Have you ever stopped to think about what’s in that pink lotion, purple spray, green eye shadow, and red lipstick?? These things are all legal, but you may be surprised at what you find when you become a detective and find out what’s REALLY in your beauty products and the side effects they may cause. (It’s flat out scary!) Continue reading “Think Your Beauty Products are REALLY Safe?”
Looking for a hearty breakfast that will keep you full and is quick and easy to make?? Well check out this patriotic gluten-free bit of breakfast heaven that’s sure to satisfy.
I LOVE french fries. Who doesn’t? But, they’re not really the healthiest side dish for my family. Well I’ve got a recipe for sweet potato fries sure to satisfy and keep the waistline in check. Continue reading “Suh-weet Potato Fries…..”
It’s that time of the year where Spring is almost upon us, but the nights are cool and crisp and warm hearty soups and stews are still a perfect evening meal. I love this recipe because it is so nourishing and great for a Meatless Monday meal. This is also one of my favorite meals when I’m having a big gathering. You know the drill. You’re watching your waistline and health, but you want to have fun and be social, all while keeping it in check. Enter my fabulous Two Bean Sweet Potato Chili. Continue reading “Sweet Potato Chili”
The body is a sacred temple, the house of your spirit, and life energy. If our physical body is not up to speed, we’re more likely to be tired, holding onto extra weight, and not be living to our full potential. Daily life can feel like a chore because we just don’t feel good and because our body systems are full of junk or blocked.
Just as we take our cars to the shop to clean the engine and get a tune-up, so do our bodies need to be cleaned and tuned-up with a detox from time to time. Continue reading “Why You Should Do a Detox”
Before you begin a detox diet, you need to get your body ready for optimal cleansing. Here’s how to prep for a detox: Continue reading “How to Prep for a Detox”
Wow, it can certainly feel difficult to get started on a Monday (or any weekday morning for that matter!) Are you reliant upon coffee and other stimulants to wake you up each morning?? Continue reading “Monday again??”
We have all embarked on the health and wellness journey together by means of both visual and mechanical methods. Though some choose to only read wellness reports, others prefer practical approaches. It seems as though everywhere you turn there is a new method for treating skin issues. As a skin care educator, I have compiled some research on which treatments and therapies are both tried and true. With a tendency to look toward natural wellness, I hope the following will give you information to pursue your own skin excellence. Continue reading “A Natural Approach to Skin Wellness”
If you’ve been following Real Nutritious Living for a while, you’ll know I’ve been fortunate in that I am able to share healthy tips, recipes and other info on television and speak at other live events. That said, every time I have an upcoming event I am left with my closet doors wide open, scratching my head wondering what the heck am I going to wear!! We’ve all been there. Enter my lovely and ultra-stylish as well as super healthy friend, Sheree Trask. Sheree is the owner and stylist of Mon Sheree Fashion Consulting and she kindly offered her expertise in dressing me. I cannot tell you how thrilled I was!! I pulled some of my trendier pieces for approval and some things that have been hanging in my closet but I haven’t been quite sure what to do with or how to wear. Continue reading “Mon Sheree Fashion Review”
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””