Creating a Sustainable “Green” Plate


A lot of people are “going green” with their menus, buying food that is sustainable, local or organic. Some of those eating greener decide to grow their own food and compost all of their waste, while others are using reusable bags at the grocery store. However you decide to  make food decisions that are environmentally … Continue reading Creating a Sustainable “Green” Plate

Mindful Eating: Easy tips for healthy holiday eating


During the holidays, we are forever surrounded by food and the ever-present temptations of rich meals and indulgent portions. With so much accessibility to eating, how do you prevent that unpleasant holiday weight gain? The answer is MINDFUL EATING. Mindful eating is defined as the practice of being mentally present and aware, while you consume … Continue reading Mindful Eating: Easy tips for healthy holiday eating

Don’t Just Drink Tea, Take Tea!


The medicinal ritual of sipping tinctures made from tea leaves began during the Hun dynasty, 206 years before the birth of Christ. All tea, including white, green, oolong, and black, comes from the family Camellia sinensis. However, the word “tea” has evolved into a loose term that encompasses not only, the sometimes oxidized, fermented or … Continue reading Don’t Just Drink Tea, Take Tea!

Laugh, Stretch and Breathe Your Way to a Healthier Body


Most of us have heard the phrase, “Laughter is the best medicine.” Laughter yoga takes that saying to the next level. What could be better than taking something fun like laughter and combining it with yoga and pranayama (controlled breathing techniques and exercises)? You can find countless studies to show the health benefits of both … Continue reading Laugh, Stretch and Breathe Your Way to a Healthier Body