Archives for March 2016

One Spoon of These Seeds Each Day Will Protect Your Heart & Lower Cholesterol

Flax seeds have quickly become the new “it” food. It seems as if you can’t find a healthy recipe or an article on weight loss that doesn’t say to add a tablespoon of flax seeds as a nutritional boost. But are the tiny seeds truly a superfood? Or are they just the latest trend? Flax is a plant that has been around for tens of thousands of ... Read More »

Super Healthy Banana Oat Flax Muffins

When you think of muffins, you probably don't think of healthy eating. This recipe will change that. You can absolutely enjoy muffins and other baked goodies as long as you use the right ingredients. I like to make these muffins and then freeze them. They'll keep in the freezer for a few months. Perfect for breakfast on-the-go ... Read More »

4 Foods That Cause Inflammation

If there’s one thing that you want to avoid, inflammation is it. Chronic inflammation can set you up for many problems including heart disease, diabetes, as well as arthritis. Leading a stressful and unhealthy lifestyle are 2 key components for inflammation but what you eat on a day to day basis will impact it too. Let’s take a look at ... Read More »

What is the Glycemic Index and Why Should You Care?

Most foods have some carbohydrates (sugar), except for fats and oils. Depending on the type of sugar in the food your blood sugar will spike immediately or raise at a slower pace. This is where the glycemic index (sugar scale) comes in handy. What is the Glycemic index? Glycemic index or GI tells you how fast or slow a food raises your ... Read More »

This One Type of Chocolate Can Protect Your Health

Who doesn't love chocolates? Just thinking about it can make you feel good. You are not alone; most people feel good when they eat chocolate. Research confirms that chocolate, does affect your emotions and your mood. That's because chocolate increases the levels of serotonin. It is ''the feel-good'' chemical secreted by your brain. No ... Read More »

Power Smoothie

Today I'm making one of my favorite Power Smoothie recipes! So fast to make and yes, it tastes every bit as good as it looks! You'll need: ♦1 cup of water ♦Handful of Kale ♦1/2 cup frozen berries ♦1 banana ♦2 Tbsp. Chia Seeds Mix it all in the blender and you're ready to Power Up! Yours in Health, Danette P.S. I hope you ... Watch Video »

Healthiest Snacks For Busy People

Today I want to talk about snacks. Do you love snacks as much as I do? I absolutely have about two to three snacks per day in between three of my main meals. It's always best to have a few healthy snacks on hand to bring to work or wherever you go. I found all of these healthy snacks at my local CVS drug store. It just goes to show that you ... Watch Video »

Quick Rosemary Lambchops

Cooking lamb might seem intimidating, but it's actually quite simple to make. This 15-minute recipe makes for a no-fuss spring meal that tastes like it took all day to make. Perfect for special occasions too! Yours in Health, Danette P.S. Please share this recipe with your friends and I love reading your comments below. ... Read More »

Follow Your Dreams – Bali Orphanage Trip

I want to talk about dreams today. What dream do you have beating in your heart? I think sometimes we're afraid to declare... 'what's that thing that I truly want?' What's that thing I truly want to create or live out in my lifetime. So today I want to challenge you to take a pen and paper.... Yours in Health, Danette If you ... Watch Video »

The Truth About Bee Pollen

Bee pollen is touted to be a super food. Did you know it's been shown to improve energy levels and prevent allergies? No wonder bee pollen is all the buzz... So, what is Bee pollen? Bee pollen is what bees use to produce bee bread. Bees mix pollen with bee saliva to make it. Research shows that there are about 250 substances in bee ... Read More »