Here’s a light, healthy, satisfying and filling stew that will help you feel more grounded. Lentils help cleanse and purify your blood, sweet potatoes add fiber, potassium and helps kick cravings for sweets. Recipe makes about 6-8 servings. *Add spinach or kale about 5 minutes before serving to add extra healthy goodness. 3 Tbs. Olive oil 4… Continue reading Sweet Potato & Lentil Stew (simple & quick)
You’ve probably heard it before, chewing is important. Do you know why you should chew your food well? There are several reasons so let’s get right to it. 1 – Chewing is your first step in proper digestion. 2 – Proper digestion breaks down your food so that your body can absorb as many nutrients… Continue reading Chewing: Do you truly taste what you eat?
Spring is right around the corner and it’s a perfect time to renew and re-energize all parts of our lives. The first thing I urge you to do is to clean out your refrigerator, cabinets and pantry. Don’t just toss things out to start over – not just yet. The following steps will help you… Continue reading Pantry & Refrigerator Clean-Out
Whether you want to lower your blood pressure or maintain a good blood pressure, a few simple changes can help. What causes your blood pressure to be too high? Being overweight, smoking, alcohol, stress, salt, caffeine, sleep apnea & other sleeping disorders such as insomnia, thyroid disorders, inactivity & family history. You can lower your… Continue reading Maintaining Healthy Blood Pressure
A while ago I was talking with a relative about headaches; particularly migraines. I get them too often and she mentioned that she used to get them until she began taking beta-blockers for high blood pressure. This information caught my attention and my desire to find an organic supplementation of beta-blockers and the following is… Continue reading Beta-Blockers and the Migraine Connection
As winter fades out and spring eases in, it’s a good idea to lighten your meals. You can do that through eating spring vegetables and other seasonal produce. Eating clean and in season is a way your body adjusts to each wonderful season. Try this simple vegetable stew this week and ease your way into lighter eating for spring.
If you’re addicted to sugar it might not be completely your fault. Sugar is found in so many items that you wouldn’t expect to find it. For instance, just today at the grocery store, I needed sour cream and thought why not low-fat since all they truly need to do is skim the fat off… Continue reading Find Your Freedom from Sugar with These [Easy to Do] Changes
I don’t remember where but I once read this line, “Your relationship to food mirrors your relationship to your life” and as I pondered it, I realized that it’s a pretty accurate statement. What does this statement actually mean? Well, I took it apart in ways that I personally had felt about the types food… Continue reading Food, Mood & Lifestyle Happiness
n the winter months..Your body is made of 70% water! It needs clean, fresh water every day to filter toxins out of your blood and flush them away. When you don’t drink enough, your body will hold on to whatever water it has to store no matter.. & Healthy levels of vitamin D are responsible for helping the body utilize calcium properly which in turn..
What do you imagine when someone says they meditate or that you should try meditating? Meditation is a good habit to integrate into your daily routine. It’s easy to learn and beneficial to reduce stress, ease breathing and anxiety and to help you re-center and ground yourself. Here’s how to begin a simple, uncomplicated meditation… Continue reading Meditation Integration