There are many of us out there that might be struggling with our hormones and not even know it. I'm among them. I did macronutrient testing with a functional medicine provider. I never expected to get back the results I did. I had never heard of macronutrient testing before so I was curious . . .
When my daughter suggested inviting friends over for a caroling party I jumped on the idea. It's been a minute since we could do anything like that and I didn't want to miss the opportunity to have a holiday party this year. Then my mind got around to food/drink for the kids and a hot cocoa bar idea . . .
It's Friday in December which likely means you have a holiday party on your calendar this weekend. This is such a fun time of year with company parties, cookie and ornament exchanges, and lots of opportunities to be merry and mix and mingle with friends, family, co-workers, and neighbors. But with . . .
Coming up with an idea for a milestone birthday celebration in COVID times is hard. My husband celebrated his 50th birthday over the weekend. In the months leading up to it, I racked my brain for ways we could celebrate. Because of school obligations for our kids -- I knew destination travel would . . .
I've been experimenting with new protein drink/smoothie recipes lately. My teens are lifting weights and doing more serious strength training so they are into protein drinks/smoothies now. They're often asking what they should put into their smoothie so I've been looking up new recipes that would . . .
I practice mindful eating. I've realized that I feel so much better when I eat well. When I slip into eating junk it becomes a pattern and I crave more of it. This, in turn, impacts my sleep, my energy, and my motivation. I just don't feel my best. Creating a healthy balance with mindful eating for . . .