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Now is the time

Now is the time

I can speak for most of us when I say that we are happy to welcome 2021!  ALthough none of us know the path and the direction of 2021, one thing is for certain - it is time to reclaim our health and reset our goals.  I have witnessed countless COVID health...

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Back to School Immune Essentials

Back to School Immune Essentials

Getting back to school in 2020 is like no other.  Parents and children are walking into uncharted territory!  It is important to take all the precautions that have been outlined by your local health care authorities and school board.  As a parent, there are some...

Drop the Quarantine 15

Drop the Quarantine 15

So we struggle with our weight when we are social, this pandemic hits and we are asked not to be social and we struggle more so with our weight!  What does this tell us about our weight loss journey ... that there is never a good time or bad time to lose weight!  Yes...

COVID and nutrition

COVID and nutrition

Taking care of your health in the midst of COVID-19 is on everyone’s minds these days.    We know that nutrition is intricately linked to immunity and to the risk and severity of infections. Poor nourished individuals are at a greater risk of various bacterial, viral,...

Top 5 tips to become a mindful eater and improve your health

Top 5 tips to become a mindful eater and improve your health

March is Nutrition Month - and this year's theme is More than Food. We love food, yes, and we believe in its potential to enhance lives and improve health, but we take a broad view of the factors that impact healthy eating – including how we eat. The 2020 Nutrition...

Crustless Spinach, Pepper and Feta Quiche

Crustless Spinach, Pepper and Feta Quiche

In addition to St. Patrick's Day, we are also celebrating National Nutrition Month in March.  Here is a quick and easy "green" meal that you can enjoy for breakfast, brunch, lunch or even dinner! Here is what you need 1 tsp Butter 7 cups fresh baby spinach 1 cup...

Heart Healthy Swiss Chard & Salmon

Heart Healthy Swiss Chard & Salmon

Consuming a diet rich in a wide variety of vegetables and fruits has been shown to lower heart disease risk factors, such as inflammation, high cholesterol and high blood pressure. and adding in fish twice a week also helps reduce heart stroke risk. Treat your heart...

Improving Your Heart Health Naturally

Improving Your Heart Health Naturally

Our cardiovascular health is SO important. Whether you have a family history of cardiovascular disease, a personal history or have never experienced symptoms, it is incredibly important to ensure your heart is as healthy as possible. Here are my top tips for improving...

What’s the best diet plan for YOU?

What’s the best diet plan for YOU?

JANUARY what diet to do? It’s the new year and you are all geared up to start a new diet plan.  As you begin to scour the internet you see many diet theories pop up and tout that it is the best thing since sliced bread.  The most frequent question I get is what is the...

Vegan Homemade Protein Bars

Vegan Homemade Protein Bars

These homemade protein bars are packed with tons of veggies, but you would never know they are secretly healthy and vegan-friendly! Perfect for an afternoon snack or easy, portable breakfast! Here is what you need 1 cup quick oats 1/2 cup unsweetened coconut flakes...

No Bake Eggnog Bites

No Bake Eggnog Bites

These no-bake eggnog bites are a festive way to enjoy the holidays. They are perfect to stash in the freezer for that quick grab & go snack or for when you need an "eggnog" treat.  A lovely addition to any holiday dessert tray! Here is what you need 1/2 cup Almond...