KYF #010: Whole Food Transformation

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In today’s podcast, you get to hear the amazing whole food transformation story of France and Joshua from This is one of those stories that you’ll never forget! They were “forced” to eat whole foods and the amazing changes that ensued were so remarkable it was impossible to ignore them.

That and more on today’s episode of Know Your Food with Wardee.

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What’s in Episode #10?

In this episode of Know Your Food with Wardee, I’m visiting with France and Joshua from, creators of The Whole Food Jump Start.

They join me to talk about the power of whole foods: why you should embrace them, how you can make them a part of your life, and what’s possible when you do.

You’ll hear how they were “forced” to eat whole foods and what amazing changes that brought to their lives.

Also, France and Joshua share tips for those new to whole foods, and they’ve generously set up a page full of free resources to help you make a whole food transformation yourself — check out their Quick Start Kit. (Plus, there are three more free videos at the Whole Food Jump Start when you sign up for their mailing list.)

Here’s a little about them in their own words:

“Cookbook author France Morissette believes that healthy food should be uncompromising when it comes to flavor. She and her husband Joshua creatively explore the world of natural, whole foods, leaving no stone unturned in their quest to create mouth watering, flavor packed, whole food meals. Through stories, photos, recipes and their online show Beyond The Peel TV, they’re on a mission to help you get healthy, boost your energy, and enjoy every last bite in the process.”

And now to the episode. Here are the questions I asked France and Joshua. The answers are inside the podcast; click play.

  • Tell us about your life in Vancouver.
  • What is your whole food transformation story? (This is what you’ve got to hear!)
  • What advice would you give Marlene, who is single and works full-time, and could spend hours in the kitchen prepping?
  • What three tips would you give to someone who is completely new to whole foods? Where should they start? What changes will give the most impact or give the most confidence/inspiration to keep going?
  • What gave you the idea to create the Whole Food Jump Start and what will people have accomplished by the end of it?
  • What would you say to the person who’s tired or struggling with their weight? What advice would you give?

Plus, we talked about more — I especially remember the section on meal planning. And Joshua gave great advice on keeping things simple. Thinking about what you want to accomplish with your nourishment and choosing easier-to-prepare foods to save time and energy.

Links Mentioned

Here are the links we mentioned in this episode: — France and Joshua’s blog; be sure to check out TV Tuesdays!

The Whole Food Jump Start — This is their 6-day whole food transformation program that opens its doors on Monday, November Nov 5. Visit Whole Food Jump Start and sign up for their mailing list. It is well worth it to get the free videos they’re releasing. (Plus, France is such a cutie!)  Here are the three free videos you get:

  • 3 Keys to a Successful Health Transformation
  • The #1 Surprising Reason Most People Fall Off the Whole Food Bandwagon & How to Fix It
  • The REAL Truth Behind a Successful Health Transformation

Those videos are all free and super inspiring — there’s no obligation to purchase. If you are interested, keep in mind that it will be 30% off Mon, Nov 5 through Fri, Nov 9.

Quick Start Kit — a free page of whole food resources they made just for YOU!

  • Whole food makeover
  • Changing your food cravings
  • Getting your family on board
  • Eating for energy
  • Breaking the sugar addiction

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Weekly Shout-Out

In this episode, I gave a shout out to Hayley from Australia. She and her family were featured in this week’s farm tour: Hills Homestead. They grow food and critters on two acres, and use nearby land to raise cattle and Jersey cow. Stop by and visit!

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What’s Coming Up…

Since this week we talked about a whole food transformation, next week I decided to share with you my top tips for a traditional food transformation. These topics go hand in hand and since I’ve been wanting to share, I figured next week is perfect timing.

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It’s Your Turn

Questions for France and Joshua about making the switch to whole foods? Please feel free to ask. :)

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