making sacrifices

Making sacrifices for the betterment of our world is our human duty – the pleas to #stayathome say it all. We’re in this together and we need to accept it. Our civic duty is not to be called to war, but to spend time at home, with our families. It’s the simplest act of self-sacrifice…

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detours

The road less traveled. The path we least expect. A new adventure….. So many sayings for what a divergence from a linear path or assumed plan really means. Yet – we often don’t give options their full due diligence until we need to. Why do we get comfortable with status quo? Is it easier? Simpler?…

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lymph nodes

Lymph Nodes Are Your Body’s First Line of Defense! We’re often aware of our lymph nodes when they are flared up or sore, but otherwise likely don’t spend a ton of time thinking about them. Well now is the time to love the hundreds of these little guys that we house. Our lymph nodes harbor…

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caring for our elders

The pictures on social media are heartbreaking to all of us right now – the elderly grandparents who can’t see their new grandbabies, sequestered to their facilities with no visitors. But honestly, what were we all doing before this to show that we care about our aging population?? Now is our reminder to take a…

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Baruka nuts

Chances are you have never heard of a Barukas nut. Neither had I until a few months ago and let me tell you, these are good, really good! It’s like a lectin-free take on a peanut, because we all know how bad peanuts and peanut butters are for us (right?!?!) Barukas delivery a similar-to-peanut texture…

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Instant Pot Maple Garlic Chicken

Looking for a one and done when it comes to dinner these days? Look no further. And chances are you have all the ingredients already. I also added in some easy substitutes in case your cabinets are running bare during COVID times. This dinner fix is quick, easy and paleo friendly, gluten-free and soy-free.  …

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get outside during COVID

Fresh air & vitamin D are natural healers Now more than ever we are hearing all about the benefits of both fresh air and vitamin D. It’s in nearly every article you can find on immune health and mental health. And it’s free, available to everyone and we all have time for it now. It’s…

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healthy vanilla latte

Starbucks anyone? Making your coffee at home during COVID isn’t the same as your fave go-to spot.Try this DIY Healthy Vanilla Latte to brighten your mornings!   INGREDIENTS 3/4 cup almond milk, or your favorite non-dairy plant milk, unsweetened [pre-heat to get to room temperature or warmer first] 1 TBSP maple syrup 1 TBSP vanilla…

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spring clean your sinuses

Let’s face it, the allure of spring cleaning has likely faded in your household. Spice cabinets organized, old clothes purged, but there is still one place you likely haven’t touched yet. Your sinuses. Sounds bizarre, but honestly, they are your first line defense to immunity. Every breath you take, your little nose fibers are doing…

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