How a Spectacular Faceplant Taught Me
5 Lessons about Life (and Pickleball)

Friday was a busy day for me–I was putting the finishing touches on my presentation for Full Bloom on Saturday and I had a pickleball game and lesson later on–a good, full day. Little did I know it would be a day that included public humiliation, blood, a tiny pickleball vigilante, and, against all odds, […]

L-Glutamine: The Ultimate Solution to Reduce Cravings

Do you often find yourself reaching for unhealthy snacks and sugary treats throughout the day? Have you tried every trick in the book to curb your cravings, but nothing seems to work?Don’t worry; you’re not alone! Cravings are a common problem for many people trying to maintain a healthy diet and lose weight. However, there […]

(Se)e why you need Selenium!

According to the National Cancer Institute, 1 in 8 women born in the United States today will develop breast cancer at some point in their lifetime.  Let that sink in for a minute. 1 in 8 women.  And if that statistic isn’t scary enough, breast cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in […]

Bottoms Up For Breakfast

Taking care of ourselves is how we manage our health; there’s no other way around it. It may be a simple concept, but it’s overlooked every single day in favor of taking care of everyone and everything else. Just like breakfast. We skip breakfast thinking we don’t need it. We aren’t hungry—we just want our […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: Portabella. It’s a Fun Guy!

Some call them portobellos, but according to the Mushroom Council, we all should be calling them portabellas. The dark brown portabella mushroom is actually a fully mature cremini mushroom. In the early 1980s, the formerly unglamorous portabella became a bit en vogue and now enjoys a fair amount of space in the fungi spotlight. These […]

Tip, Trick & a Recipe: A Little Lentil Legacy

I am a huge fan of lentils and wanted to give you some background on why you want to include them in your diet. Lentils are one of the oldest cultivated crops in the world. In the Bible, Jacob tricked Esau into giving up his birthright over a bowl of lentils! Yeah, they’re that good! […]