Food of the Month: Beets

Why eat beets:

Beets are one of nature’s power foods. They are high in many vitamins and minerals such as potassium, magnesium, fiber, phosphorus, iron, Vitamins A, B and C and folic acid. Phew! Talk about a superfood. If that isn’t enough, beets get their red color from phytonutrients which have been shown to help prevent and fight cancer. Beets are also well known for their ability to help detoxify the body.

How to eat beets:

Raw:

Tapping Into Your Inner Child

When was the last time you… jumped in a puddle? …sat and colored a picture? …did a happy dance?

As children we are constantly acting from our emotions. When a kid wants some ice cream, we all know it is futile to resist. As we get older, we often control our emotions so much so that we can become caught up in being “serious” and tend to lose that sense of playfulness and wonder of the world.

Fuel Wellness With Water

Drinking water is like putting gas in your engine. Water fuels us — every system in our body depends on it to work. About 60 percent of our body is made of the stuff. Every day, however, we lose water in our breath, our sweat and in the bathroom. Drinking enough to replace what we lose is very important

The Power of Thoughts

Let go….of your thoughts! What are your thoughts when your alarm clock is screaming at you after you have hit the snooze button 3 times?  What about the pressure you feel to meet a deadline at work?  What goes through your mind when your kids are coming in from their sports activities, your husband is out golfing, the dogs are barking, and everyone is late on finishing their homework… and everyone is starving for dinner?

Ride Your Bike!

I want you to take a moment and recall your first time getting on a bicycle.  Remember the thrill of sailing off without the help of guiding hands or training wheels.  Remember the sense of independence and playfulness. 
Riding a bike is one of the easiest, most fun forms of exercise and transportation.  You don’t need special clothes or a fancy bike.
Allow me to share with you some of the benefits of regular cycling. 

9 Ways to Mix Your Life Up!

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to color outside of the lines with no pressure?  What about wearing plaid with green socks?  What if you burst out singing in a crowd full of people just because you were happy?
Today is the day, DO IT!  Here are 9 ways that you can mix up your life and truly enjoy it!

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