OMGoodness! Who would have thought spiraling vegetables would be so much fun. Not only is it a great way to get more vegetables in your diet...think vital nutrients and fiber, spiraled vegetables cook quickly and add plate appeal. I may be late to the party, but spiraled vegetables have become a new favorite...even for my … Continue reading Spiraled Vegetables
Water…it’s essential for life. Did you know that your body contains up to 75% water by weight and your brain even more? Among its many functions, water feeds cells, helps physical and mental performance, controls temperature, and aids digestion. Sure coffee and hot chocolate taste good, especially on a cold winter day. But when it … Continue reading Winter Hydration
The holiday season is here. For the next six weeks, I know my schedule will get pretty hectic. I enjoy the anticipation of the season…celebrating with family and friends, meal preparation, holiday decorations, walks and runs in crisp snow, providing extra support to my wonderful clients. It all nourishes my soul. At the same time, … Continue reading Nourishing the season
It’s bound to happen this season. You come in contact with someone who is coughing and sneezing or you touch surfaces that harbor all sorts of cold pathogens. Next thing you know, you are sneezing and congested, your throat is sore, and you have a runny nose. It happened to me several weeks ago. I … Continue reading Get Your ZACES On!
The concept of eating what’s in season is not new. People around the world have been eating the foods nature provides, when it provides them, for millennia. Unfortunately, our awareness of when and where seasonal foods are grown is fading. With a large variety of food available at your favorite grocery store year-round, it can … Continue reading Seasonal Eating – Fall/Winter
The link between stress and nutrition is real. In fact, people who eat a nutrient-dense diet are better able to handle inevitable daily stressors than those with habits that drain the body. Here are three ways to keep your body strong, no matter what life throws at you. 1. Hydrate: We hear it often…DRINK PLENTY … Continue reading Tips to Keep Your Body Strong