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How to Have Your Best and Healthiest Year Yet

My favorite part about this time of year? All the ENTHUSIASM that swirls around improving health and wellness. Whether you want to eat better, commit to a fun fitness program, stress less, or simply speak to yourself with more kindness, it’s energizing and empowering to take control of your routine and change it for the better. As we move […]

Get Healthy in 2017: Timeless Tools for Your Kitchen

If you’ve promised yourself to step up your game in the kitchen (and beyond!) in 2017, it’s a lot more likely to happen when you’re fully equipped with just the right essentials. But you don’t have to go out and buy tons of fancy gadgets: with a few timeless tools and products, cooking and eating […]

Want to Maintain Your Busy Lifestyle and Eat Right? My New Book Will Show You How.

Happy 2016! I hope you’re celebrating the beginning of a brand new year by making exciting plans and pondering the endless possibilities of a blissfully blank slate. And I’m right here with you – nothing like cracking open a fresh calendar to fill your soul with hope and your mind with motivation. But today, I’m […]

How to Choose Your Word of the Year {+ A Giveaway!}

What if planning for 2016 felt thrilling? Exciting? Fun and invigorating? I don’t know about you, but when I was in the habit of making yearly resolutions, they most certainly did not feel like that. For me, coming up with my New Year’s promises to myself was more like an exercise in shame and disappointment; it […]

Less Is More in 2015

My favorite part about this time of year? The enthusiasm that swirls around health & wellness goals. Whether you want to lose weight, eat better, start a new fitness program, quit sugar, nothing is more energizing than a proclamation to feel great – inside & out. My least favorite part about this time of year? […]

Resolutions Made Simple: What’s Your Word for 2015?

With the holidays in full swing and 2015 barely a champagne toast away, it’s the perfect time of year to reflect. Maybe that means reviewing what worked in this last trip around the sun… and thinking about what didn’t. Or contemplating the obstacles you faced, and the odds you beat. You might try to predict […]

Say Goodbye to 2012 with Some Holiday Greens

As we bid farewell to 2012, I want to thank YOU, the growing and evolving Kale & Chocolate Community. Thank you for opening your minds and making rainbows on your plates (focusing on green, of course). Thank you for taking the time to cook, then sit and savor your meals. Thank you for embracing the […]

How to Avoid the Make-It-Then-Break-It New Year’s Resolution Pattern

I have a close friend who I absolutely love, but every year she blurts out exactly the same New Year’s Resolution in exactly the same believable tone. “This is my year to get my act together for myself and my family.  We’re going to finally get healthy.” She means it with all her heart and has […]

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