March 2017

Spring Cleaning Your Refrigerator

By | March 25th, 2017|Healthy Living|

  Spring is here and it's time to cut back on the winter comfort foods, clean up the refrigerator and stock it with more nutritious options. Get off to a fresh start by tossing out any moldy fruits and vegetables, expired preserves, etc., that have surpassed their "fresh" state. Next, clean the shelves and crisper [...]

February 2017

Awesome News About the Health Benefits of Iced Tea

By | February 13th, 2017|Healthy Living|

Every time you drink hot tea, you get an enormous infusion of potent compounds thought to combat heart disease and cancer. Incredibly, just one cup of hot tea contains a lot more of these compounds, known as antioxidants, than a single serving of any vegetable or fruit! But how about iced tea? We had to [...]

A Delicious Trick for Lowering Blood Pressure

By | February 4th, 2017|Healthy Living|

  Sprinkling just a half a teaspoon of ground cinnamon on your food every day can help reduce blood pressure by as much as 5 points. Try sprinkling cinnamon on yogurt or cereals, popcorn, on baked pears and sliced bananas; cinnamon adds a nice touch to a variety of foods.  

January 2017

Weight Loss Motivational Tip – Love Your Body

By | January 3rd, 2017|Healthy Living|

Having confidence and a positive mental attitude about your body is a great way to stay motivated about exercising. So, silence your inner bully and don’t be shy about strutting your stuff at the gym. Just turn on your favorite tunes and get to it. When you feel yourself giving in to your inner critic, [...]

Your Best Diet Solution

By | January 1st, 2017|Healthy Living|

It's that time of year again when we're all pushed tons of unhealthy fad diets promising easy, fast weight loss without any effort on your part.  Does any of this really make sense to you when you put it all together?  I mean, do you think you could sustain a diet for long that requires [...]

December 2016

Bye, Bye Holiday Weight Gain!

By | December 1st, 2016|Healthy Living|

  For the most part we all look forward to the holidays; all the parties, the presents, layers of comfy clothing, a little winter snow and last but not least; the huge amounts of holiday comfort foods that we shouldn't be eating.  You know what I'm talking about - Christmas cookies, snickerdoodles, hot cocoa by [...]

Finding Yourself in a Bit of a Slump in the “Life” Department?

By | December 1st, 2016|Healthy Living|

We've all been there. We’re going through life, happy go lucky then all of a sudden - BLAM!!! Something happens that causes us to derail and things just don't seem to click anymore. You lack motivation, feel depressed and begin feel your energy draining away. Even worse is the "I don’t give a flying leap!" [...]

November 2016

Tighten Up Loose Skin After Weight Loss

By | November 23rd, 2016|Healthy Living|

Darn it!  You loose all the weight and now you're left with loose skin!  No worries you can tighten it up again with commitment to exercise and lifestyle changes.  It's always best if you exercise along with your weight loss program because it firms you up while you loose weight.  Even so, you can still [...]

September 2016

Juicing Up a Raw Food Diet Plan

By | September 15th, 2016|Cooking Tips, Healthy Living|

There are a lot of diets today that are very appealing for a variety of different reasons, some promising the impossible, some providing a quick fix that typically doesn't last.  Losing weight can be accomplished with most of the diets out there, based on their varying criteria, but not all of them get you healthy [...]

July 2016

Natural Foods That Bring Out a More Beautiful You

By | July 24th, 2016|Beauty Tips, Healthy Living, Staying Young|

There are literally hundreds of natural foods that will help you bring out your best, benefiting you from the inside out.  This list covers some of the most important ones.  They can help reduce wrinkles, sooth your skin and relieve irritation and can even clear up acne. How great is it that the foods on [...]