Category: Health

Lyme healing attempt #465….not really counting anymore

Healing Lyme with Herbs I am constantly searching for ways to deal with my Lyme disease and the fun times I have with it(super sarcasm). Anyone with Lyme disease knows what I’m talking about here.  Daily battles with symptoms ranging from severe anxiety, tinnitus(ringing in the ear), heart palpitations, joint pain and severe stiffness, brain fog, malaise,and the list goes… Read more →

Tools of the Trade-microphone headsets

As a fitness instructor, there are many tools needed before you even begin.  If you choose to do any type of group fitness, you are probably going to want a great headset so your students can hear you well enough to follow along and also so you can save your breath and survive the workout yourself more easily. I became… Read more →

Wasabi Coleslaw- Delicious Detox Recipe #1

1Bag shredded tri colored cabbage(slaw) 1/4 cup lime juice 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar 1 ripened avocado 1 tablespoon wasabi paste 1/4 teaspoon(1/2 if you like the heat) cayenne pepper salt and pepper to taste 1/4 cup of agave or honey if it comes out too hot for you Blend all ingredients together until smooth except the slaw. In large bowl… Read more →

Interval Walking Class

I am so excited to say that I will be teaching my first official class as a FLEX Instructor with the Healthways SilverSneakers program.  The class is titled Interval Walking and it begins on November16, 2015 at 9:00 AM and will be held every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday at Fred Coyle Freedom Park, 1515 Golden Gate Pkwy in Naples, Florida.… Read more →

Eat a Rainbow-Be a Rainbow

    Who doesn’t feel even at least the tiniest bit of joy when seeing a rainbow?  You can see one daily, feel better and be healthier.  When selecting your food for the day, plan it around the colors of the rainbow.  Studies have been shown to say that too much acid in the diet and inflammation are major causes… Read more →

Easy Shrimp Risotto

Shrimp Risotto is one of our favorites in this house. Although I made the rice the traditional way(more time consuming), you can make your rice in a rice cooker ahead of time to speed the kitchen time up.    Enjoy!     INGREDIENTS: 2 cups of precooked rice 3 cups of vegetable broth 1 tbs butter 1/4 yellow onion(diced) 2 tbs… Read more →

How to use a bike trainer

My new cycling friend Marissa is training for a half ironman so I decided to loan her my bike trainer.  Although it’s easy to use, I still felt more comfortable giving a small demonstration to help answer questions I had when I first started using it.  Ride safe!     Read more →

Vegetarian Meatloaf with Pureed Cauliflower

Who doesn’t like meatloaf and mashed potatoes?! If you said “Me” then go eat a salad! When I first became a vegetarian I knew there were some favorites I would have to give up.  I never really dreamed I would ever eat anything that tasted remotely like meatloaf again.  This saddened me deeply but I knew I was on the… Read more →

Easy fried egg

The other day I saw my friend Randall post his struggles with frying an egg without the yolk bursting.  I thought I could be a good friend and show him how I do it.  My mom had made something she called a “Suzy-Q” for me and my brothers as kids.  Basically, you take a piece of bread and core out… Read more →

Shrimp Pad Thai

Shrimp Pad Thai is one of my favorite dishes to make and eat!! You can easily adjust the heat on it to your liking or make it vegetarian without using shrimp.  After my Ghost pepper challenge on sunday, I am not yet ready for too much heat.  I am currently dealing with a burn left on my tongue where I… Read more →