The Dirt on Nature’s Powerhouse Seeds: Chia, Flax, and Hemp

Nature's Powerhouse Seeds: chia, flax, and hemp

A few days ago I was chatting with some friends about the differences between chia seeds, flax seeds, and hemp seeds…I know…I’m a dietitian, I geek out on nutrition. These three kick butt seeds are popping up everywhere lately, so I figured it would be helpful to break down the basics, similarities, and differences of these […]

Olive Oil vs. Coconut Oil

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Lately, coconut oil has been the buzz word (er…food) on the street.  From Dr. Oz, to Self magazine, to celebrities “oil pulling”…this (DareISayIt) fad food is everywhere.  Wait, does anyone remember a couple years ago when olive oil was THE thing to use for cooking?  Thanks to Rachel Ray, EVOO became as popular in the […]

Spinach vs. Wheatgrass

Even Michelangelo didn't like it...

Confession – I have a love hate relationship with salads.  And by that, I mean, I hate them. FYI: I’ve never met a vegetable I didn’t like: brussel sprouts, bring it! spaghetti squash, yes please! carrots, hand ’em over! …but salads…No thank you. I’ll pass. And bytheway, where’s the bread? So as you can imagine, […]

Coffee vs. Juice

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It’s a rainy morning here in Dallas and normally I would roll out of bed, walk across the street to Starbucks, and grab a coffee to get my day started, but today I decided to try something new.  I recently watched the documentary “Fat, Sick and Nearly Dead” by Joe Cross and it inspired me […]