DIY Recipes for Gardener’s Hands

If you are like me, I look forward to digging in the dirt and playing in my garden when it starts to warm up! While gardening is fun, it has its own set of issues… like destroying my manicure and leaving me with dirty, stained, and dry hands. I always am so amazing at how…

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Essential Dips

Who doesn’t like a good party? Who doesn’t like a good dip? How about we combine them! My friends and I like to do theme parties. It all started years ago when we would do International Night and the hosting couple would pick a country and we’d all bring food from that region. After all…

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Internalizing

Do you internalize things? Have inner chatter going on in the back of your mind about something that is bothering you? I know I do. I’m an innate problem solver. The belief that every problem can be solved with a reasonable solution is something that is hard-wired in me. When there is a problem I…

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Stress

Stress kills. How many times have you said “I’m so stressed” or felt like you were under a mountain of pressure. There are many types of stress and some of it we can control and some we can’t. We stop eating right, binge on food that is bad for us, stop taking supplements, stop exercising…

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Essential Baked Cinnamon Apples

Does anyone remember the old Brady Bunch episode where Peter Brady says “pork chops and applesauce”? I always think about it when I’m cooking pork chops and when I do, baked apples are always on the menu. I know apple sauce is the tradition but this way I can combine dinner and dessert, and who…

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Dust Mites

Who hasn’t heard about Dust Mites? Close ups of them rival horror film monsters (shudder). Those little nasty guys hide in fibers and eat flakes of skin (double shudder). It is their droppings that over 20 million Americans are sensitive too. I haven’t paid much attention to this issue because I don’t struggle with issues…

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Gentle Cleanse

The last step in our New Year… make it your year program to get healthy is a cleanse. Don’t panic! I know cleanses are scary. I remember being in someone’s kitchen several years ago and she was adding vegetables to a boiling pot and she explained she was concocting a broth that she was going…

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Wheat

Wheat… gluten… two little words that are probably some of the most talked about in health; and for many the most scary. If you have ever talked to someone who has eliminated that from your diet you probably have heard a bunch of horror stories. Or you may have gone out to eat with them…

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