New Study: “Moderation” is Ineffective for Weight Loss

One of the most misused and least understood messages when it comes to weight loss is “eat in moderation”. A recent study concludes that moderation is not effective in helping people lose weight. To kick off, there is no standard definition of moderation as it pertains to food consumption. Moderation is a relative term, and…

Marinated portobello cashew cheese burgers with herbs,sprouts & tomatoes

Marinated mushrooms: 4 portobello mushrooms 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon liquid aminos  1 tablespoon maple syrup Cashew cheese: 1 3/4 cups cashews 1/2 cup water 1/3 cup nutritional yeast  Juice from 1 lemon 2 peeled garlic cloves 2 tablespoons miso Pink Himalayan Salt and Italian seasoning, to taste  Guacamole: 2-4 avocados (I…

Eat Fruits and Vegetables, Be Happy?

New Study Links Fruit and Vegetable Consumption With Happiness There’s a certain jolt of joy I get from biting into a perfectly ripe peach from my local farmers’ market or slicing into a luscious vine-ripened tomato from my garden. I always thought this was a temporary high — one that disappeared as soon as the…

It’s as EASY as 1-2-3

DIET – This word is not allowed at my house, the first three letters spell DIE.  Which is what you feel like when you change your food habits! I am guest posting over at http://simplerecipebox.com, thanks Heidi for having me over, you are a blessing and it is a pleasure. The topic of discussion is…