Is Buying Organic Food Always Necessary?

Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen

Think buying organic food is going to blow your budget? Let’s set aside the argument that eating whole food pays back in higher energy, and lowering disease risk and healthcare costs. You’ve got a budget, and let’s face it, buying organic food will chip away at it more quickly than conventional food. Did you know…

How to NEVER Eat a GMO Food Again!

NO GMO Sign

What is a GMO, and why should you take 3 minutes right now to get educated about it? First of all, I’ve made you an easily printed card to cut out and put in your wallet, so you know what to avoid at the store. More than 95 percent of Americans don’t know what foods…

Making Healthy Holiday Treats & Memories!

GSG Almond Joy Fudge

I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving! I’m sharing some tips for how to make delicious holiday treat recipes below! I was supposed to be in Thailand for Thanksgiving but a work emergency kept me home. So, I had Thanksgiving dinner in Eden, Utah, with friends including the filmmaker, Jeff Hays, who filmed Breakthroughs. Breakthroughs is a…

Introducing Plant-based Single Servings

Whey Protein Part II and Our New Single Servings! Hopefully, you read my recent blog post about how protein powders are mostly made from whey, which is highly processed and tainted with steroids, hormones, and antibiotics fed to the cow. Even the plant-based proteins are made from “isolates,” which processes the ingredient and throws out the fiber.…

If only adults knew what this 3rd grader does!

I love science experiments. I did one with my Cub Scout related to an email that has gone around for years, saying that microwaved water kills plants. We sprouted seeds in vinegar water, sugar water, microwaved water, filtered water, and tap water. The microwaved water did the BEST. (I’m not advocating for microwaves here—microwaving is…