Why I am a “Flexitarian”

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One of the most common questions I get once people find out that I am a Holistic Health and Nutrition Counselor is, “what do you think is the best diet?”  That’s a great question! If I had the right answer for everyone, I would be a billionaire. I believe in the concept of bio-individuality in that each person has unique food and lifestyle needs. One person’s food is another person’s poison, and that’s why fad diets tend to fail in the long run. Continue reading “Why I am a “Flexitarian””

Weir Homemade Guest Blog

Hi! My name is La Tache and I am a new-ish wife and I love to cook! I grew up in a home where most every meal was home-prepared and we would all eat together. That being said, I hardly helped my mom in the kitchen, she is a very particular cook (I guess that is where I get my habits), so when I left for college I was pretty happy to have the Housing Dining Center (I know, have you ever heard anyone admit to that?!) Continue reading “Weir Homemade Guest Blog”

A little time for you each day…..

Yesterday at the gym I noticed a gal behind me who during the entire fitness class was on her phone texting and on Facebook. It got me thinking about how precious our time for physical activity is. This time is likely the only time we have each day for ourselves. A time to breathe, clear our minds, relieve stress and renew focus. This time is truly a precious gift in the world we live in, but how can we make the most of it? Continue reading “A little time for you each day…..”

As if we needed another reason to love cinnamon….

Cinnamon is tasty, so that in and of itself is enough to eat it right? Well Cinnamon is also chalk full of manganese, which helps with bone formation, metabolism of energy from nutrients and decreases free radicals in the body. Continue reading “As if we needed another reason to love cinnamon….”

What’s the BIG Deal with Organic and Why Should I Spend My Hard Earned Money on it?????

 Enter any grocery store or market and organic food, particularly produce, looks exactly the same as conventional, but costs more.  What’s the point? Is it all a crafty sales technique?  You are not alone.  I used to wonder the same thing.  Here’s the deal. Continue reading “What’s the BIG Deal with Organic and Why Should I Spend My Hard Earned Money on it?????”

Root Veggie Love and Parsnip Mashers

Cravings for sweets can be greatly reduced by adding sweet vegetables, such as sweet potatoes, yams, parsnips, beets, squash, turnips and rutabagas to your daily diet. Continue reading “Root Veggie Love and Parsnip Mashers”