So, it is well known these days that being healthy takes more than just a clean diet. Chemicals are everywhere and many of us would like to lower our toxic load. This might mean doing things like using a Brita filter for our drinking water or buying all natural cleaning products. Yet, are there toxins hiding in our healthy home of which we are unaware? I’ll go over some of the most commonly … [Read more...] about Are Toxins Hiding in your Healthy Home?
I absolutely love nuts. I really could nibble on them all day. People are often scared that nuts will make them fat, but I lost my last 10 pounds while including nuts as part of my daily regimen. So I thought, if I’m obsessed with nuts, others must feel the same way. Here are some tips to help you consume nuts in a way that will work with your body and give you the most nutrients possible. Nuts … [Read more...] about Tips for For Soaking, Sprouting and Eating Healthy Nuts
The New Year has me thinking about resolutions. This year I set a very simple but not so easily achievable resolution. I set myself the goal of finding happiness in whatever situation I find myself at a given moment. Since I set that resolution, I’ve felt lighter and more positive, so maybe the simple reminder to find happiness is enough to create a powerful mood change. The question is, for how … [Read more...] about Is your New Year’s resolution a ticking time bomb?
So I put the term “holiday” into Google and this is the first definition I got. Holiday: a day of festivity or recreation where no work is done. First of all, no work? My first holiday memories involve images of adults slaving away in the kitchen. Kitchen work was “woman’s work” in my household. The only logical explanation is that the dictionary was written by a man. Now onto a different word: … [Read more...] about Memories of Lost Loved Ones During the Holidays
So I’m starting a new category of my blog that I am really excited about. I’m going to take a food item and compare different name brand options to find the best option. I want to make it easy for busy people like you to be able to make good choices and get the best bang for the nutrition buck. Today I am going to talk about ketchup, a standard of the American diet. I wanted to see what ketchup … [Read more...] about Which Brand Should I Buy? – Ketchup