5 kitchen indicators you might be eating healthy

Sign #1 Dishes are always plentiful in the sink, and washing is done daily.   Sign #2 You use a knife and cutting board at least once (if not more!) a day. Sign #3 Your pantry's nearly empty, but your fridge is packed tight after a grocery shopping trip.   Sign #4 Your medications / [...]

Stressed and cope with food? My Emotional Eating Workshop can help

If you’ve ever struggled with weight loss due to stress and emotional eating, an upcoming local Arizona workshop can help. https://www.instagram.com/p/BIX4kEDhdZw/ My workshop called “Coping with Food: Overcoming Emotional Eating” will be held on Saturday, Aug. 6, from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. at Herbalicious of Arizona (423 N Florence St, Casa Grande, AZ 85122). Cost is [...]

Baked Squash with Spicy Bulgur Pilaf Recipe

I volunteer every month for an event called Produce On Wheels With Out Waste (POWWOW), and come home with bushels of food as a thank you. The event allows foods that may not be pretty enough for the market or are leftovers to still get to people who are in need. The event allows you [...]

Depressed? How to tell, and mood-lifting lifestyle tips

Signs & Symptoms for Depression You have an ongoing sense of hopelessness or feel helpless You are always tired You’ve experienced changes in your sleeping (e.g. insomnia or sleeping too much) and eating patterns (severe weight loss/weight gain) You have difficulty concentrating or remembering things You no longer enjoy usual pastimes, events, or friends and [...]

4 things you should know about supplement safety

Herbal and dietary supplements are topping the list of perceived natural over-the-counter alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs. But the idea of supplements as being “natural” can also be misleading.