Diet and Nutrition

Tired of Grilling the Same Old Vegetables?

Tired of Grilling the Same Old Vegetables?

Why not try changing it up this Summer with some new ideas? Photo credit: Steppingstone Wellness 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 […]

Tips to Reducing Sugar and Avoiding Artificial Sweeteners

Tips to Reducing Sugar and Avoiding Artificial Sweeteners

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 […]

A Healthy Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad for Memorial Day

A Healthy Quinoa Tabbouleh Salad for Memorial Day

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 […]

The Secret Ingredients of the Mediterranean Table

The Secret Ingredients of the Mediterranean Table

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 […]

Why You Need a Health Coach

Why You Need a Health Coach

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 […]

How to Actually Get 5 Servings of Vegetables a Day

How to Actually Get 5 Servings of Vegetables a Day

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 […]