It’s All in a Name. Or is it?

We think we know the ‘food group’ of so many different foods based on their name, or how they are used in cooking.  Maybe even because of their flavor profile. For example, we eat tomatoes in savory dishes, so we often think they are vegetables. But they are actually...

Why I’ll Never Tell You What to Eat

Did you know that I created an online course called Get Food Smart, Get Real?  It’s an in depth, thought provoking course that informs, educates and empowers you, so you never have to follow a ‘diet’ ever again. It would have been so much easier to write a...

Diets DO NOT work… EVER!

Do you diet?  Do you know someone that has dieted?  The answer to one of these questions will always be a resounding YES! Sadly, the diet mindset isn’t about to change anytime soon.  And the fact is, Diets DO NOT work. We are bombarded...

Which “ISM” is Next?

There are 3 prevailing "ISM’s" throughout our society that I want to focus on in this blog. The collective worldwide discussion has shifted from COVID-19 to Racism. The others are sexism and ageism. Which "ISM" is next? We'll have to wait to find out. For now, we'll...

What is “Perfectly Healthy”?

How a ‘perfectly healthy’ Texas dad died from coronavirus That was a headline from March 27.  Sound familiar?  The headline could easily have read the following: How a "perfectly healthy" Texas dad died from … flu, pneumonia, heart attack, stroke,...

Grass-fed is not What You Think

Surprise! Grass-fed is not what you think – It means NOTHING!  Yes, you heard that right.  Every person that I’ve met that eats meat, always seems to think they’re eating clean because the label on the beef they buy says "grass-fed".  Well,...

“The Swing” – Are you a Swinger?

What it is In my online course, Get Food Smart, Get Real, I explain a concept I named, ‘The Swing’.  In short, it's when a person is easily influenced by what they hear, watch or read.  For example, they might be listening to a podcast and hear someone (doctor,...

One Bite Isn’t Going to Kill You

Oh come on, one bite isn't going to kill you... right? How many times have you said that to someone, or someone has said that to you? At first, you might think, right, one bite isn’t going to kill me…but can it?   It's Usually Innocent The context in which...

Defending Yourself and Educating Others

Many times, my students tell me they don’t know how to defend themselves when someone that is not following their version of a clean eating lifestyle criticizes them or tries to diminish them in private or in a public setting.  I am a huge believer in defending...

Coining a new Acronym!

I'm coining a new acronym - F.A.E! Want to know what it stands for? Depending on what level you’re at on your clean eating journey, it might be hard to find clean choices when it comes to staples like meat, eggs, and dairy.  The deceptive marketing spewed in...

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