We are all looking for something or someone to blame, when it comes to our weight and body. If I could have a dime for every time that I heard you will never be able to completely lose your pregnancy weight and be as fit as you were pre-pregnancy, I would be rich today, and … Continue reading Is it our food industry, our parents, our jobs, or our kids, that are making us gain weight?
This gluten free Cocoa/ Banana bread, compared to regular Banana bread is low in carbohydrates, high in fiber and protein thanks to Almond flour. This bread is also rich in vitamins and minerals, including iron, riboflavin, magnesium, potassium, calcium and vitamin E, Vitamin D and K2, thanks to, once again Almond flour and grass fed … Continue reading Gluten free cocoa/ banana bread
“Do not be content with showing friendship in words alone, let your heart burn with loving kindness for all who may cross your path.” ― Bahá'u'lláh Have you ever thought about how a single act of kindness can affect you and your surroundings? Let's take a few minutes and think about the last time that … Continue reading How random acts of Kindness affect our happiness
The word on the street is that we should work out at least 30 minutes a day to lose weight or keep the weight off. Right??? We can answer this question when we have a better understanding of types of exercise and how our body reacts to each one. There are studies that suggest 75-150 … Continue reading How much exercise a day? Exercise myths part IV
Direction: 1. Cook the rice per direction on the package. 2. Make the salsa: Add chopped tomatoes, half of chopped yellow onions, 2/3 of chopped green onions and parsley, and apple cider vinegar in a bowl. Season with salt and pepper and mix well. Cover and place in the fridge until you are ready to serve. … Continue reading Healthy burrito bowl recipe
Backbiting quencheth the light of the heart, and extinguisheth the life of the soul. (Bahá’u’lláh: The Kitáb-i-Iqan, p. 193) Studies have shown that 80% of our conversations have been made up on gossip. It seems like, gossip is part of our everyday life. For a lot of people it seems impossible and unnatural not to … Continue reading How to stop gossiping and why?
I believe, by now, we are all done with crunches. We all know that crunches are not too safe for our back and they don’t really help with getting a six pack. But how about other Ab exercises? Every day I see advertisements about the products or exercises that promise you to get a six … Continue reading Exercise myths part III
In one of my posts " 4 steps closer to healthy meals all week" I promised to post a video of this practice in action for you guys to see. So here is one example. Please note that your food prep routine will be different every week depending on what you are going to cook. … Continue reading 4 Step healthy meal prep part II
The other day as I was working on some projects at Starbucks, right before leaving to pick up my daughter from preschool an older gentleman stopped me and asked me about what I was working on. I told him about my project and when I mentioned the word happiness he stopped me and said: “That … Continue reading Let Go
Does this picture on the right scares you? Does your mind immediately relate these free weights with huge muscles, broad shoulders, big chest and a manly figure? Well, if you are a guy and if you lift heavy enough, this could happen to you and it is actually a good thing. For women's out there, … Continue reading Exercise myths part II