Author Archive 'Anne Jackson'

12 Sep. 17

What is the Difference Between Collagen, Collagen Peptides, Hydrolyzed Collagen and Gelatin?

Collagen Differences

Collagen, collagen peptides and gelatin… they’re all terms you’ve likely heard before. But what’s the difference? Should we care? Collagen, collagen peptides and gelatin are used interchangeably because they are all made of the same 18 types of amino..

12 Sep. 17

Almond and Pumpkin Seed Granola

Almond and Pumpkin Seed Granola

1½ cups quinoa flakes ½ cup gluten free oats ⅓ cup dried cranberries ⅓ cup pumpkin seeds ¼ cup flaked almonds ½ teaspoon cinnamon ¼ cup coconut oil ⅓ cup maple syrup dash organic vanilla extract a good pinch..

12 Sep. 17

Think Calcium Equals Strong Bones? Think Again. TWO Critical Supplements You’re Missing…

Calcium Myth

Think calcium is all you need for strong bones? Think again. While we need calcium for strong bones, there are two additional supplements you may be missing: collagen and vitamin D. That’s right! Collagen actually makes up 90% of..

11 Sep. 17

Peanut Butter and Jelly Overnight Oats

Peanut Butter Jelly Smoothie

1/2 cup of rolled oats – buy gluten-free oats if you are gluten intolerant 1 tablespoon of chia seeds 1 teaspoon of vanilla extract 1 cup of non-dairy milk 1 tablespoon of natural peanut butter Raspberry Jam ¾ cup..

11 Sep. 17

Banana Bread Granola Bars (Gluten-free)

Banana Bread

GRANOLA BAR: 1 cup walnuts 6 dates, pitted 2 ripe bananas 1 ½ cup gluten-free rolled oats ½ cup pumpkin and/or sunflower seeds 4 tablespoons chia seeds 1 teaspoons cinnamon ½ teaspoon vanilla extract CHOCOLATE LAYER: 4 tablespoons coconut..

11 Sep. 17

Peanut Butter Oatmeal Apple Smoothie

Peanut Butter Apple Smoothie

A smoothie bursting with the flavors of fall! Filled with peanut butter, oatmeal and apples tastes like a dessert in a glass! 1 apple, or 1 unsweetened applesauce cup 1 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk 1 tablespoon peanut butter..

04 Sep. 17

10 Strategies to Prevent and Treat Breast Cancer

In the 1960s, 1 in 20 women were diagnosed with breast cancer; today that number has risen to 1 in 8 women. Do you know that dietary and lifestyle factors play significant roles in developing breast cancer? The good news..

03 Sep. 17

Is Coconut Sugar Is A Healthier Sweetener?

All things COCONUT have become more and more popular lately . . . and I often get asked if there’s any truth behind it. Let’s first talk about coconut sugar: it’s more accurately coconut palm sugar, and is made..

02 Sep. 17


Many people struggle to stay awake during the day, and caffeine is fine in moderation, but nobody should be relying on coffee alone to keep their energy up. Luckily, there are other foods that provide that same, lasting jolt. You..

01 Sep. 17


Walk through the aisles of any supermarket, and you’ll see labels declaring products to be “all-natural,” “organic,” and “fair trade”. What do these labels really mean? Here’s a breakdown of some of the most common claims you’ll find on labels, and..