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Safe Sunscreen & A Summer Smoothie!

Growing up, I spent my summers on Lake Wawasee in Indiana. It was, and still is, one of my favorite places on Earth! I have very fair skin and back in the day, I used to spend hours in the water and burn like crazy — I remember not being happy having to swim in […]

A Kale Pesto Even Fathers Will Love

Better make a double batch: there are so many uses for this dip!

Last week, we talked about how certain foods actually help to protect your skin from the sun. Two of those foods are kale and Brazil nuts.

Kale has an abundant source of beta-carotene that converts in the body to retinol. […]

Best Foods to Protect Your Skin From Sun Damage

Summer is coming and boy, do I love to scoop up the sunshine! It is a definite mood-booster and a natural way to get the vital vitamin D for improving your immune system and bone health.

However, we have to be careful with those golden rays. Too much UV exposure from the sun can […]

Overindulged? 3 Strategies to Get Back On Track

We have all been there before – holidays, vacations, and parties add up and before we know it, we have had too many sweets, rich foods or cocktails. Celebrating with family and friends is always good but there comes a time when we need to return to our healthy routine. These are three strategies that […]

Reclaim Your Hearth Health:

It’s easier and tastier than you think!

February is Heart Health month and you have probably heard some of the startling statistics:

Someone dies from heart disease every 39 seconds; Someone suffers a stroke every 40 seconds; and Heart disease and stroke cost patients over $173 billion annually.

Yikes! I certainly don’t want to […]