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Eat to Preserve Gut Health and Establish a Healthy Microbiome

Eat to Preserve Gut Health and Establish a Healthy Microbiome

Good gut health is everything! The brain-gut relationship determines a lot when it comes to anxiety. For good gut health, we need good bacteria living in our systems. The presence and type of microorganisms influence what the gut is able to digest and absorb, and also...

Eat to Overcome Nutritional Deficiencies

Eat to Overcome Nutritional Deficiencies

Nutritional deficiencies can mean your brain does not have the building blocks it needs to function optimally. You need amino acids, which come from protein, to build a healthy body. Also, several of the B-complex vitamins, including thiamin, riboflavin, niacin,...

Eat More Omega-3 Fats to Reduce Anxiety

Eat More Omega-3 Fats to Reduce Anxiety

One of the most common causes of anxiety is being deficient in omega-3 fatty acids. So, make sure you are sufficient! You can get a blood test done to check your levels if you aren’t sure. This is something my own blood work revealed I was deficient in, and I...

Why Breathing Clean Air is Important for Our Overall Health

Why Breathing Clean Air is Important for Our Overall Health

When I first started the Earth Diet, I knew that the end goal would be to make my overall lifestyle as natural and healthy as possible. It started with food, then skincare and household products, and now it’s creating my environment to be as natural as possible, which...

Eat More Antioxidants to Reduce Anxiety

Eat More Antioxidants to Reduce Anxiety

Researchers at The State University of New York at Buffalo found that anxiety is associated with a low antioxidant state in the body. They found that antioxidants elevate mood immediately and provide long-lasting health!1 Antioxidants are compounds in food that...

Eat More Magnesium-Rich Foods to Reduce Anxiety

Eat More Magnesium-Rich Foods to Reduce Anxiety

One of the causes of anxiety is being deficient in magnesium. You could get a blood test if you aren’t sure of your own levels. The anxiolytic (anxiety-reducing) potential of magnesium has been demonstrated in studies.Magnesium modulates activity in the...

Eat to Replenish Your Neurotransmitters

Eat to Replenish Your Neurotransmitters

Neurotransmitters are chemicals that release into our brains to allow for proper functioning. When we are not eating enough foods that help to keep neurotransmitter levels where they need to be, then we are unable to feel our best.You want to be sure to eat foods that...

Eat to Reduce Inflammation for Anxiety

Eat to Reduce Inflammation for Anxiety

Oxidation damages the body. Inflammation is the body’s response to repair the damage—and it can get out of control. It’s been shown that inflammation in the body causes anxiety but also that anxiety causes inflammation.(1)When you eat foods high in antioxidants,...

Chickpea Burger

Chickpea Burger

This chickpea burger is the perfect alternative to a traditional burger. Full of plant-based protein and flavor. Plus, chickpeas contain a wide variety of vitamins and minerals. Enjoy this burger with a side of sweet potato fries! CHICKPEA BURGER Time: 10 minutes/...

Matcha Latte with Whipped Coconut Cream

Matcha Latte with Whipped Coconut Cream

This matcha latte is the perfect plant-based pick me up! Matcha is high in antioxidants and will help you stay focused all day. MATCHA LATTE with WHIPPED COCONUT CREAM Time: 10 minutes / Serves: 1 Ingredients: 2 cans organic coconut cream, refrigerated overnight 1...

Mixed Berry Smoothie

Mixed Berry Smoothie

This Mixed Berry Smoothie packs fruity taste in each sip, and is full of amazing nutrients that will fill you up and nourish your body! MIXED BERRY SMOOTHIE Time: 10 minutes / Serves: 1 Ingredients: 2 cups orange juice, freshly squeezed (7–10 oranges) ½ cup...

Earth Diet Slushie

Earth Diet Slushie

This slushie is the perfect Earth Diet drink for the hotter summer months! It's refreshing, fruity, and full of real foods - better than gas-station slushies that are full of processed sugars and syrups.EARTH DIET SLUSHIE Time: 10 minutes / Serves: 1 Ingredients: ½...

Zucchini Spaghetti and Walnut Meatballs

Zucchini Spaghetti and Walnut Meatballs

This is a completely raw, plant-based vegan dish, no cooking required. It is extremely nutrient-rich, leaving you fulfilled yet light so you can continue on with your day without feeling sluggish!ZUCCHINI SPAGHETTI WITH WALNUT MEATBALLS Time: 10 minutes (plus 30...

SunButter Hu Chocolate Cups

SunButter Hu Chocolate Cups

These SunButter Hu Chocolate Cups are one of my ALL-TIME favorite treats! They helped me learn to enjoy sweets The Earth Diet way, with ingredients straight from nature and full of nutrients. They are absolutely delicious and great for kids or large parties! -...

Vitamin C Blaster Juice

This juice is high in vitamin C to boost the immune system, but also tastes sweet. Vitamin C is crucial in fighting viruses and all forms of cancer. If you have gained weight during your cancer treatments, this is also a helpful juice to keep sugar cravings at bay. It...

Green Lemonade

This juice is highly alkalizing and also sweet and refreshing. This will be a great juice for you if you are new to juicing or want to enjoy a sweet but healthy juice and not feel like you are missing out on “lemonade". It's the perfect healthy summer drink! GREEN...

How Soil Contributes to our Mental Health

How Soil Contributes to our Mental Health

Healthy soils grow healthy foods! I spent the weekend in Long Island, it’s so nice to be back on Long Island and checking out my friend's compost! Have you ever tried composting? This is a “worm cafe”. It’s a nice and tidy way to put your food scraps in and support an...

Anxiety-Free with Food Cover Release!

Anxiety-Free with Food Cover Release!

The cover for my new book, “Anxiety Free with Food” has been released! Thank you to everyone who contributed to choosing the cover. The majority of votes were for the BLUE cover, but white did come close! Blue is a great color for anxiety as color therapists say just...

Healthy Food Adventures in the Hamptons for Labor Day Weekend

Healthy Food Adventures in the Hamptons for Labor Day Weekend

I spent the holiday weekend in the Hamptons! It was my first time there all Summer. I ate some delicious, healthy meals and had a great time with friends!    I drove in on Friday afternoon and went straight to Bamboo! It’s a new seafood and sushi restaurant in...

My Meal at The Juice Laundry in Charlottesville, VA 8/21/20

My Meal at The Juice Laundry in Charlottesville, VA 8/21/20

When I am traveling I always enjoy trying new places and searching for locally sourced, organic restaurants. While in Charlottesville, Virginia I was happy to have found an organic juice and smoothie bar called, The Juice Laundry. I had such an incredible visit...

My Last Day in Florida and My Food Journal for the Day! 7/24/2020

My Last Day in Florida and My Food Journal for the Day! 7/24/2020

Today was my last day in Florida, I have been down here since April for quarantine. It’s been such an amazing time of inner work, reflections, gratitude, prayer, spending time at the beach, and enjoying friends in a more limited capacity due to COVID-19 restrictions...

My Quarantine Survival Foods Shopping List!

My Quarantine Survival Foods Shopping List!

Hi everyone, I hope you are well and safe during this time. As New York City (where I am) prepares for even more of a lockdown, I have prepared myself with all the foods I would need for 2-3 weeks. In worst case scenario, I could live off these foods for a month...