the video to see how I do this. It’s pretty amazing and […]

The Good and Bad of Health Food Products

I’m home from the natural products expo in Anaheim. It was a great expo, I picked up lots of samples and today we’ll go over the great stuff I found…and some of the not-so-great stuff I found! Here are some products that I recommend, and some that I don’t recommend… Let’s start with Nori seaweed sheets. […]

Interview with the “Juiceman” Jay Kordich

I had the privilege of speaking with Jay Kordich “The Juice Man.” I’m here with Jay Kordich, I’m so excited to be talking with him. He is the author of “The Power of Juicing” and he has wonderful products to get you started with juicing and eating healthy. Jay has introduced thousands of people to […]

Checking out vegan products at Natural Products Expo Anaheim

Reporting Live from the Natural Products Expo West in Anaheim, CA Today I’m reporting live from the Natural Products Expo West, ok almost live. I’m here to check different products and foods and gather some insights for items you can look for in the future when you visit your local health food store. Here are […]

Healthy Spaghetti

With all this cold weather recently, are you craving something warm? Maybe something Italian? How about a healthy alternative for spaghetti made from winter squash? Winter squash (aka spaghetti squash) is dramatically lower in calories than traditional pasta noodles. How much lower, you ask? Try 40 calories per cup of spaghetti squash vs. 190 calories […]

Quick and Easy Breakfast Smoothie

This is how I make my quick, easy and delicious Blueberry Banana Smoothies. You can also find this recipe in my Easy Veggie Meal Plan, weight loss program. This is a great smoothie for breakfast or a snack that’s light on calories and big on antioxidants, fiber, essential protein, and essential minerals! All you’ll need is […]

How To Make Easy Almond Milk For Weight Loss

Making almond milk is easy, inexpensive, and a healthy alternative to cows milk, soy milk, or even processed almond milk. Don’t get me wrong, I do suggest people purchase almond milk from the store. However, if you can make your own almond milk you are more in control of what goes into your tasty beverage. […]