Guilt Free Chocolate Chip Cookies

Nothing beats a gooey chocolate chip cookie, but it’s even better when you don’t have to feel guilty about eating 4 in a row cause they are sooo good. I found this recipe from the Well Plated Site (Check it out! She’s got amazing stuff!) when I was looking for a good Gluten Free recipe,…

DIY Hand Sanitizer

It is hard to remember that our skin is part of our immune system and that it has its own microbiome. With our genetic makeup including microbes and viruses in order for us to even exist, it is important to take care of each aspect of our immunity. I’ve done quite a bit of deep…

Chia Seed Pudding

Can I start off saying I FREAKING LOVE THIS RECIPE!! If your in one of those moods and want Chocolate ice cream for breakfast this is a great alternative! It’s sweet and satisfying and full of Chia seeds which everyone loves. Did you know Chia seeds are full of pectin which help pull toxins out…

Super Oats

I don’t always crave or love oatmeal, but lately I’ve been going crazy over this blend I put together a couple weeks ago. I needed something substantial that I could pack with me and this seemed to fit the bill. I make mine with extra omega goodies and nutrient dense fruits for that bit of…

The Non-Boreing Salad

I cringe everytime I hear someone say they HATE salads. Frankly I would too if your definition of a salad was the same (Iceberg lettuce, red cabbage, a few shreds of carrot and onions) as what you buy in Walmart, Tesco, or the quick stop deli. I love what certain chain companies, like Freshii, are…

Economics and the Food System -USA

Have we accidentally created an unhealthy and dependent culture through government intervention in the economy and food system? This is an insanely controversial topic and might hit some of you the wrong way. My intention in posting this is not to point fingers and play the blame game, but rather to give stated facts and…

Change Management

An essay I wrote last semester on the change initiatives of the USDA Food Guide pyramid. A lot of technical information, but also a lot of good information. Enjoy! There are few certainties in life like change, summed up from one of my former employers with, ‘the only things certain in life are change, death…

GMO’s and Globalization

Globalization is defined as extending to other or all parts of the world, the development of worldwide integration. Developing countries are considered as having a standard of living or level of industrial production below what’s possible with financial or technical aid; a country that is not yet highly industrialized. (Dictionary, 2019) This essays purpose is…

What is a Health Coach?

So you keep hearing all this stuff about Health and Wellness and Mindfulness, and it sounds like it could really be beneficial for you. You start trying to find new ways to incorporate healthy foods in your diet but with so much information out there it’s hard to know what is real and what isn’t….

Eat To Success

I wrote this essay for a college project and wanted to share it with you all! Don’t judge my beginner essay skills, I’m still learning. Hope you enjoy! ~Nicole~ The purpose of this essay is to explore the hidden truths of our behavior that most of us have a harder time defining and explaining. I…