How Emotions Impact Your Health

By: Marla Tenney Monday February 3, 2020 comments

How Emotions Impact Your Health

For years, experts have maintained there is a direct relationship between emotional well-being and physical health. If you think about major life events—the birth of a new child, the death of a loved one, buying a new home—all of these can lead to changes in your body. Even happy events, such as welcoming a new addition to the family, can increase our blood pressure or cause us to worry. The main thing to do is to understand how your health is impacted by these emotions so we can alleviate their impact. Mind-Body Coaching ... Read More


Cauliflower Mash Shepherd’s Pie

By: Marla Tenney Monday January 27, 2020 comments

Cauliflower Mash Shepherd’s Pie

Comfort foods are a part of our culture, family traditions, and our overall well-being. There is an actual psychology behind comfort foods. Studies have found that feelings associated with certain foods can boost your mood and decrease feelings of loneliness and depression. The good news is that with most recipes nowadays, there is almost always a cleaner and more healified version that you can find or create yourself that wont wreak havoc on your bodys digestive system, while still allowing you to get that some psychological boost. ... Read More


The Six Steps to Detoxification

By: Marla Tenney Wednesday January 1, 2020 comments

The Six Steps to Detoxification

Looking forward to feeling better and getting healthier in 2020? You arent the only one. Time Magazine lists both lose weight and get fit and eat healthier and diet in the Top 10 commonly broken New Years Resolutions. It seems that this is the time of year when people really start thinking about how to improve their physical health. While its common to think about diet and exercise first, there is more to a healthy body than just the external processes and habits we use to achieve optimal health. Our bodys internal ecology also plays a... Read More


Kitchari Recipe

By: Marla Tenney Monday December 23, 2019 comments

Kitchari Recipe

Kichari (sometimes spelled kichadi) is an ancient Indian dish that is considered one of the most healing foods in Ayurvedic tradition. It is essentially a combination of rice, lentils, mung beans, healing spices and vegetables. The grains and legumes are soaked and cooked down so well that it is extremely easy on the digestive system, is cleansing and grounding for the entire body, not to mention it makes up a complete protein meal AND is a one pot wonder! Kitchari is chock full of detoxing spices such as ginger, cumin, coriander,... Read More


How to Have Happier, Healthier Holidays

Sunday December 1, 2019 comments Tags: holidays, holiday stress, holiday eating, healthy

How to Have Happier, Healthier Holidays

The holidays are upon us and weve concluded there is a reason so many people make health-conscious resolutions come New Years Day. Its because, after all of the unhealthy activities of the holidays, you need a few weeks to detox your body to get it back on track. It is, however, possible to have a healthier holiday so you dont have to fix things, like your diet and your mental health, when January rolls around. Here are ways you can have a healthier, happier holiday this year; Handling Holiday Stress ... Read More


What is Leaky Gut and How do You Prevent It?

Friday November 1, 2019 comments Tags: leaky gut, digestive issues, inflammation

What is Leaky Gut and How do You Prevent It?

If youve ever played a game of Jenga, then you know the challengepull one block out at a time and try to keep steady. But, inevitably, if you pull one block, it can cause the whole construction to collapse on itself. Unfortunately, the human body can sometimes work in the same way. Everything is going fine, but one change, sometimes even a subtle one, can throw the systems of the body out of whack and cause major health problems. One such condition that can do this is known as leaky gut (or leaky gut syndrome). Leaky gut is when the... Read More


How to Get Better Zzzzz's - Putting a Stop to Sleep Deficiency

Tuesday October 1, 2019 comments Tags: sleep, sleep deficiency

How to Get Better Zzzzz's - Putting a Stop to Sleep Deficiency

According to a recent study, as many as 1 in every 3 Americans has trouble getting enough sleep . Whether you have trouble getting to sleep or wake up constantly as you toss and turn during the night, sleep deficiencies can affect you negatively. Insufficient sleep can lead to poor digestion, inadequate absorption of nutrients, chronic systemic stress and inflammation. All of these can ultimately lead to chronic, degenerative diseases which have very serious health and quality of life implications. Too many people think the only cure for... Read More


Garlic Miso Zucchini Noodles

By: Marla Tenney Friday September 13, 2019 comments

Garlic Miso Zucchini Noodles

Serves 1 INGREDIENTS: Veggies: 1 tsp coconut oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 bell pepper, julienned 1 carrot, spiralized 2 handfuls of baby spinach 2 large zucchini squashes, spiralized 3 sprigs of green onions, diced 1 tbsp sesame seeds Miso Sauce: 1 cup of vegetable or bone broth 2 tbsp white miso paste 1 clove of garlic, minced 1 tsp of ginger root, grated (or powdered) 1 tbsp sesame oil 1 tbsp apple cider vinegar 1 tbsp coconut aminos tsp maple syrup Instructions: ... Read More


Beat Back-to-School Germs at Their Own Game

Sunday September 1, 2019 comments

Beat Back-to-School Germs at Their Own Game

School is back in session (or getting there for some parts of the country) and the one thing that many moms dread about this, is the number of germs to which their kids are exposed. Runny noses, colds, and flu viruses abound. When your child is exposed to these germs, it puts a strain on your whole family, as it can end up getting passed around from person to person. While many people think this is just a normal part of life, it actually is not supposed to be this way. This year take some time to boost your immune system so you can beat germs... Read More


Thai Butternut Squash Lentil Soup with Garlic, Onion, Turmeric, Broth, Ginger, & Carrots

Thursday August 22, 2019 comments

Thai Butternut Squash Lentil Soup with Garlic, Onion, Turmeric, Broth, Ginger, & Carrots

Serves 4 INGREDIENTS: 1 tbsp coconut oil 4 cloves garlic, minced 1 tablespoon freshly grated ginger 1 yellow onion, diced 1 large carrot, thinly sliced or diced 1 medium butternut squash, peeled and cubed 1 tablespoon yellow curry powder 1 tablespoon freshly grated turmeric (or 1 teaspoon ground turmeric) 1 can coconut milk 3 cups organic broth 1 cup green or brown lentils, rinsed and sorted 2 tablespoons all natural creamy peanut butter, cashew butter or almond butter teaspoon salt, plus more... Read More





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