Big Fat Mess :: Documentary Review

Big Fat Mess :: Documentary Review

Big Fat Mess :: Documentary Review Recently I have spent every waking hour doing research, watching documentaries, and reading on a variety of health topics.  It honestly has opened my eyes and filled me with even more curiosity. I plan to review and commentate on numerous documentaries and books over the next few months, starting … Continue reading

All in One Place :: Recipes Organized

All in One Place :: Recipes Organized

How to Organize your Favorite Recipes I have always aspired to be an organized person. In High School, algebra and calculus would base a portion of your final grade on how well the student kept their binder organized. Needless to say, I took pride in receiving 100% on those “binder check” grades. I love tabs, … Continue reading

Coconut Oil :: My Windex – 40 Uses

Coconut Oil :: My Windex – 40 Uses

In the movie called “My Big Fat Greek Wedding”  Toula’s dad commonly referred to Windex as the cure for every ailment from psoriasis to poison ivy.  In reality we know Windex is the last thing we want to put on our skin.  Coconut oil is my Windex…my cure for all. I am so excited about … Continue reading

Healthiest Zucchini Carrot Bread :: Eat Your Veggies

Healthiest Zucchini Carrot Bread :: Eat Your Veggies

Lower in Fat and sugar than most zucchini carrot breads, this fabulous recipe is one to be sure and save!  It incorporates applesauce and greek yogurt to cut down on oil, flaxseed for fiber and healthy fats, protein powder to satisfy hunger, and last but not least…veggies!   Healthiest Zucchini Carrot Bread
 Makes 1 loaf … Continue reading

Cinnamon Protein Pancakes :: Low Carb Delight

Cinnamon Protein Pancakes :: Low Carb Delight

I love most breakfast foods, but especially pancakes.  Regular pancakes are high in fat and carbohydrates so I created what I call the Cinnamon Protein Pancake.   This tasty delight is only 134 calories (3.6 carbs / 0.8 fat / 26.8 protein) for 4 silver dollar pancakes.  Have I gotten your attention now? This meal is perfect … Continue reading

Rolling :: Rock & “Roll” All Night

Rolling :: Rock & “Roll” All Night

Rolling can be a valued part of a runner’s warmup and cool down.  It improves circulation, which gets the body ready for a workout and helps it recover afterward. This inexpensive and versatile piece of equipment used in the right way is similar to giving yourself a deep tissue massage. Some Benefits of Rolling Preps muscles … Continue reading

5 Dirty Secrets :: Laundry Room Organization

5 Dirty Secrets :: Laundry Room Organization

Whether you have a small space or a luxurious large laundry room , it is still hard to stay organized and get work done.  Below are my 5 dirty secrets to keeping your laundry room functional and organized. ____________________________________________________________________ A few of my favorite laundry rooms: 1. Work Surface is important as that is what … Continue reading

DIY Almond Milk :: In under 5 minutes

DIY Almond Milk :: In under 5 minutes

Since I talk about how great Almond milk is…I am going to show you how to make your own.  You can buy it at the store, but it is extremely easy to make at home. View this short one minute video on how to make your own almond milk: Regular Almond Milk 1 Cup sprouted … Continue reading

Salsa Chicken Tacos :: Crock-Pot Crazy

Salsa Chicken Tacos :: Crock-Pot Crazy

This chicken taco recipe is so simple and delicious. One would think you would have spent hours preparing.  This is perfect for that busy week night when you don’t have time to cook! (Plus, see the special trick to warming the perfect tortillas at the bottom of this page.) Yields: 4-6 servings Prep Time: 5 … Continue reading