Rebounding – Bounce Into Health

Rebounding - Bounce Into Health

Rebounding!  It’s not just for basketball players. Let’s just begin by stating that if you do not already have a rebounder, you should get one ASAP.  After looking at all the health benefits gained by bouncing up and down on a mini-trampoline it is hard to imagine a better all-around exercise that is easy, fun, […]

Optimal Health!

I’ve been on vacation—on a little lake in eastern Canada, far away from civilization. It’s quiet. Except for the birds in the trees and the haunting melodies of loons calling to one another on the lake. For the most part, I’ve stayed off the grid. Instead of working, I sit on the beach with the […]

How to get your appetite under control

We’ve all been there. Our plan is printed out, the food shopped for, the preparation is done—we’re ready. We are excited—this time, we’re really going to do it! Then out of nowhere, suddenly this urgent, silent craving hits you upside the head and makes all your good intentions fly out the window with record speed. […]

An old-fashioned weight loss tip with real results…
can you guess it?

To date, I’ve dished about barre classes, my diet, getting plenty of rest, and keeping tabs on my thyroid, and how this has all made a big difference in my weight. And today, I’m going to talk about a classic weight loss secret that seems to be totally ignored by so many. Probably because it’s […]

Thyroid: it’s the key to weight loss

The 2 biggest questions I get asked is, 1) how did you lose all that weight, and 2) how did you drop it so quickly? I hear it all the time–from friends, family, and our Saving Dinner community. I’ve shared some things I’ve learned along the way that have made a huge difference—changing my diet, […]

Slow down in order to slim down

When I get asked what the secret to my slimming down was, mostly it is people who want to know about what I’m eating. That of course is a huge, integral part of it, but it’s not the only thing. Delving full steam ahead into a very strict paleo eating plan certainly moved the needle, […]

Who knew? (wait till you see what’s in my salad!)

If you want to pretty up a plate of salad greens in a hurry, toss in a few edible flowers. One of the most common edible flowers is the nasturtium. Nasturtiums are both beautiful and delicious. At first bite, nasturtiums have a slightly sweet flavor, but as you chew, they become spicy and taste almost […]

Say hello to aloe vera!

aloe vera

Healthy Foods Say hello to aloe vera! By: Leanne Ely Today I’m going to broaden your food horizon a little bit by introducing you to a superfood that you may already have in your home for purposes other than eating—aloe vera. Chances are, you’re familiar with aloe vera for boo boo relief. Your grandmother might […]

Go ahead and eat oodles of Kelp Noodles

Healthy Foods Go ahead and eat oodles of Kelp Noodles By: Leanne Ely Not too long ago, I wrote about the benefits of eating sea vegetables. I enjoy sea vegetables often and you should too! Now, I’ve gone on record before saying I wouldn’t make you eat sea vegetables. But guess what? I take it […]