Tired of Grilling the Same Old Vegetables?

2018-05-08T18:12:45+00:00

Why not try changing it up this Summer with some new ideas? Consider grilling a head of radicchio (an Italian chicory) with some peaches, like in this photo. I washed the head of radicchio, removed any wilted leaves, then cut into quarters and lightly drizzled with olive oil. When you place the [...]

Tired of Grilling the Same Old Vegetables? 2018-05-08T18:12:45+00:00

Tips to Reducing Sugar and Avoiding Artificial Sweeteners

2018-04-25T19:24:48+00:00

Avoiding processed foods, sugar, and artificial sweeteners are at the top of my healthy eating list. Artificial sweeteners include Aspartame, Sucralose, Saccharin, Xylitol, Sorbitol, and Acesulfame. They are found in many foods and beverages labeled as “sugar-free” or “diet”. Because of their super sweetness, they may change how our brain tastes food. For [...]

Tips to Reducing Sugar and Avoiding Artificial Sweeteners 2018-04-25T19:24:48+00:00

A Healthy Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad for Memorial Day

2018-04-25T19:28:07+00:00

Here's a super yummy and easy salad idea for Memorial Day! This is also gluten-free so it's a nice option to serve to your guests. Ingredients: 1 cup of cooked quinoa (follow package instructions) 1 bunch fresh flat leaf parsley 1 bunch fresh cilantro A few sprigs of fresh mint 2 scallions, thinly [...]

A Healthy Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad for Memorial Day 2018-04-25T19:28:07+00:00

The Secret Ingredients of the Mediterranean Table

2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

According to author Georgeanne Brennan, the secret ingredients of the Mediterranean table are olives, anchovies and capers. Her cookbook is titled Olives, Anchovies and Capers: The Secret Ingredients of the Mediterranean Table. Those 3 ingredients, particularly olives for their oil, are indeed special. Now some of you may be thinking “Anchovies?! No thank you!” [...]

The Secret Ingredients of the Mediterranean Table 2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

Why You Need a Health Coach

2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

It’s 2017 and we have the most advanced medical technology at our fingertips that’s ever been available, so why are so many people still chronically ill? According to the International Diabetes Federation, there are 387 million people living with diabetes; one in 12 people have diabetes and one in every two affected don’t [...]

Why You Need a Health Coach 2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

How to Actually Get 5 Servings of Vegetables a Day

2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

Only about 25% of adults get enough vegetables in a day – if you don’t include French fries, that is. Maybe it’s the fast food mentality that’s so prevalent or maybe it’s pure laziness. There are tons of reasons people don’t eat vegetables, but today I’m more concerned with how people can start [...]

How to Actually Get 5 Servings of Vegetables a Day 2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

Fight Holiday Fatigue

2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

The year is coming to an end quickly! It's easy to get run down with all the extra things to do for the holidays, like shopping, decorating, sending cards, baking and parties. So, it's important to remember to take some extra good care for yourself! ❤️ Here are some suggestions to fight holiday fatigue: [...]

Fight Holiday Fatigue 2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu Season

2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

Feeling under the weather? When the temperatures drop, we tend to spend more time indoors, get less sunshine and fresh air, and consume more indulgent, comfort foods. This combination leads to a higher exposure to airborne organisms and decreased immunity, which means you're more likely to catch a cold or flu. But don’t [...]

Natural Remedies for Cold and Flu Season 2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

5 Superfood Swaps That Will Save You Serious Cash

2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

Healthy foods, especially superfoods, have a notorious reputation for being expensive, and a lot of people use that as an excuse to grab fast food and sacrifice their health. While high-quality food is the greatest investment you can make for your health, sometimes you just can’t afford to splurge on goji berries, maca, [...]

5 Superfood Swaps That Will Save You Serious Cash 2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

3 Delicious Reasons to Buy a Big Butternut Squash

2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00

Are you reluctant to buy one of those big butternut squashes at the grocery store? If you’re like me, maybe you look for the smallest ones so you don’t have leftovers. I did that too, until I recently saw a video from Chef Jamie Oliver that has 3 delicious recipes (my 3 reasons!) [...]

3 Delicious Reasons to Buy a Big Butternut Squash 2018-04-25T17:05:33+00:00