Jun
26
2010

turmeric

By Marlyn Diaz ·  27 Comments

With its health and beautifying properties turmeric is truly a great addition to any lifestyle.  Turmeric is a root and member of the ginger family.  It is best known in its yellow…

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Jun
24
2010

rawnola

By Marlyn Diaz ·  28 Comments

Through the years, I’ve been known as the “Queen of  Snacks”… especially when it comes to finding healthy, clean, tasty snacks that are actually good for YOU!  Each week, as I enter…

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Jun
24
2010

açai

By Marlyn Diaz ·  1 Comment

Another hot superfood we are hearing a lot about these days is AÇAI (pronounced “ah-sigh-EE”).   Loaded with antioxidants, nutrients, and protein, the açai berry, is a small purple fruit that grows…

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Jun
21
2010

baked kale chips

By Marlyn Diaz ·  29 Comments

My business partner Chef Pam Reims and I recently introduced baked kale chips at our “Eating for Energy” cooking class.  The reviews were fabulous!
KALE CHIPS – Baked and yummy and oh…

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Jun
20
2010

maca

By Marlyn Diaz ·  22 Comments

During the next few weeks I will be sharing with you the many benefits of superfoods.  One of my all time favorites is maca!  Each morning as I make my delicious and…

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Jun
20
2010

navitas naturals “superfoods”

By Marlyn Diaz ·  18 Comments

In the coming weeks I will be sharing with you some of the benefits and background of various superfoods.  What is a “superfood” you might ask.  Superfoods are just like any other…

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Jun
19
2010

chocolate “superfood” snacks

By Marlyn Diaz ·  29 Comments

Sometimes a girl’s just gotta have her chocolate!  Let’s face it we chicks (and guys!) love our chocolate.  Although that processed sugary stuff might taste good momentarily…in the long run it’s not…

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Jun
19
2010

probiotics “the good guys”

By Marlyn Diaz ·  33 Comments

Probiotics, otherwise known as friendly bacteria, exist within us to actually help us stay healthy.  Probiotics have so many important roles throughout the body.  They maintain the integrity of the intestinal wall…

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Jun
18
2010

Zukay (all the way!)

By Marlyn Diaz ·  35 Comments

Most salad dressings on the market these days are laden with lots of unhealthy fats, additives and preservatives!  Which leaves many of us “healthy chicks” resorting to olive oil, lemon and a…

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Jun
18
2010

Skinny Crisps

By Marlyn Diaz ·  1 Comment

Being the nutritionista that I am, it is my passion to be on the lookout for hot, hip and healthy snacks!  Something to satisfy that crunch and munch without the crash!  Recently,…

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