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Why You Should Visit Your Local Farmers’ Market

Why You Should Visit Your Local Farmers’ Market

I adore visiting local farmers’ markets and I think you should try it out if you haven’t! My reasons are three-fold and might convince you! You can get fresh, healthy foods! Local produce and foods from farmers’ markets are the best! It doesn’t travel as […]

Food of the Week: Black Beans

Food of the Week: Black Beans

Beans are a great source of fiber and protein. Including beans in your meals can help you to stay full longer. Beans are also a versatile protein that can be incorporated into your meals and snacks in various ways. They are great for salads, soups, […]

Food of the Week: Pecans

Food of the Week: Pecans

Pecans are an underrated nut that really contain great nutrition! Like most nuts, they have plenty of healthy fats that are important in the diet. Pecans are a tasty addition to most meals and are a popular food where I live, in Texas. Pecans are […]

Essential Oils for Wellness

Essential Oils for Wellness

No matter where you live in the world, a few weeks before Christmas is such a busy time of the year! So many Christmas functions to attend, presents to buy, and food to prepare. I thought I’d share with you some information on essential oils […]

Food of the Week: Beets

Food of the Week: Beets

I thought I’d do this week’s post on beets because they are such a powerhouse for nutrition. Beets have been used in many applications to help people improve their health. Read on to learn more! First of all, beets come in several varieties. There are […]

Is Your Cortisol Out of Control?

Is Your Cortisol Out of Control?

Cortisol is your main stress hormone. It is produced by the adrenal glands which are located on top of each kidney. Think of it as your body’s built-in alarm system. Cortisol levels are at their highest in the morning, helping to wake you up and […]

food of the week: spinach

food of the week: spinach

Spinach is often overlooked. Kale has stolen the spotlight and has taken over as a very popular leafy green. Kale is definitely healthy and a great addition to your diet, but don’t forget about versatile spinach! When it comes to choosing leafy greens, I always […]

Guest Post: my 3-year-old picks her own meals

Guest Post: my 3-year-old picks her own meals

   It’s well known and documented that the first five years of life are the most critical for children in terms of their physical growth and change, so it is important that we establish healthy eating habits during these pivotal years. The practices, types of […]

Guest Post: Starting a Yoga Practice

Guest Post: Starting a Yoga Practice

So, you have thought about starting yoga. Yoga is an ancient spiritual practice, developed over thousands of years ago in India. The main goal of yoga is to calm the fluctuations of the mind, as described in the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. But, what exactly does […]

Food of the Week:  Sweet Potato

Food of the Week: Sweet Potato

First, let’s get this out of the way: are you confused by the difference between a sweet potato and a yam? I was too, until I read this article by The Kitchn. Check that out first if it’s been bothering you.    Now that we’ve […]