How Does Kindness Affect Your Health?

Be Kind

I believe one of the most important things we need in the world right now is more kindness toward one another. Did you know that there are scientifically proven benefits of doing kind acts for others as well as receiving or even witnessing kindness? This month, there is a whole week dedicated to Random Acts…

What Do You Need to Let Go Of To Move Forward?

chinese laterns

With 2020 behind us and the roller coaster of feelings and events that came with it, January 2021 brings new hope of possibilities and new beginnings. As we start the new year, instead of thinking about resolutions, starting over, or placing restrictions on ourselves, why not think about some of the ways we’ve grown through…

Steel-Cut Oats with Fresh Cherries, Blueberries and Walnuts

Steel Cut Oatmeal

There's a great outdoor cafe in Los Angeles called Urth Cafe and you might have seen it on Entourage – Vinnie and the boys eat there in nearly every other episode. It is a major celebrity haunt. Anyway they serve this amazing bowl of steel-cut oats with all the fruits, nuts and milk served on…

Day-After Detox (Chipotle-Mushroom) Turkey Soup with Rice

Turkey Soup

After the holidays, you want to eat something pure, healthy and fresh so you can sort of recover as you venture out into the cold and shop your heart out. And there's still no better feel-good meal than a homemade soup to warm you up.Low in fat and high in nutrients, perfect for detoxing from…

Smoky Beef Stew with Chipotle-Cheddar Cornbread

We've all got memories of Grandma's legendary home cooked beef stew. Create a new, healthy legend of your own with this uniquely smoky heartwarming winter favorite. I don't mind short, dark, blistery days when I can come home to this. I'll just put on my Snuggie and curl up on the couch with my bowl…

Practicing Gratitude During a Season of Thanksgiving

pumpkin and candles

This year has been trying for all of us. Change has been the predominant word on my heart and mind for the year. Changes in the way we do everyday things like shopping, working, school, communicating with loved ones and even gathering with people has definitely changed this year. We will be adjusting to more…