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The photo I took of the salad, just before people get served, does not do justice. I made it for Christmas dinner and it was delish. People loved the made up dressing I made to go with it as well. Salads do not have to be boring and look the same. Dressings do not have......
IT’S 2017…every New Year, you make it a point to make resolutions and the very first on your list is to go on a diet. It’s been only after a few weeks and you realize that you again failed to do make good on your resolution, just like last year. You were dying to wear......
Planning and research is required to remain focussed and maintain a healthy lifestyle. There are lots to consider when designing an exercise program but what’s more important is staying on the right track for a lifetime. That’s called a lifestyle change. Here are a few tips on keeping up with the program of your choice.......
According to StatisticBrain.com, 45 percent of Americans make New Year’s Resolutions. If you make them, I hope that you ARE among the 8 percent who successfully achieve them. Personally, I don’t make resolutions. They are by nature short in term and I believe I am here to do my best to live life to the......
I hope you had an amazing holiday season and were able to reflect upon 2016 accomplishments and growth opportunities. I am VERY EXCITED about 2017! I also hope 01/01/17 was as beautiful and amazing as mine. I spent passage at a friend’s house, reconnected with my peeps, and met new ones. At 8:00 AM I......
  I would like to take a minute to send you my best wishes during this season of love, giving, memories, and reflection. Whether you celebrate Christmas, Kwanzaa, Hanukkah, Solstice, or simply the changing of the year, this is a great time to BE. My family’s tradition in Brazil has been to spend Christmas Eve......
I made this delish pumpkin and coconut pie last Thanksgiving. LOVED IT! Perfect for the holiday weekend. Pie Filling 2 cups pumpkin (can, no added sugar, organic is preferred) 3/4 cup unsweetened coconut milk (Silk is brand I use) 2 Tbls coconut sugar ¼ cup maple syrup pinch salt 1 tsp ground ginger 2 tsp......
Down Turns Suck! Are you nourishing your body and brain/mind with the right foods and habits to handle down turns and negativity with grace and intentionally spark up the up turns? Mindset and determination are actions we can control. Approaching life with positivism is half of the battle. Feed the brain Studies show that the......
What is in for you? More DIETARY fiber, vitamins, and mineral More plant-based protein — YES, vegetables have protein! Keep appetite in check Reduce risk of cardiovascular diseases, cancer, and more Organic or not, just eat more of them! Isn’t it a great excuse to eat more fruits and veggies? How about today? Sub any other......
PCOS, or polycystic ovary syndrome, is a disorder that affects women of reproductive age.Eight to twelve percent of women are affected by PCOS [3]. Most women with PCOS are found to have small ovarian cysts that, while harmless, create the hormone imbalance leading to the above issues. While the cause of these cysts is not......
I rarely leave the house without healthy foods, especially healthy fats, and my favorite way to carry them is in my GoStak Container. I’ve had it for several months now and I love it! I mainly use it to carry healthy fats, and that’s what I encourage my clients to do too. Healthy fats, like Omega-3 fatty......
Hiking Sweetwater Creek was short and sweet. I was up at 7am, left the house at 8:35am, started the hike around 9:15am, hiked 3 miles with 23 pounds backpack and was done at 10:35am, got home at 11:10am, ate and showered and ready to go at 11:45am. Plus, feeling FAB! How can you argue with that?......
What’s your favorite physical activity? Want to improve your ability to do daily activities and perform at your best? Are you concerned that your health and lifestyle might, soon if not already, get on your way of doing activities you love? What are you waiting for? Allow ‘things’ to get out control? Don’t let yourself down.......
Hello Wellness Warriors! Have you heard people who enjoy physical activity say “It hurt so good“? That was me on Monday, a day after steep and speedy 5.1 miles hike, and after yesterday’s 38:30min workout. 5 Rounds: 10 Pull-ups 10 Push Press 45lbs bar 30 Kettlebell swings 35lbs 20 GHD Sit-ups 20 Abmat sit ups......
Happy National Gardening Exercise Day! An added bonus of gardening? Not only do you get the fruits of your labor, but you also burn calories! NO EXCUSES. At work. At Home. Take The Step. We Come To You! BE MOVING, BE FAB HERE! Services also available in-person in Atlanta/Vinings area. Is Gardening Good Exercise? We certainly......