August 4, 2017

A recent craving for chickpeas and quinoa together brought me to search the web for a recipe. I quickly decided on this one.  Quinoa. Cucumber, Parsley, Chickpeas, Red Onion. Kalamata Olives. Feta. And a roasted red pepper sauce. This bowl of goodness has a Mediterrane...

June 10, 2017

It took me forever to have a consistent practice of drinking water.  I just didn't want to do it very much, it was a bother.  That was, until, I got a Hydro Flask.

The first thing I love about it is that there is no plastic*,  My 20 oz. red container - I take it ev...

May 29, 2017

If colorful food on your plate makes you happy, then I have a yummy, nutritious treat for you! Summer rainbow rolls are surprisingly easy to make and are a fantastic, light, satisfying meal.  Here are the basic components...

The Filling

My essential ingredients (the fill...

May 29, 2017

My daughter is crazy for kale chips!  And I have a feeling you will be too!

This young girl with a discerning palate tells me she is "like a wild animal" going after them.  I make them almost every morning and for a picky eater to get these leafy greens daily, I say it'...

February 26, 2017

Discover the wonders of this delicious spice.

February 11, 2017

Snacks can sometimes pose the biggest challenge to sticking to empowered eating.

When we get the munchies it can be all too easy to fall into mindless snacking.  Before I know it, I’ve taken in more calories than my body needs, and nobody feels good after that choice.


January 22, 2017

Try this very satisfying and delicious treat to hold off sweetness cravings and enjoy some healthy fats.  It's very simple ...

Four Tablespoons Almond Butter

Four Tablespoons KerryGold Butter

Four Tablespoons Coconut Oil

Two Tablespoons Cocoa

One teaspoon Cinnamon

dash Stevi...

December 12, 2016

When it comes to honey, all choices are definitely not equal.  Know what matters before you purchase your next jar.

1. Know the origins of your honey.

In the U.S., the honey on our grocery store shelves is notorious for false labeling practices.  Chinese honey comes int...

December 12, 2016

Next time you are feeling under the weather*, try making this incredible hot lemon-ginger-honey-cayenne concoction.

This is my favorite drink when I have the chills or feeling slightly nauseous.

Here's what you need:

1/2 organic lemon ~ 12oz hot water ~ 1 inch knob organi...

December 11, 2016

You might think someone who blogs about moods would be a long-time tea lover.

Or, maybe you might think someone who is easily over-stimulated and craves calm and ease would be pouring herself a nightly cup of tea, while curling up in her pajamas, and digging into a good...

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