Veggie mixture

Print Basic Vegetarian Dish Yield: 4 Ingredients 2 TBSPS extra virgin olive oil 1 medium onion chopped 6 medium mushrooms thinly sliced 1/2 cup white wine 1 cup vegetable broth 1 tsp garlic powder 1 tsp dried onion flakes 1/2 tsp dried dill 1/4 tsp pepperoncini (or to taste) 1/4 tsp pink Himalayan sea salt 1 can white beans (rinsed well) 1 can pinto beans (you can use other types of beans…) 1/2 package organic frozen spinach (or fresh if … Continue reading

Exfoliate and Nourish Your Skin with Food from Your Kitchen!

Ten Foods You Can Use to Exfoliate and Nourish Your Skin       This week’s article is for all you ladies out there… Do you ever wonder why a man’s face doesn’t seem to age as quickly as a woman’s?  Why do we fight the fine lines, and men just don’t?  It’s because they shave every day (well, most of them do), and they exfoliate their skin by shaving! Today I want to share with you ten foods you can use to … Continue reading

Easy Smoothie Recipe

Print Easy Smoothie Recipe Yield: 2 Ingredients Three large handfuls of fresh spinach (or 1/2 package frozen spinach) 1/2 ripe avocado 2 cups coconut or almond milk 1/2 cup frozen mixed organic berries or other fresh fruit of your choice 1 teaspoon vanilla Instructions Toss it all in the blender and hit the button! Healthy doesn’t get any easier than that! Enjoy!! Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.14 http://thinstronghealthy.com/easy-smoothie-recipe/ Share this:

Super Smoothie!

Print Super Smoothie! Yield: 2 Ingredients Add to blender: 4 tbsps protein powder 1 ½ c coconut milk Fill with water 3 inches from the top Kale and/or spinach Celery Mushroom 1 large Strawberry Blueberry ½ ripe pear Ginger Lemon rind about 1 inch square Flax meal Hemp hearts Allspice Cinnamon Chia seeds Sesame seeds Add some crushed ice and continue blending Vanilla 1 tsp Avocado 1 tbsp Instructions Add ingredients in your blender. Remember, you don’t have to add … Continue reading

Jump-Start Your Metabolism Using These 3 Spices!

Want to Jump-Start Your Metabolism Using Spices? Speeding up your metabolism will help take weight off, and it will also help keep it off. While it’s true some people are born with a faster metabolism than others, just because you might not be one of those faster metabolism people doesn’t mean you can’t convince your metabolism to work faster by making good food choices!  As a matter of fact, just adding three spices to your meals can jump-start your metabolism … Continue reading

Epigenetics…what does it mean?

Epigenetics…what does it mean? When I was studying to renew my Health Certification, I chose to study a book written by Dr. Jeffrey Bland titled “The Disease Delusion”.  Dr. Bland is the “father” of functional medicine; functional medicine is medical practice or treatments that focus on optimal functioning of the body and its organs. It looks at how the organs and systems function together rather than isolating each organ or system for analysis and/or treatment as our current allopathic or … Continue reading

Taking an antidepressant? You’re one of millions!

Taking an antidepressant? More than 30 million people in this country, 1 in 7 women, and 20% of women over the age of 40 are taking an antidepressant. We are told depression is caused by a chemical imbalance in the brain; but what if that is not always the case?  What if the root cause of our depression is often something we have complete control over?  What if it’s caused by inflammation triggered by our diet, our environment and our … Continue reading

What to do when you slip back into old eating patterns and blow your diet

What to do when you slip back into old eating patterns and blow your diet When you make significant lifestyle changes, the journey is often not linear…  There are bumps, disappointments and setbacks along the way.  Here are a few thoughts about what to do when you slip back into old eating patterns and blow your diet… If you’re most often at home and rarely eat out or with others, it’s easier to stay on track.  This is not how … Continue reading

Healthy Eating on a Budget – 10 Tips You Can Put into Action Today!

Healthy Eating on a Budget So many people tell me they think eating healthy is a lot of work, is too expensive and so on.  Teaching people about easy, healthy eating on a budget has become a mission for me!  To that end, I have a gift for you today…but first… For one thing, if you think eating healthy is expensive, just try managing a budget if you get really sick.  It just makes sense to me that we all … Continue reading

What Are Complex Carbs and Why Do We Need Them?

What Are Complex Carbs and Why Do We Need Them? Have you heard someone mention “complex carbs”, and you wondered what they were talking about? Basically, carbs (carbohydrates) are either simple or complex. At first glance, you may think that simple carbohydrates are better for your body. They are broken down simply, so doesn’t it make sense that these would be healthy for you? Actually, the opposite is true. The Difference Between Complex (Good) and Simple (Bad) Carbohydrates Complex and … Continue reading