What HOME Means to Me

Home can mean different things to each of us depending on our circumstances, our childhood and where our heart feels at ease. For me home is felt in two places and appreciated equally. While I don’t own a beach cottage, yet, my heart and soul feels most at home when I am close to the… Continue reading What HOME Means to Me


Living in the Sludge Fog

Sludge: thick, soft, wet, semi-solid, mud, dirty oil, muck are among the descriptive words for sludge. I hear and see people who feel like they have no energy, slow energy, tire easily, and have no “will-power” to do much of anything especially cooking meals and getting a little exercise into each day. Does this sound… Continue reading Living in the Sludge Fog


Food is My Bodyguard

I’m not famous, I’m not rich, but I do use a bodyguard. Food is my bodyguard. Without whole foods the human body begins to weaken a little bit at a time. When you choose to eat foods that are processed, chemically enhanced, deep-fried, microwaved, over-cooked, preservative-laden, overly salted, and contain unhealthy oils your body reacts… Continue reading Food is My Bodyguard

Eat to live!

Feed Your Cells

My most common sayings when it comes to food and one’s diet is “feed your cells and fuel your body”. Have you ever thought that when you eat you’re not only feeding your belly, you’re fueling your body and feeding every cell that works continuously to make you healthy? What you feed your cells affects your body’s… Continue reading Feed Your Cells

Eat to live!

Wicked Wheat

Some documented effects that today’s wheat has had on humans include increased appetite, massive blood sugar surges that..

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

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

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

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

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?