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5 Reasons to Plant Your Own Garden

Posted on May 19, 13 in Nutrition

Gardens are great, and now is the time to get planting! Below, check out the five reasons to grow a garden, along with suggestions for what to grow and how to grow it! Why Grow a Garden? A garden is a wonderful thing to experience as a family. You will be making memories and sharing […]

Find Your Center

Posted on May 15, 13 in Wellness

Earlier today I posted “50 Ways to Take a Break” on the Radiant You Facebook page.  Now I just opened one of my daily meditation books to the entry below.  The signs are clear … people are neglecting one side of their health triangle and it’s leaving them unbalanced.  It’s time to find our centers […]

Lemon-Raspberry Muffins

Posted on May 11, 13 in Recipes

I bet mom would love these delicately crumbed muffins, served warm right from the oven, tomorrow morning! Lemon-Raspberry Muffins 1 lemon 1/2 cup sugar 1 cup nonfat buttermilk 1/3 cup canola oil 1 large egg 1 teaspoon vanilla extract 1 cup white whole-wheat flour, or whole-wheat pastry flour 1 cup all-purpose flour 2 teaspoons baking powder 1 teaspoon baking soda 1/4 teaspoon salt 1 1/2 cups fresh or frozen raspberries, not thawed Preheat oven to 400°F. Coat 12 large (1/2-cup) […]

The Best Diet for YOU!

Posted on Apr 30, 13 in Nutrition

Are you following the same diet as your friend, but feel frustrated because you are not experiencing the same wonderful results?  If so, this article by Marcell Pick, OB-GYN N.P. is for you! “Vegan, Macrobiotic, Paleolithic:  Is it Time to Let Go of the Label?” I think we can all agree that for some people, […]

Juicing at Home

Posted on Apr 25, 13 in Nutrition

As promised, here’s a follow-up to last week’s “Blending vs. Juicing” article by Jane Lear. Jane Says:  All Juicers Aren’t Created Equal Juicers are selling like hot cakes as more and more Americans have started drinking their fruits and vegetables in the hopes of losing weight, eating more healthfully, and/or detoxing.  Just last week, in […]

Green Smoothies!

Posted on Apr 22, 13 in Recipes

Several weeks ago I had surgery to remove a benign tumor from my parotid gland, and the procedure left me unable to eat fruits and vegetables.  I was about to invest in a juicer when I came across the “Blending vs. Juicing” article by Jane Lear that I shared with you last week.  Jane’s article […]

Blending vs. Juicing

Posted on Apr 17, 13 in Nutrition

If you’ve been trying to decide if you want to jump on the juicing bandwagon, this article by food expert, Jane Lear, is for you! Jane Says:  Juicing is Great – But Blending is Sometimes Better It all comes down to the issue of fiber, and not all of those trendy cold-pressed juices have that […]

Rustic Lasagna

Posted on Mar 13, 13 in Recipes

Here’s what’s for dinner tonight!  My children love pasta, so I’m always looking for ways to make healthier versions of their favorite recipes.  This Rustic Lasagna uses part-skim cheeses to help keep the fat and calories down, and the addition of broccoli and carrots adds both vitamins and fiber.  The best part is it tastes […]

Oh, Nuts!

Posted on Jan 21, 13 in Nutrition

One of the top snacks I recommend to my clients is fruit with nuts.  The health benefits of fruit are endless … from helping to prevent a host of diseases to greater longevity.  As for nuts, in addition to their heart-healthy fat content, they are also a great source of vitamins, minerals and antioxidants.  And, […]

BBQ Chicken Lettuce Wraps

Posted on Jan 16, 13 in Recipes

I was just telling a client about this recipe because you can enjoy the leftovers for several days.  When it comes to improving our health, preparation is key.  Cook up this chicken, keep lettuce and other veggies of your choice on hand, and you’ll always be ready when hunger strikes. BBQ Chicken Lettuce Wraps 3 […]