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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...

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....

Have You Seen This Vegetable Spiral Slicer? This Is Awesome!

Have You Seen This Vegetable Spiral Slicer? This Is Awesome!

You may have noticed in my last few recipes I mention using a spiral slicer to make veggie noodles. I thought I’d do a product review on the one I love and use often to give you a better idea as to how to use it and what a vegetable spiral slicer actually is. These handy and versatile gadgets make it easy to create delicious, nutritious dishes your entire family will love. Before you know it, you’ll replace traditional pasta noodles...

Cucumber Noodles with Pesto

Cucumber Noodles with Pesto

This super easy cucumber recipe is a great way to savor the delicious, natural flavors of fresh cucumber, basil, garlic, and toasted pine nuts. Cucumber Noodles with Pesto is great on its own, as a lovely side dish, with your favorite cut of meat or topped with shrimp or salmon. I love to make a batch of this to keep in the refrigerator for a refreshing yet filling lunch. It also pairs nicely with my Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps especially on those days when you’re looking for...

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps: Easy Lunch Idea

Chicken Salad Lettuce Wraps

I’m always trying to come up with some super easy lunch ideas. When you work from home, having to take a break from a project your working on just to make yourself lunch usually equates to skipping lunch all together or snacking on something we all know we shouldn’t be snacking on. That is why I make it a point to take a few hours on Sunday to do prep work in the kitchen for weekday lunches and suppers. Cutting...

Daikon Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Onion

Daikon Noodle Soup with Mushrooms & Onion

Did you do a bit of over-indulging this holiday season? I know I did! So, I decided I would share my all time favorite recipe to help detoxify your body and aide in digestion. This wonderful soup contains daikon root which is a mild-flavored winter radish popular in Japanese cuisine.  Here, Daikon root takes center stage because it is the perfect choice for detoxifying your body and with its high concentration of Vitamin C it’s the perfect partner for your immune...

Are You Aging Healthfully? Helpful Tips To A Better Life

Are You Aging Healthfully? Helpful Tips To A Better Life

Here we are, once again, bringing in a new year … I always find this to be an exciting time for me, a time to reflect on the previous year and determine how I can make this new year better than the last. This year I’m going to make healthy aging my mantra and you should too no matter what your age. There are two things I want to work on this year … First, I want to get moving again:...