I love coffee too much. I also love going to coffee shops. There is something about a coffee shop. The atmosphere of everyone working or talking with one another. The smell of coffee roasting. The ambient music, but I’ve been to some coffee shops where it’s more of a rave then chill coffee time. I … Continue reading 3 Tips for Ordering Your Coffee the Healthy Way
I love to cook, but I hate the mess and time it can take. I am always looking for ways to make amazing healthy meals that are easy and tasty without much effort. I also like experimenting with mock meats. I was very anti-alternatives when I first started the plant-based path. But, I cracked one … Continue reading The Lazy Girl Vegan Stir-Fry
I was thinking about this the other day, what is our healthy weight? Yes, there are charts that can give you an idea of where you should be. But, in college, I learned that these charts are not totally accurate, because of muscle mass. So, how do we figure out what we should weigh? Then, … Continue reading What is Your Healthy Weight?
I was looking a poll recently about what kind of New Year goals people make. The top 2 were, lose weight and eat healthier. A study, published a couple of years ago say 92% of people who make New Year goals don’t achieve them. Gyms are full the month of January, but die down around … Continue reading Just Do It And Stick To Your Goals
I remember the first time I learned about HIV/AIDS. In the fourth grade, we watch a very dated video explaining it. It was kind of a big deal, we had to get a permission slip signed by our parents for us to watch it. I am from a conservative city, looking back, I think it was … Continue reading Get the Facts About HIV
‘Tis the season to overeat fa la la la la la. I love food, I got a degree in it. I think one reason why we overeat during the holidays is because some of what we eat is seasonal, only for these holidays. It’s the goods. We feel the need to stuff our faces because … Continue reading 3 Tips for Staying Healthy During the Holidays
Remember those days when we were ballerinas? I hope I wasn’t the only 3-year-old in a ballet class wearing pink from head to toe. Don’t get me wrong, I liked it, it was fun learning how to dance, but I quit at the tender age of 5 and moved on to jazz hands. A couple … Continue reading Barre is the New Pilates