Food For Thought

Self Acceptance

  Now that the New Year is in full swing, you may be one of the millions of people who have started a resolution to eat better, exercise more and/or lose weight. Why? Often it’s not necessarily because we want to improve our health but more about not accepting of...

Happy New Year Beautiful!

  Now that the new year has begun, let me ask.  Have you developed a vision for how you want your year to look?  Unfortunately, many of us don’t.  We may start off setting a new years resolution, often the same one we wanted to start off at the beginning of last...

Self Care = Self Love

  “Take time to do what makes your soul happy” - Unknown You may hear the term self care and think spending time at your local day spa, but self care is so much more. Self care is an active practice that helps improve mood, reduce anxiety, and promotes a healthy...

Spinach and Sweet Potato Buddha Bowl

  Previously called the grain bowl, buddha bowls came into vogue in the last year or two.  Interestingly, Buddhist monks are known to focus more on the timing of their eating rather than what they eat and have been known to eat from a bowl (hence the name).  Only...

Emotional Eating and You

  Hey Beautiful! Yes, you! Are you getting to the end of this year feeling frustrated that another year has gone by without reaching your health and wellness goals?  Thinking about setting a new goal for 2019, swearing that this will be your year?  If so, I’ll...

Garlic Beef and Rice Stuffed Acorn Squash

  Acorn squash originated in North and Central America and was used frequently by Native Americans.  As a nutrient dense vegetable, it also has many health benefits. Rich in dietary fiber while also being low in fat, cholesterol, and sodium it can help with...

Why start a blog?

  I've always loved writing.  There is something cathartic about writing your thoughts down, whether it's for yourself or sharing with others. Paper and pencil are the best because our brains make such powerful connections when we physically write things out on...