What May Cause Depression

What may cause depression is a great question to ask if it is something that plagues you. I lived with depression for decades, and only five years ago made changes in my life that lifted my depression.  At the time, I didn’t understand what helped me as I had made the changes to help my husband get off the statin medication that was giving him terrible side effects. Some of what I changed is included in this video.  I hope … Continue reading

What is Stress Eating?

What is Stress Eating? Do you wonder what is “stress eating”?  It’s a bad habit many of us have become accustomed to, where we eat bad foods and overeat when we feel stressed. It might make us feel more comfortable temporarily and more in control of our life, but we are only hurting ourselves. Here are some things to know about stress eating. How Stress Eating Can Develop First of all, it helps to know exactly how stress eating develops. … Continue reading

Gluten Free Quick Bread

Print Gluten Free Quick Bread Ingredients 2 cups (225 g) almond flour. 6 tablespoons (48 g) arrowroot starch. 4 tablespoons (40 g) golden flaxseed meal. 2 tablespoons (15 g) tapioca starch. 1/4 teaspoon pink Himalayan salt. ¾ teaspoon baking soda. ½ cup water 2 TBSPS olive oil 2 TBSPS apple cider vinegar 2 eggs, lightly beaten Instructions Mix dry ingredients. Add wet ingredients Bake for 1 hour or until edges begin to pull away from the pan 350 degree oven … Continue reading

Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions

Print Sauteed Mushrooms and Onions Ingredients 1 medium to large onion sliced 4 large mushrooms, thinly sliced Minced garlic 2 cloves or to taste Olive oil Sea salt Pepper dried dill or parsley 1/4 cup white wine 1 tin capers rolled with anchovies (optional) Instructions In a skillet, heat the olive oil and sautee the onions on medium heat Add sliced mushrooms and continue to sautee. Deglaze with some of the white wine Add minced garlic Add the entire tin … Continue reading

Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts

Print Oven Roasted Brussel Sprouts Ingredients Brussel Sprouts Olive Oil Salt Pepper Dried Parsley Garlic Powder Dried Onion Flakes Instructions Cover a baking sheet with parchment paper and spread the brussel sprouts evenly Drizzle with olive oil Shake the seasonings over the vegetables evenly Bake in a 450 degree oven for 10 mins Turn the brussel sprouts and bake for an additional 10 minutes or until tender and browned Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.20 http://thinstronghealthy.com/oven-roasted-brussel-sprouts/ Share this:

Sundried Tomato Tapenade

Print Sundried Tomato Tapenade Ingredients 2/3 cup Sun Dried Tomatoes, chopped 1 TBPS Garlic, chopped 2 tsps Capers 3 TBSPS Green Olives, chopped 1/2 tsp anchovie paste (optional) 1 TBSP white wine Instructions Combine all ingredients and store in a glass container in the refrigerator. Use within a week. Recipe Management Powered by Zip Recipes Plugin 4.20 http://thinstronghealthy.com/sundried-tomato-tapenade/ Share this:

Eating and Self Sabotage…is it a problem for you?

“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.  Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.”  – Marianne Williamson I love this quote.  In fact, I have it on my wall in my office to remind me not to sabotage myself by unconsciously undermining my progress and my performance by, while desiring success…fearing it at the same time. This relates in a massive way to your diet, your weight and to your health. Let’s think about a … Continue reading

Sugar Addiction, and who in the world is Roger Mason?

Sugar Addiction, and who in the world is Roger Mason? I don’t always agree with everything Roger Mason writes. But…I do think he has some valid points, and I do take some of his vitamins and his mineral products.  They are affordable and well done! Today I want to share with you his latest article which is spot on about sugar addiction and sugar substitutes.  My favorite part is when he writes: “We have no need at all for sugar in … Continue reading

Eating and Exercising Challenges – I have them too!

Eating and Exercising Challenges I’m no stranger to eating and exercising challenges, but as frequently happens, I was in a group recently talking about diet and healthy eating; someone said to me, “Oh you’ve never had a weight problem.  This is easy for you…” I thought I would address this today.  It’s not always been easy for me, and I remember quite a few years ago, I was very unhappy with my job.  My solution was to go home and … Continue reading

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