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5 Ways to Ditch Brain Fog

Do you ever have those days where you can’t seem to think straight?  It can feel like your brain is actually foggy, and you can’t possibly see through the fog to get to your thoughts.  Fatigue often accompanies brain fog — feeling easily irritated, forgetting things or having trouble learning new things, feeling unmotivated, anxious, […]

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Easy & Healthy Lunch Ideas to Take to Work

Lunchtime can be a real challenge when you want to keep your food choices healthy.  There are tantalizing treats scattered throughout your office break room and your desk is in close proximity to the vending machines that can easily tempt you.   Temptation surrounds you and can veer you off of your path quickly, leaving you […]

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8 Plants and Essential Oils that Clean the Air

Breathing is a part of life that’s of utmost importance, but something we rarely spend much time thinking about — our bodies naturally take care of this task for us without any thought.  There’s nothing sweeter than taking a deep breath of fresh mountain air, or breathing in the salty air as you look out […]

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5 Ways to Change Your Emotional Eating Habits

Using food to improve your feelings is what falls under emotional eating territory — for example, turning to a pint of ice cream, a large pizza, or some other food indulgence after a rough day.  Emotional eating is something we all face at some point or another, so it’s time to ditch the guilt and […]

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Ways to Ditch Your Sugar Habits

       Most people typically don’t have a firm grasp of how much sugar we consume on a yearly basis unknowingly.  It’s been said that the average person consumes more than 40 pounds of sugar in a calendar year — quite alarming when you think of it in pounds, right?          When […]

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Doing These Things Can Sabotage Your Health Goals

You’ve ditched the processed junk foods and started bringing healthy lunches to work.  These are powerful first steps that sound simple but make a profound impact.  You even saw some significant improvements in the beginning, but you’ve seemed to hit a plateau.  So, what’s going on?  While eating clean is of utmost importance when paving […]

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Six Super Simple Ways to Eat Better

The holidays are over and the new year is among us — a special and exciting time where we make ambitious plans for our next twelve months and dream of the possibilities. The most popular resolution is improving health, and we usually are quite ready after the holidays. As tasty as the holiday tidings are, […]

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How to Prevent Stress Eating During The Holidays

The holidays can be a great time of joy for many. But for others, they are filled with anxiety and stress. Sometimes, even for those that love the family get-togethers, the stress of holiday shopping, finances, and hosting relatives can tear them apart. When stress hits at this time of year, it’s easy to turn […]

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April Recipes

Supergirl Sunrise  Makes 2 servings (one for you, one to share, or one for later!) Ingredients: 6 leaves of kale 1 big handful of spinach 1 cucumber, peeled 6 carrots 1 lemon 1 grapefruit, peeled 1 thin slice of ginger root (dime size) 1/2 green apple (optional) ½ orange, peeled (optional) Directions: Push each ingredient […]

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March Recipes

   Oven Roasted Cauliflower with Turmeric and Garlic Ingredients 1 head cauliflower, cut into florets 4 TBSP olive oil 2-3 cloves fresh garlic, chopped or minced 1 ½ teaspoon turmeric 1 jalapeño, finely diced 1/3 tsp black pepper Directions Preheat oven to 425 degrees F. Whisk together the olive oil, jalapeño, garlic, black pepper and […]

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