Tag : healthy cooking

Meet Embody’s New Holistic Health Coach–Kristina Borza

Get to know our new NYC-based Holistic Health Coach, Kristina Borza. 1. What motivated you to become a Health Coach? The connection between my health and what I put into my body became real to me at a very young age. I struggled with constant headaches and digestive complaints as a child until it was discovered that I was suffering from gluten enteropathy. I was 11 years old and very unhappy about having to give up certain foods (this pre-dates […]

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Flourless Cookies–6 ingredients, Paleo and Gluten-Free

We adore sweet, healthy and simple treats with REAL ingredients. These cookies have  6 ingredients, paleo, gluten-free, protein-packed and so simple to make–no bowl required.  Growing up, remember the peanut-butter cookies with the Hershey Kiss on the top?? These are our take on them. Our clients were asking for healthy “peanut butter-like” cookies and our family wanted something sweet post-dinner—here you go!!! Great for workout re-fueling too. Simple and delicious with zero junk added. We hope you enjoy them. Ingredients […]

Recipe: Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites

These little Chocolate Chia Superfood Bites pack a big punch. Don’t be fooled by their truffle-like appearance and decadently delicious taste. They are nutrient dense, protein rich, Omega-3 boasting, energy enhancing powerhouses! Say that three times fast! Made from superfoods without any refined grains or sugars, these vegan, take-anywhere snacks are great for pre or post workout fueling, breakfast on-the-go, or a mid afternoon snack to power you through that 4pm slump. We even love them as dessert. Almonds are […]

Demystifying The Oil Isle

Walking down the oil isle of your supermarket is overwhelming. Virgin, Extra Virgin, Expeller Pressed, Refined, Unrefined, Vegetable, Canola, Almond, Avocado, Walnut, Coconut, Sunflower, Safflower, Sesame, Rice Bran, Peanut, Palm, Flax Oil. Not to mention butter, margarine, ghee, shortening and lard! What does it all mean and what are they all for? We are here to help you decode the Oil Isle! We grew up thinking Extra Virgin Olive Oil (EVOO) was the mecca of healthy cooking and eating. We used EVOO in […]

Superfood Brownies? They’re Real… and Really Good!

Superfood Brownies? They’re Real… and Really Good! Check out the full article featured in the Epoch Times, just in times for Valentine’s Day!!: http://www.theepochtimes.com/n3/1248849-superfood-brownies-the-perfect-valentine/?amp Black beans in a brownie? Oh yes we did! You can still indulge in a rich, chocolate brownie experience while getting your fill of superfoods and protein! These brownies are jam packed with blueberries, chia and flax seeds, cocao, cinnamon and coconut oil, making them nutritional powerhouses. Did we mention that they are also vegan and […]