7 Triggers Keeping You Overweight

In psychology, a trigger is something that sets off a flashback transporting the person back to the event of her/his original trauma. Triggers are very personal; different things trigger different people. The same goes for triggers that occur INSIDE the body. Certain habits, behaviors, and actions trigger your body to store fat, cause inflammation, and […]

8 Women Needed For Special Project

One of my clients called me crying the other day. She was literally bawling because she was so emotional. I asked her what’s going on, what’s wrong? She then mentioned how one of her friends tagged her on Facebook and how she looked really fat in the photos. Soon after, her awkward photo set off […]

Grass-Fed Beef and Veggie Bowl

Ingredients: 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 2 cups spinach  3 oz. ground beef, 1/2 cup chopped broccoli florets 1/4 red bell pepper, chopped 1/4 onion, sliced 2 tsp coconut oil 1 tsp balsamic vinegar Salt and pepper, to taste Directions: 1.) Cook quinoa as directed. 2.) Add coconut oil to a skillet on medium-high heat add onions, […]

Gluten-Free Cinnamon Bun Muffins

Try these delicious gluten-free cinnamon roll-esque muffins. Most similar recipes use WAY too much sugar, so this recipe is about half the amount of sugar of most recipes. The good news is the taste is still delicious and it makes for a satisfying dessert treat or dessert muffins for a party. Makes 12 Muffins Ingredients: […]

Zesty Shrimp and Quinoa

Ingredients: 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce or coconut aminos 2 Tbsp. balsamic vinegar 1/2 teaspoon pepper 1 clove garlic, finely minced 2-4 dashes hot sauce (optional) 1/2 cup quinoa,, uncooked 1 tablespoon coconut oil 1/2 small red onion, thinly sliced 3/4 cup raw shrimp (fresh or frozen and defrosted) Directions: In a medium sized bowl, […]

Black Bean and Quinoa Burgers

Ingredients: 1/2 can black beans, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 teaspoon cumin 1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper 1/2 teaspoon paprika 1/2 teaspoon sea salt 1 tablespoon coconut oil Possible Serving Methods Open-faced on 1/2 gluten-free hamburger bun On a bed of spinach On a portabella mushroom Directions: Preheat oven to 400 […]

Quinoa With Broccoli-Avocado Pesto

Ingredients: 1 cup broccoli, chopped 2 cloves garlic 1 Tbsp. coconut oil 1 Tbsp. olive oil Sea salt 1/2 avocado 2 ounces Parmesan cheese, cut into small chunks Lemon juice (optional) 1 cup cooked quinoa 2 tablespoons pine nuts or almonds 1/2 tablespoon butter 1/4 pound mushrooms Directions: Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Toss broccoli […]

Lentils With Roasted Beets and Carrots

Ingredients: 1 cup red or yellow lentils 1 beet, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 2 carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes 1/2 tablespoon grass-fed butter 2 scallions, sliced 1 clove garlic, minced Handful fresh parsley, chopped, plus more for garnish 1/2 lemon, juiced Salt and pepper, to taste Directions: Preheat oven to 375 […]