Missing pasta? We’ve got a solution for you!

If you thought your weight-loss diet was getting a bit monotonous we would like to introduce you to the spiralizer! This kitchen gadget produces two thicknesses of noodles and a large spiral from any number of vegetables. Items on our shopping list such as cucumber, eggplant, jicama, pumpkin and zucchini make perfect spiralized dishes! You […]

What is Clean Eating?

Clean eating is a phrase that is thrown around a lot these days.  It’s a trend that is suddenly everywhere, but what exactly does it mean? The term “clean eating” means choosing the healthiest foods and ingredients and paying attention to where food comes from, registered dietitian nutritionist Rachel Knopf Shey and cookbook author Attila […]

Weighing in with Julie-Week 14

A weird turn of events: So mine eyes are open and I can truly see…this week has been so interesting with this new found information regarding my gluten sensitivity.  It is amazing how a little piece of information can really help put things into perspective.  I think of Maya Angelou “I did then what I […]

Food Sensitivities, Allergens & Inflammation

Inflammation - Symptoms of food allergy

Inflammation is arguably one of the largest instigators of weight gain, inability to lose weight, and several digestive issues, among other health issues. Let’s look at two specific causes of inflammation: food sensitivities and allergens. It’s important to understand the similarities and differences between the two terms, because, while food allergy and food sensitivity are […]