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Recipe from The Burn: Stuffed Zucchini

Stuffed Zucchini

My new book, The Burn, uses food to target specific conditions that may be keeping you from optimal health: inflammation, digestive issues and/or hormonal imbalances. The targeted recipes I use in the book are therapeutic, but also delicious. This recipe for stuffed zucchini is just one of the easy recipes for the D-Burn, targeting digestive […]

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3 Ways To Work That Holiday Buffet Table


Holiday parties are always good for lots of family, friends, fun and, of course, FOOD! Maintaining your health goals during the most wonderful time of the year can feel downright impossible. (more…)

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Which ‘The Burn’ plan is for you?


If you’re stuck on a weight-loss plateau, have some specific health issues that are holding you back, or have a short amount of time to lose weight, my new book, The Burn, is for you. (more…)

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Fast Metabolism Diet Phase 2: Muscle and body structure

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  LET’S CONTINUE RINGING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THE FMD SUCCESS BUNDLE! In case you missed it last week, we introduced you to our best selling item, The FMD Success Bundle to get you prepared for 2015! In this series, you’ll learn how each component of the Success Bundle, in addition to the foods we eat, help to Unwind Stress, Unlock Stored Fat, and Unleash the Burn. We started off with an in-depth […]

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Season it up with coconut aminos


Pumping up the flavor of your meals with fresh herbs, spices and vinegars not only tastes good: these flavor-enhancers also contain a ton of micronutrients that help fine-tune your metabolism, aid digestion and reduce inflammation. One of my favorite seasonings is coconut aminos. (more…)

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Slow-Cooker Balsamic Turkey

Balsamic Turkey

Turkey in a slow cooker? Yep! And guess what? It’s not just easy — it turns out super juicy. This balsamic turkey recipe works for both Phase 1 and Phase 3 of the Fast Metabolism Diet. (more…)

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Wheat-free vs gluten-free

Gluten Free Bread

A question I’m often hearing from clients regards confusion between wheat-free and gluten free. And having a son with celiac disease, let me tell you – wheat-free is very different from gluten-free. Both The Fast Metabolism Diet and The Burn are wheat free, but the Fast Metabolism Diet isn’t necessarily gluten-free. (more…)

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Bundle Up for Success & Save 10%

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RING IN THE NEW YEAR WITH THE FMD SUCCESS BUNDLE! Give your body 28 days to Unwind Stress, Unlock Stored Fat, and Unleash and the Burn with the FMD Success Bundle! In conjunction with the Fast Metabolism Diet program and healthy, nutrient-rich foods, this bundle contains EVERYTHING you need to help REPAIR a sluggish metabolism, MAXIMIZE your workouts and ENRICH your […]

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Up close: Fast Metabolism Diet Phase 1


The Fast Metabolism Diet is a food-lover’s eating plan. We’re often so focused on recipes, food and eating that it’s easy to forget the real work we’re doing, and the effect that nutrients have on our bodies. (more…)

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Prepping for holiday parties: Alcohol and metabolism

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‘Tis the season of gift-giving, jingle bells and sleigh rides. It’s also the season of office parties, eggnog and boozy holiday get-togethers. Can you enjoy the occasional tipple while keeping your metabolism on track? Yes, you can, my little Christmas elf. (more…)

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