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10 Simple Ways to Eat Clean and Save Green

(3) Comments | Posted June 11, 2013 | 4:25 PM


Ever since I started sharing my journey from Hot Pockets to whole foods, I've often heard that it's difficult to afford a healthier lifestyle. I won't argue with you there. Real food is pricier than processed food made in a lab or...

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The Myth of Finding Your Purpose

(86) Comments | Posted June 4, 2013 | 8:18 AM


Lately, I've been working on being softer towards myself. Kinder. Slower. Why? Because it just feels so darn good, but also because I'm feeling anxious. You might be feeling the same way. Anxiety is fairly common this time of year. There's lots...

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What Everyone Should Know About Lyme Disease

(7) Comments | Posted May 6, 2013 | 12:12 PM

So far, I've talked to my trusted pal and doctor Kenneth Bock, integrative M.D., about adrenal fatigue and basic supplement recommendations. Today, we're chatting about Lyme disease, which is especially important...

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What's in My Fridge?

(1) Comments | Posted April 25, 2013 | 8:12 AM

2013-04-16-krisfridge.jpgMy refrigerator is powerful. In fact, it has a direct link to my overall well-being.

This week I'm opening my doors in order to give you an in-depth look at my plant-happy haul.

Disclaimer: My fridge isn't always this shiny and clean (I...

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How to Do Less and Live More

(3) Comments | Posted March 21, 2013 | 8:33 AM


How can you make room for your well-being when there aren't enough hours (or coffee) in the ever-exhausting day? We've been asking ourselves this question for decades. This isn't breaking news. We all know that our lives are overbooked, and it seems...

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Adrenal Fatigue: Feeling Frazzled, Fatigued and Foggy?

(3) Comments | Posted March 18, 2013 | 5:55 PM

Are you feeling tired, fried and foggy most of the time? After years of ups and downs in my energy department, I finally pinpointed the culprit: my adrenals. You may be walking around with the same misdiagnosed or unidentified issues. That's why I invited my trusted friend and doctor, Kenneth Bock, integrative M.D., to sit down and talk with us about this common health challenge and how anyone can jump on the road to recovery.

In this "Chat & Chew" episode, you'll learn:

  • What the heck do our adrenals do?
  • Why adrenal issues are often overlooked.
  • The main signs of adrenal problems.
  • The key to healthy adrenal glands.
  • How to support your adrenals. (Hint: lifestyle is a major player!)

And in case you're curious about the supplements I take to support my adrenal fatigue, here are the details:

  • Ashwaganda (Gaia or Organic India brand)
  • Licorice Plus (Metagenics brand)
  • Adrenal Essence (Xymogen brand)

But it's not just about supplements. As you'll learn in this video, stress tramples our adrenals like no other. As a result, I've had to make a conscious and consistent effort to monitor my workload and not stretch myself too thin physically or emotionally. Once I got sick and tired of feeling sick and tired, I knew it was time to lovingly care for those cute little glands, my adrenals. I bet some of you can relate.

Your turn: Do you have something to add to the adrenal conversation? Share! I'm always amazed by how much we all learn in the comments.

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My Crazy Sexy Meal Plan

(2) Comments | Posted February 25, 2013 | 7:31 AM


Picture this: It's 5 p.m., you just got home from work, everyone is hungry (including you) and the fridge is a wasteland of limp lettuce and condiments. What now? Frozen pizza party? Take-out menu roulette? If you're facing this conundrum more often than not,...

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Celebrating a Decade Thriving With Cancer

(5) Comments | Posted February 21, 2013 | 4:25 PM


Ten years ago, this week, I was given exactly 10 years to live. Stage IV cancer, no cure, no treatment, no options. Thankfully, my expiration date was inaccurate. Like many people diagnosed with cancer, my life drastically changed that day. A decade later, I...

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Melt Your Emotional Blocks: Emotional Freedom Technique

(1) Comments | Posted January 30, 2013 | 10:05 AM

My dear friend Nick Ortner visited me a few weeks ago to film a "Chat & Chew" episode about one of my favorite stress reduction and physical healing techniques: tapping. Nick and his team have brought the power of Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT, aka tapping) to millions of people, and...

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Love, Eat, Heal

(1) Comments | Posted December 22, 2012 | 9:50 AM

Every time I see a cardinal, I know my grandmother is with me. This regal, red bird was Grandma's favorite. It reminds me of her fiery Columbian spirit and the blue flames that blazed in her restaurant's kitchen. Grandma infused her food with love, captivating stories and copious amounts of...

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