8 Laws For Optimal Health & Wellness

8 Laws For Optimal Health & Wellness There are basic principles which facilitate health and wellness.  Much of what we are told (nutrition-wise) today, is skewed because of corporate interests and simply because our palates are culturally tuned.  Regardless of one’s culture, most could admit that there are foods and practices which they have inherited […]

A Cheesy Alternative

Many of us desire to adopt a healthier lifestyle and most even know that they really should be making better food choices.  However, the problem is that, despite having this knowledge most opt for convenience over health.  And in such a fast-paced North American environment, this excuse seems almost justified.  However, the choices we make, […]

Spicy Tahini Sauce, Kale and Soba Noodles

  INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup tahini 3 tablespoons rice vinegar 2 tablespoons soy sauce 2 tablespoons olive oil 1/2 teaspoon chile-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha®) 1/2 teaspoon ground turmeric 2 tablespoons water, or more as needed 1 (1.76 ounce) packet arame seaweed 1 (8 ounce) package dried soba noodles 1 tablespoon olive oil 2 cloves garlic, […]

Power-Packed Quinoa Breakfast

Cranberry & Quinoa Breakfast Salad: Dicing up the fresh cranberries adds a bit of a tart kick but is balanced out with the sweetness of the apples and makes a wonderful healthy breakfast.  Serve this after having 2 cups of fruit on an empty stomach. 1 cup cooked quinoa 1/2 cup diced apples 1/4 cup […]

Feeling Nutty?

  ALMONDS  Why a mighty nut? First let me preface this by stating that ‘variety’ is the key to a healthy life style.  So you don’t want to stick to just eating one type of any kind of food.  That being said, if there were one nut you were going to eat more then the others, raw almonds, […]

H20 Therapy…

  WATER: While most of us understand the importance of drinking water, not all of us are getting the much needed H2O in each day.  Water helps to rid our body of toxins, thins our blood (reducing blood pressure), improves our vision, reduces wrinkles and signs of aging, helps move our bowels, relieves headaches, prevents cramping, aids in […]

It’s The New Year, But Are You Still Enjoying The Holiday Binge?

New Year Resolutions Are Meant To Be Broken… Are you feeling too unmotivated to make good on your wellness New Year resolutions?  And are you putting off that first dreaded workout until tomorrow?  The good news is that you’re not the only one.  Like clock-work, each year begins with those “early adopters” who race to […]

10 Ways To Beat The Holiday Bulge

Beating The Bulge! Holiday season is here.  Not only is it a time for friends and family, but it is also a season of indulgence and unrestrained passions.  For most of us, Christmas marks the ending of the year and thoughts of the coming new year.  And as many look back at their triumphs and […]

Top 5 Benefits of Drinking Alkaline Water

What Is Alkaline Water? Today, many people are realizing the benefits of using alkaline water.  Alkaline water has a higher pH (potential hydrogen) than regular tap water, and it helps to neutralize the acidity in the body.  This in turn helps to strengthen the immune system, properly hydrate the body and prevent disease.  And because […]

Diets Don’t Work!

  The Pitfalls Of Fad Dieting Yes, you heard right.  Diets don’t work!  Maybe you can relate to a time when either you or some trainer encouraged you to take extreme measures in order to lose weight.  And how did it work out or you?  Was your experience a successful one overall?  In most cases, […]