Food & Nutrition

What Is Bulletproof Coffee?

by jenny sansouci
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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
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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

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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 […]

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My Go-To Detox Plan

by jenny sansouci
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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
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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

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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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Giveaway: The NEW Vitamix S30 Personal Blender

by jenny sansouci
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Hey Coolios!!! Guess what time it is? That’s right, time for me to give away another VITAMIX. Why is life so awesome??? My last Vitamix giveaway contest was so much fun it’s gonna be tough to match, but I have faith in you guys. You have more heart than Hallmark on Valentine’s Day. The best […]

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What’s In YOUR Guacamole?

by jenny sansouci
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Hey avocado lovers, guess what? It’s Cinco de Mayo. I didn’t realize that until someone told me this afternoon. I was like, YO, I gotta make some guac! And the person said, “or take tequila shots instead!” Let’s just say I decided on the guac. Guacamole is a hilarious thing. It’s like everyone has their […]

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Why I’m Doing A Whole30

by jenny sansouci
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Hey curious cats!! Today I’m officially starting another Whole30. Recently I decided I wasn’t gonna “go on a specific eating plan” for awhile, and just wing it, but ugh, I’m such a sucker for a good detox, and just thinking about challenging myself makes my blood boil with excitement. Can’t help it. I just love […]

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Earthy Adaptogen Chocolate Tonic

by jenny sansouci
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Lately I’ve been making this hot tonic like a madwoman and I just couldn’t help but share. It’s so earthy and delicious and it’s making me feel really good when I’m feeling otherwise tired and run down. It’s satisfying my chocolate craving without sugar, and my comfort craving because it’s warm and grounding. It’s so […]

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7 Days, 7 Green Smoothie Recipes

by jenny sansouci
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What’s up people!!!!! I created a really fun thing for you this week. Recently when I did my Vitamix giveaway, I posted 7 green smoothies in 7 days. All 7 smoothies totally rocked my world, and I got a few requests to compile them all in one easy place. So here ya go. This PDF […]

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The Ultimate Aphrodisiac Smoothie

by jenny sansouci
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Hi, Super Genius Love Bugs. I’ve been crafting something very, very special for you over the last couple of days, like a little mad scientist in my kitchen. I researched and experimented and finally came up with….the ultimate aphrodisiac smoothie!! Did you know that sexual energy and creative energy are one and the same, and […]

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Vitamix Contest Winner!!

by jenny sansouci
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Hey everyone! Wow, I didn’t expect it to be so difficult to pick a winner for the Vitamix Giveaway. The entries were so incredible, I could hardly pick just one!!! But I had to, because that’s the way life works. For those just joining the party now, I asked people to post their favorite smoothie […]

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Black Label Green Smoothie

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Warning: stop reading now if you don’t want to be introduced to something so good it should be illegal. As part of my Vitamix giveaway (it’s almost over!!) I’ve been creating a week’s worth of green smoothies. This is my 7th one! NOTE: This is more of a green “milk” consistency than a smoothie. But […]

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Peaches And Cream Green Smoothie

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As part of my Vitamix giveaway, I’ve been posting UNREASONABLE amounts of green smoothie recipes. Check out these epic delights: Ginger Hemp Green Smoothie Mint Chocolate Chip Green Smoothie PB&J Green Smoothie Basil Lover’s Green Smoothie Super Cilantro Detox Smoothie This morning I woke up and opened up my cabinet to pick out some smoothie […]

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Are Bottled Green Juices Good For You?

by jenny sansouci
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Dearest Greens Guzzlers, Lately I’ve been getting a lot of questions from people about those bottled green juices you find in stores. It can be a jungle out there with so many confusing juice options. What are the standards we should be looking for in a bottled green juice? How do we know we’re getting […]

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Mint Chocolate Chip Green Smoothie

by jenny sansouci
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As part of my Vitamix giveaway, I’m posting a week’s worth of green smoothies! Enter to win. Wow. Creating this smoothie was quite a journey for me. A journey meaning I had to make like 4 separate smoothie batches in order to get it right. And I drank all of them. By the end of […]

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Super Cilantro Detox Smoothie

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To celebrate my Vitamix giveaway, I’m posting a week’s worth of green smoothies! Enter to win the Vitamix. After yesterday’s PB&J “dessert smoothie,” I figured it was time for something a little fresh. This smoothie contains a lot of cilantro, so if you’re a member of the “I hate cilantro club,” find your smoothie recipe […]

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PB&J Green Smoothie

by jenny sansouci
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Hey kiddos!! I’ve been having more fun with life lately. More specifically, I’ve been dancing more. I’m gonna write a full blog post about it, but as part of my Comfort Zone Crusade my roomdog and I have been taking hip hop dance classes in Brooklyn. It makes me feel so awkward, so uncomfortable, and […]

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Ginger Hemp Green Smoothie

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This smoothie is bananas!!! B-A-N-A-N-A-S. Except there are no bananas in it. As part of my Vitamix giveaway, I’m posting a week’s worth of green smoothie recipes. What that really means is endless fun for everyone. I woke up this morning feeling a little less-than-amazing. I decided I needed to incorporate some ginger into my […]

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I’m Giving Away A VITAMIX!

by jenny sansouci
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This is probably the awesomest thing that’s ever happened on my blog. I’m giving away a VITAMIX! If you’re not familiar, a Vitamix is a SUPER HIGH POWERED blender. A magical blending powerhouse. The ultimate green smoothie machine. I remember when I first got my Vitamix, in 2010 as a celebratory gift to myself for […]

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