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Month: February 2018

Nutrition 101:  Digestion

Nutrition 101: Digestion

Welcome to the second installment of my Nutrition 101 Blog Series, where I share with you the core of my nutrition education. In the first blog in the series, I discussed the importance of a properly prepared, nutrient dense diet as the most important pillar […]

Why You Need a Health Coach

Why You Need a Health Coach

  Did you know that 80% of people who made New Year’s Resolutions have fallen off the wagon by Valentine’s Day  Kind of depressing, right?  If you are this person, maybe you should try something DIFFERENT this year.  After all, the definition of insanity is […]

Coconut Cream Chocolate Mousse

Coconut Cream Chocolate Mousse

Courtesy of Dr. Amy Myers, this recipe for chocolate mousse is so YUMMY, with a big serving of healthy fat and very little sugar!  (Makes 1 serving)



  • 1 can full fat coconut milk chilled in fridge overnight
  • 1 tablespoon unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 5-10 drops stevia (optional)
  • 1 pinch cinnamon
  • 1 pinch sea salt
  • fresh berries (optional)
  • unsweetened coconut flakes (optional)
  1. Skim off the top layer of coconut cream and place in bowl, leaving behind the watery layer in the bottom. 
  2. Using a hand whisk or electric mixer, beat the coconut cream into desired texture. If you would like, you can reserve some white cream before adding cocoa, to top mousse before serving.
  3. With a spoon, mix in cocoa, vanilla, stevia, cinnamon, and salt.  Put in serving bowl.
  4. Garnish with berries, coconut flakes, or the reserved coconut cream. Enjoy!
Nutrition 101: REAL Food

Nutrition 101: REAL Food

Welcome to my Nutrition 101 blog series, where I explain the foundations of good nutrition (and ultimately good health), one “bite” at a time.  These are the principles I learned in nutrition school, and I am sharing the condensed version with you! In this first […]


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