• Smoothies for glowing skin
    Food,  Health,  Nutrition

    You Put the Lime in the Coconut… Smoothie!

    Who doesn’t like a good smoothie? You can pack some powerful nutrients into your blender. Not to mention they can be quick to prepare and they are highly portable. I feel like I am constantly rushing about and don’t have the opportunity to sit down and enjoy a good, nutritious meal as often as I would like. The smoothie is my answer to good nutrition on the go. You can put almost anything in a smoothie, almost. I was watching a Fixer Upper where Joanna made Chip a ham sandwich…

  • Food,  Health,  Probiotic


    You’ve most likely heard of probiotics for good gut health.  It’s a hot topic with a lot of buzz right now.  There has been some promising research to suggest that if we keep our digestive tract happy, the rest of our bodies will follow suit.  Yes, even including our skin. What are Probiotics? So what are probiotics anyway?  Simply put, probiotics are live microorganisms like bacteria and yeasts that have health benefits. Your body hosts large numbers of microorganisms on the inside and out.  These tiny “bugs” help keep you…

  • Blue Tumeric
    Food,  Health,  Nutrition

    Food, Glorious Food: Food as Medicine

    When I was in elementary school I had the most wonderful music teacher.  She loved what she did and her enthusiasm spread to me so profoundly, that music was my favorite class of the day. We learned to sing the popular music that we liked.  We learned to dance. Each spring she would choose a musical for us to perform.  She directed and produced each one herself, and my favorite was Oliver Twist. If you don’t already know, Oliver Twist is a tale written by Charles Dickens.  It’s about an…