Power Fruits for Spring

Okay, so you’ve read over and over again, eat more raw fruits and vegetables and now that beautiful spring has arrived, I bet you simply cannot wait to dig into the fresh, sweet natural goodness of raw fruit! Well, why don’t you get out of your comfort zone and check out more than the typical […]

Exotic Fruits – Rambutan

Okay folks, here’s exotic fruit #4 and isn’t he strange looking?  Don’t really know why I’m referring to this fruit as a “he” other than the fact that it looks somewhat hairy.  Okay, anyway, this brightly colored fruit is called a Rambutan. The Rambutan is widely distributed throughout Indonesia, Malaysia and Southeast Asia and is identified […]

Exotic Fruits – Mangosteen

My little post on the Pineberry seemed to stir up quite a bit of interest which prompted me to run additional little segments on exotic fruits around the world. So, check it out….have you ever seen a mangosteen?  A mangosteen is a tropical fruit that grows in South East Asia, the Philippines, Malaysia and Indonesia. Although […]

Weight Loss Tips for Summer

It may seem like Summer is still far away, but if you’re trying to lose weight in preparation for swimsuit season, now is the time to start planning for success. By making a few changes in your daily life, you will definitely see results, and others will notice, too! Start with these suggestions below today […]

My Gluten Free Fruit Pizza

My attempt…the crust came out beautifully! The entire family gave it a thumbs up! Click here for the recipe – you’ll love it! Also, this healthy yet sumptuous crust can be used for so many different gluten-free desserts…get creative!

How Can You Protect Against Arthritis?

According to the Arthritis Foundation, nearly one out of three Americans has arthritis. Of these 66 million adults suffering from this severely debilitating autoimmune disease, 43 million have been diagnosed with arthritis and another 23 million live with chronic joint symptoms that have not been doctor-diagnosed. In fact, arthritis is one of the leading causes of […]

Are you Gluten-Free?

Throughout the years, we’ve seen many diet trends come and go…grapefruit diets, liquid cleanses, cabbage soup diets, etc., but there is always a newer, more “effective” weight loss idea waiting in the wings. So, who’s the new kid on the block today? Just as going low-fat or low-carb had its time in the limelight, it seems like […]

Detox with Food

As 2012 rolls around, many of us are looking to detox from the Christmas overload of sugar, fat, alcohol, etc. Well, forget the pills, colonics and magical potions! You don’t need to invest in obscure ingredients, and you certainly don’t need to suffer by starving yourself or going on a juice cleanse. You can give […]

Best Foods for Detox and Weightloss

If you’re looking to lose weight, have more energy, look younger, and sharpen your mind, here is a list of foods which you can begin eating today to get off to the right start. Reframe the way you approach food…rather than looking at it as “going on a diet”, which we often translate to mean…boring, unsatisfying, […]