What 3 Foods Improve Your Mood

If there's one thing that used to get me down this time of year, it's those short, gloomy days and long, rainy nights. I know how it is trying to find time to get out for a run or hit the gym for a little cardio workout. We have busy lives, right? Emails to look after, kids to race off to after … [Read more...]

How to Make a Kick-Butt Smoothie

You've probably heard before how important it is to chew your food. A good, thorough chew makes all the nutrients in your meals more easily available for digestion. If you've been following my work, you already know that easier digestion = more energy throughout the day! But let's be honest. Who … [Read more...]

Do this One Step to Feel Fantastic!

It's getting close to the end of the year, and I know some of you are already thinking about your New Year's Resolutions. Maybe you're planning to slam all those healthy changes you've been putting off into place on the first day of 2014! It's a common impulse. "I'm going to go to the gym, eat … [Read more...]

Top 6 Performance-Enhancing Foods for Men

Pharmaceutical companies and supplement manufacturers love to sell us guys on promises of helping to ramp up our manliness, especially in the bedroom. Is the ability to buy some extra potency and stamina in a tidy little pill really the answer? Is it not possible to get things going just by eating … [Read more...]

10 Reasons Why You Should Be Using Turmeric

Turmeric: one of my favourite spices and all-around health-promoters! For those of you unfamiliar with turmeric, it's an antioxidant-rich staple that not only has awesome anti-inflammatory benefits, but a ton of other uses as well. A member of the ginger family, we know it as the culinary spice … [Read more...]

Is Gluten Bad for You?

Gluten and gluten-free diets have gotten a lot of well-deserved attention in recent years, but many people still don’t know what gluten it is or how eliminating it can help them. Because it’s such a hot topic, there’s a lot of information out there, but there’s also some misinformation. I’m going … [Read more...]

Want Something? Use Intention To Get It!

In my book, The Power of Food, I share the 12 How-To Action Steps for achieving abundant health and happiness. In addition to being in nature and getting proper nutrition, a key action step I discuss in my new book involves using the power of intention. I can't stress enough the importance of … [Read more...]

Everything You Need To Know About Juicing

I've been juicing almost daily for 3 years now. I've got to say it: Wow! What a difference it's made. Not too long ago I was having trouble falling asleep at night, suffering from daily energy crashes and carrying an extra 40 pounds around my waist. For years I was confused about which healthy … [Read more...]

10 Foods Worth Buying Organic

For the past few years I have been eating about 85% organic in my house. This was not always the case. 15 years ago when I was pre-diabetic and overweight, my main concern was getting to work on time and making enough money to pay my bills at the end of each month. Eating healthy was not on my radar … [Read more...]

Do I Take Vitamins?

I received this question yesterday from a fellow Power of Foodie and wanted to share it with you. "I was just wondering if you took vitamins? If you do, what kind and brand do you take? - Thank you Jeni This is a great question Jeni asked and is a very common question I get along with "do … [Read more...]