Slow Cooker Pastured Beef Stew

This is a quick & easy staple in our house.  It might seem a bit surprising that it doesn’t have the USUAL ingredients people associate with heart health.  Quite honestly, that’s because most people today mis-understand what is truly healthy for the heart (including many health practitioners).  Also, keep in mind that this recipe was […]

(RE) Commit to yourself – #30mornings

In this weeks’ podcast episode, Anna Vocino & I challenged listeners/followers to “(re) commit to yourself” by recommitting to their goals/resolutions & make a true investment in yourself!  This habit is used by many highly effective people (here) and will definitely change your life for the better! Essentially, the challenge is this.  Get up earlier every […]

EP14 Too busy to change your lifestyle?

EP14 Too busy to change your lifestyle? Sound familiar? If so, then I would say to you, that YOU DEFINITELY NEED TO CHANGE YOUR LIFESTYLE!  And stop holding onto the story that you are too busy to change! This and other time-related obstacles are probably the biggest argument against making a change that any health professional […]

The New Year Is Here…and so is the Marketing BS.

The New Year Is Here…and so is the Marketing BS. In only two days keeping tabs on my social media feeds they have been inundated with promotions and “deals” geared towards people making New Years’ Resolutions to get into better shape.  As a public service announcement, here’s a simple statement:  if it seems too good […]

EP13 The highs and lows of Blood Sugar

EP13 The highs and lows of Blood Sugar This week Dave & I discuss the highs & lows of Blood Sugar including the finer points of glycemic index (GI) and glycemic load (GL) and which one is absolutely critical to controlling body fat! Listen to learn more about: a) How does blood sugar work? (here) […]

BUT Avocados are fattening right?

BUT Avocados are fattening right? A recent study was published in the Journal of the American Heart Association that reported the effect of moderate fat diet with and without avocados on metabolic and cardiac risk factors.  You can see the full article (here) for free. This study was a randomized, crossover, controlled feeding trial conducted […]

To all the goals I’ve had before… RESOLVE to NOT be a RESOLUTIONIST!

To all the goals I’ve had before… Hope you’re all prepared for the Holiday and are excited as well!  Our (almost) 3 year old daughter is absolutely pumped for Santa coming, while our 10 month old is teething & trying hard to walk & talk (imitating her older sister) and is generally excited about life!! […]