I’ve got a rescue pup. Her name is Rumi – we call her Roo. When we first picked her up from Muddy Paws Rescue, she was a petrified little creature. Any fast movement or loud noise and she would practically jump out of her fur! With a lot of love, patience, and a lot more…More
I was driving to a family holiday party (yes, we gathered with family in larger than accepted numbers), and from the back seat, my nephew exclaimed, “Oh no! The virus mutated and now it’s even more contagious!” He was reading a headline from a news story that was posted on someone’s Facebook feed. I read…More
Every year my team pulls the most clicked on, shared, and eaten recipes from my website. This year, Japanese sweet potatoes were the number one favorite. They are so easy to prepare, sweet like candy when roasted, comforting (and we all needed that this year), and totally delicious. And, if you are not a fan…More
2020 was a challenging year, to say the least! We experienced a brand new virus that swept through the population, widespread fear about contagion, financial hardships, and some interesting censorship by big social media companies. This year, like every year, some select articles on my website got extra attention and plenty of shares. I’m grateful…More
Recently, I wrote an article about wearing masks in public. The responses were passionate on both sides of the equation. First and foremost, I want to thank everyone for sharing your thoughts with me on my website, and on all of the social platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn). I believe it’s important to hear each…More
During the 2020 Presidential Election, it became clear that America is a nation divided. Unfortunately, we are divided about much more than just politics. We are divided about health and wellness, too. But, this is not new. We have been divided about health and wellness for 100 years (and longer)! Early in the 1900’s the…More
It seems like basic common sense has been lost over the past 9 months. Here’s what I mean.More
What are you grateful for this year? I’m grateful for community, love and support. Community builds immunity.More
This rich and creamy hot cocoa contains Reishi and Turkey Tail mushroom powders to help boost your immunity in the most delicious way.More
Newsflash! The coronavirus isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. Instead of living in fear and slipping into a deep depression, I suggest preventively maximizing your immunity with this delicious recipe instead.More
Green beans get their color from chlorophyl and yellow wax beans are simply green beans that have been bred without that pigment.
Are they any less good for you? Nope.
They are still just as nutritious and delicious, and make for a great colorful side dish like the one below. Enjoy!
If you are late to the world of cauliflower, here are some delicious recipes and reasons why it would be a wise idea to include this stellar veggie at your next meal.More
Cooking doesn’t get any easier than taking an entire head of cauliflower, coating it with olive oil and sea salt, and roasting it in the oven. Boom. Done. Delicious!More
Here are a few things you can do right now to make it through allergy season without getting stoned to death by an angry mob.More
It’s time to hang up your hazmat suit and get back to living life on planet earth.More
While you are here on earth it would be really wise to use your body because before you know it, you will NOT be in a body anymore.More
There’s a quote that says, “Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.”
It’s so true!
We need to get a little dirty and be exposed to germs and bacteria. It actually builds our immunity. Read more here.More
During the hot summer months, I love eating all types of salads. That includes fruit salads, grain salads, bean salads, veggies salads, meat salads (yes there is such a thing, like this Grass-fed lamb and Quinoa Salad), and of course… shrimp salad! Salads of all kinds are generally light, refreshing, cooling, and easy to prepare.…More
On June 1, 2020, my sister Erica Beaman Swammy lost her battle with deep depression, grief, and sadness, leaving behind 2 sons, aged 23 and 15. This devastating loss has left the entire family in a state of shock. The older son, Danny, recently finished college and was just starting out in life. He turned…More