Monday Makeover – CHOCOLATE!

Adopting a healthy lifestyle does not mean saying good-bye to the things you love forever. It’s a continuous shift; a shift away from the things that are not serving you, and towards that which allows you to shine. Today’s shift is one of my favorite things in the whole world – CHOCOLATE! When buying chocolate, […]

Apple Peanut Butter Pie

This was quite the put together, but came out delicious and rich tasting. Not to mention you don’t have to feel guilty with this one. We actually had it for breakfast. Start with the filling 5-6 peeled and cut apples 2 parsnips 1 Tbsp cinnamon 1 Tbsp ghee (or butter) water 1/2 cup peanut butter […]

Road Trip Real Foods

Hooray for summer! It’s the perfect time to get out of the Florida heat (oy), and to take a long overdue road trip. We are heading up the east coast to see our family, friends, and the sights, of course. The whole family is so excited, and we are steadfastly making our lists and piles […]

Kalusion’s Homemade Chocolate Peanut Butter Granola

Basically empty out the kitchen into this yummy recipe. It makes up a nice, large batch, so it lasts, and is worth the time. Preheat oven to 300 degrees Mix in a large bowl: 4 cups old-fashioned oats 2 cups organic puffed rice 2 cups organic ancient grains O’s 1 cup ground flaxseed 2 cups […]

We Ate Cookies and Mounds for Breakfast – Breakfast Cookie Recipe

Yes we did! Ok, it was breakfast cookies and a faux Mounds smoothie, but it was awesome. Here’s the recipe for the breakfast cookie: 2 cups apple sauce or pear sauce (I use my bullet to turn pears and dates into a sauce) 4 Tbsp pitted dates ½ cup almond butter (store bought or yet […]

We Ate Cookies and Mounds for Breakfast – Faux Mounds Smoothie Recipe

Yes we did! Ok, it was breakfast cookies and a faux Mounds smoothie, but it was awesome. Here’s the recipe for the smoothie: I love my bullet, and make all my smoothies in it, but you can use any blender, vitamix or any blending device you have. Combine 1 banana ½ cup unsweetened coconut (I […]

Why You and Your Family Can Live the Life You Dream Of

About six years ago, I made a professional transition from helping people in the human services industry to helping people in the wellness industry. I did this for a few main reasons: 1. I could see that so many of the people with physical and mental health disabilities had them due to lifestyle issues that […]

Please Excuse My Confusion

As a health coach, I’m so delighted when I hear so many efforts to get kids eating healthy.  It’s everywhere I go.  Grocery stores like Publix have programs to teach children at a very early age about healthy eating; the schools won’t allow parents to bring cupcakes and treats for birthdays anymore because they’ve gone […]