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Avocado Smoothie

How to “Crowd Out” Unhealthy Foods

I am not one for deprivation… I’m done with calorie counting and dieting! I like to eat and enjoy delicious food, so for me the concept of “crowding out” less healthy foods with good-for me stuff is great! Think about it - my belly can only fit so much food at once, so if I fill it up with good stuff, I’ll be less likely to crave the bad. Here are the secrets to crowding out the unhealthy foods:

Chicken Salad with Almonds

5 Spring Dinners on the Cleanse

Spring is here, thank goodness! This is the time I year that I love to do a gentle Cleanse to support the liver with detoxification, and add lots of leafy green vegetables to my plate. In the winter, we want more hearty and warming foods like root vegetables and soups. Spring is a good time to lighten up our diets, incorporate more raw foods and eat tons of greens and salads. I have picked out a few recipes you may enjoy on your Cleanse - with notes about some small tweaks to make them Cleanse-friendly.