Fitness

7 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste

7 Simple Ways to Reduce Waste

Many people have asked me about composting.  I know I seem like the kind of person that would do this, but it’s just not in my blood.  I am however, super mindful of the amount of waste we produce each day.  Over the summer my daughter and I visited my best friends farm in upstate NY that is completely “off…

Baby Steps to a Healthier You

Baby Steps to a Healthier You

Summer seems to be flying by, as it does every year.  Many of us are looking to the start of school, getting back to the grind and living with a routine again.  It is easy to look to the next season to make some of the changes you know you need to make to feel your healthiest.  “In the fall…

How Does Food Affect Your Mood?

How Does Food Affect Your Mood?

Did you know that food has vibrations that allow it to create change in our bodies on a cellular level? Food that is alive and from the earth will energize and invigorate you, while processed, pre-packaged, dead food will leave you feeling lethargic and uninspired, like a light that has fizzled out.  Makes sense doesn’t it?  Dark green leafy vegetables…

5 Tips to AVOID Overeating During Holidays

5 Tips to AVOID Overeating During Holidays

  The most wonderful time of the year has arrived.  You know what this means… parties, gatherings, social events, business events, family get togethers leading up to the holidays.  And then holidays themselves.  And what is any holiday or gathering without delicious food?  Eating delicious food is part of our culture.  It is what we do.  BUT we do not…

3 Thanksgiving Recipes

3 Thanksgiving Recipes

  Whether you are hosting Thanksgiving this year, attending as a guest, or spending a quiet day at home, here are 3 simple recipes that are sure to bring happiness to your table and to your tummy. 🙂 Gluten Free Stuffing Ingredients: 1 loaf “Millet Special” in freezer section at Food Works OR use any gluten-free bread of choice 5 ribs chopped…

5 Ways to Eat Pumpkin

5 Ways to Eat Pumpkin

  My favorite time of year is upon us again.  Sweaters, boots, fires in the fireplace, reading books while sipping hot cocoa, leaves changing colors and ah yes — pumpkins.   There is so much to do with this nutritional powerhouse of a squash.  We start to see them in September, then by November they are gone.  So get your…

6 Foods to Boost Libido

6 Foods to Boost Libido

  If sleeping excites you more than having sex in the bedroom, your libido may need a little boost.  Having a low sex drive at different points in life is a normal thing that happens for a variety of different reasons.  In fact, it has been shown that 32 percent of women and 15 percent of men lack the desire…

How is your POOP?

How is your POOP?

  Poop.  It’s not one of those things we are used to talking about and excuse me if this all sounds a little gross.  But the reality is that bowel movements are a critical part of digesting the food we eat.  Stool formed by our large intestine is the body’s way of getting rid of waste. I always recommend discussing…

3 New Summer Recipes

3 New Summer Recipes

  One of the things I love about summer, is that my body is always craving salads.  According to Chinese medicine, when the weather gets hot, one of the best ways to balance the heat is to consume cooling foods.  Sounds simple – doesn’t it?  When we ignore what our body wants and needs,  this is when sickness can occur.…