Announcing My New Clean Eating Magazine Column: A Greener You

Announcing My New Clean Eating Magazine Column: A Greener You

I’m proud to announce that I'll be partnering with the amazing folks at Clean Eating Magazine to bring you my new column, A Greener You. And it's launching this month! In each issue I’ll be sharing my freshest ideas, latest food finds, and tips that I use myself - all to help you on your journey towards an even cleaner, greener, leaner lifestyle. 

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How to Build A Plant-Based Healthy Shopping Cart-Step By Step

How to Build A Plant-Based Healthy Shopping Cart-Step By Step

Can the Right Groceries Change the World? It’s a simple idea. But the truth is, plants hold incredible power to help us fuel an amazing life and a better world. A plant-based diet brimming with a variety of the right foods can help fix flagging energy levels, trim your waistline, reduce chronic inflammation, as well as cut your risk of heart disease, type 2 diabetes and stroke. (Reference: Position of the American Dietetic Association: Vegetarian Diets.)

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5 Simple Ways to Add More Plants To Your Diet this Summer

5 Simple Ways to Add More Plants To Your Diet this Summer

You don’t have to be vegetarian or vegan to fall in love with the power of a plant-based diet this summer. Today’s amazing abundance of plant foods at the grocery store has made it easier (and more delicious!) than ever for you feel good about what you put into your body. Whether you’re just getting started on a plant-based lifestyle or are looking for fresh ideas to inspire you on your journey, here are 5 no-fuss ways to deliciously add more plants to your day.

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Is it Time to Spring Clean Your Diet? 10 Ways to Eat Green and Stay Lean

Is it Time to Spring Clean Your Diet? 10 Ways to Eat Green and Stay Lean

Ready to step into the best foods spring has to offer? As the season when fresh, healthy, nourishing options abound, check out these 10 no-fuss ways I shared with Clean Eating Magazine this month on how a greener diet can also help you stay lean this spring – while loving every delicious bite along the way.
Clean Eating Magazine: 10 Ways Eating Green Can Keep You Lean

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No Sustainability in the Dietary Guidelines? Why That May Not Really Matter

No Sustainability in the Dietary Guidelines? Why That May Not Really Matter

In the nutrition and food world, the Dietary Guidelines are the equivalent of our “fashion week." Thus, when it was announced earlier this week that the 2015 Dietary Guidelines won’t include sustainability in their diet recommendations for Americans, it set off a ripple of chatter. (For the first time ever, sustainability was proposed in the Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC) Report earlier this year).

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On MindBodyGreen: 6 Quick Clean-Eating Snack Ideas to Boost Your Energy

On MindBodyGreen: 6 Quick Clean-Eating Snack Ideas to Boost Your Energy

Somewhere along the way, snacking has become the official 4th meal of the day in America: according to the latest government estimates, snacking has grown from about 12% of calories in the 1970’s to nearly 24% today. So I was excited to share some of my favorite healthy and quick clean-eating snack ideas that I am absolutely loving right now with MindBodyGreen. While there's no formal or scientific definition for "clean" in the nutrition or medical communities, the intention here is to celebrate snacks that pack some of nature's most vital nutrients in minimally processed, whole food forms. I hope that these recipes make the fall rush a bit easier, healthier, and more delicious for you and your family.

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