If you know me you know that I care about food. I care about food a lot. For years I have studied food, read about food, planned around food. I’ve avoided some foods and Vitamixed up large quantities of others. I have researched food, I have experimented with food. I have talked about food, talked about food. Talked. About. Food. I have obsessed about food. I have worried about food. I have coached so many others who worried, obsessed, and talked about food. Imagine my surprise to learn a while back that it’s not about food. Happiness, joy? Not about food. All the time IRead More →

  Are you making your wellness too hard? Let’s get back to basics for a minute. I had a first call with a new client last week, let’s call her Mindy.* Mindy was telling me that, while she reads a lot about health and wellness, sometimes she feels confused about what to do to feel her best. (That’s why she hired me. Helping you sort through the endless noise and conflicting information about getting healthy and feeling fabulous is what I do.) She said, “I get paralyzed when I think about what to eat, what not to eat. Should I be doing gluten-free or isRead More →

Have you tried paleo fudge? You have to! It’s just three ingredients, 10 minutes hands-on time, a couple of hours to set, and a week’s worth of healthy, sustained energy in a smooth chocolate delivery system. What could be better? I’ll tell you what could be better: Chai Spice Paleo Fudge I started with a recipe from the Paleo Hacks web site and adapted it to make it spicy. I subbed maple syrup for honey because that’s what I had, and, voila! I’ve got fudge. You will need: 1 cup + 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1 cup cacao powder or cocoa powder, unsweetened 1/2 cup Grade B maple syrupRead More →