Spiced Cauliflower with Turmeric, Cumin and Tomatoes

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. Ridiculously Simple Recipe Helps to Clear Skin, Fight Cancer & More I’m not a fan of raw cauliflower. Not even a little bit. When I see those pre-made raw veggie trays in grocery stores and they have the ranch dip in the middle, I always wonder why they waste space by offering up raw … [Read more...]

Sautéed Kale Leaves + Balsamic Vinegar

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. One of my favorite side dishes is garlic collard greens with bacon and vinegar. It’s a play on the collard greens that my grandmother makes and I tried a similar strategy with this kale recipe. And it turned out to be absolutely delicious. It’s such a savory, rich flavor that pairs well with … [Read more...]

Eggplant & Barley Salad

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Renee Cefalu is a Holistic Health and Wellness Coach, she is on our social media management team, and is a recipe contributor to Fit Moms for Life. This tasty recipe includes many healthy ingredients with beneficial nutrients and healing properties.  It is also delicious as leftovers.~ ENJOY! Cilantro aids in the removal of heavy metals including lead, copper and mercury. Spinach has many … [Read more...]

Cranberry & Herb Sweet Potato Muffins

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I love a good muffin, but sometimes good grain free recipes are hard to find. This one came about on a fluke from playing around in the kitchen. Gluten free baking can be really tough, but I’m proud of these muffins. They go great with Creamy Cauliflower Soup or they can be enjoyed solo. They’re … [Read more...]

Sweet and Savory Fall Salad

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I was brainstorming this recipe I wanted something that was simple and I wanted it to remind me of fall. This recipe did it. It features fresh spinach greens, Bartlett pears (wrapped with bacon, no less), crisp cucumber, crunchy walnuts and pumpkin seeds and my favorite—dried Bing cherries. This … [Read more...]

Baked Rosemary and Bacon Chicken Recipe

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Erica Jones is a health food enthusiast, natural beauty guru and contributor to Fit Moms for Life. I love a quick and delicious recipe when I can find one and this one I originally found on PaleoPlan.com. I LOVE garlic, so whenever I get the chance I prefer to use it fresh instead of dried, which is the one change that I made to this recipe. Everything else is perfect as is! Hope you enjoy … [Read more...]

Fed Up!

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I hope you've had a great week and are enjoying the start of June! You may have heard of the documentary that recently played in theaters called Fed Up. In the past few weeks, 50 clients of my clients have gone to see this film. This was the best documentary I have ever seen on the obesity epidemic. Yes, even better then Food Inc. The main focus of the movie is the fact that sugar and processed … [Read more...]

9 Ingredients On a Label Which You Should Never Consume

The grocery store is an interesting modern day spectacle. Over 30,000 individual items vying for our hard earned dollars. When making our grocery buying decisions some are very obvious... apple vs a candy bar for example. But there is so much we don't know about when it comes to the food we eat. When I take groups on grocery tours, I devote part of the tour to talking about food labels, and in … [Read more...]

The Best Thing You Can Do For Your Kids

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As a mom you will do anything for your kids. You will stay up all night when they have a fever, you will take off work to get them to a doctor's appointment, and you will sacrifice your personal money and time so that they have everything they need and want. I just saw a study that said pregnant moms are 96% more likely to eat healthy. This is awesome since the newer research coming out shows … [Read more...]

Are You Getting The Fuel Your Body Needs?

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As a trainer, the #1 most asked question I get is "what should I eat?" This question makes sense because there are SO many different diets out there that promise rapid results. The truth is that many of them are successful for a short amount of time, but extremely unsuccessful in the long run because they can't be sustained. 97% of people who go on a diet and lose weight gain it back and sometimes … [Read more...]