A Pride in Age

Posted by on Aug 30, 2014 in Blog, Favourite Quotes | 0 comments

“Let me say this as emphatically as possible: To despise the fact of aging is not only to despise life but to display a pitiful ignorance of the nature of life. Youth is not a state to be preserved but a state to be transcended. Youth has strength, but it does not have skill, which, in the long run, is the most potent strength. Youth has speed, but it does not have efficiency, which, in the long run, is the only effective way of obtaining goals. Youth is quick, but it is not deliberate, and deliberation is...

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Super Simple, Yet Amazingly Delicious Kale Salad!

Posted by on Sep 5, 2013 in Gluten-Free, Recipes, Salads & Dressings, Vegan, Vegetarian | 0 comments

Super Simple, Yet Amazingly Delicious Kale Salad So, you may be thinking that the name of this recipe is way too long, but after you taste this salad you will agree that it’s the perfect name! This basic salad is such a hit at our house that it usually seems to disappear before it even reaches the table 🙂 Ingredients: 1 bunch kale, washed (I’m sure you can use any type but I’ve been loving the green curly variety in this recipe) 1 lemon, juiced 1 Tbsp Organic extra virgin olive oil (may need...

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Holy Crap, This Cereal Is Fantastic!

Posted by on Jun 27, 2013 in Breakfast, Gluten-Free, Recipes, Vegan, Vegetarian | 1 comment

This recipe is my version of the ever so popular “Holy Crap” cereal which, if you’ve ever bought it before, you’ll know is well overpriced yet sooooo easy to make on your own! The standard ingredients are the chia, hemp and buckwheat and then feel free to add whatever dried fruit, nuts , seeds, etc. you like best. I’m going to try adding raw cacao nibs to my next batch! Ingredients: 1 Cup Organic Chia Seeds 1 Cup Raw Hemp Hearts 1 Cup Organic Buckwheat Groats 1/2 ...

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Bacteria: The Good, the Bad and the Remedy!

Posted by on Jul 2, 2012 in Blog, Tips | 3 comments

Do you commonly experience digestive problems? Yeast infections? Chronic fatigue? Allergies? IBS? Cravings? Then you might benefit from eating fermented vegetables! All of the above problems can be traced to imbalanced intestinal flora (a higher proportion of “bad bacteria” to “good bacteria”). Eating fermented vegetables daily (along with reducing refined foods as always!) is a natural, inexpensive and easy way to maintain a healthy bacterial balance. A healthy colon (large intestine) is...

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Strength Starts With the Feet

Posted by on Jun 13, 2012 in Blog, Tips | 0 comments

Stand Strong I’m always talking to my students about their feet; Are they walking and standing with their toes pointing forward, are they standing with even weight on both feet and most importantly, are they taking the time to spread their toes?!!! This is an easy exercise that can be done while you’re lounging around at home and even while you’re giving yourself a pretty pedi if you’re so inclined 😉 Give it a try: Use toe separators as TLC for your feet. Separators help re-align the...

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