September 2011

September 14, 2011 Thumbnail image for Easy Raw Coconut Macaroons with Cacao Nibs

Easy Raw Coconut Macaroons with Cacao Nibs

Coconut: superfood, high in healthy fats, delicious! Coconut has so many health benefits and I love these cookies because since they are raw, all the nutrients stay in tact! I was reading David Wolfe’s book, Superfoods and learned that in Sanskrit, the coconut palm is known as kalpa vriksha, meaning “the tree that supplies all […]

September 14, 2011

Breaking Up with Antiperspirant

A while back I made the decision to break up with my antiperspirant. I said, “AP, it’s not me, it’s you!” Although you do good things for me sometimes, you are stifling me. You prevent me from sweating and eliminating toxins. You prevent my lymph system from operating as it should. To make matters worse, […]

September 13, 2011 Thumbnail image for Baked Cilantro Sweet Potato Fries

Baked Cilantro Sweet Potato Fries

Sweet potatoes are amazing, aren’t they? Sweet potatoes are high in beta-carotene, which is a major antioxidant. Beta-carotene is converted to Vitamin A by the body. Vitamin A is essential for eye health, healthy skin, and a strong immune system. Sweet potatoes also have anti-inflammatory properties and can be helpful for those with Arthritis. They […]

September 6, 2011 Thumbnail image for Feeling Stressed? Learn to Calm Your Mind

Feeling Stressed? Learn to Calm Your Mind

Stress…I am sure most of us are no strangers to it. We are busy at work, lead hectic lives, have tons of commitments, and are constantly checking technology. Everyone has their story about how stress is a part of their life. In my opinion, unless you have a plan to move out to some mountain […]

September 5, 2011 Thumbnail image for Apple Cobblerettes

Apple Cobblerettes

I was at a farmer’s market on Sunday and visited the stand for Billy Bob Orchards. They were selling various types of apples, from Fuji to McIntosh. It was their first week at the market, as apples have just started to come in season. These beautiful apples inspired me to create a recipe for a […]

September 3, 2011 Thumbnail image for Get Your Sweat On at the Far Infrared Sauna

Get Your Sweat On at the Far Infrared Sauna

Have you ever been to a sauna? Chances are you probably have. However, have you ever been to a far infrared sauna? If not, you are in for a treat. These saunas use infrared light instead of conventional heat, which allows for more perspiration without a higher temperature level. This is due to the fact […]

September 1, 2011 Thumbnail image for Joining the Fit Approach Team!

Joining the Fit Approach Team!

I have an exciting announcement! I am now the newest team member of Fit Approach, an amazing health, wellness, and fitness community. Please check out the website here. I will be a regular contributor there to the All About the Balance column. I will be sharing blog posts about all things health (as I usually […]