Why I’m limiting my meat and dairy intake!

New mama wellness whole food plant based diet
Last week I binge watched food documentaries on Netflix. It all started because someone in my DPP class asked about alternatives to meat-based proteins and I remembered watching Forks over Knives a while ago and thought I could get some inspiration. Eeek, did I get some inspiration… after watching Food Inc, Forks over Knives and Vegucated I texted Aaron and told him we were all going Vegan and that I was going to throw out any animal products in the house. Ha!

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Tiny Foods with Big Promises… 5 Superfoods you should try!

Chia seeds, hemp seeds, goji berries, pumpkin seeds, matcha

It’s amazing how tiny foods like nuts, seeds and leaves can deliver big benefits to our bodies. In a culture where bigger is thought to be better these tiny superfoods can hold their own. Superfoods have been part of a wellness trend over the last decade that has brought to light the importance of eating foods that help fight disease and provide our bodies with essential nutrients. Continue reading

How do you “detox”?

I do an annual detox in January to reset my mind and body and bring in a new year with a positive vibe. My detox is nothing fancy, I call it the β€œBye-bye 5” and I remove alcohol, sugar, processed food, caffeine and dairy from my diet for 2 weeks. I don’t go crazy trying to adhere to it perfectly, Continue reading