October 2011

October 30, 2011 Thumbnail image for October 24 x 24 Foodbuzz Event: What’s Your Sign Soiree

October 24 x 24 Foodbuzz Event: What’s Your Sign Soiree

I recently submitted an idea for a chance to participate in the October 24 x 24 Foodbuzz Event. This is an event where 24 food bloggers host a party within 24 hours and then blog about it. Foodbuzz is a food blogging community, and I am one of their featured publishers. Foodbuzz liked my idea, […]

October 24, 2011 Thumbnail image for Adorn Yourself with Essential Oils

Adorn Yourself with Essential Oils

I love essential oils. I imagine that I am like Queen Cleopatra being waited on hand and foot, adorned with beautiful silk clothing, and delicately dabbed with the finest essential oils as I am fed dates and sweet cherry tea. Enough of my fantasy land, essential oils are wonderful to have around the house! They […]

October 17, 2011

The Key to Total Health

A properly functioning digestive system is key to the overall health of your body. It is your digestive system that helps you to assimilate nutrients, houses a majority of the immune cells and the enteric nervous system, and helps you to rid toxic waste from the body. If your digestive system is not doing its […]

October 14, 2011 Thumbnail image for Baked Mochi Treats

Baked Mochi Treats

You may have read one of my previous blog posts outlining my challenge to quit sugar in October. I am on Day 5 now, you know just taking one day at a time. Seriously, though, it hasn’t been too bad. I have had a lot of cravings for fruit especially because of the warm weather […]

October 12, 2011 Thumbnail image for 5-Minute Pesto Chicken Salad

5-Minute Pesto Chicken Salad

I threw this recipe together in, well, 5 minutes. This recipe incorporates some beautifully colored raw vegetables with a variety of textures. I used a store-bought pesto, but for you culinary whizzes out there, feel free to whip up your own. I chose a vegan pesto for this recipe which has one of my favorite […]

October 7, 2011 Thumbnail image for October Challenge: Giving up Sugar

October Challenge: Giving up Sugar

Sugar, aww, honey, honey You are my candy girl, and you’ve got me wanting you. Remember this song? It has been in my head lately as sugar has been on my mind. Oh sugar, so delicious, often comforting, definitely addictive! I consider myself a healthy eater. I better be, I am a health coach. When […]