Easing Back Into Exercise

[published: 04/26/2017] in Exercise

How to ease back into working out

There are many reasons why you might stop working out for an extended period of time, including injury, work and weather.  On returning to exercise, you may find that your body feels different and does not perform as it did before and you may be more prone to...


6 Healthy Ways to Start the Day

[published: 04/03/2017] in Health Tips


  1. Canned, wild Alaskan salmon.  Using canned, wild Alaskan salmon along with leftover rice and vegetables makes this a quick meal.
  2. Granola and yogurt. Opt for full-fat plain Greek yogurt, fruit and walnuts.
  3. Eggs. Keep some hardboiled eggs (choose free-range, omega-3 fortified eggs) on hand...


Superfood Monday: Why Dark Leafy Greens Should Be On Your Plate

[published: 03/31/2017] in Food

Look for organic varieties of these three greens at your local grocer or natural foods store:

  1. Kale. Try it sautéed in a bit of extra virgin olive oil with garlic.
  2. Collards. With a taste similar to that of kale and cabbage, this traditional vegetable from the South makes a wonderful side...


Green Bean Pasta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

[published: 06/30/2016] in Recipes

Green Bean Pasta Salad with Lemon Vinaigrette Dressing

8 ounces uncooked gemelli pasta

1 cup fresh thin green beans cut in 1 1/2-inch pieces

1/2 cup chopped shelled pistachios

2 Tablespoons fresh thyme leaves, divided

2 Tablespoons grated lemon rind, divided

1 Tablespoon minced shallots



Give Yourself a Relaxing At-Home Facial

[published: 06/30/2016] in Health and Beauty

Facials not only pamper your skin, they completely relax your mind and body as well. But how many of us can afford going to the spa on a regular basis? Read Article