Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

Stay Active Despite the Cold of Winter

Staying active & happy during the cold, dark winter months is a challenge for some of us. If you’re not an outdoor winter sports kind of person, the winter can seem long and depressing. Personally, I’m not and I know I’m not alone so what can we do to help us through the colder, darker… Continue reading Stay Active Despite the Cold of Winter

C.H.E.F. Recipes (Cheap Healthy Easy Fast)

Root Vegetable Stew

2-3 carrots 4-5 yellow beets (red will ‘stain’ the whole meal 2-3 yams/sweet potatoes 1-2 white potato 1 small celery root (celeriac) 1 large onion sliced thickly 2-4 large garlic cloves 1” piece of ginger peeled and sliced handful green beans, peas and or corn if desired. Any other root vegetable you have on hand.… Continue reading Root Vegetable Stew

Unplugged

Quick Tips on Staying Warm

With winter months comes the chill factor. Sometimes even layering up doesn’t seem to chase that chill away, so what else can you do to get warm? Let me first start by admitting that while it might sound like a fun way to warm up, though not very healthy, a shot of whiskey doesn’t actually… Continue reading Quick Tips on Staying Warm

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

Dry Skin, Eczema, Psoriasis Routine

I make my own soap and sell it at a local shop. Being in the hair, skin & nails industry as well as the whole food health industry, I’ve become a fan of natural ingredients rather than chemicals. I was going through some information on making goat’s milk soap and such and I have learned… Continue reading Dry Skin, Eczema, Psoriasis Routine

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Low-fat & Chemical Free Meal Cleansing

The holiday season can pack on the pounds if you’re not careful of what and how much you eat. Not only that but being on the go day and night to get everything ready for Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwaanza…etc. & New Year’s Eve & Day can cause your body fatigue and exhaustion which is breeding ground… Continue reading Low-fat & Chemical Free Meal Cleansing

Life

If you don’t like where you are in life, don’t stay there.

Your life is busy. You go to work, you take care of the home, yard, laundry, shopping, cooking, bills, the car, the kids, extended family, and maybe you take care of yourself on occasion and all of this leaves you feeling empty, unfulfilled. What will you do? If you don’t like where you are, don’t… Continue reading If you don’t like where you are in life, don’t stay there.

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Salt Cravings: Why You Get Them & How to Satisfy Them Safely

Whether you eat a lot of salt on a daily basis or you watch your salt intake your body craves salt from time to time largely due to activity level and hot weather. When this happens, you might reach for potato chips or another salty junk food snack, cheese, fast food or countless other convenience… Continue reading Salt Cravings: Why You Get Them & How to Satisfy Them Safely

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

Being Fully Balanced

Nutrition is an important key to physical and emotional health. When our body is deficient in phytonutrients, vitamins and minerals we become physically and emotionally unbalanced. By eating whole foods including 5-8 servings of fruits and vegetables a day, 2-3 servings of whole grains like brown rice, quinoa, bulgur wheat, 8-10 full glasses of water… Continue reading Being Fully Balanced

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Food for Health Not Habit or Pleasure

Our health is all we have and our diet is one of the few things we can have complete control over most of the time. Once we neglect our body through diet we become dependent on dietary restrictions and it’s no longer up to us. One important thing we can learn from our parents and… Continue reading Food for Health Not Habit or Pleasure

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Protein, Carbohydrate & Healthy Fats Balance [in the simplest foods]

As I read through social media, newspaper and magazine articles and listen to news reports I hear an overwhelming amount of different diets out there. A big fad right now is low-carb to no-carb diets that boast a high amount of animal protein such as the Paleo diet. While each of us is different and… Continue reading Protein, Carbohydrate & Healthy Fats Balance [in the simplest foods]