Less Mess, Less Stress!

Less Mess, Less Stress!

Besides New Year’s, there is probably no other time of the year that inspires us to make a fresh start as springtime does. Follow your inspiration and revitalize and de-clutter your house and mind. Research shows that mothers who described their homes as ‘messy’ and...
Drink more water!

Drink more water!

TRACK YOUR H20 INTAKE. Drinking enough water daily is essential for good health and good looks. A handy rule to calculate your water needs is half your bodyweight in ounces. The old rule, eight glasses of eight ounces daily, lacks any scientific basis, and if you...
Egg muffins!

Egg muffins!

MEAL PREP SUNDAY. I read an article “20 foods every woman over 40 should eat!” and eggs where high on the list. They contain vitamin D, which is essential for bone health and disease prevention, choline for improved liver function, and protein for preserving muscles....
Muscle loss is real!

Muscle loss is real!

A well-rounded fitness program includes not only aerobic activity such as walking, jogging, or playing sports, but also weight lifting. While this type of exercise may bring to mind images of Arnold Schwarzenegger and heavy barbells, in reality, there are many fun and...
Caprese Pasta Salad!

Caprese Pasta Salad!

Sun’s out and that calls for a summery pasta salad. For this week I prepared a whole grain pasta salad with cherry tomatoes, marinated mozzarella and fresh basil. I’m usually not a big fan of pasta but Ty is home for spring break, and he appreciates pasta over quinoa....
Snack attack!

Snack attack!

 I’m taking a break after a busy day and having a little chat with Elle while enjoying my new pre-dinner snack… popcorn. It’s an easy and satisfying snack with lots of nutritional benefits. Popcorn is a whole grain and contains protein, vitamins and minerals, is...