The Virtues of Coconut Water

Coconut Water

What is coconut water? You probably already know a lot about the uses and benefits of coconut oil–but what about coconut water?  Coconut “water” is the sweet, translucent liquid inside young green coconuts. It takes 9 months to draw the water up from the earth through the trunk, into the nut and develop. Interestingly, it…

Six Reasons I Hate Calorie Counting and Don’t Do It

Calorie Counting

Goodbye to Calorie Counting When I changed my diet to eating whole, plant-based foods, I said goodbye to calorie counting forever. By eating 60-80% raw, 95% whole, plant-based foods, I don’t need to count calories. I don’t think it’s a complete waste, my years of obsession with calories when I was young. Because it’s helpful…

4 Rules to Eat Carbs with NO Weight Gain

You’ve heard that carbs are the enemy. Nothing could be further than the truth, despite what the latest diet fads want you to believe. Many carbohydrates do, in fact, spike your blood sugar, leading to insulin resistance and weight gain. They tend to be the ones in boxes and packages! But you can eat carbs…

Grab our GREEN BOWL recipe! Giveaway!  

Know what a green bowl is? It’s another great way to get tons of greens in your diet, and it’s a variation on the Acai Bowl Roxberry stores make. My friend Holly Jackman taught this green bowl recipe to me. All the people who run to Roxberry for their done-for-you green smoothie are now loving…

What I Love About Being 40+

robyn bike riding

If you exercise, what’s your goal? Have you really thought about it? Have you given yourself a free pass to let exercise be “for fun”? Or is the idea of workouts being FUN something you don’t allow yourself? After all, it has the word “work” in it. I think of my time devoted to physical…