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

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