Top 10 Functional foods

1.) Turmeric: This is a bold spice found in the majority of Indian cuisine.  Turmeric is unique because it has over 100 different holistic compounds in it. Why do you need it? Turmeric contains a polyphenol called curcumin  which is a strong anti-inflammatory agent.  This spice also promotes your immune system. How can you use it? …

What are functional foods?

In a nutshell, functional foods are those foods that when consumed, can have health benefits which help to reduce the risk of disease.  You can also think of functional foods as the kinds of food that can give you a positive effect after eating them, as opposed to a neutral or negative effect.  These types…

Mediterranean Holiday Dinner

This holiday season we are challenging you to switch up your usual meals!  This blog post has the recipes for a delicious Mediterranean holiday themed meal that packed with healthy fats, citrus and herbs. Bon Appetit.   Appetizer: Mediterranean Baked Brie Ingredients: 3 tbsp fig jam or honey, divided 1/4 cup to 1/3 cup dried…

Keto Holiday Menu

Trying to stick with your low carb lifestyle through the holiday? Here are some of our favorite keto recipes which can make a great meal plan, or just use one of the recipes to bring to a gathering so that you know it’s keto friendly.   Cauliflower Mash 6 servings Ingredients: 1 pound cauliflower florets…

Mindful Holiday Eating

Overeating and weight gain can be a big problem during the holiday’s.  The average weight gain for an adult from Thanksgiving to Christmas is one pound, however, that number increases to 5 pounds for an adult who is already overweight.  Mindful eating is one strategy to help prevent that holiday weight gain.  Add some of…

Exercise Classes Reviewed

This blog is dedicated to breaking down the pros and cons of some popular workouts/gyms.  Group exercise or very specified gym memberships can help keep you stay motivated especially during the winter season.                                            …