Banana Almond Butter Oatmeal Smoothie

May 21, 2015 by

  This banana almond butter oatmeal smoothie makes a very healthy breakfast without much work. The gluten free oats and organic almond butter make this smoothie filling and will keep you satisfied right up until lunch. Oatmeal is heart healthy, raw honey is enzyme rich and the banana adds a great shot of potassium.  Confession time – I...

Your Appendix – Theory Says It’s Not Useless...

May 14, 2015 by

  Ask almost anyone which body organ they believe is basically useless and likely a high percentage of people will say the appendix. And, of course, that’s exactly what we’ve been told by the medical community. When we hear of someone getting their appendix out, most of us think something along the lines of “at least they don’t need their...

Texas Best-Ever Guacamole Dip Recipe

May 5, 2015 by

  We Texans love our Mexican food and the spicier, the better. This Texas Guacamole Dip Recipe has been handed down for several generations, most likely with some heartfelt  modifications along the way. You will find this guacamole dip recipe one in which you can easily place your “stamp”. Whether you make it hotter, less spicy or even...

Health Benefits of Turmeric

May 4, 2015 by

  If, for some reason, I had to pick only one supplement to take, turmeric would most likely be my first choice because the many health benefits of turmeric are important to whole body health. Turmeric comes from the root of the Curcuma longa plant and  has long been used as a powerful anti-inflammatory in both Chinese and Indian medicine....

Watermelon Mint Smoothie

Apr 29, 2015 by

  There is just nothing better on a hot summer evening than a piece of cold, thirst-quenching and sweet watermelon. Well, except a cold and wonderfully sweet watermelon mint smoothie! I’ll admit that I could easily become a watermelon junkie. Watermelon is my fav fruit and I’ve found that adding a bit of mint even makes it better. Usually...

Avocado Smoothie with Apple-Cucumber-Ginger-L...

Apr 21, 2015 by

  This avocado smoothie is excellent for a quick breakfast smoothie or a refreshing afternoon snack. Avocado Smoothie with apple-cucumber-ginger-lime is chock-full of healthy nutrients and cleansing fiber. Ginger has anti-inflammatory properties and is also soothing to the digestive tract. Avocado contains heart-healthy...

America on Prescription Meds – Out of C...

Apr 20, 2015 by

  To further increase profit, drug companies invent disease and subsequently, offer a solution. Herein lies the origin of deadly health myths. Such myths include, but are surely not limited to, that of high cholesterol being the culprit of heart disease, insulin being the only treatment for diabetics and that AIDS, rather than starvation, is...

Raw Almond Butter Recipe

Apr 16, 2015 by

  Fact. We all live busy, sometimes hectic lives. So when I see a DIY recipe for something that I have always been able to buy pre-packaged, organic and with few ingredients, my question is “why” would I want to spend extra time making my own? We all have those thoughts (come on, admit it) now and again especially while trying to provide...

Banana Almond Butter Ice Cream

Apr 15, 2015 by

  Summer is just around the corner and, here in the South, we love homemade ice cream – especially on hot summer evenings. Homemade banana almond butter ice cream is delicious, simple and soooo refreshing. If you are looking for a new way to use up your ripe bananas, this is the recipe for you. No one will ever know there are only two ingredients in...

Crisp Cucumber Salsa Recipe

Apr 15, 2015 by

  Here’s a delicious and easy cucumber salsa recipe in which to use all those healthy cucumbers and tomatoes you are growing in your backyard organic garden. Use with organic chips or cut-up organic veggies such as celery, carrots, etc. Great for backyard get-togethers, office lunches, family reunions and summer picnics....

Health Benefits of Mindful Breathing

Apr 9, 2015 by

  Breath is life. Breathing is something we do every minute of every day. Your body instinctively knows how and when to breathe; it has done it since birth. Breathing is something that we are usually not aware of and thus take for granted. That’s where mindful breathing comes in. Our lives are filled with constant distractions. We are continually...

Fresh Homemade Mango Salsa

Apr 8, 2015 by

  Juicy mangoes add sweetness to this beautiful, quick and healthy mango salsa. Flecked with red onions, jalapenos and cilantro, it’s scrumptious with seafood dishes or with your favorite healthy chips or veggies. Proven to be a favorite with young and old alike!     Fresh Homemade Mango Salsa Ingredients 2 ripe organic mangoes...