PUMPKIN SPICE SMOOTHIE

Hey folks, Just a quick smoothie recipe for you as it is fall and I am hoping that since it is November, those of you who have been frequenting the local coffee shops over the last month for your Pumpkin Spiced Latte fix have realized that the mammoth amount of calories, with very little nutrition… Read More


BENEFITS OF DEEP BREATHING

Do any of the following sound like something you would be interested in? Reduced stress Reduced blood pressure Reduced heart rate Reduced feelings of depression Reduced anxiety Digestion support If not, then it is probably safe to say you are either as calm, cool and collective as a shaolin monk or so out of touch… Read More


WATERMELON FETA SALAD

Sweet & salty anyone? No, I am not talking about granola bars. This summertime salad is perfect for bringing to a BBQ.  Not to mention, any recipe that calls for mint is a plus in my book.  It’s versatile in that you can add a little to complete a main dish or it can serve… Read More


SAUERKRAUT RECIPE

The benefits of sauerkraut and other fermented foods on digestion alone are insurmountable.  These probiotic foods are on a serious comeback these days, I even saw their recommendation in a mainstream fitness magazine just the other day.  Just about all traditional cultures used fermenting at some point.  Sauerkraut and most other fermented foods are quite… Read More


5 YOGA POSES TO OPTIMIZE DIGESTION

Yoga aids the digestive system First and foremost, any type of practice that helps send the body’s autonomic nervous system into a parasympathetic state, is great as this response is responsible for “resting, digesting and making babies.”  Yoga is just one of these practices as is deep breathing, Qi Gong, meditation etc.  I often encourage my clients… Read More