Speaker, Consultant, Author
Specializing in Stress Relief and Nutrition
2014. Another year behind us and we’re here to talk about it! How did you fare this past year? Was it a difficult year? Did you have fun? Was it vitalizing or restorative? Did you discover time for learning and growing? Or was this past year one of disappointment? Was 2014 etched in your memory as a time for love and sharing? Or was it the season for closing doors? Perhaps last year encompassed all
We enjoyed such a delightful time – laughing, watching the mesmerizing, yet disappointing Super Bowl game at a friend’s home. While some people live and breathe football, others like me appreciate the commercials which oft times are quite humorous along with the half-time show’s energetic gyrations of youthful singers. For the most part, the women at our party gathered in the kitchen to catch up with friends and prepare food. What else is new?
Do you suffer from headaches, fatigue, lack of energy or many health problems? If you want to feel energized and healthy, now is the time to have a good look at the foods in your fridge and pantry. Food is our fuel, a source of vitality, our nourishment. Many people who eat (and live) on the run often disregard this fact. It takes energy to digest foods to get nutrients to all your cells. If
Parents try their best to feed their children well. Sometimes children have their own preferences and thereby miss some of the essential nutrients they need for proper growth and development. Parents can try to mix foods that children may not like to eat with other foods that children naturally like. Getting the vitamins and minerals necessary to growth, mood, and good health is sometimes tricky business with children. Even pureed foods such as spinach
Each recipe makes 2 or 3 servings
½ cup almond milk
1 scoop rice protein powder
1/4 cup fresh or frozen blueberries
1/4 cup seedless grapes
1 cup fresh or frozen spinach
1/3 cup ground flax or chia seeds
Combine all ingredients in a blender and blend until smooth.
½ cup almond milk
½ cup plain yogurt
1/4 cup cranberry juice (no sugar)
½ cup fresh or frozen blueberries
(without them realizing it!)
Help give your children a healthy mind and body – all without a fight. Some common “hiding” foods are below.
Add Nutritious Liquid
Chicken or veggie broth, coconut milk
Pomegranate or blueberry juice and
Chicken or veggie broth
Milk or blueberry juice
Milk or veggie or chicken broth
Some ways to hide nutritious foods:
2. Spread celery sticks with peanut butter or almond butter. Top with raisins.
Enjoy your ‘ants on a log’.
3. Stuff a whole-grain pita pocket or other whole grain bread with ricotta.
You may not want to hear this, however, while junk foods are fast, convenient, and tasty, they rob you of energy and a healthy mind and body. Each cell in the human body is powered by healthy nutrients; proteins, complex carbohydrates, healthful fats and their vitamins and minerals that are inherent in natural foods.
The body doesn’t know what to do with chemically engineered foods. These ‘frankenfoods’ do not hold the promise of the real
Looking for some new, unique recipes that are healthful, easy to make and taste great? Turkey spaghetti sauce is low fat, and in this recipe tastes great. Also a vegetable cheese omelet wrap is easy to pack and is mouth-watering good! Your kids will ask for more! Or eat these meals yourself to keep fueled during a busy day. Pack the sauce and quinoa in a thermos to take with you. The wrap can even
Do you eat on the run, gulp down a quick meal, then proceed with your day? An hour or two later, an upset stomach, heartburn, bloating or gas become your unwanted companions. Popping antacids as a regular habit only makes matters worse by removing important stomach acids that are meant to help digest foods. Digestion problems result. You can improve digestion naturally with a few simple changes.
Change Poor Eating Habits