Be the Change you Wish to See in the World....

I feel it’s our responsibility to do good in the world #OprahGoals and that our acts of generosity, kindness and love have a definite impact on the fabric of humanity.  So why (!!!), how could this trafficking be a thing I innocently thought.  It still plagues me that in my hometown of all places, the FBI has declared #ATL to be among the worst cities in the country for human trafficking.  In fact, Atlanta is the number one city with the highest Sex Economy Income at a staggering $290 million…

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Keto Casualties are a real thing...

This week I ran into two, no three keto casualties… people who did keto and then gained weight after then went back to

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Plant-focused Shamrock Shake

It’s that time of year when McDonald’s rolls out the famous green Shamrock Shake. According to their website, it looks like they have revamped the St Patty’s Day treat by replacing regular vanilla ice cream with reduced fat and regular whipped cream with light. Bravo McDonalds.

While I teach and practice mindful and intuitive eating, if a client really, really WANTED

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How to manage disappointment without using food to cope

Let’s face it, we all experience disappointment in our lives. How we manage disappointment can tell a lot about our defaults when things get rough. Sometimes the discomfort or pain it too much to manage and we want to check out. A quick and easy default for a lot of us is to use food as a coping tool. While it’s a temporary fix and always an option on the mindful and intuitive eating journey, it can lead to…

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Top 6 Tips for Sparking Joy in your Pantry

Good Day Atlanta invited me to the station to do a segment on how to organize the part of your house that looks like a hot mess. I don’t know about you, but I love Marie Kondo and her #KonMari organizational skills to “spark joy” in the home. While Marie likes to jumpstart the process in the bedroom closets with clothes, I’m a fan of kickstarting it in the pantry and kitchen with food and here’s why.

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How To Cook Trader Joe’s Cauliflower Gnocchi

Cauliflower Gnocchi was one of the highest trending foods on social media (think Instagram, Pinterest and Facebook) in 2018 and one of my highest watched videos on Instagram. The first time I had this, I was blown away with the way cauliflower was used…

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Food of the Gods: Cacao Energy Truffle

This is without a doubt, one of my treasured recipes that I created with the late Jim Thomas of R. Thomas Restaurant and Grille in Atlanta over 15 years ago. He wanted to add some new food items onto the menu and consulted with me. I showed him how to make my favorite

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Healthy Holiday Wish List

Wow, we’re racing into the Thanksgiving holiday week which means Christmas and 2019 are just around the corner. This time of year sends me into a bit of a bipolar mix of panic + peaceful space. Panic about all the things I didn't get to cross off my to-do list (gawd my first book AGAIN will it ever happen), and peace for all the amazing business growth/positive personal shifts that have taken place, and clients I have guided towards optimal health and wellness. It’s an honor to work with people who are ready and willing to do the work - I truly feel blessed to do my life’s work that I love so much.

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