So, What’s Your Bottom Line?

Most people go about their daily life prioritizing the basics - food on the table, clothes on our backs, roof over our heads. We want to make sure we can provide for the things that are important to each of us; which ultimately is different for each family. Hence the...

It’s Vacation Season… What’s Your Plan?

Summer is upon us and now is the time where most of us will take some time off to recharge and reconnect with loved ones.  It’s a wonderful time of year … the days are longer, and the evenings are warmer. Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year where many people...

“My Grandma Smoked and Drank Whiskey”

"But my grandma smoked and drank whiskey until she was 90…" Heard that before? I was in the supermarket the other day and I overheard the clerk telling a customer that she hopes she’ll age like her mom and have the same level of energy. Then the customer responded...

Excuses for Clean Eating – Why do we Make Them?

As humans, we do so many amazing things and wear so many different hats; from caretakers to counsellors. Often, we do it without much thought or objection.  When family needs help, we’re there. If friends need advice, we’re there. However, when we go to ‘make a...

Be Open

It’s Spring, Be Open! No matter where you live in the country, I think we can all agree that the weather this winter has been challenging! Yes, even here in beautiful, sunny California!  So, I want you to be inspired by the new spring season and do something that...

Strategic Eating, what does it mean?

Strategic Eating More and more people I encounter have a myriad of health issues. These include autoimmune disorders, digestive complications, anxiety, diabetes, cancer, etc. Inevitably, they want to explore a healthier lifestyle when it comes to their food choices....

Food Inflammation, is there such a thing?

Observing Food Inflammation I believe one of my best skills is the ability to observe.  I observe myself, my surroundings and others around me. It’s something I learned in my first decade. And it's something I continue to hone now that I’m in my fifth decade.  At...

What Lane Have You Picked?

What lane have you picked? Nine out of 10 people that I speak to daily identifies with a certain lifestyle eating plan. That plan can be vegan, keto, paleo, primal, omnivore, plant-based etc. The remaining people will say either they follow nothing and just eat...

Stop Comparing – Just Be Mindful

Stop Comparing, Just be Mindful! There isn’t a day that goes by that I’m not informing and educating people on clean eating, specifically, the way I define it on this site.  The 10 Commandments for Clean Eating page and the What are you Buying blog are two of the most...

I Was a Drug Pusher

5 years ago, I Was a Drug Pusher! Yes, you heard that right, I was a drug pusher!  The highly addictive white substance that was discreetly hidden in artistically decorated cookies, cakes, cupcakes, marshmallows, sauces, and other innocuous items was a lucrative and...

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