Over the years, I have learned that regularly investing in the health of my mind, body, and spirit is vital. I don’t want to live forever, but I do want to feel good, enjoy life, and thrive as long as I’m on the planet. When I go to my annual doctor’s visit for a check-upContinue reading “7 Lifestyle Touchstones from the Healthiest Person I Know”
As funny as it may sound, this recipe will forever take me back to memories of Northern New Mexico. It was in a small hostel there that I first had a soup similar to this prepared by another hostel guest, a young Japanese girl who was selling it for $2 a bowl. It was soContinue reading “Asian Veggie Noodle Soup”
How we spend our days is, of course, how we spend our lives. ~Annie Dillard And . . . we’re in December. Wow. This year will soon be a memory, to the relief of many. The pandemic, now in its second wave in some countries, has presented a great number of us with unprecedented challenges. Continue reading “Six Small Actions That Will Change You”
If you’ve tried stuffing bell peppers and found the process tedious, or the peppers get too soft or not soft enough, this recipe is for you. Until I ran across the precursor for the recipe below, I had stopped making them. Too much effort yielding a so-so result is not a good formula for me.Continue reading “Southwestern Stuffed Peppers with Avocado-Cilantro Sauce”
The masses have spoken (well, at least the 8 people who voted in my poll!) and the winner is . . . a new recipe!
For the past 4 months, internet searches worldwide have shown a significant increase in the quest for weight loss information, according to Google Trends. It seems covid-19 has taken away not only our freedoms, but also our willpower. Many of us have put on weight as a result of gym closures, more time at home,Continue reading “Little-Known Weight Loss Strategies”
Humans are a part of the biological system called Nature. Mother Earth, all living things, every mountain, drop of water, and grain of sand are made of the same elements that we are, and together, we exist within the same Universal Fabric. Quantum physics shows this Universal Fabric, even the part we see as empty space, to be conscious and interdependent.
This dish, with its beautiful, celebratory presentation, combines brain-healthy oats with lots of other nutrient-dense foods to benefit not only the gray matter, but the whole body. It’s chock full of vitamins, minerals, fiber, and essential fatty acids. And it’s really tasty!
Elderberry has been used medicinally for thousands of years. There is record of its use by ancient Egyptians as well as Native Americans. History also shows its popularity in folk remedies. The appearance of elderberry products in stores speaks to its continued popularity. Near the outset of covid-19, my holistic chiropractor recommended that I startContinue reading “Immune-Boosting Elderberry Tea Recipe”
I’ve heard a lot about hand washing and social distancing over the past few weeks to prevent the spread of coronavirus. I have also heard about immunocompromised people dying from the virus. But I haven’t heard the first newscaster discuss the concept of boosting immune function. Have you? Doesn’t it make sense that we shouldContinue reading “Thinking Outside the COVID-19 Box: 10 Ways to Boost Immune Function”