February Happy Heart Challenge

February is American Heart Month, so let’s give some love to that muscle that keeps you alive (uh, your heart)! The stronger your heart is, the more blood your heart is able to pump with every heart beat.  Which means the weaker your heart is, it takes more energy and more heartbeats to pump the same amount of oxygen throughout your body to the needed … Continue reading February Happy Heart Challenge

January Wellness Challenge: Green Tea & Organization

We are into our second weekend of our January Wellness Challenge – and it’s not too late to join the happy wellness fun! Here’s are two challenges for the weekend: Day 12: Drink a cup of green tea. Green tea has antioxidants that can boost your immune system and energy levels and is also known to help fight anxiety, stress, certain cancers, and even high … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Green Tea & Organization

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January Wellness Challenge: Days 5 and 6

For days 5 and 6 of your January Wellness Challenge, we will focus on hydration and organization. Day 5:  #SaturdayCelebrations (water intake, drinks and smoothie bowl recipes) Drink 8 glasses of water.  It doesn’t have to be exactly 8, but you’ve heard that one a million times, and you know it means hydrate up! If drinking just plain water all day sounds boring to you, … Continue reading January Wellness Challenge: Days 5 and 6

Simple Spiced Ginger Apple Cider

Simple Spiced Ginger Apple Cider Grate ginger with a microplane into a glass – I personally like it on the heavy side (about an inch of fresh ginger root). Fill glass half full with organic apple cider and fill remainder with ice. Top with freshly grated nutmeg and cinnamon. Option: make it a cocktail by adding vodka of choice before filling with apple cider (Skyy … Continue reading Simple Spiced Ginger Apple Cider

Strawberry Sunflower Smoothie Bowl

Strawberry Sunflower Smoothie Bowl Blender Ingredients: 1/2 frozen banana 4 frozen strawberries 1/2 cup kale 2 Tablespoons Sunflower Spread 1/2 tsp unsweetened coconut flakes 1/3 cup Greek yogurt (no added sugar and grass fed preferred) 1/4 cup unsweetened vanilla almond milk Toppings: 1 fresh strawberry 1/2 tsp sunflower seeds 1/2 tsp coconut flake Dash cinnamon Nutrition Facts: Serving size: 1 Calories: 434 Fat: 8.2 g … Continue reading Strawberry Sunflower Smoothie Bowl

Train Your Brain

Happy National Train Your Brain Day! Did you know that doing aerobic exercise (walking, running, biking, hiking, etc.) is the best way to improve working memory versus doing sedentary mental exercises? Spend the day exploring the autumn foliage as you train your brain, strengthen your heart, and have some fun! Were you hoping for a brain game? Ok, we can give you one of those … Continue reading Train Your Brain