As you get cozy this winter, remember that in order for your favorite (Lemongrass Spa) lotion to add moisture back to your skin effectively, you need to remove the dead skin cells. This is why exfoliation is key.
Today I said “no” and instead set about creating nourishing food for my family. Sure, I let people down today, but that is ok. Boundaries are healthy and necessary. It is ok to say “no”.
November and December bring blessings and thanksgiving, gift giving and time for friendship. I would be honored to help you choose the right gifts for your friends, family, co-workers, teachers, neighbors, and service providers.
Very simply, a health coach is a person who is passionate about helping you and your family be as healthy as you can be while still having FUN WITH FOOD. A health coach is available to help you on your journey every step of the way to provide encouraging and non-judgmental advice.
Smoothies are a daily occurrence in our home. Our three-year-old loves them. He begs us to make him a “see-moo” (smoothie). Given his enthusiasm for smoothies, you are probably thinking I really mean a milkshake, but I don’t. He has never had a milkshake and has only had gelato a handful of times. When he asks for a smoothie he is asking for fruits and veggies. We often let him choose the ingredients and today’s concoction was interesting. His goal was to create a red or pink smoothie. Every smoothie we make begins with organic unsweetened original almond milk and an organic fair-trade banana. From there he added fresh organic spinach and fresh pineapple from the fridge. He then moved onto the freezer to dig out more ingredients. He chose organic parsnips, beets, carrots, cranberries, and strawberries. We tossed his choices in and started up the Blendtec. The result? A red smoothie. Goal 1 achieved – a red or pink smoothie. Now, for the taste. That is always an interesting and slightly nerve-wracking part of the creation process. It was a little different, but it was great. He drank 16 oz. of the smoothie! This smoothie had no added sugar, was created from primarily organic ingredients and there was no “hiding” of fruits and veggies involved. He chose all of the ingredients. What did this [...]
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