Coconut Almond Butter Energy Bites

 

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Don’t be fooled by this gluten-free, dairy-free, and sugar-free dessert…while the ingredients are simple and healthy, these energy bites will make your mouth water! This recipe is the perfect little bite for those following a restrictive eating plan, but still craving a delicious treat. I like to pop 1 or 2 of these bites prior to a workout to feel energized without feeling full or heavy.  Continue reading

Here’s how a simple potato can kill you….

Here’s how a simple potato can kill you….

Ok, so I hope I got your attention with the title of this post!  Yes, it’s true that something as common as a potato can kill you. But before you get too worked up, you’ll be glad to know that cases of “death by potato” are extremely rare.   Continue reading

To Rotate or Not To Rotate?

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Helping hundreds of clients over the years undergo a variety of elimination diets has proven time and time again as an effective strategy for overcoming a variety of ailments. From digestive concerns to aches and pains to skin issues, elimination diets offer a low-risk, high-reward intervention for many! However, the debate lies in what to do once the elimination diet is “over.” Rotation diets are often suggested for those who wish to avoid developing new food issues…but are they the best option? Continue reading

Nickel Allergy: It’s Not Just In Your Jewlery

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Growing up, I remember getting itchy, red bumps on my skin whenever I was exposed to to nickel-containing metals. I remember wearing a rhinestone-bedazzled leotard (okay, I’ll admit, I twirled the baton in parades as a child!) and completely breaking out in an awful rash. Every time I put on earrings my ears would begin to itch and burn. I even had to avoid the metal button on the inside of my jeans as it would cause this same reaction. Continue reading

WARNING! These 5 types of foods may be compromising your health…

 

What do dairy, gluten, potatoes, aged cheese and tofu have in common?  The answer is that they all are strong suspects for food sensitivities which may be compromising your health in many devious ways.  In fact, eating these foods may cause IBS, fibromyalgia, migraines, autoimmune diseases, skin rashes, sinus issues and many more in some sensitivity individuals!  In this article, learn more about what each of these food types are, where you can find them, why they are a problem for some people and what are some alternative options. Continue reading