You Need to Grow These Anti-Aging Sprouts

There are many things that change in our life as we age. But for me, one thing that has remained constant is that I am always growing sprouts! (Bet you thought this was going to be a profound, thinking statement!) And now that I have learned they are great for anti-aging, I will never stop […]

Raw Sprouted Hummus

Making your own Hummus is easy, nutritious, less expensive and you can add your own flavors. And when you use “Sprouted” Chickpeas (Garbanzos) it becomes even more nutritious. If you want to learn more about the benefits of sprouting, here’s a link to a blog I wrote: http://livebalancednaturally.com/you-need-to-grow-these-anti-aging-sprouts/ Use Hummus as a sandwich spread, on some […]

How to be Happy While Doing Housework

I don’t know about you, but the words happy and housework just never seemed to go together. That is until I started using one special ingredient! Some women will put on music and dance to make it less of a chore. Or sitting on the couch and watching someone else clean their house might be […]

Salsa the Essential Oil Way

Not only is this salsa healthy but it’s healing. When you use essential oils in recipes you get the delicious flavor from the oils plus the healing benefits. It’s a win-win. Since 1 drop of an essential oil is very potent, dip a toothpick in the oil and stir into the recipe. You can always […]

How About These Hidden Benefits of Exercising?

Exercise – love it or hate it – we all pretty much know it’s something we need to do if we want to stay healthy. But did you know that exercise has some hidden benefits? Ones we don’t usually think of when starting an exercise program. Sure, we all know some of the main benefits […]

Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps

This is a nutritious, protein packed, low calorie, quick and easy meal. Salad and main course together! Organic ingredients are best. Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineGrain Asian Lentil Lettuce Wraps Print Recipe CourseMain Dish CuisineGrain Ingredients ¾ cup dry Brown Lentils 2 tablespoons Water 1 8oz package Crimini Mushrooms, roughly chopped […]

Is There Ageism in Your Words?

I don’t know about you, but when a clerk or waitperson calls me, “Sweetie” or “Hun”, I cringe. I am not your “sweetie” or “honey”. And I seriously doubt that they are using the term affectionately. It’s plain ageism in their words. Now maybe I’m a bit more sensitive because I like to practice what I preach […]

Thousand Island Dressing Made Healthy

I usually make a vinaigrette or olive oil and lemon dressing for my salads, but this is quickly becoming a favorite alternative. And bottled dressings are so unhealthy. That’s why this is a quick, easy and healthy Thousand Island Dressing. And it’s so versatile! Not only is it a delicious salad dressing but you can […]

One Thing Everyone Can Absolutely Agree On

There definitely aren’t many things everyone can agree on. But the fact that we need to BREATHE to stay alive is an absolute fact no one can dispute! Now don’t stop reading because you think this blog is going to be about different breathing styles used in yoga. (Although that will make a good blog […]