Do You Have a Hydration Station?

Do you have a hydration station?

Do You Have a Hydration Station? Hydrating and just drinking water are not necessarily the same thing.  There’s an objective to all that water, bone broth, and whatever else you’re drinking–and that is to hydrate your body at the cellular level.  Once upon a time, it used to be all about drinking enough water till […]

Bergamot–The Secret Ingredient In Wise Women’s Tea

Clear cup of hot tea on a woven mat

So What Is Bergamot? The bergamot orange (Citrus bergamia), is a fragrant citrus fruit the size of an orange, with a yellow or green color similar to a lime, depending on ripeness. The origin of this fruit is believed to be the result of combining lemon and bitter orange.  There are also herbs called bergamot […]

Beat Winter Dehydration

A pitcher filled with water and lemon slices next to half a lemon on top of a plaid dish cloth.

Is it just me or is it easier to remember to drink your water in the summer? Just because the temperatures have dropped, doesn’t mean your water intake can take a dip, too. Our hydration needs don’t change much in the winter months–our body functions still need water to make it function optimally. In warm […]

How to Eat to Beat the Blues

Woman with hand to head sadly over a mug

The holidays are bearing down on us, and while this is a wonderful time of year for a good segment of the population, there are a lot of folks who find it difficult to cope with the hustle and bustle. During the month of December, many people run around trying to do too much, spending […]

Treat Yourself with Tangerines

Fresh juicy tangerines fruits in natural woven bowl

It’s citrus season in the United States-that time of year when you can find those little citrus sweeties all over the grocery store. Tangerines are in season from November through April. There are three major types of tangerines that we tend to find here in the western hemisphere: tangerines, mandarins, and tangelos. These cute little […]

Getting creative with pumpkin

With the end of November comes the end of pumpkin season. You know what that means–we need to make the most out of this year’s harvest because you just can’t find a good pumpkin any other season! Why not challenge yourself to see how many ways you can enjoy pumpkin this week? Let me give […]

10 Fall Super Foods

variety of fall foods on a white marble surface

Harvest time is like Christmas for me. So many delicious and healthy foods are in season that I can hardly eat enough to get in all the foods I want to eat. I’m popping these Fall superfoods into my smoothies (sweet potatoes), soups (pumpkin), and desserts (pears). I like to bulk up on all of […]

Salt – The Essence of Life

Different types of salt in various sized wooden spoons on a wood surface

Most people are familiar with basic table salt, the type of salt that is most common in the U.S.  It is white, has small granules, and seasons almost every kind of food we can think of when we sit down in a restaurant, too often before we even taste what the chef or cook has […]

The Countdown to Carbage Carnage

A ketogenic (keto for short) diet is essentially a way of eating where you get your caloric intake from protein and fat instead of from carbohydrates, including and especially sugar.  When you consume less than 50 grams of carbs/day you will generally be in a state of ketosis in 3 to 4 days, but everyone […]