DECLUTTER, DESTRESS AND SIMPLIFY! From Daniela at The Simple Times. As a naturopathic doctor and a chronic illness patient, I look at all the different factors that can contribute to chronic and autoimmune diseases. A lot of those underlying factors are hormonal an… View Original Post: Declutter, Destress and Simplify Continue reading Declutter, Destress and Simplify
SOMETIMES A DAY JUST FOR YOU IS PRECISELY WHAT’S REQUIRED! Today is one of those rare days when my usual inspiration and motivation levels are especially low, so I decided to take a day for myself or a “me day.” These photos were taken about three months ago, but they look exactly like what today feels like and that tells me it’s time for some proper rejuvenation. I’ve been feeling a little weary … Continue reading Sometimes a Day Just for You is Precisely What’s Required
REFRESHING CANTALOUPE AND BANANA PROTEIN RICH SMOOTHIE! Smoothies are a quick and easy way to get more healthy foods into your diet with their focus on fresh or frozen fruits and vegetables. This refreshing cantaloupe and banana version is especially satisfying and with the addition of yogurt and protein powder, it is a well-rounded wholesome beverage. The only sugar in the drink comes naturally from the fruit. Cantaloupe is a member of the melon family … Continue reading Cantaloupe and Banana Protein Rich Smoothie
DO I NEED MORE FIBER? By Daniela Baker N.D. I recently wrote about good sources of healthy fats and proteins and why we need to add more of them in our diet. I wanted to continue that discussion by talking about fiber and why the stand… View Original Post: Do I Need More Fiber? Continue reading Do I Need More Fiber?
AN EASY GUIDE TO HOMEOPATHIC MEDICINE What is homeopathic medicine? Homeopathy is a medical philosophy and practice based on the idea that the body has the ability to heal itself. Homeopathy was founded in the late 1700’s in… View Original Post: An Easy Guide To Homeopathic Medicine Continue reading An Easy Guide To Homeopathic Medicine
HOW TO MAKE EASY PERFECTLY COOKED HARD-BOILED EGGS! With these simple steps, you can make perfect hard-cooked eggs every time. Our family eats a lot of egg salad since we love it and it’s a great quick way to get some good quality protein. This means I cook a lot of hard-boiled eggs. Occasionally, for holidays, we make deviled eggs and with these instructions, you don’t have to worry … Continue reading Making the Perfect Hard-Boiled Egg
MEDITATION AND HAPPINESS Meditation is an incredibly powerful tool for processing emotions, alleviating stress and also for boosting happiness. The latter of these concepts may not be one that you have connected to meditat… View Original Post: Meditation and Happiness Continue reading Meditation and Happiness
13 HEALTHY REASONS TO START EATING MORE CABBAGE On St. Patrick’s day, boiled cabbage often accompanies corned beef on many dinner tables. And while some may wrinkle their noses at the thought (or smell) of this cruciferous vegetable, it turns… View Original Post: 13 Healthy Reasons To Start Eating More Cabbage Continue reading 13 Healthy Reasons To Start Eating More Cabbage
REFRESHING CRUNCHY CABBAGE SALAD WITH SLICED ALMONDS AND TANGY DRESSING! I love this crunchy cabbage salad and could eat it almost every day. The health benefits are fantastic and combined with the almonds and celery, along with the tangy dressing it’s the perfect side dish to accompany a nice grilled piece of chicken, wild Alaskan cod or whatever you’re serving as your main course. You could even … Continue reading Crunchy Cabbage Salad with Sliced Almonds
I AM SO READY FOR SPRING TO ARRIVE!!! Even for the normally mild Pacific Northwest we’ve had a more severe winter than I ever remember and I’m ready for it to be over! I’m patiently waiting for the colors and fragrances of the spring flowers as nature comes back to life again. They bring life to our spirits as well as inspiration to our hearts. I’m ready to go for … Continue reading Patiently Waiting for Spring to Arrive!
HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY AND CINNAMON – A POWERFUL MIXTURE By Health & Beauty – Honey and cinnamon are both nutritious foods and contain vitamins and minerals that help to maintain good health. They contain nutrients which include water, protein, fiber, sugars and various vita… View Original Post: HEALTH BENEFITS OF HONEY AND CINNAMON (A POWERFUL MIXTURE) Continue reading Health Benefits of Honey and Cinnamon – A Powerful Mixture
NUTRITIOUS SWEET DARK CHERRY AND BANANA SMOOTHIE FOR TWO! A smoothie is a thick beverage made from blended raw fruits and vegetables and is a quick and easy way to get more healthy foods into your diet. This sweet dark cherry, banana, yogurt and vanilla version is rich and it seems more like a milk shake than a wholesome drink. I’ve loved cherries for as long as I can remember … Continue reading Sweet Dark Cherry and Banana Smoothie for Two
WINTER SEASON CRANBERRY, PECAN AND PUMPKIN PIE SPICE TRAIL MIX! Trail mix can be a tasty satisfying snack and good for you if the ingredients are selected carefully. My simple standard recipe is 1 part Seeds, 1 part Nuts, 1 part Grains, 1 part Dried Fruit and 1 part something fun, just make sure the something fun is not too sugary. Dark chocolate works for me since it’s … Continue reading Winter Season Cranberry and Pecan Trail Mix
DIY: A HEAL-ANYTHING, INDOOR HERBAL TEA GARDEN! Written by: Kristen Duever. What could be better than curling up with a nice hot cup of herbal tea when the weather turns brisk? I’ll tell you what – curling up with a nice hot cup of tea that you cultivated… View Original Post: DIY: A Heal-Anything, Indoor Herbal Tea Garden Continue reading DIY: A Heal-Anything, Indoor Herbal Tea Garden
THE 6 MOST VERSATILE ESSENTIAL OILS YOU CAN OWN! Written by: Robin Marri Miller As an essential oil practitioner, there are several oils that I use more often than others. This is because these essential oils are extremely versatile, with each ha… View Original Post: The 6 Most Versatile Essential Oils You Can Own Continue reading The 6 Most Versatile Essential Oils You Can Own