Blueberry Muffin Bowl

  This is a filling breakfast idea that comes in a gorgeous purple hue and delivers a healthy dose of anthocyanins, a beautiful antioxidant for your body.  Blueberries also contain a diverse range of phenolic compounds and are low in sugar. Oats add texture and are a low-glycemic, filling grain.  Yogurt offers probiotics and a…

Homemade Hummus: Cheap and Easy

This is an easy recipe for homemade hummus, using pantry staples.  I’ve omitted the tahini because I don’t have any on hand and because I am sensitive to sesame seeds.  But boosting the garlic makes this dip outstanding and you won’t miss the sesame one bit. One can of chickpeas, rinsed off and drained well,…

Healthy Homemade Dog Treats

I have been making treats for our two dogs for quite some time and I thought it might be fun to share the recipe I use.  These treats are wheat-free since I think commercially grown wheat is a questionable food.  I use oat flour instead, which is easily and inexpensively made by simply blending oats…

Chocolate Omega Bowl

A fast and easy breakfast bowl filled with plant-based omega fats.  This entire dish is high in many quality healthful fats, and would fit into a keto-tarian diet. Healthy fats are so crucial to your brain and hormonal health. It also gets an adaptogenic boost with the addition of maca powder, great for stamina, energy,…

Hypnotherapy – What Can It Do?

Hypnosis is a method of asking your conscious mind to go take a seat in the corner so that we can have a discussion with the subconscious mind, the part that is in control of our self-limiting beliefs and behaviors.  By talking to the subconscious mind, we can  uncover and reprogram limiting beliefs (often established…

Going Inwards

As the days progress, and we shelter in place, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we put down our phones because we can only handle the barrage of headlines for so long, our thoughts turn inwards.  As we lay down at night, finally still in the dark with only our own thoughts speaking to us, we…

Red Curry Rice and Chicken Soup

Do what you can, use what you have, start where you are. It seems like that has been my mantra lately as we stay home, make meals with the food we have on hand, and pray for everyone out there in the world as we go through these hard times. One day at a time….

Tips for Successful Distance Learning from a Homeschool Mom

I’ve seen many memes circulating around Facebook – from pee-your-pants funny to downright terrified – on the daunting task many parents are now facing to educate their children from home.  I remember feeling scared out of my wits when we first made the decision to homeschool our children –  confused, overwhelmed, incapable and bewildered.  Now…

Viral Infections: You’re Sick Before You Know It

We all live such fast paced lives these days that no one seems to want to slow down until there is a feeling of being physically sick.  We have a sore throat, a runny nose, a cough.  Sometimes we have fatigue or a fever.  These are all signs of a viral infection.  However, it is…