CHICKEN NOODLE SOUP

#WednesdaysWeCook, Dinner Recipes, Recipes

“I HATE TO COOK”…I hear this all the time, or “I DON’T HAVE TIME TO COOK!” It’s a real world problem underpinning health issues in our modern world. Today, I’m sharing a few secrets for quick and easy cooking, to promote healthy, Mindful Eating in your home. Like it or not, cooking at home is … Read More

SUMMER PEACH FARRO SALAD

#WednesdaysWeCook, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes

I love summer eating! It’s cool, it’s easy, bursting with sweet flavors, and satisfying. Today’s recipe is no exception. I’ve selected whole grain Farro for its high protein and fiber as well as its nutty taste and texture to contrast with the sweet, smooth peaches, the avocado’s creamy healthy fats, and finally the crunch of … Read More

KOMBUCHA…WITH A BONUS!

#ThirstyThursday

If Soda/Diet Soda, sweet tea, or Energy drinks are a part of your regular diet, Kombucha is your salvation! Found in the refrigerated produce section of your grocery store, Kombucha is a fermented black or green tea, reportedly originating from China approximately 5,000 years ago! With such a rich history, it makes you wonder why you’ve not … Read More

CARAMEL APPLE SMOOTHIE

#WednesdaysWeCook, Recipes, Smoothie Recipes

It’s that time of year again! I know you feel it too. The days are longer, the air is warmer, and you find yourself daydreaming for ways to indulge, relax, and treat yourself to all things good. Summertime fuels our sense that the “livin’ is good.” And if you’re a mom, you especially feel this way. … Read More

CURRIED CITRUS SALAD

#WednesdaysWeCook, Lunch Recipes, Recipes, Salad Recipes

It’s most definitely Summertime! Things are heating up, and cooking is at the bottom of the priority list! It’s too hot and there’s too much fun to be had outside of the kitchen! Health never falls by the wayside, however, so I’m always looking for easy, fast, one dish meals to serve. These requirements sometimes compromise … Read More

LOSE WEIGHT WITH PICKLES!!

#WednesdaysWeCook, Recipes

WANT TO LOSE WEIGHT AND LIVE LONGER? EAT PICKLES!!…AND, IMPROVE YOUR GUT HEALTH! I’m committed to one week of promoting good gut health! Why?..That’s a great question! And here’s the quick and easy answer…Most of the diseases people are suffering from today are the result of what’s happening in their intestinal tract. Not kidding! With … Read More

CEREAL BOWLS…BREAKFAST, LUNCH, OR DINNER!

#WednesdaysWeCook, Healthy You, Recipes

You know that feeling where your level of awareness slowly grows inside of you? It’s one of those slow-rolling situations that starts with a “brain twitch,” building to a recurring, and sometimes dreaded, thought, and culminates to an all out crescendo, dominating your brain’s activity. That’s been my week. I don’t buy boxed cereal anymore. … Read More

DID YOU MIS(s) YOUR WORKOUT?

#FitnessFriday

I have a routine…When not in marathon training season, I run approximately 5 days weekly. This is enough to maintain my marathon base. What’s more, Mondays and Fridays are always strength training days. It’s truly hard to fit it all in, yet every piece is critical to my enhanced running improvement, health, and overall fitness. … Read More

LEADING A BALANCED LIFE?

#FitnessFriday

BALANCE!!! We talk about this a lot, right!?! In traditional terms, we usually think of leading a balanced personal life. We devote a great deal of time and energy to balance exercise, great nutrition, time for self-love, fun with family and loved ones, and a general sense of peace! Your body is no different; it … Read More