Supplements for Staying Healthy

Vitamin C Whenever I get that rundown/scratchy-throat feeling, I immediately take a 1000-2000mg of Vitamin C in crystallized form. I keep it up until I feel good again! Vitamin D3 Most of us are deficient in Vitamin D3. Get your D levels checked at your Doctor’s office or by taking part in the GrassrootsHealth Vitamin […]

Carmelized Roasted Root Vegetables

Roasting vegetables releases the natural sugars of the vegetable. The recipe below uses the vegetables from my weekly farm share. Feel free to experiment with a variety of root vegetables and squashes  – carrots, sweet potatoes, rutabaga, parsnips, beets and squashes are all delicious roasted. This recipe can be served alone or with almost any […]

Massaged Kale Salad

Seems like I just can’t get enough kale!  Not only is this salad super yummy, but it is incredibly healthy and easy to make. This is a great raw choice for the warm months and a nice dish to bring for a potluck. Ingredients: –  1 bunch of kale –  1 avocado –  1 lemon, […]

Greens are Yummy!

Spring is the perfect time to up your intake of greens. The grass is turning green, the trees are blossoming and green shoots are coming up all over. Nature is reminding us to eat our greens! Greens help cleanse and detoxify our bodies, increase our energy and make us feel more in tune with the […]

Green Goddess Smoothie

Here’s a super easy way to get more greens into your life!Great for breakfast or a super healthy snack. 5 minutes to make and will fill you up for 4-5 hours thanks to the addition of protein (protein powder, flax seed, and almonds).

Prevent Spring Allergies!

I used to suffer from year-round allergies that were at their worst in the springtime. I was on a corticosteroid inhaler and took antihistamines for six months out of the year. I had frequent colds, sinus infections and headaches. I decided to get off the medications and fight the allergies the natural way. This is […]

Own Your Resolutions

Most of us have dutifully made a list of resolutions and found to our dismay that 2 months later our habits haven’t changed at all. What can you do to really own your New Year’s Resolutions and make permanent changes? Write down your resolutions – Write them down and take a good look at them. […]

‘Tis the Season to Stay Healthy

This is the time of year for colds and flu… and amidst all the dire warnings out there this year I thought some basic tips for staying healthy would be helpful. Wash your hands frequently or use hand sanitizer if you are unable to get to the sink. Avoid touching your face with your hands. […]

Taking Care of You

It’s easy when you’re feeling overwhelmed and stressed to forget the importance of taking care of yourself. When you take care of yourself first, you have more to give to others in your life – family, friends and co-workers. When you treat yourself well, you are naturally more productive, motivated and energetic and have more […]

Curried Butternut Squash Soup

Farmers Markets are overloaded with squash this time of year. Here is a simple but delicious recipe that can be served at a dinner party or as a simple meal at home. This naturally sweet vegetable is also a good antidote for sugar cravings. Ingredients: 3 tblsp extra-virgin olive oil 1 cup chopped onions 4 […]