My Public Apology to Coffee and How to Enjoy America's Favorite Cup the Healthy Way

So, I really kind of slammed coffee in my previous post here. I knew him as the enemy. The dark addictive cup of java always left me jittery, anxious and with mood swings... not to mention dehydrated. Yet, I kept going back for a Starbucks grande soy latte day after day. My health and my wallet were suffering. And I started feeling like I needed more to get that same boost I initially felt when I began drinking coffee again after having Emma. But, now I'm starting to sing a different tune. 

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To Juice or Not To Juice?

Ok, I'm going to be totally honest with you. For a long time {a very loooooooooong time} I thought juicing was pointless. To me, it was simply an acceptable way for celebrities and models to starve themselves and get away with it. I thought it was a reason to overcharge for a fiberless, sugar-laden, albeit all-natural, drink that Americans would be fooled into believing they needed to be healthy when in reality drinking these juices was causing blood sugar crashes and more intense cravings thus contributing to the obesity epidemic. The only time I thought it made sense to juice was if and when it was being used to give the digestive system a break so more energy could be focused on healing in the event of cancer or another taxing, life-threatening illness. And then, I thought it was only beneficial if the juices were all green and fructose free. Boy, was I way off base. 

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Do You Really Need to Eat Organic? Plus 3 Money-Saving Tips.

Organic is so trendy. You hear that word everywhere and see it as you shop for groceries and its even creeping up in restaurant menus. All for good reason too, organic is simply better for you. Better for your family. Better for the world. But, it's also more expensive.

 

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Easy Ways To Eat Your Veggies {Greens Included!}

Unbeknownst to me, there are {adult} people who've been lurking... hiding behind coffee cups and sugar-y sweet donuts... maybe the occasional piece of fruit... who don't eat at least one veggie every.single.day. {Insert glass-shattering shriek}. How is this possible?! 

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