Asparagus and French Bean Salad

Asparagus and French Bean Salad

Very versatile salad.  Make a large batch to use as add in to your leafy green salads.  Omit bacon for non meat eaters. Salad: 1 pound fresh French beans, cut into 1 – 1 1/2″ pieces, stems removed 2 pounds fresh asparagus, woody ends removed 1 tablespoon...
Chew Your Food – Your Momma was Right!

Chew Your Food – Your Momma was Right!

Your Momma was right when you were told to chew your food! Digestion initially begins in the mouth.  As you start to chew your food, digestive enzymes found in saliva begin to break it down, preparing for nutrient absorption.  It’s important to chew your food...
Crunchy Asian Vegetable Salad

Crunchy Asian Vegetable Salad

An excellent summer recipe addition.   This salad does well to make ahead for your “go-to” meals on the run, Yum! Ingredients: 1/4 cup tamari or soy sauce 1/4 cup vinegar, apple cider or white 1-2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon sesame oil 1/4 cup water 1...
SELF-CARE SECRET #15

SELF-CARE SECRET #15

DO THE THINGS THAT MAKE YOUR HEART SING. This one is a no-brainer – Doing things that make you happy is the highest form of self-care. Try to think of the last time you were really, truly happy. What felt possible when you were in that space of joy? If you...
SELF-CARE SECRET #14

SELF-CARE SECRET #14

GET BACK TO THE BASICS TO FIND YOUR GLOW. Instead of overhauling your whole life and making drastic changes to get into your glow, what would happen if you went back to the basics and took it one step at a time? Remember, you can’t just flip a switch and have...
SELF-CARE SECRET #13

SELF-CARE SECRET #13

FIND A WAY TO MAKE HEALTHY LIVING PART OF YOUR JOURNEY, NOT YOUR DESTINATION. Being healthy is not a destination; instead, it’s a way of life. In fact, the most surefire way to be healthy is to make healthy choices part of your life, rather than something you do...
SELF-CARE SECRET #12

SELF-CARE SECRET #12

INSTEAD OF THE OBSTACLE, FIND THE OPPORTUNITY. This mindset shift can save you years of heartache and pain. Everyone has obstacles they face, and it’s hard to argue who is having a tougher experience when it comes to suffering and struggles. However, even in the...
SELF-CARE SECRET #11

SELF-CARE SECRET #11

FIGURE OUT YOUR PERFECT BREAKFAST FOODS. Many people complain about low energy, fatigue through the day, weight gain, bloating, cravings – all kinds of yucky things! One of the first things I suggest to my clients is what I call the breakfast experiment....
SELF-CARE SECRET #10

SELF-CARE SECRET #10

FIND SOMEONE WHO STRETCHES YOU. There are two kinds of people in our lives – those who support us, and those who stretch us. People who support us, are an important part of our lives because they love us just as we are and want us to be happy and safe. People...
SELF-CARE SECRET #9

SELF-CARE SECRET #9

AIM FOR COMPLETION, NOT FOR PERFECTION. Women tend to believe that everything they accomplish needs to be done perfectly. We compare and despair, we notice that everyone else does well and critique our own work, and we waste a lot of time and energy trying to be...

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