Detox Friendly Recipes – A Sample Menu from the Hormone Reset Detox

One of the biggest questions I get during the Hormone Reset Detox is “What do I eat?!” Perhaps the better question would be, what can’t you eat? That list is much shorter, and easier to remember. Here’s a quick overview of the addictive, toxin-forming foods we remove in 72-hour stages during the … [Read more...]

The Cheat System Diet – Dr. Sara’s Book Club #13

With bikini season just around the corner, women everywhere are expressing collective panic at the thought of shedding their coats and yoga pants in favor of sundresses, tank tops, and swimsuits. The problem is that worrying about your weight can put your “fight or flight” hormone—cortisol—on overdrive, … [Read more...]

The Cheat System Diet: Review and Discussion with Author Jackie Wicks

When I was a new mom, I struggled with losing the baby weight. I joined Weight Watchers and lost a few pounds but they didn’t stay off. I didn’t eat that well on Weight Watchers – I could literally eat anything I wanted as long as I stayed within my points, so I ate crap, and then “white knuckled” my … [Read more...]

Hurry! Claim Your Copy of The Virgin Diet Cookbook – While Supplies Last!

You probably already know my dearest friend – New York Times bestselling author JJ Virgin.   I often write about her and the powerful impact she’s had on my life. Her last book helped millions of folks lose weight for good and was a blockbuster hit that stayed on the bestseller list for 25 … [Read more...]

3 Best Practices for Winter Weight Loss & Wellness

Are you already planning your post-holiday New Year’s diet? Come January 1st, a lot of people will pick a new weight loss plan, plunk down a bunch of money for a new gym membership, and give their all to transform their bodies. And most people, despite their best intentions, will end up struggling and … [Read more...]

Forgiving Food Mistakes (Plus, 2 Guilt-Free, Indulgent Recipes)

Do I honestly feel apologetic about not throwing out the marshmallows? I found myself asking this question the other day as I was cleaning out my pantry in the aftermath of the holidays. There were items in my kitchen I would never want to feed my children. They had been purchased by guests for recipes … [Read more...]

Let Kale Salads Rock Your World

  You know I'm the Queen of Greens. I eat greens every day: chard, kale, spinach, arugula, mache, chard, collards. Gram per gram, kale provides more iron than red meat, and we don't eat red meat while on the Gottfried Cleanse. Kale is nutrient dense in other aspects as well: one cup provides … [Read more...]