Category: Food

Category: Food

Sugar-Free Mousse Recipe
Image November 23, 2017 Food,Recipe Cynthia

Holiday Eating During the holidays, we want to eat well and eat a lot! I know firsthand that it is actually possible to eat healthy without sacrificing taste and enjoyment of some of your favorite holiday comfort foods. Back to my Roots One of my all time favorite desserts is chocolate mousse, in fact, the
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Gluten-Free Plant-Based Oat Bars
Image October 15, 2017 DIY,Food,Recipe Cynthia

Healthy Alternatives As you might understand with this recipe of mine, I tend to get bored with the same snacks. With this recipe, I give you options to which ingredients to use that still fall under the category gluten-free, as well as, vegan. So whether or not you prefer sunflower butter or peanut butter, you
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What Is Holistic Nutrition & Why Does It Matter?
Image October 15, 2017 Food,Total Wellness Cynthia

Holistic vs. Modern Medicine Holistic or ‘wholistic’ like the title of T.Colin Campbell’s book Whole-Rethinking the Science of Nutrition refers to treating the body as a whole, considering all parts of the body including emotional, mental and even spiritual being. When comparing it to modern western medicine which focuses on specific parts of the body
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Natural Skin Care Products and Remedies
Image October 14, 2017 dairy,DIY,Food Cynthia

The Age of Acne I thought I had it bad during my teen years, hoping my mother wouldn’t make me go to school because I had yet another zit break-out. Is the word, ‘zit’, still even used?! Whatever you want to call it, zit or blemish…I had bad acne when I was a teenager which
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Pumpkin Seeds a.k.a. Pepitas
Image April 16, 2017 DIY,Food,Recipe Cynthia

Nutrition Facts Pumpkin seeds a.k.a. pepitas have a wide range of health benefits AND are super fun to eat! As you can see in the following Nutrition Facts , pumpkin seeds are loaded with healthy fat, amino acids, minerals and protein…but there’s more… Nutrition Facts of Dried or Roasted Pumpkin Seeds Amount Per 1 oz.
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Anti-Inflammatory Foods
Image April 16, 2017 Food Cynthia

(The above photo is an actual picture that I took while visiting Mercato Centrale Firenze, a fresh market in Florence.) European vs. American Lifestyle While visiting Italy during a recent family vacation, I noticed that the majority of Europeans seemed healthier and happier than most Americans. Aside from some basic lifestyle and cultural differences, I
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Cyn’s Oatmeal Cookies
Image April 16, 2017 DIY,Food,Recipe Cynthia

Make Traditional Recipes Healthy & Fun While we’re on the path towards optimal health, we also want a treat now and then. Whether it’s my homemade vegan brownies or your favorite snack or protein bar from your local health food store…it’s really fun to try new recipes.  I like to take regular recipes like your traditional
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