I love to cook. But I almost never cook for my Hubby. He's a little on the picky side, a little on the carnivorous side and I am a little on the health nut, veggie lover side. It's so uber challenging living with someone that doesn't have the same palate as you. What was he… Continue reading Chicken and Spinach Stuffed Shells
There’s no ifs, ands or buts about it…you need to drink water to stay fit and healthy. It’s estimated that up to 70% of our body is made up of water! Our blood is mostly water and our muscles and brains contain lots of water. We need water to assimilate vitamins and nutrients into our… Continue reading Glamorous Hydration
For those that don't drink smoothies on the regular, working them into your diet can be a little daunting. There are so many ingredients to choose from it's confusing where to start. Nearly all of my wellness clients have asked me for smoothie recipes. This usually perplexes me because well, I don't have them. I… Continue reading The Perfect Smoothie Formula
Oh dear sweet avocado. I love this little fruit. The Hubs and I have an avocado plant at home (Avi). Avi is 3 years old and grown from seed by his grandmother. We're hoping by this summer Avi will start producing delicious fruit for us to enjoy! So, allow me to go on a little… Continue reading For Love of an Avocado
If I haven't already told you, I have a love affair with Kale. It has been ongoing for a few years now. I don't think we'll ever break up. Kale is a member of the "dark leafy greens" family. Dark leafy greens include broccoli, kale, bok choy, napa cabbage, collards, mustard greens, watercress, broccoli rabe,… Continue reading Greens, Glorious Greens!
Maca, the superfood of the Incas has been around for at least 10,000 years. It's a radish like root vegetable grown in the mineral rich volcanic soil in the Peruvian mountains. While people in the US recently discovered the power of the maca root, it has been used by the Inca people and their herds… Continue reading The Wonders of Maca: The Peruvian Ginseng
Before I became a Chai addict, I was a coffee addict. It was an easy cross over when I was trying to kick the java beast. While tempering my coffee addiction, I started supplementing with chai lattes. I always loved the taste of chai, but since I was a coffee girl I rarely ordered them… Continue reading Chai, Chai Baby
Spring is in the air and I am craving all things GREEN! This morning I had a delicious green smoothie. It was packed with kale, strawberries mango and coconut water. Smoothies give you a nutritional power punch, the veggies are easier to digest and nutrients are absorbed more efficiently. Drinking a smoothie a day can help… Continue reading Spring (GREEN) Fever!