A Cleanse and Detox adherent speaks.

The changing of the seasons is symbolic of the cyclical nature of the heavens. In temperate climates, there are the seasonal rains that come and wash the earth during spring and autumn. The rains are a sort of announcement, a prelude, to the ensuing summer and winter seasons, respectively. It also during these times that … Continue reading A Cleanse and Detox adherent speaks.

To Breathe or to Breathe Fully, LFSB

Breathing exercises, that utilize long, full, slow breaths (LFSB), provide benefits that enhance the gains obtained from conventional, western exercise. LFSB, as is encouraged through the practice of yoga, tai chi or meditation, allows for maximum oxygenation of the blood and the ensuing, corresponding development and exhalation of carbon dioxide. During exercise, the actions of … Continue reading To Breathe or to Breathe Fully, LFSB

Golf…Eat to Win!

To be successful in golf you must practice, eat well and exercise. A golf conditioning program should go hand in hand with a well-rounded nutrition plan. It goes without saying that proper nutrition and hydration is important for all of us. If you are serious about shaving valuable strokes off your scorecard, you may need … Continue reading Golf…Eat to Win!

Berry Fresh Smoothie

Fresh fruit smoothies are an easy way to consume several servings of fruit at one time. I prefer to make my smoothies at home so I know exactly what’s in it. I purchase fresh berries, freeze them and use them throughout the week. This smoothie is high in folate, potassium, manganese, magnesium, vitamins C and … Continue reading Berry Fresh Smoothie

Fennel and Orange Salad

Ingredients 5 clementine oranges ½ cup sliced fennel bulb ¼ cup extra virgin olive oil ¼ cup aged balsamic vinegar Directions Gently peel the oranges carefully removing the pith. Separate the slices and place in a shallow bowl. Cut the fennel bulb in half and slice in whatever form you desire and add to the … Continue reading Fennel and Orange Salad

Healthy Fast Food Recipe

Ingredients 1 box Near East whole grain wheat pilaf 2 cups water, vegetable, or low sodium chicken broth 1 cup diced cooked chicken without skin 1 cup chopped fresh asparagus, snow peas, or zucchini 1 tablespoon olive oil or butter 1 tablespoon chopped fresh herbs (rosemary, thyme, parsley, and/or mint) 1/3 cup chopped raw nuts … Continue reading Healthy Fast Food Recipe

Take a deep breath today . . . for the rest of your life.

And the Lord GOD formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of life; and man became a living soul. Gen. 2:7 In today’s society, there is little time to experience anything other than the rush of rushing. As we run from here to there and from there … Continue reading Take a deep breath today . . . for the rest of your life.

Quinoa and Chickpea Salad

Ingredients 1 cup quinoa 1 garlic clove (more if you really like garlic) 3/4 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons fresh lemon juice 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 5 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil 1 15.5-ounce can chickpeas, rinsed and drained 1/2 cup sliced or slivered almonds 1/3 cup diced red bell pepper 1 package spinach or arugula leaves … Continue reading Quinoa and Chickpea Salad

Mediterranean Tuna Salad

Ingredients 4 (6-ounce) cans albacore or chunk light tuna (in water), drained well 6 ounces chopped artichoke hearts, drained 1/2 cup chopped red bell or piquillo peppers 3/4 cup sliced Kalamata olives 1/2 small red onion, finely chopped 1/4 cup chopped flat-leaf parsley 1/4 cup chopped fresh basil or 2-3 tablespoons dried 2 cloves garlic, … Continue reading Mediterranean Tuna Salad