WINE MOM CULTURE

#ThirstyThursday, Healthy You

🍷👉🏻🍷? MOM NEEDS WINE? 🍷👈🏻🍷 Wine Mom Culture is REAL Wine Mom Culture is alive Wine Mom Culture is thriving Wine Mom Culture is the “elephant in the room” I enjoy an occasional glass of wine too, but when I spotted several items while shopping in a local boutique, each one targeted at moms’ drinking wine … Read More

THE MAGIC WEIGHT LOSS VITAMINS

Healthy You

Vitamins L and P are the most under consumed vitamins across all demographics. They work together to modulate cravings, to support weight loss and to decrease risk of disease. Vitamins L and P are the critical and foundational pieces in all healthy diets. They make your meals more satisfying, more flavorful, and more enjoyable. You’re likely … Read More

YUMBUTTER BANANA CUPS

Dessert Recipes, Recipes, Snacks

YUMBUTTER BANANA CUPS: Makes 8 cups 3 clean ingredients – so easy! INGREDIENTS 2 heaping Tbsp Yumbutter Superfood Butter Pouch with chia, hemp, and goji  *if using yumbutter pouches, this doesn’t need to be measured..simply squeeze and disperse the desired amounts 1/2 banana, sliced into 8 rings, approx 1-2 cm 1 cup dark, milk, or semi-sweet … Read More

VITAMIN B12

Healthy You

I know the drill.  You want to get healthier, so you’ve gone plant based…maybe even vegan. Super! And, there can be unexpected, silent, consequences, potentially detrimental to your health.  When adopting a more nutrient-rich, plant-based lifestyle, your optimally known B12 sources quickly disappear, since B12 is produced in the bacteria found in the guts of animals and … Read More

VITAMIN D

#TransformationTuesday, Healthy You

Wondering about the most lacking vitamin in your diet?  Here’s one that might be topping the list….VITAMIN D DEFICIENCY is growing due to lifestyle, location (meaning lack of sun exposure), age, and/or diet. An unbelievable 77% of Americans are lacking in Vitamin D!  Maybe you’ve never thought about Vitamin D, yet your body needs plentiful amounts to … Read More

FOODS DISGUISED AS “HEALTHY”

Healthy You

Are foods disguised as “healthy” causing inflammation and increasing your risk of disease and weight gain? We’ve been misled! Nutritional trends coupled with jargon labeling have totally gotten us off track with “clean” foods that nourish and heal. Instead, most grocery stores and grocery carts are loaded with foods disguised as healthy. Common mistake! We … Read More

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