I always have a little sweet tooth during this time of year and a craving for rich pumpkin flavor. This Pumpkin Spice Steamer will keep you warm and smiling as the weather changes from fall to winter. Pumpkin Spice Steamer Servings: 1 1 cup organic milk (or organic soy milk, or organic coconut milk—all have the creaminess needed for this …Read More »
Food & Fitness
Orange-Inspired Energy Bites
These little bites are great following a run, hike or day at the office. With good fats from the nuts and seeds, and natural sugars from the dried fruit and honey, these treats enable your body to recover and have energy for the next thing on your “Maybe To Do” list. Orange-Inspired Energy Bites ½ cup toasted sunflower seeds ½ …Read More »
Understanding Obamacare – What You Need To Know
There is so much confusion on the Affordable Care Act (ACA-Obamacare). Before I started to study it, I felt the same way. I was completely overwhelmed. However, as I studied it, I realized two things. First, the government has done a horrible job marketing the concept and explaining how it works. Second, when you understand the basic elements, the ACA …Read More »
Seven Basic Daily Nutrients Every Single Needs
Have you ever considered the basic building blocks to good nutrition? Do you know how many you are missing? These seven basic daily nutrients are essential to maintain good health. 1. Probiotics Probiotics are essential for good flora, which should naturally inhabit the intestinal track. Probiotics inhibit growth of toxic bacteria and yeast. They boost the immune system, 70 percent …Read More »
Black Bean Brownies?!
I have been on a dessert kick for, well … now that I’m thinking about it … MY WHOLE LIFE! I don’t know about you, but when it comes to brownies, I can eat the whole pan … except when I make Black Bean Brownies! Yes, black beans! I thank God that there is a brownie that will give nutrients, …Read More »
Do You Need A Xenoestrogen Cleanse?
What the heck are xenoestrogens? Xenoestrogens adhere to the same receptor sites as estrogens. They can gum up the estrogen receptor sites and make it difficult for the body’s natural hormones to do their job well. Think of a Hummer and a Volkswagen Bug competing for the same parking places. The xenoestrogens are like the Hummer and the natural estrogen …Read More »
Peanut Butter Cookie
The easiest peanut butter cookie that tastes just like the Nutter Butter cookies I loved as a kid, but with a healthy twist. Bring to a party or just have a solo party at home when you indulge in this delicious combination of ingredients. My new favorite recipe to share with EVERYONE! I even create a few batches to keep …Read More »
Are You Struggling With Adrenal Burnout?
Many of us have lifestyles that can lead to adrenal burnout. You may not know what that means or how to identify it, but as singles, we tend to run ourselves ragged doing everything ourselves. You may be fit and healthy looking, so how can you tell if you are struggling with adrenal burnout? Consider which stage of adrenal burnout …Read More »
Often times pasta is a quick and delicious fix for a hungry stomach. However, there are healthy ways to make this classic dish and unhealthy ways to make it. So, how can we make a classic spaghetti dinner healthier and more delicious? A few simple suggestions from the Italian side of my family turns an ordinary marinara sauce into an …Read More »
Do You Need to Feed Your Thyroid?
Over 30 and seeing some changes in your body you don’t like? You may need to feed your thyroid. The thyroid plays a critical role in your metabolism. Along with insulin and cortisol, your thyroid hormone is one of the big three hormones that control your metabolism and weight. According to Dr. Mark Hyman, 20 percent of all women have …Read More »