Go Coconut! 12 Ways To Eat Coconut Oil (Coconut Oil Is A MUST!)

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Organic Coconut Oil is a must for a multitude of reasons. I don’t go a single day without using or eating this natural powerhouse. Read: Coconut Oil Continues To Be THE Healthy Choice, written by our Natural Nutrition Advisor, Linda Wolschlager. Enjoy your day!  Always love & healthy choices, Allison Coconut oil is a versatile foodstuff and […]

Healthy Protein Food Sources

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Protein can help you shed those unwanted pounds and keep your belly full. But it’s important to eat the right amount and the right kind of protein to get the health benefits. Seafood Seafood is an excellent source of protein because it’s usually low in fat. Fish such as salmon is a little higher in […]

A European (Turned American) Twist on Strawberries & Cream

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In the wide-ranging world of dairy, there are two main classifications: fresh (or sweet) and cultured (or sour) dairy products. Fresh-milk products are made with just-milked milk that has not yet had a chance to ferment and age into more complex flavors. This includes fresh whipped cream, most ice creams*, most soft and creamy cheeses, […]

10-Minute Orange Treat

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If you don’t know what to serve for dessert tonight… Try this tangy dessert tonight. One serving contains just 81 calories! 10-Minute Orange Treat Prep and Cook Time: 10 minutes Ingredients: 1/2 tsp grated lemon rind* 1/2 TBS fresh lemon juice 2 TBS honey 2-1/2 TBS low-fat yogurt 2 medium oranges Optional: Top with orange […]

New Frontiers for Citrus

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One of the few nice things about winter is that citrus is in season: grapefruit, tangerines, mandarin oranges, even kumquats. Any and all of those can perk up even the darkest, dreariest day. Usually, I like to just eat them out of hand – especially cute little kumquats with their very sweetly edible skins! – […]

Homemade Skin Care From Your Kitchen Cabinets

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As a beauty editor at women’s magazines and CNN, author Julie Gabriel had no hesitation endorsing the season’s hottest lipstick shade, or justifying the purchase of the latest anti-aging cream. But after years of following the trends, she began to hesitate as she faced the not-so-pretty side of the cosmetics industry. She left the mainstream […]

These Foods Fight Back On Fat

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In addition to the article below, I would like to announce that I am providing to my clients a wonderful weight loss protein shake made from the purest source of whey protein derived from organic cattle in New Zealand.  The product is from Isagenix, Inc. and the shake is called IsaLean in chocolate or vanilla. […]

Confused About Yogurt Health Claims!

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Help!   I’m confused about the many different kinds of yogurts in the stores these days. I also read conflicting reports about the benefits of yogurt - some say its great for weight loss while others suggest we shouldn’t have any dairy in our diets period. I’ve been told that yogurt is important for digestion and healthy bacteria in […]

Another Delicious Low-Cal Summertime Smoothie!

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This delicious Watermelon Smoothie is always a crowd pleaser, low in calories, and one of my favorite summer drinks! 2 cups frozen watermelon chunks 1 6-8 oz. container vanilla yogurt* Cut watermelon into chunks and freeze in ziplock bags. When ready to prepare drink, thaw watermelon 30 minutes ahead of time or heat for 1 […]