Vitamin B5

Battle Stress with Vitamin B5

Vitamin B5, a.k.a pantothenic acid, has also been dubbed the anti-stress vitamin. When you feel pressure, your body responds with the fight-or-flight response, releasing the hormones cortisol and adrenaline. Your … Continue Reading →


Cortisol

6 Ways to Reduce Cortisol

I believe that stress is one of the biggest causes of health problems we have in the western world, particularly for women.   When women joined the workforce, they didn’t give … Continue Reading →


Chaga Tea

Chaga Tea Latté

I have finally found a reasonable substitute for coffee!  When I gave up caffeine, what I missed most was my morning ritual of a steaming cup of joe with warm milk … Continue Reading →


resolutions

5 Ways to Find More Time for Your Health

Happy New Year! It’s back to routine this week for me after a much needed break. It’s also a time for reflection and making goals for the year. We have … Continue Reading →


Quinoa

Winter Quinoa Salad

Quinoa has become one of my “go-to’s” for salad. It’s more filling than lettuce as a base as it is higher in protein. And it’s so versatile. You can mix … Continue Reading →


holiday pressure

5 Tips for Beating Holiday Pressure

It’s November 28th!  Only a few days until December and less than a month until Christmas. Is anyone starting to feel the pressure building? I am! I have my first … Continue Reading →


Tex MEx

Tex Mex Salad

Mike and I have recently been trying to eat less meat. In fact, we’ve been trying to eat as many vegan meals as we can with a few eggs and … Continue Reading →


sage

Common Sage for Hormone Balance

A couple of weeks ago, I posted an article about essential oils, Balance Your Hormones with Essential Oils, and how they can help to balance your hormones. One of those essential oils … Continue Reading →


Pumpkin Seeds

Toasted Pumpkin Seeds

Okay, for those of you who keep up with my blog, you may have noticed that I skipped last week’s blog. I took on some new contract work that has … Continue Reading →


liver

5 Easy Ways to Improve Liver Function

It’s been a while since I wrote a post on digestion. Good digestion really is the foundation to all other bodily functions. I already wrote about practices that lead to … Continue Reading →