We often think digestion starts in the stomach, but it actually starts in the brain with sight, smell, or even thought of food. Read on to see my 10 tips for improving digestion (and getting more out of your grocery spend!) through mindful eating.
My husband John and I developed this recipe while we were having sugar cravings on the first few days of our RESTART® Program sugar detox! These are called Fat Balls, and they really help with the cravings. Some people like to just take a spoonful of coconut oil, but we found a way to do this that is much more tasty!
This is my version of the creamy tahini and lemon “Goddess” dressing that Annie’s made famous. Hat tip to my friend, Kat, who made her own version that was so delicious that I just had to replicate it!
We looooove kale chips in the Fotheringham household: they’re delicious, nutritious, and satisfying, and they provide a bit of salty, crunchy goodness in our lives without us having to resort to less healthy alternatives (I’m looking at you, soybean oil laden tortilla chips…). Plus, they provide a painless way for veggie-phobes and picky eaters to get more greens into their diet. The problem? They are ridiculously expensive when you buy them premade at the store (not to mention the ecological implications associated with the packaging, desiccant packs, etc.). Fortunately, they are super easy to make at home!
So, you’re doing a sugar detox, like the Radiant Reboot, the RESTART® Program, or the 21-Day Sugar Detox and you need some low-sugar, clean-eating recipes to try. Look no further! Here is a list of some of the best resources to get you started, so you can spend less of your time searching and more of your time enjoying preparing delicious, satisfying foods!
Recently, a friend posted something online about the grossness of processed meat and how it made her “want to go vegetarian.”
It got me thinking about how many of us think that there are only two options:
Eat meat and support horrible, unethical factory-farming processes and grain-feeding (not the animal’s natural diet), OR
Abstain from meat altogether and be vegetarian.
What makes this more of a compelling argument is the common misconceptions that fat is bad for us, that cholesterol is bad for us, and red meat is bad for us. Doesn’t it seem like going vegetarian is a better answer?