Hey now! I hope this February Full Moon is finding you with abundant opportunity and infinite potential, options and inspiration. If you saw it last night after the snowfall, you know it was almost full and so bright, the reflection off the snow was dazzling! Tonight, if you have the chance sometime overnight, go outside, … Continue reading Upcoming Fitness Schedule and Full Moon Lore
As many of you know, my 6-week Jumpstart Your Health, Bone Builders and WalkFit have been the backbones of the start of my fitness career since leaving my full-time corporate job in food service three years ago. Every few years, my certifications come up for renewal and there are classes and credits required for renewing.I thought … Continue reading Intro to Essentrics
Make 2018 the Your Year! Ditch the Resolutions & Make New Year's Solutions Instead Do you find yourself making New Year's resolutions you don't keep? The top New Year's resolutions are losing weight and quitting smoking. If you make the same resolution every New Year and come mid-January you are back to your old habits, … Continue reading Make 2018 Different With NEW YEAR’S SOLUTIONS
Adapted from a recipe by Rawmanda.com Makes 2 cups INGREDIENTS 2 heads of cauliflower, chopped into 1" pieces, stems too! Spicy Buffalo Sauce ¾ -1 cup soft fresh dates (if hard, soak for 1 hour) ½ cup filtered water ¼ cup sun-dried tomatoes (soaked for 1 hour) 2 - 3 tablespoons nutritional yeast (ok to … Continue reading SPICY BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER POPCORN
RAINDROP'S COLD & FLU REMEDY Don't take the over the counter stuff filled with dyes, sugar and alcohol. Take an all natural remedy that is sure to have you feeling better in no time! Start with: 2 cups of fresh well water 1/2-1" of fresh ginger, rough chopped 1/4" sliced fresh lemon 1 tsp cayenne … Continue reading Raindrop’s Cold & Flu Remedy
The best baked gingerbread cookie I have ever had (yes, ever!) is made by Deb Yablonski. They had a nice crust on the outside and a soft chewy center and a really great flavor. The combination was fantastic! You can find Deb with all of her baked goods at most Burrillville Farmer's Markets from May-October! … Continue reading Raw Gingerbread Cookies
Food prepping can be the greatest experience for a family to stay on a healthy path or the most daunting. It just depends on your point of view when faced with the task. Take the overwhelm out of the task of preparing meals or snacks in advance with a few organizational techniques and finding those … Continue reading Back-To-School Food Prep Ideas
Every day brings us new challenges, new successes and failures, new beginnings and endings, new friends and acquaintances, new opportunities and situations that can bring with it so much joy, happiness, and fulfillment along with fear, doubt and anxiety - if we let it. How we interpret those those feelings, how we react to them and how … Continue reading Within Every Ending Is The Seed Of A New Beginning
Daylight Saving Time (DST) is the practice of setting our clocks ahead one hour in the spring and back again in the fall from standard time. This practice is devised to take advantage of more natural light during the summertime and reduce the amount of energy needed for artificial lighting in the evenings. "Spring forward, … Continue reading Daylight Saving Time…Dread It Or Love It?
Really? We are not perfect, and that's OK! If you have ever thought that you will start a new diet when you finish X, or you'll start your new painting when your studio is cleaned, or you'll clean your closet on the next rainy day, those are just excuses we tell ourselves to avoid doing … Continue reading Your Road Map To Success Begins With Imperfection!