Juicing-It Isn’t All About the Fruit


I had a comment last week about juicing and blood sugar spikes for those with pre-diabetes and diabetes; rightly so, especially if you have already been diagnosed with the disorder. This recipe for my healing detox smoothie is not only okay for those concerned with blood sugar spikes, but it can actually help to cure […]

9 Surprising Foods That Fight Pain


Originally posted on Brainbrizzle's blog:
What do a cup of coffee, a bowl of beans, and a couple of ibuprofen have in common? Surprising answer: They all reduce pain. “Popping a pill may be easier, but it does nothing to cure the underlying cause of your pain like eating the right foods can do,”…

Clean Eats


After making my hubby his favorite Huevo’s Rancho’s for his Fathers Day breakfast I headed back into the kitchen to make this clean yummy eat for me. An Egg White Goat Cheese Omelette. Instead of potatoes I sautéed Kale and Tomatillo’s and topped it all with salsa and roasted red peppers. Yum! Instead of the […]

Time for a PC Tune-up?


Your Nutritional Goals may be ready for a PC Tune-Up! Spring is right around the corner and if your nutritional goals feel like they are hiding under a winter coat, then maybe it’s time for a PC Tune-up. No not your computer PC, I am talking about a Portion Control tune-up! If you are like […]

Color Your Body Beautiful


Ditch the McKee D’s today huh? Today brings a pack of power foods on my food “to go” menu. This is, in addition to an active lifestyle, the very best thing I do for me. I do it because it makes me feel good. When we feel good we live, love, and laugh good. Ditch […]

Of Fitness and Food- Maximize for Success


Sundays at my house always resemble me as a well organized (relitively speaking) vacation planner packing for a week long journey. Sundays in my house for the most part are both a loving disciplined ritual and a routine. Food prepping, laundry, exercise plans……When you come down to it, each week is in and of itself […]

The Power of Clean


Here we are! 2013! I love the start of any new year, always filled goals and energy and promise. If at any one time we as people felt empowered to “do it all”, this is the time. For the last two years I have been blessed to be trained by Jen Hendershott. I never had […]

It only takes a minute!


Are you at risk for Diabetes? It only takes a minute to find out! American Diabetes Association Alert Day® is a one-day “wake-up call”. Go to the link below and take the test for yourself! Just click on the words “Take the Test” below! Take the Test! The Diabetes Risk Test asks users to answer […]

Lifestyle and Nutritional Medicine


What is Lifestyle and Wellness Coaching? Find out here tomorrow on Élan’s Sunday Vital Spirit Blog!