Easy Peasy Pumpkin Curry Soup

Red curry paste is the secret weapon in this recipe. This marvelous ingredient packs authentic curry flavor into this soup. It’s light and healthy, yet tastes like it’s dripping in butter and cream. Pumpkin is loaded with Vitamins A & C — feel free to eat seconds or thirds! Serves: [...]

Do What Works for You

At some point in your life, you or someone you know has probably tried a fad diet. Just as you’re constantly bombarded with fad workouts (hello, Zumba and spinning!), the same goes for dieting. And trust me, I’m not knocking Zumba. It’s just that I was born with two left [...]


This excerpt is from Failing Forward by John Maxwell Many people believe that touching the lives of others can be done only by some elite group of specially gifted people. But that’s not the case. Any ordinary person can make a positive impact on the lives of others. Some unsuccessful [...]

Passion Increases Willpower

One of my roles as a Health & Wellness Coach is to help people reach their potential. For years as a sales leader/coach/mentor,  I tried to inspire passion in people by going about it the wrong way. I used to tell people about what made me passionate, what made me [...]

Eat Your Greens Detox Soup

I got this delicious recipe from Oh She Glows Cookbook. This book is filled with over 100 vegan recipes to help you glow from the inside out. I’ve had this book for over a year now and have tried numerous recipes…so far, I can’t say there’s a recipe I haven’t [...]

Gluten-free PANZANELLA, let’s skip the anchovies

It’s the 4th of July week and I hope you’re all getting ready to celebrate those who have served our country to keep us safe. I, for one, have enormous respect for all of our armed forces who work day and night so that my friends and family sleep safe [...]

When Life Throws a Curveball

Sooner or later, life will throw you a curveball. And it will suck. Trust me, I know – life just threw me a curveball and it ain’t pretty.  The curveball is that rude awakening, that slap in the face, that often derails us from our tried and true plan to [...]

Bell Pepper Soup; Simple, Healthy Dinner

Everyone knows I enjoy snacking on bell peppers; yellow peppers, red peppers, orange peppers…any and all of them make me smile. But once you dip your spoon into the bell pepper, sweet potato combo – it’s like dipping into a bowl of heaven. You can make this soup ahead of [...]

Pudding for Breakfast, anyone?

I just love this grain-free breakfast packed with anti-inflammatory omega-3 fatty acids and protein. It's so simple to make and tastes decadent;  you'll feel like you're cheating on your health! This is a no-cook pudding so you can make it ahead of time, pop it in the fridge and have [...]

How To Become a Morning Person

At the Institute for Integrative Nutrition, we were taught the concept that everyone is different and what works for one person may not work for another. Some people are natural early birds, while others are total night owls. I, for one, wake early BUT I don’t want to speak to [...]

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