A New Year, 2015 – What Will it Mean for You?

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 … Read more

Nutritionist Pigs out at Super Bowl Party and learns Valuable Lessons

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 … Read more

Are the Foods in Your Pantry Nourishing You?

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 … Read more

Important Nutrients Your Kids May Not Be Getting

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 … Read more

Smoothie Recipes

Each recipe makes 2 or 3 servings Brainy Blend 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. Eye Opener ½ cup … Read more

Enrich Your Child’s Diet

(without them realizing it!) Help give your children a healthy mind and body – all without a fight. Some common “hiding” foods are below. Boiled Substances Rice Jello-O Soups Oatmeal Sauces Add Nutritious Liquid Chicken or veggie broth, coconut milk Pomegranate or blueberry juice and Green tea Chicken or veggie broth Milk or blueberry juice … Read more

Healthy Snacks for Kids

1          Peel a banana and dip it in yogurt roll in crushed brown rice crispies.   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. cheese and Granny Smith apple … Read more

Combat the Junk Food Blues with Healthy Nutrients

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 … Read more

Two healthy meals for busy moms

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 … Read more

10 Steps to Improve Digestion Naturally

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 … Read more