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  • 6 Goals for Healthy Habits

    Do you struggle with making healthy lifestyle changes? Here are some tips on how to make it easier and 6 goals you can start working on now!

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  • Mindful Eating: 8 Ways to Eat More Intuitively

    Do you sometimes wonder why you made a certain food choice? Have you ever eaten to a point of physical discomfort? Have you ever had that experience when you looked down and you had eaten a whole bag of chips when you had intended “just to eat a few”?

    The common thread in these scenarios is often that we were distracted while eating. What is the opposite of distracted? Being present, or mindful of the present moment.  

    What do we know about mindful eating and how can we apply that to our lives so we can foster a healthier relationship with eating? Let's take a look.

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  • Creating Lifelong Healthy Habits- Do you have Goals?

    If you are looking to create life-long habits, you know that it can be challenging!

    Have you ever become overwhelmed?

    One way of accomplishing goals is to break tasks into small mini- goals and make them less of a daunting task. Have you tried this technique? For this month, I challenge you to pick one goal from this list of 6 goals and work on your mini-goal until it becomes part of your routine. 

    It is okay if you are not perfect! We should aim for progress, not perfection, right?! 
     

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  • Easy Cinnamon Apple Chia Pudding

    When looking for a quick & easy breakfast or snack, consider the powerful chia seed!

    Chia pudding is an easy way to get the fiber, unsaturated fat and protein that will keep you full.

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  • What are healthy snacks for diabetics

    The words needled in Bob’s brain as his doctor handed him a prescription for Metformin, advised him to monitor his blood sugar regularly and provided him dietary guidelines to follow.

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  • Basic 30 minute Indian Curry

    Do you enjoy Indian food but feel intimidated by preparing a curry yourself?
    Fear no more. Here is a recipe that will take you 30 minutes, is versatile, and can be a great way to eat more plant-based or you can add your favorite cooked protein.

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  • Lose Weight Naturally: 6 Effective Strategies to Shed those Pounds

    If you're trying to lose weight, you’re not alone. Nearly 40 percent of US adults struggle with obesity according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report in 2017. Although most people know that reducing calories, eating healthy foods and exercising regularly will promote weight loss, many find it difficult to shed the pounds. This article addresses effective strategies to lose weight naturally.

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  • Low Carb Indian Rotis

    Rotis are a staple of the Indian diet but do pack a lot of carbohydrates into a meal. I wanted to come up with a way to add more fiber, protein and good Omega-3 fats to a roti. Here is a version that is hearty and delicious!  It does not inflate like a typical wheat roti, but cooks on a traditional tawa (cast iron pan or skillet) flat. Just make sure to cook well on both sides. Enjoy!

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  • Basil Pecan Pesto

    This vegan basil pesto is a great way to get plant-derived phytochemicals that help our bodies produce antioxidants that help reverse cell damage and promote repair. Pecans are a great source of monounsaturated fats and fiber.

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  • Indian-inspired Cardamom Chia Seed Pudding

    Many people are familiar with the benefits of chia seeds, but don’t know how to add it to their diet. This is a delicious & really easy way to enjoy them. Did you know chia seeds originated in South America? They are low in carbohydrates & very high in fiber, unsaturated fats, omega-3 fatty acids & protein. They also provide a good amount of iron, calcium and potassium (beneficial in lowering blood pressure).

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