After two full days in the sun-shine I am a pretty happy camper…but.. I. AM. FRIED. My shoulders look like a stop sign! I guess that is what I deserve for being too lazy forgetting to put sunscreen on (it’s overcast, I won’t burn.. think again…) This brought me to thinking if there are any… Continue reading Feelin’ Hot, Hot, Hot
Well, today is day 3 of my “detox”/”rejuvenation” and it has been going just swimmingly! I am starting to feel back to my old self again (i.e. not run-down and yucky feeling). Oh the wonders of good food and a feeling of self centered-ness! (is that even a phrase?… it is now.) Any-who… This has… Continue reading Smooth Move
Hello, Folks! Lately I have been on auto-pilot. Working 50-60 hour weeks with an additional 10-15 hours of training, and not to mention my less-than-thrilling economics class that is like pulling teeth to get me to study for. Needless to say, I feel less than my best. I have not been eating as nutritiously as… Continue reading Seeing Green
A family friend of mine brought the picture below to my attention. An experiment was preformed using microwave boiled water vs. water boiled on a stove to water two identical plants. Crazy, huh?! Here are two articles, one supporting and one opposing. 1. http://www.eutimes.net/2011/03/experiment-microwaved-water-kills-plants/?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+TheEuropeanUnionTimes+%28The+European+Union+Times%29 2. http://blogs.mcgill.ca/oss/2012/03/30/will-watering-plants-with-heated-microwaved-water-kill-the-plant/ (or you can read this one, take your pick! http://www.snopes.com/science/microwave/plants.asp ) Take a… Continue reading Microwaves: Harmful or harmless?
As I have said before, summer is my absolute favorite season. One of my ultimate favorite things to do is go strawberry and blueberry picking. Sadly this has yet to happen this year ='[ BUT…strawberries SHOULD be (as long as the weather co-operates…which it better!) open sometime middle of next week. Hooray!! I can’t wait… Continue reading Longing
I have a pretty meat-y post for ya here! This one is all about a new theory on over-eating, which is quite interesting. Food can truly be addictive. Eat to live, or live to eat. In today’s world, many of people do the later of the two. 1 in 5 of today’s adults are overweight… Continue reading The Dopamine Diet
My apologies about the absence in posts… summer time has gotten the best of me! Speaking of summer time, there is nothing better than cooling off on a hot day with a sweet treat. Try this simple swap for a healthier version of an old-time favorite… ice cream! Greek Frozen Yogurt Choco-Peanut Parfait Ingredients 1… Continue reading Simple Swap