A Story of Tibetan Herbalism

A Story of Tibetan Herbalism

Tibetan herbalism carries a rich and sophisticated history of traditional use. A Tibetan herbal formula often includes more than 20 unique ingredients, and sometimes more than 100! These ingredients can generally be grouped into three classes: 1. A major group of ingredients that target specific area(s) in the body 2. A secondary group that supports and sustains the effects of the first group 3. A third group that helps balance the first two groups
Recipe: Turkey Sweet Potato Chili

Recipe: Turkey Sweet Potato Chili

This beautiful recipe from Samantha's Kitchen combines protein-powerhouse turkey and vitamin-rich sweet potatoes to warm you up this winter.
The Nutrient You Need Most this Winter

The Nutrient You Need Most this Winter

During the cold, short days of winter it’s all too easy to become vitamin D deficient. The lack of sunlight and increased time spent indoors attribute to lower vitamin D levels and can lead to increased risk for bone and cardiovascular damage. Find out what you can do to keep your vitamin D levels up and keep your body’s systems working for you all season.
Recipe: Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Parfait

Recipe: Cinnamon Apple Quinoa Parfait

This beautiful combination of Greek Yogurt, crisp apples, crunchy granola and protein-rich cinnamon quinoa makes the perfect breakfast delight.
Winter Wellness: Seasonal Vitality Secrets for Greater Health and Energy

Winter Wellness: Seasonal Vitality Secrets for Greater Health and Energy

Most of us need extra immune support during the winter – this we know. But to reach optimal health this time of year, there are a number of additional steps we can take, according to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM). Greater vitality and overall wellness can be reached by following time-honored practices that align us with nature to deeply nourish body, mind and spirit.
Look to Your Heart: A View of America’s Cardiovascular Health

Look to Your Heart: A View of America’s Cardiovascular Health

Your heart works non-stop, but it’s all too common to take its effectiveness for granted. Without the proper daily support we can fall into routines that degrade our cardiovascular wellness. February is American Heart Health Month an excellent time to remind ourselves about the importance of cardiovascular health throughout the year.
Recipe: Light and Healthy Turkey Meatloaf

Recipe: Light and Healthy Turkey Meatloaf

Recipe and image Foodista.com – The Cooking Encyclopedia Everyone Can Edit Ingredients: 1 lb ground turkey breast 2 medium sized eggs 1 1/2 cup oatmeal 1/2 cup plain bread crumbs 1…Read more
Give Your Heart Some Extra Love

Give Your Heart Some Extra Love

Your heart works non-stop, but it's all too common to take it for granted. February is American Heart Health Month, so it's an excellent time to remind ourselves about the importance of cardiovascular health -- not just this month, but all year long.
Recipe: Green Power Salad

Recipe: Green Power Salad

This healthy and delicious salad combines vitamin- and nutrient-rich greens with a light and simple vinaigrette, and homemade edamame hummus.
Curb Cravings with The Right Foods

Curb Cravings with The Right Foods

Have you ever eaten a meal and still felt like you weren't completely satisfied? Feeling full has as much to do with brain chemistry as it does the stomach, and if the brain isn't getting the right signals then it can send you back to the refrigerator to find something to satisfy your craving. Find out which foods can help you cut the cravings and keep you healthy.
Recipe: Game Day Beef Chili

Recipe: Game Day Beef Chili

Looking to feed a crowd for the big game this weekend? Try this fan-pleasing chili! It can even be made in a crockpot the night before to eliminate the stress of cooking from your game day.
Asparagus Lemon Risotto

Asparagus Lemon Risotto

Photo and recipe from The Foody Wife. Read more here. Ingredients 2 14.5 oz cans vegetable broth 2 1/2 cups water 1 tablespoon olive oil 1 cup minced onion 3 cloves…Read more
Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge

Recipe: Apple Cinnamon Quinoa Porridge

From Leah Rodrigues at Foodista Serves 4 Ingredients: 1 cup rinsed quinoa 3 1/2 cups unsweetened almond milk, divided (or other non-dairy milk such as cashew or coconut milk) 1 cup…Read more
Winter Immunity Tips

Winter Immunity Tips

Winter is prime time for colds, flu and other illnesses. If you want to keep your health from falling along with the temperature, there are basic natural measures you can take that can protect your wellness. Here’s what you need to know about what’s lurking in the cold.
Solutions to Sitting

Solutions to Sitting

How much do you sit? Six hours a day? Longer? If you work in an office, chances are the first thing you do when you arrive is sit down and…Read more
Recipe: Detox Kale Smoothie

Recipe: Detox Kale Smoothie

Hail to the Kale, from Katrine Van Wyk, combines kale with sweet pear and creamy avocado for a detoxing, antioxidant health boost.
The Healing Powers of Sleep

The Healing Powers of Sleep

There’s a reason you spend so many hours sleeping each night: Your body needs sound, restful sleep to heal properly, detoxify, regenerate and repair. Here are tips for better sleep at night so you can perform at your peak during the day.
Winter Detox Superfoods Salad

Winter Detox Superfoods Salad

Are you ready for some fresh foods after the treat-filled holiday? This gorgeous winter salad from Yummy Mummy Kitchen is packed with a medley of nutritious and detox-boosting superfoods.