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Beet and Citrus Salad
There are so many seasonal fruits and vegetables to look forward to when spring rolls around. Two of my favorites are beets and spinach. I like to combine the sweet taste of beets with the tanginess of citrus and the bold flavor of goat cheese to make a delicious and vibrantly colored salad. For a dressing, I like to drizzle it with my healthy go-to oil and vinegar dressing. The light flavor allows the taste of the salad to shine through. Optionally, you can add cooked shrimp or chicken for protein for a fully balanced meal. The recipe calls for goat cheese, but if you don’t eat it, you can…
What is Kombucha?
[disclosure] Originally published 4.18.2021/ Updated 6.22.2021 Note: Since this is National Iced Tea Month, I decided to republish this post on Kombucha with an update.. Enjoy! Howdy everyone! I hope you are having a happy and productive week. I am trying to make my week more productive since I lost most of yesterday at the doctor’s office. It always seems that there’s always something else to do, right? Kids, cooking, organization of the house, my parents…I look forward to the day when I get one portion of my life situated—LOL. As if… On the way home from the doctor, I stopped to get a chai tea latte. I don’t care…
5 Uncommon Ways to Reduce Stress
You probably know that meditation is a great stress-reliever. You also realize that after you exercise, you feel great. This feeling of personal accomplishment is actually triggered by a release of hormones that fight stress and make you feel good about yourself. Additionally, the power of taking frequent breaks throughout your day is a commonly known stress-reliever as well. So, what happens if you try all of these and other well known stress busters, and you are still feeling anxious, and stressed out? Perhaps you should try some proven, little-known techniques for reducing the amount of stress in your life. Take the following lesser-known steps for stress-relief and you will…
Using Healthy Foods to Fight Mental Decline
“You are what you eat from your head down to your feet”- Pajama Sam The foods we eat are fuel for our bodies. Our bodies were designed to use healthy foods to help nourish us and carry out important functions. Certain vitamins, minerals, and other important properties in foods actually enhance our function and optimize our health. When we eat whole foods free from chemicals and too much fat, salt, and sugar, our bodies flourish. Our mental health is directly tied to the foods we eat. Like our bodies function best from healthy foods, our minds operate at their fullest capacity when we eat right. Have you ever experienced the…
10 Easy Make-Ahead Freezer Meals for the Holidays
[disclosure] How do you save time and your sanity during the holidays? Nope, takeout isn’t the answer. Although it’s tempting, especially on hectic days, they can be loaded with unhealthy ingredients. Instead, try these easy make-ahead freezer meals for the holidays. These delicious clean eating recipes are perfect for meal prep and planning, so they’ll save you time and money. Ready to get started? I hope you enjoy these 10 easy freezable meals for a less stressful and healthier holiday. 1. Moroccan Lamb & Chickpea Stew Warm, aromatic Moroccan spices bring a depth of flavor to this cozy lamb and chickpea stew by Ann of Sumptuous Spoonfuls. Her motto is,…