Copycat Post of the Butternut Squash Soup Variety

After reading a post earlier from TMH earlier involving Butternut Squash Soup, an immediate craving for it ensued. With Spring fast approaching, and prime soup season dissipating along with the melting snow, the craving was heightened, and on the way home a few ingredients were picked up to try the recipe he had linked. Even… Continue reading Copycat Post of the Butternut Squash Soup Variety

The Opposite Diet

After that Sunday pie post, I knew redemption was in order with a post highlighting a healthy food that is the antithesis of Coconut Cream Pie.  What is the most commonly reviled food for most human beings of any age? Brussels Sprouts! Actually, I’ve been meaning to make Brussel Sprouts since reading a post about… Continue reading The Opposite Diet

The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

“Perhaps the truth depends on a walk around the lake.”  -Wallace Stevens Movement in any form is the oldest form of exercise known to humans, but walking especially is something we’ve always done as soon as we could.  The benefits are innumerable, the importance immeasurable, particularly when walking outside. As babies, it’s the moment when… Continue reading The Best and Simplest Exercise of All

Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

1. “I’m not going to live forever.” Eating healthy has never been about life extension for me, but that’s often the snarky response.  It’s about having good energy day to day, and not dragging your sluggish feet through life accompanied by a slowed mind in a mental fog, much like a zombie that craves fast… Continue reading Top 3 Excuses for an Unhealthy Lifestyle Debunked

Eat Clean Challenge #3 “Flyer Liar’s”

Do you know what a “Flyer Liar” is? If not, here’s the challenge; next time you get coupon’s from a grocer in the mail, look at the discounted “food” within it.  Then discount it. Every time you get coupons in the mailbox, ask yourself, is this food healthy, or is it a nutritional sin, masquerading as… Continue reading Eat Clean Challenge #3 “Flyer Liar’s”

Eat Clean Challenge #1

I’ve used this challenge with personal training clients, friends, and my brothers who work in the trades, and are often eating their lunch “food” through a drive thru window. Some are a little skeptical when I present it, but everyone after doing the challenge realizes what a direct connection there is between the food they… Continue reading Eat Clean Challenge #1