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Healthy Holiday Appetizer

Healthy Holiday Appetizer

Looking for a quick holiday appetizer that’s yummy and easy on your gut? Try this awesome idea…No gluten, no natural flavors or artificial dyes. With modifications it can be dairy free as well (see below). Holiday Charcuterie Board (From Atrantil.Com)...
Reduce Stress & Anxiety with the 5-Second Breath

Reduce Stress & Anxiety with the 5-Second Breath

A few weeks ago in my Kundalini Yoga class, my teacher Tony Frescura talked about elemental stress and how to combat it with physical exercise and breath work. Elemental stresses are the underlying stresses we have in our lives day after day.  It can be as simple as...
Why Castor Oil Packs Are Essential For Healing

Why Castor Oil Packs Are Essential For Healing

Castor oil is an oil made from “castor beans” — the seeds of the Ricinus communis plant. Castor oil is commonly used in traditional medicine and as a food supplement. However, I do not recommend using it internally as there are a lot of side effects...
Move It or Lose It

Move It or Lose It

This saying could not be more true. I was recently visiting my 97-year-old Grandma and she is still doing quite amazing and living on her own. Up until the past few months, her memory was sharp as a tack and she was walking very well with her walker. She drove until...
New! Summer Recipes and a Fun Mock/Cocktail

New! Summer Recipes and a Fun Mock/Cocktail

Summer weather is here and light refreshing drinks are a must! This yummy Mocktail or Cocktail is great for digestion and loaded with antioxidants. I found this on sustainable cooks who have loads of great recipes so give it try! As an added bonus, I put together a...
What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health?

What Does Your Poop Say About Your Health?

Poop was always a topic of conversation during every meal when I worked at the C.H.E.K Institute because we were all paying attention to our health and working hard to have perfect poops. Most health problems begin with poor digestion. If we cannot process the healthy...
Beef Broccoli

Beef Broccoli

I love PF Changs Beef with Broccoli so I recreated their recipe with a twist. It is so yummy! Enjoy. Gluten-Free Beef Broccoli Ingredients: 1-pound grass-fed flank steak or tri-tip, sliced very thin against the grain(to make this a vegetarian dish, simple leave out...
Super Greens, Are They Really Super?

Super Greens, Are They Really Super?

Super Green Powders are sold everywhere today. They are loaded with healthy greens, but often time loaded with ingredients that may irritate your gut over time. Did you know that most types of “cereal grasses” are hard for humans to digest? Cereal grasses big...
Zucchini Pie (Gluten & Dairy Free)

Zucchini Pie (Gluten & Dairy Free)

While doing a 30-day cleanse I have to get creative. This Zucchini pie is a great way to eat healthily and eliminate all the toxic ingredients in most recipes. Plus, here is the nutritional breakdown of zucchini: Vitamin A: 40% of the Reference Daily Intake...
Happy and Healthy Knees

Happy and Healthy Knees

We rely on our knees to be healthy and happy to do most activities of daily living. Walking, squatting down to pick up your baby or groceries, stairs, getting in and out of a car and the list goes on. They also need to be healthy so you can exercise without pain. The...
Heart Healthy Recipes

Heart Healthy Recipes

February is the month of love. To celebrate I have compiled some of my favorite heart-healthy recipes for you. Each recipe can be made gluten-free and dairy-free, and I have linked my favorite products to their websites so you can explore some yummy gluten-free and...
Happy Happy Hips

Happy Happy Hips

Most people I know or have trained have tight hips. Two key muscles that play a part in tight hips are the hip flexors and piriformis (the pocket muscle as it sits where your back pocket is on jeans). This post will help you release that tension and find relief not...
Yummy Almond Butter Balls

Yummy Almond Butter Balls

Having a yummy, nutritious snack on hand is a must! These almond butter balls are so good and packed full of protein, carbs, and good fat. It’s the perfect snack and it’s gluten-free and vegan. Almond Butter Balls Ingredients: 2 cups vanilla protein powder...
Twisting and Stretching Your Way to Relief

Twisting and Stretching Your Way to Relief

Twisting is an excellent way to release toxins and open up the body. We carry so much tightness in our hips, neck, and back just from performing activities of daily living. Driving, standing, working at a desk, even exercising. As we get older, we tend to get even...
How To Do A Plank With Good Form

How To Do A Plank With Good Form

Well, it is officially 2022 and most of us will start off with a bang, exercising away all the excess drink and food we ate over the holidays. Chances are if you start an exercise program, it will include planks. Planks done wrong can hurt your back, neck, and...
Finding Balance During The Holidays with Tree Pose

Finding Balance During The Holidays with Tree Pose

Finding balance in our lives during the holidays is always a challenge. Shopping, Christmas cards, parties, meals to plan…or maybe you feel alone or sad or are missing someone dearly. Tree pose is an excellent way to find balance both physically and mentally and...
Avoid Harmful Additives In Your Holiday Meals

Avoid Harmful Additives In Your Holiday Meals

Check Those Ingredients The holidays are around the corner and it can be super stressful. EWG just put out some great information on holiday shopping and avoiding dangerous chemicals. Here is a recap. There’s enough to worry about with cooking, cleaning, spending time...
Nutritional Yummy Roasted Chickpeas

Nutritional Yummy Roasted Chickpeas

This fall try roasting your own chickpeas for a fun, nutritious snack. Their nutty flavor is addictive, combine that with avocado oil and sea salt and they are downright yummy. Remember, because we are roasting these at a high heat, olive oil is not ideal as the high...

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