Posts tagged organic
Amazon: healthy things I can't live without

We ALL order from Amazon. There isn’t a week that goes by where we don’t receive some box of Amazon goodies because it’s so simple to just order on line. Ya feel me, right?

The purpose of this post is long overdue because these products are some of my personal favorites (and if you are a client, it’s easier for me to post on a blog instead of writing about them in your Action Plan over and over and over again).

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Top 10 Pre-wrapped Halloween Candy loved by Nutrition Atlanta

Halloween is just around the corner and that means one thing…. CANDY!

Most savvy mom’s are curious about what’s the best of the worst out there, especially the ones who have kids with allergies and food intolerances to many of the additives and food dyes. My best friend from college has a son who is so intolerant to FD&C Red #40 that he landed in the ER with a colitis diagnosis after Halloween binges on Twizzlers years ago. True story.

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Chocolate Episode on 11 Alive

Did you know that last year American's purchased more than $345 million dollars in chocolate with 58 million pounds sold for Valentine's Day!  Weight-wise, that is equal to approximately 4,500 African bush elephants or over 330 Boeing 737 planes!  Wow, I think we have a chocolate obsession and with good reason.  It's both delicious and nutritious, depending on the kind of chocolate you buy and eat.

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Upbeet... My Dream Healthy Restaurant!

I've always said that I would love to open a healthy restaurant that served organic, locally- and ethically-sourced ingredients in a casual, hip setting.  The menu would include my daily personal favorites and would have to include: fresh veggie juices and smoothies with awesome salads with healthy dressings and grain bowls - perhaps a couple other healthy sweet treats.  When dining out I've usually had to "sacrifice nutrition for convenience" which is why I prep so much at home.  Plus I actually enjoy playing with food, creating healthy new recipes with the ingredients I have available.  That was a skill my stepmom had and I always admired it - eventually replicated it with the plant-based twist.

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