Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

What Does Food Mean to You?

Food means something different for each of us. For me it means satisfaction, indulgence, self-complimentary ( I think I’m a pretty good cook), savory as in savoring the positive moments in life (because I, like many, have had too many negative moments throughout my life), gorging on second helpings because of life’s limitations. My excuse… Continue reading What Does Food Mean to You?

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

My Weakness: Portion Control

Like many, I love food. I eat and crave healthy food [most of the time], I don’t eat processed food and I rarely ever eat junk food. I usually have good self-control but sometimes I find myself going back for seconds simply because it tastes so good! That is a poor excuse for overeating especially… Continue reading My Weakness: Portion Control

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

Broccoli Super-food Salad

This salad will help cleanse your system and provide you with minerals and vitamins. Choose organic ingredients when you can to avoid pesticides and such. 1 head broccoli chopped into bite sized pieces ½ small onion – red onion or scallions will work nicely 2-4 carrots, sliced thin, chopped or run through a spiralizer (Cut… Continue reading Broccoli Super-food Salad


Anxiety: What Eat & What to Avoid to Ease It

We all have suffered with anxiety at one time or another and we all will suffer with it again. Anxiety, unfortunately, is a part of life as we know it – but you don’t have to cave in to it. By eating the right foods, avoiding the anxiety feeding foods and learning simple lifestyle habits,… Continue reading Anxiety: What Eat & What to Avoid to Ease It

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!


What is cholesterol? It is a type of fat made in the liver to help bile production. Your body makes some cholesterol on its own and is needed to help digest food, make vitamin D and hormones; sex hormones to be precise. Your liver will produce more cholesterol when you eat trans-fats and saturated fats;… Continue reading Cholesterol

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

Mahi Mahi with Lime Couscous

1-2 fillets for each person depending on the size – place in baker/casserole/pan 3 small limes, juiced (buy organic so you can wash them and simmer the couscous water with the peel) 2 Tablespoons olive oil 4 Tablespoons cilantro, chopped 1 teaspoon ground ginger or 1” fresh ginger squeezed through garlic press Salt & Pepper… Continue reading Mahi Mahi with Lime Couscous

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

Take A Hike!

Keep moving – never stop moving. Take the long way around, zigzag, take the stairs, park the car far away from the door, take a long walk, a short run. Take dance breaks, let everyone join in, take time to play, test your limits, let it go, spend time alone, walk in the woods, hear… Continue reading Take A Hike!

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

Breathing Space for Healthy Lungs

Breathing Space for Healthy Lungs Fall weeds and molds, winter dampness & closed indoor allergens, spring pollen and the pollution from daily living can wreak havoc on your lungs. The pollution doesn’t stop there; electronic gadgets such as computers, TV, tablets, e-cigarettes, space heaters affect the air quality. Then there are toxic cleaning supplies, pesticides… Continue reading Breathing Space for Healthy Lungs

Healthy Inside/Healthy Outside

Mind, Body, Spirit Pause

Which of these words or phrases apply to you? Full mind, off-track, focus issues, multi-tasking, not finishing things, loss of interest, loss of motivation, easily distracted, feeling flighty, unsatisfied, going through the motions, auto-pilot, not remembering how you did something or got someplace…and there are probably a large number of other descriptions of feeling disconnected… Continue reading Mind, Body, Spirit Pause

Don't Live to Eat, Eat to live!

Support Your Thyroid Naturally

Your thyroid’s function is to control how quickly the body uses energy, makes proteins, and controls how sensitive the body is to its other hormones. Your thyroid might be challenged if you’ve been feeling tired, anxious or jittery/fidgety, depressed, in a brain fog, low sex drive, increased or decreased appetite, dry skin, low or excessive… Continue reading Support Your Thyroid Naturally