Quit Smoking with Quit Stix

Quit Stix

Quit Smoking with Quit Stix I am pretty ashamed to admit that I have been a smoker for well over 30 years, so I know all too well the pains of quitting.  It’s not just the physical pains, but the mental ones as well.  We tie up smoking to so many different emotions.  Joy, sadness, … Read more

Foods That Boost Your Immune System

Immune Boosting Foods

Foods That Boost Your Immune System It is common knowledge that eating citrus fruits will boost your immune system because they’re loaded with vitamin C (more about that later). What you may be surprised to find out is that there are LOTS of other delicious foods that will boost your immune system.  Let’s dive in … Read more

Boost Your Immunity With Water


Boost Your Immunity With Water So it’s winter and the flu is starting to really run rampant and you’re looking for natural ways to boost your immunity? Probably the very best thing you can do is to make sure that you are staying fully hydrated.  Most people don’t drink enough water and even think that … Read more

Celery Nutrition and Benefits


  5 Health Benefits of Celery We all know that celery has long been touted as a great “diet” food, and if you’re like me, you’ve tried to make that a go-to snack to help curb hunger without much in the way of calories.  But did you know that the health benefits of celery go … Read more

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup

Lentil Soup Nothing tastes more like home than a steaming bowl of soup.  This delicious vegan lentil soup will soothe your soul, fill you up and give you energy for hours. We love soup, and lentil soup is one of our favorites.  Traditionally, I used to put some ditalini pasta in my lentil soup, however, … Read more

Fiber – Why You Need It

What is Fiber?

Fiber – Why You Need It We’ve all heard that we need to have plenty of fiber in our diets every day.  But what’s the best way to get it and what exactly do high-fiber foods do?  The recommended amount of daily fiber intake is between 25 and 40 grams, and even though many of … Read more

Courage To Change

Courage To Change

Probably the biggest obstacle in connecting with our courage to change is the fear of letting go.  For me, the true meaning of courage is to, with my heart thumping wildly in my chest, my stomach in knots and my knees shaking, is to step out anyway.  It absolutely is NOT easy, but taking that … Read more

Chicken Zucchini Potato Soup

Chicken Zucchini Potato Soup

Break out the Chicken Zucchini Potato Soup Baby it’s cold outside!  That’s when one of my favorite things to do is to cook up a big pot of soup, and this chicken zucchini potato soup is no exception.  But, in trying to keep with my healthy diet of limiting carbs, fat and calories, sometimes finding a … Read more

Chicken Tomato Salad

Chicken Tomato Salad

End of boring ~ Chicken Tomato Salad Chicken salad can sometimes be a pretty boring topic.  However, check out this delicious chicken tomato salad alternative to your usual humdrum chicken salad?  This is the perfect recipe to eat for lunch or dinner! Bon Appetit! CHICKEN TOMATO SALAD A delicious. and nutritious alternative to your everyday chicken … Read more