“Feelings come and go like clouds in a windy sky. Conscious breathing is my anchor.” -Thich Nhat Hanh A healthy body begins with a healthy mind, and a healthy mind begins with mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? Simply stated, it is our ability to pay attention to the present moment, with curiosity and without judgment. Practicing […]

Try goat cheese for a lower calorie, easier to digest alternative to traditional cheese. We have a great recipe for quesadillas for you to try! Goat cheese: Fewer calories than cow’s cheese Goat cheese has just 75 calories per ounce—significantly less than popular cow cheeses like mozzarella (85), brie (95), Swiss (108), and cheddar (115). […]

In the past few years you may have heard of mindfulness. It has been proposed as a treatment for anxiety, depression, and generally getting the most enjoyment out of life. This concept of mindfulness seems to be everywhere from medical research, to TV, to news articles, but what does it really mean and where did […]

Influenza is a viral infection. It that causes many symptoms that can range from mild (runny nose, cough) to severe (pneumonia and respiratory failure). Did you know that about 30,000 people die from influenza infection every year in the United States alone! The virus develops changes in its genes. That’s the reason that the vaccine […]

“The best way to capture moments is to pay attention. This is how we cultivate mindfulness. Mindfulness means being awake. It means knowing what you are doing.” –Jon Kabat-Zinn A healthy body begins with a healthy mind, and a healthy mind begins with mindfulness. What is Mindfulness? Simply stated, it is our ability to pay […]

Try goat cheese for a lower calorie, easier to digest alternative to traditional cheese. We have a great recipe for crostini for you to try! Goat cheese: Fewer calories than cow’s cheese Goat cheese has just 75 calories per ounce—significantly less than popular cow cheeses like mozzarella (85), brie (95), Swiss (108), and cheddar (115). […]

Stocks and broths are the foundation of good cooking, yet information on their use is often relegated to the introductions or appendices of cookbooks. Hard to believe, since most passionate home cooks and professional chefs know that using stocks and broths—both on their own and as the base for a recipe—can turn a moderately flavorful […]

Mindful eating (also known as intuitive eating) aims to reconnect us more deeply with the experience of eating — and enjoying — our food. Mindful eating is based on the idea that there is no right or wrong way to eat, but rather varying degrees of consciousness about what we are eating and why. The […]

“Mindfulness is a way of being present: paying attention to and accepting what is happening in our lives. It helps us to be aware of and step away from our automatic and habitual reactions to our everyday experiences.” –Elizabeth Thornton A healthy body begins with a healthy mind, and a healthy mind begins with mindfulness. […]