Eat to live!

Stave off Your Cravings

    Nearly every one of us has the desire for good health, more energy, physical attractiveness and fulfilled happiness. With the level of stress that current times bring and the ability to find food around every corner, the bakeries and frozen meals in the grocery store, it’s easy to fall into the convenience of… Continue reading Stave off Your Cravings

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Eat Foods that Boost Your Mood

It’s so much easier to stray from your diet than to stay with your diet. While I hesitate and strongly dislike using the word diet, the way we eat no matter how healthy or how poorly is truly our diet. The individual nutrients in the food you eat have a direct impact on your moods.… Continue reading Eat Foods that Boost Your Mood



At least once daily I hear someone say that they don’t have willpower; it is usually referenced to their eating habits and lack of ability to lose weight. What is will power? Is it an emotional thing? Is it a behavioral thing? Is it somehow related to our self-confidence, self-worth, or self-esteem? Do we say… Continue reading Willpower-Self-Control-Self-Discipline

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

Green Pea Hummus Dip

8-oz. fresh or frozen peas 4 Tablespoons olive oil 1 teaspoon lemon juice 1 clove garlic 1 Tablespoon pine nuts, sesame seeds, cashews or sunflower seeds 1-4 Tbs. water Add all ingredients to blender and blend until smooth. Add only enough water to thin it enough to whirl in blender. Chill 1 hour-overnight. Drizzle olive… Continue reading Green Pea Hummus Dip

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Allergies – Are They a Constant Issue for You?

There are allergy seasons and allergy reasons. Many of us suffer from one or both on a yearly or daily basis. Allergy season is just weeks away for many of us so welcome Spring prepared. When spring arrives our allergy symptoms seem to arrive as well. Sometimes we can alleviate them through natural remedies and… Continue reading Allergies – Are They a Constant Issue for You?

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Your “Place” of Peace and Growth

Are you in an environment that feeds your spirit and calms your soul? When you come home at night, do you feel at ease, comfortable and ready to unwind and relax? Your environment plays an important part in your overall health and daily habits. If you’re stressed even after you are home in ‘your safe… Continue reading Your “Place” of Peace and Growth


Step Away

Sometimes you need to step away from a situation in order to see it clearly or to find clarity. If you’re feeling lost, in doubt, at a road block or a fork in your road of life and you’re not sure which way to go, the best thing to do is to step back and… Continue reading Step Away


Six Seeds of Goodness

The seeds that are in most pantries but get little attention and have BIG benefits. Chia– high in protein, calcium and fiber; helps stabilize blood sugar, lower risk of heart disease Fennel– relaxant, helps reduce water weight, decreases food cravings, reduces allergy inflammation and breaks up fat deposits Celery– reduces inflammation, helps lower blood pressure… Continue reading Six Seeds of Goodness


Feeling Over-committed and Overwhelmed

Do you feel like you’re over-committed? Have you lost focus of who you are, how you want your life to be; have you lost focus of your personal goals? If so, what one or two things can you change to get your focus back? When we lose focus of our dreams, desires or goals we… Continue reading Feeling Over-committed and Overwhelmed


Your Liver and Weight Loss

Do you watch what you eat, try to lose weight but just can’t? Are you being kind to your liver? The liver is the major fat burning organ in your body. It also pumps excessive fat out of your body through bile. A healthy liver removes dead, unhealthy cells, toxic chemicals, heavy metals that are… Continue reading Your Liver and Weight Loss