Paleo Prep: Healthy Eating on a Budget

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When I transitioned to the paleo lifestyle (because it’s not a diet but a way of life), I was just trying lose my little wine and beer pooch. I was overwhelmed with excitement when after a month of following the paleo eating routine (which included no drinking), I exceeded my goal and lost an astonishing 15 pounds in four weeks! While people tend to initially think that healthy means expensive (Thanks a lot, Whole Foods a.k.a. Whole Paycheck), paleo was actually cheaper than my  former inconsistent, sometimes extremely unhealthy eating habits. Before I outline the basics on how to live paleo on a budget, let me explain what pale is exactly. Continue reading

10 Different Ways Beyoncè, Jay-Z, Blu Ivy and I Eat Kale

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Beyoncè Giselle Knowles-Carter, along with her personal trainer, exercise physiologist Marco Borges, recently launched 22 Days Nutrition, a plant-based home delivery meal service. In her 7/11 video, she twerks on a patio while wearing a sweatshirt with “KALE” in big letters across it. In December 2013, Bey-Z adopted a plant-based diet for 22 days in which Jay Z referred to the challenge as “a spiritual and physical cleanse.” The point I’m trying to make is King B is all about the kale, thus, we ALL should be about the kale! Here are some recipes to experiment with adding this superfood into your diet. Continue reading