Food & Nutrition

Coffee Cacao Smoothie

by jenny sansouci May 10, 2015
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Happy Mother’s Day, my friends! Today I woke up and decided to make a delicious Mother’s Day wake up smoothie. I’m feeling grateful to be at my Mom’s house today in Massachusetts, and I’ll be spending the day with her outside and, of course, making some great food later. To kick off the morning, though, […]

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4 Protein Bars That Don’t Suck

by jenny sansouci May 5, 2015
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Hey little nugs. I haven’t been checking in with you guys here on the blog for a couple of weeks, because I’ve been on the road again traveling around looking for hip and healthy resources to share with you guys. I’m in beautiful, sunny San Diego right now, after a fantastic trip to Austin for […]

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April Hydration Challenge – LET’S DRINK

by jenny sansouci April 2, 2015
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Hey water-guzzlers!!! Some of you probably remember the hydration challenge I did in January. Can you believe it’s been 3 months since then? What? I felt so incredibly good during that hydration challenge (I drank 3 liters of water per day for 30 days). I also ended up being able to donate $150 to Charity […]

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Crispy Sweet Potato Bites

by jenny sansouci March 20, 2015
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Hey potato-heads, Sweet potatoes are one of my favorite foods. I love them because I’ve always loved the combination of sweet and salty, and sweet potatoes are so delicious with a little bit of salt. Who doesn’t love a good basket of sweet potato fries? For reals. I usually make sweet potatoes the same way, […]

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Bacon Wrapped Dates – Goat Cheese and Pistachios

by jenny sansouci March 11, 2015
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Hey little dudes! Today is a fun day because I’m posting a recipe with BACON IN IT. This makes me scared and overjoyed at the same time. Scared because when I first started this blog, I was a vegan. I was pretty hardcore about it at the time. Over the years, after attending the Institute […]

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How I Got Into Ketosis (And Why You Might Not Want To)

by jenny sansouci January 30, 2015
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Hi you awesome people!!!! It’s 5am in Abu Dhabi right now so I figured it was the perfect time to write a blog. I keep procrastinating by listening to Bulletproof Radio (I love Dave Asprey’s podcast). Check out what he says about bulletproof birth control in this one, you’ll find it aligns very well with […]

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My Honest Review: The Institute For Integrative Nutrition

by jenny sansouci January 28, 2015
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It’s extremely weird that I haven’t written this post yet. I could have written it anytime over the last 4 years and I’m just writing it now, because a lot of people have been requesting it lately. The most frequent email into my inbox is usually someone with questions about the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, […]

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Can You Bring Avocados On An International Flight?

by jenny sansouci January 23, 2015
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Yes, this is *actually* what I’m blogging about. You know, the reason I initially started a blog was because I wanted to create something that I’d be excited to find when I Googled things. When I started a blog I was obsessed with doing internet research, and when I came upon a blog that helped […]

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How To Effortlessly Peel An Egg

by jenny sansouci January 22, 2015
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This morning I was making a few hard boiled eggs to bring along as my companions for the day, and I experienced a frustrating (yet all too common) phenomenon. You know exactly what I’m talking about. That moment where you try to peel a hard boiled egg and the shell comes off in the teeniest […]

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Do You Actually Listen To Your Body? (Here’s How)

by jenny sansouci January 20, 2015
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Tonight as I was attempting to run at a 15% incline on a treadmill at bootcamp class (yeah) and praying I didn’t lose my footing, I realized what I needed to blog about. The realization came from the dietary experiments I’ve been doing over the past couple of days (read – Too Low Carb Too […]

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My 2 Favorite Paleo Pancake Recipes

by jenny sansouci January 19, 2015
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Hey, whoever’s reading this! First of all, thanks for reading! Second of all, I really don’t feel like blogging tonight, to be perfectly honest. Some days my blogging challenge is easier than others. I was just looking at my site, and I can’t believe I’ve blogged every day now for 19 straight days!!! WHAT! One […]

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Too Low Carb Too Fast?

by jenny sansouci January 18, 2015
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Hey guys! Today I’m writing to share my experience over the past few days and see if anyone else has ever experienced it. As you’re probably aware and maybe sick of me saying it, I’ve been reading the Bulletproof Diet book. Being the chronic experimenter that I am, I decided to try some of the […]

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Is “Everything In Moderation” Actually Good For You?

by jenny sansouci January 16, 2015
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Hey dingalings! Good news – I just almost allowed my eyes to close to take a nap, but I stopped my eyelids mid-way and said, NO!!!! You do NOT…you do not…you do NOT fall asleep. You blog. Have you guys ever seen Kid Snippets? It’s the best thing ever. They give little kids a role […]

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What Is Bulletproof Coffee?

by jenny sansouci January 13, 2015
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I’m currently reading The Bulletproof Diet by Dave Asprey. I’m learning some pretty cool stuff and I haven’t gotten very far in the book yet, but it reminded me of an email I got recently from someone, saying: “I was wondering what your thoughts are on Bulletproof Coffee? I’ve read about how it’s good to […]

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A Doctor’s Opinion On Wine, Goldfish Crackers, Coconut Milk & More

by jenny sansouci January 9, 2015
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Hey curious coconuts. I planned on cleaning out my inbox today but it was intimidating so I fell asleep instead. Does that ever happen to you!? Man. Such good intentions. I’m leaving in about an hour to head to dinner in Manhattan with my hormone expert friend, gotta keep up to date on the latest […]

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Blueberry Cobbler Post-Workout Smoothie

by jenny sansouci January 8, 2015
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Gonna keep this short. Real short. Just gonna deliver the goods and get outta here! #smoothiedealer Last night I wrote a post called “What’s The Best Food To Eat After A Workout?” The main finding was that it’s a good idea to eat carbs with protein after a workout. You can read the post to […]

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What I Typically Eat

by jenny sansouci January 6, 2015
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Hey brilliant warriors of epic story-living, I’m back. Are you sick of me yet? I’ve been writing a blog every freaking day of January. I’m starting to feel manic. But it’s really pretty good practice to actually sit down at my computer and create something every single day. It’s not something I’m accustomed to but […]

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Is It Possible To Drink TOO Much Water?

by jenny sansouci January 3, 2015
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Hey peeps. Serious stuff is afoot. The other day I posted about my hydration challenge – to drink 3 liters of water per day for the whole month of January. I’ve been doing it for a few days (actually, I’ve been “practicing” it since Christmas), and I have noticed feeling so much clearer and much […]

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30 Day Hydration Challenge

by jenny sansouci January 1, 2015
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Hey 2015 friends. That’s right, it’s a new year, and I’m writing this post from BED, that’s how serious of a writer I am in 2015. Don’t worry, I have my blue blocking glasses on so I won’t lose any sleep from staring at a screen right before bed. Yes, totally serious, this is so […]

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Spirulina Power Cookies (Holiday Recipe)

by jenny sansouci December 13, 2014
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Hey guys. How’s your December going? I can’t believe it’s already so close to Christmas. What goes on in the world? Since I got back to New York from San Diego, I’ve been jam-packing my schedule with activity, and I’ve been seriously lacking in the “jenny time” department — so today I decided to slow […]

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The Ultimate Slow Cooker Bone Broth Recipe

by jenny sansouci November 17, 2014
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HEY November friends! Isn’t it cool to be alive? I took a gratitude shower this morning. Meaning – I wrote down everything in my journal that is kick-ass about my life. I suggest you do the same. Last week I wrote a post about my newest healthy addiction – bone broth. In a nutshell, bone […]

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Gluten-Free Pumpkin Sage Gnocchi

by jenny sansouci November 1, 2014
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Hey guys! I’m really pumped about something. And that something is this pumpkin sage pasta sauce with GLUTEN FREE GNOCCHI from Cappello’s. Yep. I first heard about this pasta from Dr. Lipman – he and his wife eat it, and they said it’s great. We recommend it to patients a lot who need to be […]

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The Misconception About Eating “Paleo”

by jenny sansouci October 30, 2014
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A couple of months ago I was having a conversation with a friend who’s also in the nutrition world. “I’m just so sick of seeing all these paleo people posting everywhere,” she said. I gave her a questioning look. “Hey! Why!?” (I post about paleo stuff quite often on instagram, and at Dr. Lipman’s office […]

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The 3 Things I Look For On Ingredients Labels

by jenny sansouci October 5, 2014
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Hey friends. I hope you’re having a good day today, listening to a good tune, maybe getting a little sunshine on your face. Recently I had the pleasure of being part of a retreat with Dr. Frank Lipman up at Menla. Our team of Be Well Health Coaches spent a few days up there with […]

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Do You Feel Crazy Around Food?

by jenny sansouci September 24, 2014
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Hey friends. One of my favorite things about being a graduate of the Institute for Integrative Nutrition is meeting other grads who are doing insanely awesome things in the world. I met Isabel Foxen Duke this summer at the World Domination Summit. When she told me what she was up to- helping women to stop […]

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My Go-To Detox Plan

by jenny sansouci August 24, 2014
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Hey guys!  I’m out in San Francisco right now (how amazing is SF? Sidewalk Juice!? Rainbow Food Coop!?) and I’m heading to Burning Man tomorrow with my courageous roommate Ali. I won’t have internet access for A WEEK (panic attack! no instagram! no more comfort zone!) so before I go, I wanted to share what […]

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Vitamix S30 Contest Winner

by jenny sansouci June 8, 2014
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HEY, my extremely patient friends. I know I’m posting this a few days late – I’m so sorry to keep you waiting. I’ve had “shiny object syndrome” lately. Sooo distracted!!! But all good things. And I’m here now. I’m writing this recap from a bachelorette party in Montauk. Everyone else is out right now getting […]

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The Superhero Smoothie

by jenny sansouci May 26, 2014
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In honor of my Vitamix S30 giveaway (go enter!!)….here’s one of the coolest and craziest smoothies I’ve ever created. I decided to call this the superhero smoothie because it’s potent with power. I was feeling pretty low energy this morning, and I needed something that would give my immune system a boost so I could […]

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