Eating for Flexibility

1. Foods that fight inflammation -Omega-3 Fish, walnuts, flax seeds, pumpkin seeds and green leafy vegetables. -Spices Cinnamon, ginger, turmeric and chili peppers. I love putting a cinnamon stick in my water bottle. -Calcium & Vitamin D Dairy products and green leafy vegetables Vitamin D is important for calcium absorption. Calcium helps build strong bones […]

Simple. Savory. Vegan

Recipe 1. Start by boiling 4 cups of water for two cups of Black beans. Cook on low boil for 1.5-2 hours. string occasionally.Season beans with garlic powder, cumin, oregano and salt. 2. When the Black Beans are about 2/3 of the way cooked, start barley. In another pot boil 2 cups of vegetable broth, […]

Dairy Free Ice Cream!

I got some new kitchen toys, so of course i had to play with one immediately! First thing I made in my new Ninja blender, was… VEGAN ICE CREAM. I blended frozen Bananas, cocoa powder, and peanut butter. It was sooo TASTY! …. Just yesterday, I over heard the Fox News channel, discouraging people form […]

Mindfulness

The Oxford Dictionary explains mindfulness as follows: the quality or state of being conscious or aware of something: “their mindfulness of the wider cinematic tradition” a mental state achieved by focusing one’s awareness on the present moment, while calmly acknowledging and accepting one’s feelings, thoughts, and bodily sensations, used as a therapeutic technique. Practicing mindfulness […]

3 Wishes

Positive energy and emotions broadens thinking, expands awareness, increase abilities, build resiliency and create an upward spiral of learning and growth. when facing life’s challenges, let us be filled with gratitude, for the opportunity for creativity and growth. keeping a positive outlook in all tings gives us the power to make our dreams our reality. […]