Back To School means…Reboot Your Lunchbox!

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It’s back to school time which means busy schedules and the dreaded lunchbox – what to pack??? Despite the best efforts of school systems shifting toward healthier options there are plenty of parents, and even some kids, who prefer homemade meals because of their lower cost, healthier contents, anti-allergen ingredients or taste preferences. Getting in […]

Radiant Skin Begins With Clean Plates


by: Lisa Roberts-Lehan (Clean Plates Author) Glowing skin is anything but skin deep: our epidermis is often the visible scorecard for how well we eat. Here is a shortlist of my favorite go-to beauty foods. Look for these gems at your local farmer’s market, food co-op or health food store, and start noshing your way […]

Juicing is Good For the Whole Family

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Mother’s Day is just around the corner, what better time to consider how including more fruits and vegetables like fresh juice can be good for the whole family.  Juicing fruits and veggies holds great promise in improving the quality of our children’s diets.  It is innovative, fun, interactive, easy to do, and it is a […]

Why Go Local?


Earth Day is a perfect time to connect back to our roots and think about shifting to a more locally plant-based diet.  Eating locally is good for the planet and is quickly becoming the new mantra for health connoisseurs.  Whether you already consider yourself a “locavore” or are simply curious about the growing movement, this […]

The Plant-Based Dietitian, Julieanna Hever, Shares Some ‘Go Green’ Tips


There is no doubt that food is the miracle health cure we have all been searching for. A diet based in whole plant foods is indeed the pathway to optimal health. Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead along with the Reboot Program is the perfect introduction to the power of eating (and drinking) and its extraordinary […]

Spread Some Holiday Cheer


The 2011 holiday season is officially here! Life seems to get even busier than usual with parties, shopping, holiday cooking, travel, just to name a few. This time of year is all about looking back and reflecting on the past year and facing forward with the promise of a happy and healthy new year. With […]

10 Tips For Beating The Winter Blues


If you prefer Mojitos to mulled cider you want to read these simple tips for beating the winter blues: As tempting as it is to keep refueling with hot coffee, try substituting green and/or white teas. High in antioxidants (link to antioxidant blog), these teas will perk you up without letting you crash down. Eat […]