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A nutritious smoothie bowl!

A smoothie in a bowl?  Yep! A nice nourishing smoothie bowl of 1 cup of kefir, 1.5 cups coconut water, 1 banana, 1 avocado, 1 tablespoon cinnamon, 1 cup strawberries, and 1 cup of blueberries all blended together.  Add more or less coconut water to your liking.   Then top off […]

Nutrition

Take the guesswork out of your diet

Diets are confusing. Processed foods are confusing. Weight loss is confusing. I wanted to share this article because it talks about not listening to all the diet hypes and why you should eat natural whole foods and includes studies that prove it! Bastyr teaches this and that’s why I chose […]

Lifestyle

Sleep to nourish

Diet, exercise, and sleep all coincide together.  They are all equally important.  Your body repairs itself on so many levels during sleep that it is really important to get good, deep sleep.  But when it comes to sleep, I haven’t always had the greatest.  I tried sleeping pills like Ambien […]

Eats

Asian Lettuce Tacos

Here is a simple and quick recipe for some yummy Asian Lettuce Tacos.  I love using lettuce as taco shells because it gets more greens into my diet and less simple carbs.   Plus you can make the filling ahead of time and put in fridge and just heat up what […]

Eats

A perfect little jar of Refrigerator Oatmeal!

Quick and easy healthy breakfast! Today, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack kicked off an exciting National Nutrition Month by marking the start of  National School Breakfast Week (March 4-8), a time that highlights the importance of promoting healthy choices for our nation’s children throughout the school day.  Refrigerator Oatmeal is the perfect […]

Lifestyle

Did someone say “Flywheel”?!?!

There is a new spin studio that opened up in Seattle called Flywheel.   Spin classes are indoor cycling classes…just in case you didn’t know.  😉  I absolutely love these classes!  They are only 45 minutes long which is good for me because at that 46th minute I guarantee I would […]

Nutrition

Coffee creamer? But where’s the cream?

Hmmmmm…the name actually is fitting “Coffee-mate” because there is no cream in there.  But they do put ‘coffee creamer’ in little print next to it.  But really, this shouldn’t be a mate to your coffee, I actually don’t know what this should be a mate to!  LOL!  Here is a […]

Nutrition

Mindful Cooking

Mindful cooking, mindful eating, being mindful of everything around you.  Living in the present moment.  Have you tried it lately?  I love cooking.  It’s very therapeutic for me but I think I did learn this in school.  Cynthia Lair, the speaker in this video, was a teacher of mine at […]