Choice, some times it is easy and sometimes it isn’t. And when it comes to our health it can become especially complicated; however, it doesn’t have to be…all you have to do is choose…
Although I normally save pancake breakfasts for the weekend, I can’t help but make these during the week on occasion. They require no eggs and provide whole grains.
Ahhh comfort food. We all have our favorites. For me, it is more than just mac and cheese. Feed me enchiladas or a casserole! Of all the casseroles my mother baked, I distinctly remembered one that had asparagus and was delicious!
photo by eva blue “Heart disease is the leading cause of death for men and women in the United States. Almost two-thirds of the women who die suddenly of coronary heart disease have no previous symptoms. In the United States, someone has a heart attack every 34 seconds.” – CDC Fact Sheet February […]
Yum! Pictured with Trader Joe’s Soy & Flaxseed Tortilla Chips Prep Time: 10 minutes Set Time: 10 Minutes On Game Day, don’t ruin your New Year’s Resolutions… Instead, help yourself and others to healthier versions of popular snacks. For instance, guacamole isn’t in itself that bad considering avocados provide essential mono-unsaturated fats, potassium and folate. […]
Introducing our weekly inspiration. This will be a weekly post featuring a quote or photo that is meant to provide inspiration, encouragement and be thought provoking as you embark on your journey towards wellness. Thinking about your New Year resolutions, what does the quote below mean to you? Beginning next week, this post […]
Prep time: approx. 30 minutes Cook time: 50 minutes Servings: 16 4-tablespoon servings Folate is important in preventing neural tube defects, protects against heart disease, and helps form new cells. It is just dark leafy greens that are excellent sources of folate but beans as well! This week (January 8 – 14) is National Folic […]
Over dinner on New Year’s Eve, I asked everyone what was their highlight of the year. Travel seemed to be the top pick as well as adventure. For my husband and I (we were not allowed to pick our wedding), it was a trip to Belize and our dives that became our highlights. Thinking back […]
Prep time: 5 minutes Cook time: 10 minutes I’ve used this quick dressing on pecans and walnuts with rave results. This is a great quick dish for unexpected guests or as an appetizer for larger dinner parties. Toss them in your salad for added protein or enjoy them with diced parmesan (yummy!). It is also […]
With the spirit of the holidays infecting us early (after all Christmas decorations were available before Thanksgiving), the chocolate, wine and all things unhealthy begin to seduce us. One may wonder if the month of December isn’t the true test of our good intentions: those resolutions we made at the beginning the year. Yet, others […]