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    Purple Pineapple Protein Smoothie With My Favorite Sunfood™ Superfoods

    This weekend I'm at the Take Back Your Health Conference in Los Angeles! At the conference I'll be teaching a superfood smoothie demo inspired by my own recovery from chronic fatigue after incorporating superfoods into my diet. My favorite company, Sunfood, has partnered with me this time. I use their products everyday anyways, so we decided —Read More

    Magical Peach Arugula Salad by Amie Valpone of The Healthy Apple

        Last spring I was attending a very large conference called EXPO West. It's a trade show for natural products including supplements, foods, skincare, and pets. I went to dinner with a group of women, some of whom I had never met. Lucky for me, one of them was a woman about my age, with a —Read More

    Chocolate Chip Cut-Out Cookies {Grain-Free, Dairy-Free, Egg-Free}

        For me, baking brings peace and calm. It's a time when I have to stop multitasking and focus on one task. I've been baking since I can remember - I even launched a holiday baking business in high school. Baking dozens and dozens of cookies, batch after batch made me so happy! Since then, —Read More

    Pumpkin Spice Smoothie For Immunity

      This delicious smoothie is a good way to boost your health during the fall and winter seasons. It's full of flavor from all the wintry spices, which also give the smoothie its immune-supportive quality. Cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and ginger are antimicrobial spices that help keep germs at bay. These spices are also high in antioxidants and —Read More

    Rosemary White Bean Soup

      This is a very delicious soup, I have to say. You wouldn't think bean soup would taste particularly good, but it does! And it's because of one of the unique ingredients: miso. Soup can be a difficult kind of recipe to make if you are avoiding processed foods. It's hard to make soup taste good without —Read More

    16 Healthy and Allergen-Free Thanksgiving Recipes

    Stuffed Turkey Breast from The New Potato. Get the recipe here. When I launched Take Back Your Health™, my intention was to share a healthy lifestyle with you that was also enjoyable. When we think about Thanksgiving, a lot of us assume that it has to be an unhealthy meal, or else it won't be the same, —Read More

    Healthy Reese’s Cups (Dairy-Free, Gluten-Free, Peanut-Free)

    How to Stay Healthy for the Holidays This week we hosted a Take Back Your Health Gathering at Yogasmoga in Brentwood, Los Angeles. We talked about strategies for staying healthy this holiday season despite all of the sweet temptations! I also made some healthy reese's cups for everyone to taste! Recipe below... Oreos on Cereal? I —Read More

    Healing Herbal Chicken Soup

    A Great Way To Re-Mineralize Your Body We hear a lot about "bone broth" these days. It's an ancient food made from simmering bones of fish, poultry or beef for many hours in water. The resulting liquid is full of minerals and collagen protein from the broken-down bones. This kind of nutritious food is helpful —Read More

    Autumn Harvest Salad

    Last Saturday I flew home to Virginia to get ready to host the Take Back Your Health Conference. We are just a few weeks away and tickets are going fast! We are almost sold out and it feels good. After 8 TBYH Conferences, our team is really getting creative and we have some fun surprises —Read More

    Hydrating Snacks For Kids’ Sports Games {Gluten-Free, Dairy-Free, Paleo}

    A few years ago I was speaking to a group of parents. One of them asked me a question that I still remember. It actually brought up a really important point that I want to share with you today. This parent asked me, "What kinds of snacks should my kids eat during their sports games?" —Read More