Archives for May 2016

Top 10 Reasons You Should Eat More Ginger

 Ginger is one of my all time favorite spices. I add it to everything! I put it in my smoothies, soups, stir fry and teas (I'll share my recipe later). It has a long history of use as a remedy for digestive issues as it soothes and relaxes the intestines. Ginger adds zest to any recipe and it's super good for your health. It's one of the ... Read More »

Top 5 Foods Healthy Restaurant Foods That Probably Aren’t

You’ve learned so much about eating right that you probably feel confident when you go out to eat. But are you sure you’re making healthy choices? Turns out, a lot of menu items that people think are healthy really aren’t. These 5 foods may sound good, but stay away from them when you’re dining out. 1. Spinach Wraps What could be bad ... Read More »

4 Problems With Flavored Water Drops

Struggling to get your 8-10 glasses of water in each day? If so, you may think the easy solution to reach that goal is to simply add in some flavored water drops. These drops come in a variety of flavors – peach, iced tea, coconut, berry, lemon-lime and best of all, are often touted as a weight loss aid. Fact is, it's more like drinking adult ... Read More »

4 Things Happen When You Take Activated Charcoal

I tried taking charcoal for the first time and I'm not talking about the charcoal you use on your BBQ either. Activated charcoal is much different. It's often overlooked but activated charcoal can go a long way towards helping you feel your best. If you’ve never tried charcoal, you might want to after you read this. How does it ... Read More »

Clean Strawberry Shortcake

Isn't the smell of fresh strawberries intoxicating?! I know strawberry season is in full swing in many parts of the US and that means one thing will be tempting a lot of you this month....strawberry shortcake. Strawberries are a very sugary fruit and adding a heavy, sugared short cake doesn't do the waistline any favors. It's called shortcake ... Read More »

My Mother’s Day Superfood Adventures in Bali

Mother's Day is such a special day for ALL women to honor the nurturing side of their soul. I wanted to bring you along on some of the special adventures I shared with my family this year in Bali. We set out with no real plan and found our way to some unique Balinese hideaways. Watch to see how I ended up with a black tongue for Mother's ... Watch Video »

Tugu Hotel Bali and Hot Abs Workout

Always something new and fun to be seen here in Bali! Today I'm at The Tugu Hotel and it's much more than just a hotel. Wait until you see all these cool artifacts the owner has installed everywhere! I have a Hot Abs workout coming at you after we get inspired by a tour of this unique hotel. Stick around and heat up those abs with ... Watch Video »

2 Tablespoons of This Plant Food Has More Protein Than An Ounce Of Beef

Vegetarians get asked all the time, ''where do you get your protein from?" A lot of people think that they can only get enough protein if they eat meat. The truth is plants can be a GREAT source of protein and are ideal if you want to lose weight. You may think it's complicated to combine proteins from different foods to make the protein ... Read More »

Don’t Fall For These 3 Common Weight Loss Fads

Tempted to try the latest and greatest miracle weight loss plan? Before you rush into a diet plan that seems too good to be true, make sure you learn the most common fad diets and why they fail. By knowing this, you can side-step these doozies and spot a fad diet when you see one. 3 of the most common fad diets and how they fall ... Read More »

Creamy Banana Mango Lassi

If you haven't tried a lassi yet you are missing out! Lassi's are traditional yogurt based drinks from India. They're so frothy and satisfying. This recipe is a classic mango lassi and wait until you taste how creamy it is. It's a refreshing treat morning, noon or night! Yours in Health, Danette P.S. Please share this lassi recipe with ... Read More »