5 Helpful Dietery Changes That Relieve Anxiety Symptoms

5 Helpful Dietery Changes That Relieve Anxiety Symptoms

It has become a well known fact these days that the Standard American Diet is horrible … causing many illnesses such as diabetes, obesity and heart disease just to name a few. All the chemicals and toxins in processed foods can also be a detriment to one who suffers from any anxiety symptoms. I have always been a healthy eater but when menopause and anxiety presented themselves I got serious about what I put in my body. A whole food,...

This Summer Salad with a Citrusy Kick Is Simple Perfection

This Summer Salad with a Citrusy Kick Is Simple Perfection

With Spring coming early for many of us we are starting to think about our garden plans for the growing season. Well make sure you plant plenty of kale, cauliflower, broccoli and summer squash because this will be a Summer salad you will serve over and over again. There is nothing more fulfilling than visiting your garden and picking the freshest vegetables possible for your dinner menu. Without question, the addition of the salt-cured lemon slices to this recipe is what elevates it from...

4 Useful Garden Goals For A Successful Summer Crop

4 Useful Garden Goals For A Successful Summer Crop

I don’t know about you but Spring has definitely sprung early here in South Carolina. It’s February …. It’s 66 degrees … Sunny … and my flowers are starting to bloom along with the pines and red maples. All of this unexpected Spring weather has given me the garden itch. I’m beginning to think about what I would like to plant. I’m thumbing through all my garden catalogs and gardening sites picking out my seeds. Mr. R and I have...

Anxiety Series: Can Exercise Alleviate Your Anxiety Symptoms? This Is Interesting

Anxiety Series: Can Exercise Alleviate Your Anxiety Symptoms? This Is Interesting

If you have been diagnosed with having anxiety in one or more of its forms your doctor will almost certainly prescribe drug therapies that aim or claim to reduce your symptoms. Even if you haven’t been formally diagnosed, if you are suffering the symptoms of anxiety you may be led to ask your doctor for something to help you. However, before you undertake a course of prescription anti-anxiety medication, consider natural remedies, including physical exercise. Exercise can be just as...

Appetizers Anyone? Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Pastry Bites

Appetizers Anyone? Caramelized Onion & Mushroom Pastry Bites

Are you as crazy about appetizers as I am? I just love eating little morsels of deliciousness. Mr. R and I are known to visit a restaurant just for the wonderful appetizers they offer. One such restaurant served up their version of these super tasty bites and I just had to recreate them at home for one of our appetizer weekends. These savory puff pastry bites hit all the right notes with sweet caramelized onions, marinated Portobello mushrooms, Applewood smoked...

Anxiety Series: 6 Anxiety Disorders You Need To Know

Anxiety Series: 6 Anxiety Disorders You Need To Know

I have suffered from anxiety my whole life. There are spaces in time when I actually think it has vanished into thin air but only returns with a vengeance. It’s an awful feeling and an awful way to have to live your life. You make it a point to stay away from places and people who trigger your symptoms, you plan every step of your day so there are no unexpected circumstances to trigger an attack, you walk through your...

Prosciutto Baskets Stuffed With Cheese & Pistachios

Prosciutto Baskets Stuffed With Cheese & Pistachios

Super Bowl game day is almost here and if you’re like me I really try hard to find special appetizers to serve … not your run of the mill cheese and chili dip at my house! These elegant Prosciutto Baskets are stuffed with a creamy cheese filling and topped with crunchy pistachios for a little extra texture. These appetizers look a lot more complicated than they actually are. The trick is to use prosciutto that is sliced thin enough to manipulate, but...

Does Caregiver To Your Ex Sound Scary? This Will Blow Your Mind

Does Caregivier To Your Ex Sound Scary? This Will Blow Your Mind

Last week I encountered something I never, ever thought I would encounter in a million years … my ex-husband was ill and on the verge of being homeless. I had come to learn about this through my son who was adopted by my ex-husband after we were married. I have had very little contact with my ex since our divorce in 1989 … he wasn’t present in my son’s life after that. But did start reaching out to him later in my 36 year old son’s...

Stuffed Portobello Mushroom Inspired By Mexico

I have always been a lover of mushrooms … mushrooms of all kinds but I have to say my favorite mushroom is the Portobello mushroom. Portobello mushrooms can be used in so many different ways … sauted, grilled or baked … geez you name it and they can do it. I especially love grilling a Portobello mushroom and eating it like you would a hamburger. In fact, I rarely eat regular hamburgers anymore I always opt for a juicy Portobello mushroom burger these days....

Homemade Taco Seasoning Is Super Easy Just Take A Look

Homemade Taco Seasoning

I don’t know about you but I would much rather make my seasoning blends than buy those in the packets. They turn out so much better and you can control the amount of salt and heat. Maybe I just have a few control issues but taking just a few extra minutes to mix up a seasoning blend can really bring a dish to a new level. Take this Homemade Taco Seasoning for example. This Homemade Taco Seasoning recipe only takes...