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I want to make you LESS picky. How do we make “healthy” taste good? This comes from a former picky kid who convinced his mom that he was allergic to vegetables. Is it all in your head?  We don’t actually start our lives feeling that way. Rather, as we grow […]

Train your taste buds to crave HEALTHY


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We eat for pleasure, comfort, interest, and meaning! A by-product of eating quality food should improve human performance, immune defense and support life-long energy. You can still eat great food that nourishes your body AND taste-buds.   ENTER FLAVOR WITH BENEFITS. When I create a juice or a milk or […]

Top Resources for shifting from sugar-burning to fat-burning


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At first impression, this might seem like a high maintenance recipe. Nope. Super easy and you can swap out whatever tickles your fancy. After unpacking, I found a compact waffle griddle (below)… After the blowing the dust off, I was on a creative mission to feed my craving of something sweet. […]

Plant Based Protein Waffles



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14 Healing Spices Spices add more than flavor. They can do things like sooth your belly, stimulate circulation, or even help regulate your blood sugar. But how do you use them and how many do you really need?   1.  Anise / Fennel
 Two different seeds but similar in taste and […]

Spice up your health – 14 Spices that Heal


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It’s like a peanut butter and banana sandwich made out of pancakes with a delicious filling. Super simple way to have some fun with your food. These are the kind of meals that make it exciting to cook. “Protein Pancakes” take minutes to make and taste just as good wrapped […]

Almond Butter & Banana Stuffed Pancakes


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I know what it’s like to eat out or rely on catered food for days at a time. I’ve seen the obvious effect that it has on mine and other’s physiques, digestive system, and energy levels. There is no doubt in my mind that there is a significant difference in […]

Travel Habits of highly effective fat-burning people



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Meal plans suck. I’m talking about following a set of foods that you eat repeatedly (m-f = chicken & broccoli). They can work if there is a certain purpose in mind but they can also drive you crazy and take the fun out of eating. If enjoyment is not a […]

Flexible dieting – Why your diet is not working


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Bone broth –  the collagen-packing super tonic that keeps your body detoxing without going on a cleanse. There’s a reason why it’s called the magic elixir. I predict that it will continue to grow mainstream just as the juice trends have done. We’ve already seen coffee shops serving it like […]

Bone Broth 101 – 8 Reasons you should be using ...


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Enter Flavor with benefits. There is something beautiful about functional foods. The idea that there are ingredients which make our food taste better and directly improve our health is what keeps me fascinated about culinary nutrition. Research consistently shows that the taste is the primary driver behind food choices. Good taste […]

Purpose Driven Ingredients



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Have your cake and eat it too.. Have Pizza while you are at it. Have some abs too. Gluten-free with a dairy-free option if you want to cut the cheese. “My quest with nutrition is about using the best quality ingredients that support satisfaction, long term health, and body composition. […]

Low Carb Pizza