Stuffed Peppers

For a vegetarian twist, omit ground meat and double the mushrooms. If you don’t have bell peppers on hand, take a large zucchini, slice lengthwise, and hollow out some of the flesh with a spoon. This filling also makes an excellent breakfast the next morning served with scrambled eggs. Stuffed Peppers Ingredients:  6-8 large Green […]

Back to Basics

How many times have you heard that you need a “strong foundation” to build a house or a relationship or your best posture? You likely hear it ad nauseum because it is true in many cases. It also applies to the anti-inflammatory lifestyle. The cornerstone of combating inflammation is nutrition and the anti-inflammatory food pyramid […]

Let’s Reinvent Breakfast!

“Morgenmete,” or the morning meal that most individuals call “breakfast,” originated in the 15th century.  In the Middle Ages, Europeans didn’t eat it. Each culture and country has its own version of the first meal of the day. Early settlers in America ate “ashcakes” – cornmeal wrapped in cabbage leaves and heated in the fire. […]

Why You Should Question Your Source of Protein.

By Melonie Jorgensen, Health Coach and Wellness Program Director Protein is an important part of your diet because it raises your metabolism, reduces cravings, and leaves you feeling satisfied while helping you to achieve optimum weight and blood sugar levels.  The health food sections that are now in most grocery stores offer some healthy selections. […]

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