Category Archives: Food

Whole 30 Day 2

My second day of this Whole 30 program was not fun! My stomach was a mess and I had “disaster pants” (cute expression by Dave Asprey of Bulletproof Coffee) all morning. Ugh. My body was purging the bread, beer and bad food choices from Day 0. The afternoon was great and I had a ton [...]

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The Whole 30 – Kellie’s way

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I started the Whole 30 today. I don’t want to call it a diet because then I feel depraved. I am using this to get myself back on track. I consider myself a “clean” eater but I do indulge in wine/beer, pizza occasionally and I loooove dessert. So I’ve been allowing myself more and more [...]

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Week 3-Preparing Healthy Foods For The Week

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Do you have a lot of extra time on your hands to make a full meal for you and your entire family day after day, week after week? I know I don’t! With three kids all participating in different sports and activities on opposite sides of the city I am lucky if they make it [...]

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Week 2, part 2-Why go organic?

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What does organic food or organically grown mean? It refers to food grown or produced without the use of modern synthetic pesticides, chemical fertilizer, irradiation, industrial solvents or chemical food additives.  It also is food not grown from genetically modified (GM) seeds, or fed GM food.  Organic meats and dairy products come from animals not [...]

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Week 2, part 1- Genetic Modification of our Food

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This week I want to talk to you about Genetically Modified (GM) foods and organic foods. These topics are pretty high on my list of priorities, and I do not think I can cover both in one post. This article aims to give you an overview of GMO’s , but it does not cover any [...]

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Roadmap Week One — Its FOOD!

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Want to look good in a bikini?  I do too and I do because of a few changes to my diet. The secret is food. That’s it…food.  I am a walking, talking, bikini-wearing example of how much diet impacts our life and our shape.  Do you exercise but still eat cheese, fast food, crackers and [...]

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Why does fat accumulate while eating low-fat food?

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It’s the burning question right. Why do women after age 35 suddenly have trouble losing the holiday pounds? Why are some kids in the same family heavy and others skinny, despite eating the same foods? Why do we hit plateaus? And why do we put on weight in specific places. I’m Irish, so my fat [...]

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Grapes- more than just a fruit!

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Living in the wine valley of Southern California we are surrounded by fresh orchards, fruit trees in our gardens and of course the wonderful vineyards of the Temecula Valley. If we take the time to be observant, we can see how the fresh foods we eat give us clues to the benefits we reap from [...]

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Cut The Crackers

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Cut the crackers I receive messages everyday asking me how to eat clean, reduce carbs, and get fit. Everyone is searching for that “quick fix” and what I want to express is that there is no quick fix; to lose weight a complete lifestyle change is necessary. Loosing weight quickly might work well for a [...]

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Do You Want A Flatter Stomach?

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Do you want a flatter stomach? Do you want to get rid of bloat and gas? Here are a few of my favorite foods to create a firmer, flatter, bloat free belly. 1: Lemon Water~ Lemon in itself is detoxifying, by simply having a glass of warm water and fresh lemon juice you can detoxify [...]

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