• Nutrition

    Let’s Talk Fat : Spotlight Ghee

    Let’s chat fat! First of all, let me start of by saying fats do not make you FAT.  Like all food- you need to pay attention to the quality of the ingredient.  Still, it’s confusing, because we have been told for years that butter is bad for us- after all it is a saturated fat that has been associated with heart disease. But like all things in the health industry we can not jump to conclusions.  In fact, when the “low fat” craze came out about 20 years ago people started eating more sugar, and diabetes and heart disease rates ended up increasing…HMMM… Fats contain 9 calories per gram keeping…

  • Nutrition

    Avocado Obsession + A Recipe Round-Up

    True story: I am OBSESSED with avocados.  I have always been naturally thin- never calorie counting, and I remember when when my friends from college who were naturally calorie- obsessed would literally shun avocados because they were high in calories.  This sadly made me feel guilty for eating a full avocado at a time because I didn’t want to eat 400 calories and a ton of fat.  WELL I grew-up and stop listening to what other people said: especially when it came to nutrition and diets.  So I am back at it- supporting the avocado and all of it’s glorious fats.   You know why?  Because it’s fricken delicious, packed…