EASY TABOULEH SALAD

#WednesdaysWeCook, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes

Quick! When I say, “Mediterranean diet,” what do you picture? Wine? Olive oil? Pitas and bread? All yummy, and all correct! But a Mediterranean diet is also plant-based! A Mediterranean diet comprises fruits, veggies, healthy fats and proteins, but with only modest portions of animal protein…We should be looking to the Mediterranean diet for a … Read More

CHERRY APPLE PECAN PANCAKES

Breakfast Recipes, Recipes

CHERRY APPLE PECAN PANCAKES…. My weekend morning, “KIDS ARE AT HOME” pancakes! Nutrient dense and no refined sugars. SO GOOD! INGREDIENTS 1 cup oatmeal flour (whole oats or freshly ground oatmeal) 1 cup whole wheat flour 1/4 cup buckwheat flour 3 Tablespoons coconut palm sugar 4 tsp baking powder 1 tsp cinnamon 1/4 tsp salt … Read More

EAT HEALTHY FATS!

Healthy You

Many have asked the question, “Are fats and oils truly healthy and what’s the best fat to include in my diet?” With heart health being the number once cause of death in the U.S., fats and the role of fats in our diets have sparked great interest, specifically coconut oil, which has been on the … Read More

HOMEMADE RUNNER’S GU

#FitnessFriday, Healthy You, Recipes, Snacks

We’ve all been there..It’s mile 18 of the marathon, you’re hitting “the wall,” and you squeeze down ONE…LAST…GU! At this point, you barely manage the taste, knowing fully well that your stomach is cramping up from the last three as well as the colored sports’ drinks that topped off each one. Sugar, chemicals, colors, and … Read More

CHOCOLATE COFFEE RAMEKIN CAKES

Dessert Recipes, Recipes

There’s nothing better than a personal, mini chocolate cake. Just a stroll down the baking aisle at your local grocer tells this is the latest obsession with not one but 4 different varieties of mixes for a Chocolate Lover’s Mug Cake, each one perfectly sized for one! Yes, this is the trend. Chocolate. One serving. … Read More

DITCH THE FAD DIET!

Healthy You

Still counting calories? Drinking a daily apple cider vinegar? Making detox soup? These dieting fads are centuries old….not kidding! Lord Byron popularized the Apple Cider and water diet in the 1820s! If you’re like me, you’ve been on every diet in the book, and probably even made up a few along the way. So when … Read More

10 MINUTE HIGH INTENSITY WORKOUT!

#FitnessFriday

GOT 10 MINUTES? I hear it all the time…I have no time for exercise, and believe me when I say the 5 a.m alarm to carve our exercise time gets old really quickly! Add to this, your usual walk-jog routine isn’t cutting it anymore! Plateau city! You walk and walk but don’t see results…it makes … Read More

LAST MINUTE HEALTH-FORWARD GIFTS 2018

Healthy You

It’s the final sprint to your best Christmas ever, lovies! Yet I’m guessing you are stressed to find the perfect gift for your health-conscious friends and family. This sounds completely familiar in my home, too! So today I’m lending you a hand! I’ve put together ten of my favorite health-forward gifts for the season. Think … Read More