I really enjoy the health benefits, as well as the great flavors of fermented foods and drinks. You may have heard of some of them, some of them are making a bit of a comeback: sauerkraut, Kimchi, kombucha, kefir and yogurt. There is actually more than that, but you can find each of these in … Read more What are fermented foods?
When we think of all the things we need to do in a day, we often forget to add in fun. I hear you saying it now: “How can I include fun? I have so much to take care of and so many people expecting things of me, that there is no way I can … Read more Life should include fun!
Rawmazeballs (I got this recipe from the internet, but couldn’t find it again to give them credit. If anyone finds it, please let me know!) These cookies are filled with heathy ingredients, and you can use your own imagination to adapt them however you want. Ingredients: 1 cup quick or old fashioned oats 1/2 cup … Read more Rawmazeball Cookies
Are you one of those people who have problems with heartburn, burping, gas or bloating? It could be you need to support your digestive system. Specifically, your hydrochloric acid in your stomach may be low. This can happen as we age, or as our health gets compromised due to our poor eating choices over the … Read more Help for Your Digestion
Ask yourself what food is to you. Is food “filling the hole” to keep away hunger pains? Is it a comfort at night when you feel a loss, or lonely? Is it an enhancement to social situations? Is food a celebration? Is food a source of love to you or a way to express your … Read more Food as Nourishment
Boy have I heard that one! For many people, their only exposure to vegetables has been the overcooked, bland mixtures their mothers made for them and were “forced” to eat. They have a really bad taste in their mouth (pun intended) for vegetables. Let’s just say, you may be prejudice. You have made an assumption … Read more Don’t like vegetables?
Weight loss and eating healthy both have one thing in common, you need to learn new habits and change things about yourself that you probably don’t want to change. There are lots of programs out there that claim to have a “quick fix”, but I am here to tell you that that is a mistake. … Read more Goals and the Learning Process
Is acid reflux your problem? Are you sure? You may actually have something called “hypochloridria” or low stomach acid. Many people believe they have too much stomach acid that causes their acid reflux, but in fact, the opposite is often true. As we age, our poor gut health catches up to us; as a result, … Read more Acid Reflux? Read this first:
Do you ever find yourself laying on the massage table, ready to relax every muscle on your body, and somehow you feel stiff as a board? You have probably come in from a busy workday, with your mind in a problem solving state. It’s trying to remember all the details you have to remember, solve … Read more Relaxing is a skill you can learn
Why do I always show pictures of smoothies? I love smoothies, it’s true. They are the best way of not having to eat a salad everyday. Honestly? I am so lazy it would make your head spin. I know that if I start my day with tons of healthy foods and superfoods, that I don’t … Read more How to Make a Delicious Smoothie