The Dreaded Diet

Diets are for the short-term. They do not take into account how our bodies actually work or how they respond to a lack of food. A diet is simply a method of starving the body of the food it requires until an ideal weight is reached....more

Tomatoes: 9 Great Health Benefits

Growing up I was always adamant for disliking tomatoes. Why? Honestly don't know. Maybe it's because I could never figure out if it was a fruit or a veggie. But does it really matter if it were one, the other or even both? Why place a label on such a juicy, delicious, healthy food item? I mean really how can you ignore the benefits to consuming tomatoes on a regular basis?...more

Skinny Banana Bread with Chia Seeds

I have my new banana bread recipe from here on out.  I am a sucker for banana bread, but I know it is usually made with a lot of butter and a lot of sugar.  This one I made has:No butter (used applesauce and coconut oil)No white sugar (used agave nectar)Chia seeds and is whole wheatAnd this is why I have named this… “Skinny” Banana Bread!...more
Sounds really yummy, thanks for sharing. I too, am a sucker for banana bread. I also like the ...more

Eggplant Basil Crostinis

Do you need a vegetarian appetizer or a meatless Monday snack?  These crostini bites only take ten minutes and are delicious.  You only need this Eggplant Garlic Spread from Trader Joe's.  Go get some immediately.It will this spread, I made these Eggplant Basil bites, go check out the full post here!

Mind Over Madness-Celebrating the Solstice with Yoga in Times Square

Hey there!  Hope you have been having a fabulous weekend!  The hubs was home from Mexico for the weekend so we decided to do something fun today- go for a bike ride!  Whoot whoot!  It was a beautifully sunny and warm day so we figured going outside for a ride would be the perfect way to spend a summer day!...more

Making Waves

Making Waves...more

Bloated Fish & Fred Flintstone Feet

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“Sport teams provide training in skills we need in the game of life”: Anita L. DeFrantz, U.S. Olympian

To mark Olympic Day, which commemorates the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894, UN Women speaks with Anita L. DeFrantz, U.S. Olympic medalist, member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Chair of the IOC Women and Sport Commission. ...more

A Peek into my Pantry: Kimchi

This week a friend of mine asked which probiotics make good recommendations. Check out my "Wendie’s 10" page for  other items you should always have on hand at home. Probiotics are living organisms that promote the growth of healthy, beneficial bacteria in our gut. They help build up our immune system, and help to maintain regularity. They are most commonly found in yogurts or in pill form, but I thought of another great recommendation: Kimchi....more

Simple Truth. The importance of Hydration. A MUST READ!

I read this article on Simple I HAD TO SHARE.!!!The Importance of Hydration...more