Digestion Begins in the Brain

Have you ever walked down the street and caught the smell of popcorn or fresh hot Cinnabon at the mall?  You were probably not even hungry, but the smell has you salivating.  Thoughts, smells, sights of food triggers the brain to start the digestive juices...

What Are You Putting ON Your Body?

Happy New Year! Back from my little blog break. . . . You may not even have thought about the safety of the products you use on your skin, hair and nails.  Most people assume that the government is looking out for them with regulations about what ingredients are...

Mint Chip Smoothie Recipe

Makes 2 large smoothies 350ml coconut water 1 large frozen banana  (pre-cut into pieces for easier blending) 4 Medjool dates, pitted 2/3 cup raw cashews 1/2 avocado  (optional – for extra creaminess, nutrition and color) 2 handfuls baby spinach  (you won’t even know...