There Will Be a Spring – Start Exercising Now!

It has been a brutal winter in this country for sure!  Now that it is March, I dare to believe that in a few short weeks, I’ll be hiking around my neighborhood once again, and starting up again on my bike, and, in general, feeling much more friendly about the idea of exercising than I… Read more

Chocolate Coconut Date Candy

Makes 1 piece of candy Ingredients 1 date 1 tsp peanut butter 1 almond 1 tsp coconut butter 1 tsp cacao nibs Directions Use a knife to split the date open. Spread peanut butter in the middle of the date, add an almond then top with coconut butter. Sprinkle with cacao nibs and enjoy! –Source… Read more

Tabouleh

A delicious grain-free variation of a favorite mid-Eastern dish. One large bunch parsley, chopped 1/2 large cauliflower, chopped, or one whole small cauliflower One large tomato, diced 3 scallions, diced 1/2 cup lemon juice Several sprigs of mint One avocado, diced Process cauliflower in the food processor with the S blade until well ground. Remove… Read more

Hale to the Kale

 Just in case you still have difficulty drinking kale, this smoothie may finally make you a convert.  With avocado for creaminess and pear for sweetness, the kale’s slightly bitter taste flavor completely disappears.  The many benefits remain, however.  There are minerals, vitamins A, C, and K, plus forty-five different antioxidants to help your body fight… Read more

Two Big Reasons to Consider a Detox or Cleanse.

I’m relatively new to the practice of seasonal detoxing or cleansing.  (The terms are interchangeable.) I experienced my first one for 7 days a few years ago and had such favorable results that I studied up on the subject, and now offer one four times a year as part of my health coaching programs. Read… Read more

Tired All the Time? 5 Things That Sabotage Your Energy

Do you constantly feel exhausted and drained?  Do you wake up tired, struggle through the day, and count the hours until you can crawl into bed at night? I know the feeling VERY well. I struggled with fatigue for years and it was HARD! I lacked focus with my work and the energy to fully… Read more

Little Italy Salad

This rich and aromatic salad makes a hearty side dish you can also serve on a bed of greens and drizzle with Italian Dressing. Marinated portobello mushrooms and sun-dried tomatoes lend a meaty flavor. The tomatoes and black olives also give a nice color contrast. ½ cup dry-packed sun-dried tomatoes (golden if available) 1 large… Read more