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Make Your Own Essential Oil Infused Water

Did you know ingesting essential oils could help you curb hunger, lose weight and give you an energy boost? I have always tried to drink a lot of water. I think it started way back around 1990 when I met a man that studied brain health and delved into ancient Egyptian studies. He explained that

TAKE TIME TO CREATE A WEEKLY BATTLE PLAN

A Formula To Make Your Week Feel Like A Breeze If you’re like me, your probably just running from fire to fire during the week. I recently came across a formula that really works for getting rid of the defeatist feelings about healthy cooking for the week and keeping on track. Read on… I’ll unveil

8 NATURAL WAYS TO STAVE OFF ACHES AND PAINS

8 NATURAL WAYS TO STAVE OFF ACHES AND PAINS Plus what I learned from a 70 Year Old Scottish Man that beats up on me As I enter my fifties, I find myself at times feeling a bit like the tin man from the Wizard of Oz! I just feel more stiff and creaky. One

Stretch to Feel Good-My Super Fast, Super Easy 5 Minute Routine

Some odd things started happening to my body when I hit about 40. I had an eerie warning from an older friend when I was about 35 who told me his body hit a wall at 40. I shrugged it off… I felt eternally young. Then I hit 40 and I realized what he meant!

BECOME A STUDENT OF HEALTH and HAPPINESS

It’s Your Body and Your Life. Be Open minded. It’s Exciting to Learn to Take Charge of Your Health. YOU CAN EITHER FOLLOW THE JUNKIE CROWD… OR BECOME A SEEKER OF HEALTH Years ago, when I was in my early twenties, I got pretty darn sick. Up till that time, I pretty much ate the

Get a Health Buddy

Staying on track is easier when you have a friend to help you The Fun Way to Stay Motivated Years ago I had a friend that was really good at going to the gym in the morning. He was like clockwork. Sadly I’m sluggish in the morning – I just could not get to the

ORGANIZE YOUR KITCHEN

Keep your kitchen simple. Keep it organized. Make it easy on yourself… so that cooking will be a breeze! SPEND A LITTLE TIME NOW… IT WILL SAVE LOTS OF TIME LATER. Life is all about thinking things through. Finding better ways to do things. Ways to avoid hassles. Few things are more exhausting than coming

Clean as You Cook

My First Lesson in Cooking Was To Clean As I Cooked! When I was a young man my father taught me to clean things and out things away DURiNG the cooking process. “Clean that pot now and put it away” he would say – right in the middle of the cooking frenzy. Or he would

Use Awesome Seasoning Blends

There are several seasonings blends you can try to make cooking quick and easy! Why I like flavorful seasoning blends I like to experiment with cooking. To me it is an art and half the fun is trying new flavors. A while back While shopping I found a great seasoning blend called “Emeril’s Original Essence”

Season Slowly

Follow the basic recipe but you can add seasonings slowly to dial in the flavor. Some Tips on Herbs, Spices and Seasonings I like flavorful foods. Granted I also like foods that can be very simple and clean tasting. But some recipes just call for oodles of flavor, and for that I like to pump

Do Not Eat Late

Do you want to feel lighter? Sleep better? Yet still feel satisfied at night and not have the munchies? Research is now showing that when we eat heavy meals when our bodies should be slowing down and getting ready for rest it over taxes our systems and our food doesn’t digest as well.

EAT SLOW

Don’t rush eating. Chew well. Chew slow. Eat less and stretch out the meal by slowing down. You’ll get more nutrients out of your food and digest it better as well.

HERB TEAS – THE HEALTHY ALTERNATIVE TO SODA

Iced or Hot. Drink Your Way to Health and Weight Loss!

TARGET PRACTICE WHAT YOU EAT

BUILD HEALTHY EATING HABITS SLOWLY, BY IMPROVING OVER TIME. Just Get Closer to the Bullseye. Perfectionism Can Be Destructive.

BROWN RICE TO THE RESCUE!

Tip #12: Brown Rice- a healthy, low fat and filling food that is a perfect addition to most meals.

5 MINUTE HEALTHY SOUPS! A Secret Formula You'll Love.

Start With Tasty Healthy Canned Soup

Start with a can of healthy soup and add some nutrient dense “extras” like: pre-cooked brown rice, lentils, black eyed peas, etc.

SCOUT OUT HEALTHY FAST FOOD OPTIONS

Make a Mental List to Keep You On a Healthy Track!

Make sure to find healthy fast food options around you, so when you are in a time crunch and need something fast you will be able to eat something healthy.

Water. The Most Important Healthy Choice You Can Make.

Hydrating your body with water is very important. It keeps nutrients moving through your body. It helps your brain, digestive system and virtually all aspects of your health.

The ultimate portable super food

An Apple A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

The old timers knew. Maybe it was from experience. This simple, easy to eat fruit was a cure all. You can pack it around. They come in all sorts of varieties. Apples are delicious and possibly the easiest simplest thing one can do improve ones health. Now, we’re not making health claims here – you’ll

Don’t Get Too Hungry

If you get too hungry, your blood sugar drops, and you binge. NOT GOOD.
THE #1 REASON MOST PEOPLE GET TOO HUNGRY
It is my experience, that when people want to get healthy and lose weight, they do usually start out too quickly. They want to lose weight, and lose it NOW! So, they starve. BAD IDEA. Now, fasting can be a good thing if done correctly – but it’s not for everyone. The problem is, once we get too hungry…

Snack your way to health

SNACK YOUR WAY TO HEALTH

Snack Right For Good Moods, Level Blood Sugar and to Avoid Binging.

CRAZY MUNCHIES…

The hard thing about eating right is that it’s not a one time thing. Heck, it’s not even a one time a day thing. Our bodies are programmed to eat over and over and over every single day! Sheez… talk about an exhausting challenge! I mean one minute you can be eating a super healthy sprout topped salad, feeling all good about yourself, then an hour or so later you find yourself feeling like a junk food junkie after you’ve sloshed down your third triple fudge brownie. The problem partly lays in the fact that if we get too hungry, we binge…

Don't shop at the grocery store when you are hungry

DON’T SHOP HUNGRY

Save Money. Shop Smart. Shop When You Are Stuffed.

GROCERY SHOPPING CAN SPELL YOUR SUCCESS, OR…

OK… I know this is a probably a no brainer, but if you go to the store hungry you’re thinking with your starving stomach and not your level-headed brain. The store has tempting things in it. Man, does it ever. And when you are even slightly hungry you’re going to both overspend, and buy food that…

Storing leftover food in containers

Storage Container Happiness

How The Right Containers Can Keep You From Going Nuts!

THE CONTAINER DELIMNA
One thing I learned right off the bat when I started cooking was the need for the RIGHT containers. Man, now I am obsessed, crazy obsessed, with the perfect kitchen storage systems. I used to have a bunch of different containers in all sorts of sizes and shapes – and they got so messy. The big problem is when you have all these crazy sizes and shapes going on, you can never find the freaking lid to the container! Plus, another big downer is that they don’t stack, so you have these messy drawers and cupboards all full of whacky jars, bowls and goofy storage dealios. It occurred to me after a particularly long day, having cooked and bungled through the mishmash of container insanity trying to find the lid to put the leftovers…

Eat Small Meals Throughout the Day

Most people are used to eating a big breakfast, then going without until lunch. Then they overeat at lunch which leaves them feeling bloated till their next big meal at dinner time. Many people will notice after a big meal they suddenly feel sleepy and groggy. One of the reasons is that the body is now fully occupied in digesting all the food from overeating! One of the keys to feeling good is to…

Have vegetables chopped and ready to eat

BITE SIZE FRESH VEGGIES

Eating Veggies the Easy Way. How to Chop, Store and Make them TEMPTING.

RAW VEGGIES ARE GOOD FOR YOU… BUT…

Don't go to a party hungry

What to do about party food

Don’t go to a party hungry.  If you’ve eaten a healthy meal or snack first, when you see all the yummy desserts and snacks available you will be able to be social and enjoy the ones that look the best without being so hungry that you need to fill up on them and eat too